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-ac

pertaining to (cardiac)

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-al

pertaining to (neural)

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-algia

pain (arthralgia)

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-cyte

cell (erythrocyte)

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-ectomy

excision, removal (nephrectomy)

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-emia

blood condition (anemia)

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-genic

pertaining to; producing; produced by; produced in
(carcinogenic)

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-globin

protein (hemoglobin)

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-gram

record (cardiogram)

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-ic, -ical

pertaining to (gastric)

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-ion

process (excision)

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

process of study

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-oma

tumor, mass, swelling

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-opsy

process of viewing (biopsy)

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-osis

condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)

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-pathy

disease condition

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-scope

instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

process of visually examining

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-sis

state of; condition (prognosis)

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-tomy

process of cutting; incision

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-y

process, condition

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-blast

embryonic, immature

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-crine

to secrete

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-drome

to run

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-emia

blood condition

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-itis

inflammation

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-lith

condition of stones

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-iasis

abnormal condition