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- aemia

condition of blood

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- al

pertaining to

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- cele

swelling, protrusion, hernia

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- eal

pertaining to

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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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- 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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- ic

pertaining to

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- itis

inflammation

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- ity

state, condition

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- logy

study of

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- lysis

breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening

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- malacia

condition of softening

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- megaly

enlargment

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- oma

tumor; mass; fluid collection

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- osis

abnormal condition

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- pathy

disease

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- pexy

surgical fixation; to put in place

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- poiesis

formation

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- rrhagia

condition of bursting forth (of blood)

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- rrhoea

excessive discharge/flow

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- tic

pertaining to

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- tome

instrument used for cutting

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