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-ANASTOMOSIS

an opening between two tubular structures

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-fistula

an opening between two epithelia surfaces

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-CLYSIS

irrigation, injection or fluid

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-OREXIA

appetite

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-STOMY

surgical formation of an opening

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-PEPSIA

digestion

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-EMESIS

vomiting

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-CARCINOMA

a malignant tumor (of epithelial origin)

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-LITHIASIS

a condition of stones in

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-RRHEXIS

rupture, bursting

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-STASIS, -STASIA

a standing still, stoppage, flow

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-TRIPSY

surgical or therapeutic crushing (i.e. of a stone)

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-URIA

condition of the urine or of urination

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-PLOID (adj.)

multiple in form; having a (specified) multiple of chromosomes

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-PLOIDY (noun)

the number of haploid sets in a cell

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-ferous

bearing, bringing, carrying, producing

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-GAMY

marriage, sexual union, reproduction

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-ent, -ant

-ing; carrying out an action indicated by a verbal base

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-ARCHE

beginning of

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-pagus

conjoined twin

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-para

a woman who has given birth

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-gravida

a woman has been pregnant

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-CYESIS

pregnancy

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-able, -ible

capable of being

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-AGOGUE

a promoter or stimulant of

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-CRINE

secreting

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-DYNAMICS

the science of motion under the influence

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-TROPIC

turning towards, having an affinity for, stimulating, acting