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- algia

condition of pain

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- ar

pertaining to

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- centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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- clysis

infusion, injection

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- ectasis

dilation; dilatation; widening

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- ectomy

surgical removal; excision; resection

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- genesis

pertaining to the formation, produced by or in

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- gram

tracing, xray, recording

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- graph

instrument for creating a 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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- ic

pertaining to

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- itis

inflammation

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- ium

structure; tissue

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- lith

stones

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- logy

study of

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- lysis

breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening

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- megaly

enlargment

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- meter

measuring instrument

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- metry

process of measuring

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- oma

tumor; mass; fluid collection

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- osis

abnormal condition

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- ous

pertaining to

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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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- poiesis

formation

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- rrhaphy

stitching, suturing

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- rrhage

bursting forth (of blood)

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- sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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- scope

instrument for visual examination

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- stasis

stopping, controlling, cessation of movement

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- tome

instrument used for cutting

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- tomy

incision into

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- um

structure; tissue

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