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-GEN

something which produces

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-IN

chemical substance

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-lent

full of

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-OID

like, resembling

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-ose

full of

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-ous

pertaining to, characterized by, full of

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-SIS

action, process; state of, condition of (expresses an action)

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-GENESIS

the act or process of producing; production of

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-GENIC

producing; produced by

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-GENOUS

produced by, arising in; producing

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-CENTESIS

surgical puncture (with a needle) draw off fluid

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-CLASIA, -CLASIS

breaking up, destruction; (surgical) fracture

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-DESIS

fixation, fusion, binding

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-ium, -eum

part, lining, tissue or membrane

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-PEXY, -PEXIS

fixation fastening

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-RRHAPHY

surgical suture

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-TOME

a knife, cutting instrument

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-ECTOMY

excision, cutting off, surgical removal

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-PLASTY

surgical repair or formation; pastic surgery

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-TOMY

incision, cutting

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-ESTHESIA, ESTHETIC (adj)

sensation, perception

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-GNOSIS

understanding, knowledge

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-GRAM

a written record

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-GRAPH

an instrument which records; written record

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-GRAPHY-

act of process of recording in writing

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-OLOGY

study of, science of

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-OSMIA

sense of smell

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-PLEGIA

paralysis

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-PRAXIA

doing, performance, strength

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-STHENIA

strength

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-RRHEA

flow, discharge

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-SCOPE

an instrument for viewing or observing

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-ACUSIA

hearing

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-ALGIA

pain

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-ODYNIA

pain

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-OPIA, -OPSIA

vision

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-RRHAGIA

excessive flow or discharge

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-SCOPY

act of viewing, observation

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-EDEMA

swelling, esp with fluid

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-EMPHRAXIS

stoppage, obstruction

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-ISM

state, condition, quality of

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-METER

an instrument for measuring

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-ECTOPY

displacement

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-ECTASIA

dilation, expansion

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-ISCHEMIA

loss or suppression of blood flow

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-METRY

the act of measuring

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-STENOSIS

abnormal narrowing