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- al

pertaining to

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- algia

condition of pain

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- ary

pertaining to

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- capnia

condition of carbon dioxide

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- centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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- desis

fixation, binding by surgery

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- dynia

condition of pain

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- ectasis

dilation; dilatation; widening

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- ectomy

surgical removal; excision; resection

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- genic

pertaining to the formation, produced by or in

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- gram

tracing, xray, recording

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- graphy

technique of making a tracing, xray, recording

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- ia

condition of

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- itis

inflammation

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- logy

study of

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- meter

measuring instrument

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- metry

process of measuring

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- osis

abnormal condition

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- oxia

condition of oxygen

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- pathy

disease

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- pexy

surgical fixation; to put in place

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- plasty

surgical repair

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- plegia

condition of paralysis

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- rrhaphy

stitching, suturing

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- rrhoea

excessive discharge/flow

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- scope

instrument for visual examination

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- scopy

technique describing visual examination

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- spasm

involuntary contraction

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- stenosis

abnormal condition of narrowing

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- us

thing, a structure

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