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-ad

in the direction of, toward
forms adverbs

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-ate

possessing, having the quality of, characterized by
forms adjectives, nouns, verbs

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-al

pertaining to, located at

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-an

pertaining to, located at

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-ile

capable of being, pertaining to

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-ic

pertaining to
antibiotic

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-ac

pertaining to, located
hemophiliac

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-ar

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to

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-ion

act of

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-ation, -ition

act of, process of, condition of

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-or

instrument or agent

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-ia; -y

state of, condition of

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-ty

state of, condition of

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-ive

pertaining to

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-able, ible

capable of being

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-cele

hernia, swelling

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-itis

inflammation

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-malacy

abnormal softening

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-megaly

abnormal enlargening

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-osis

abnormal or diseased condition

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-oma

neoplasm, tumor

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-pathy

any disease of

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-plasia

formation of, development

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-ptosis

falling, drooping, sagging, downward displacement

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-trophy

abnormal enlargement

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-(h)emia

condition of the blood