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- al

pertaining to

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- algia

condition of pain

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- cele

swelling, protrusion, hernia

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- clysis

infusion, injection

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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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- ferous

pertaining to carrying, bearing

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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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- graphy

technique of making a tracing, xray, recording

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- iasis

abnormal condition

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- ic

pertaining to

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- itis

inflammation

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- lapaxy

empty, wash out, evacuate

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- lithiasis

abnormal condition of stones

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- log(ist)

specialist who studies

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- lysis

breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening

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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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- ous

pertaining to

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- pexy

surgical fixation; to put in place

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- phyma

tumour, boil

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- plasty

surgical repair

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- ptosis

falling, displaced, prolapsed

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- rrhage

bursting forth (of blood)

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- rrhaphy

stitching, suturing

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- sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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- scope

instrument for visual examination

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- scopy

technique describing visual examination

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- stomy

the formation of a new opening (to form a mouth)

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- thermy

state of heat, process of heating

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- tome

instrument used for cutting

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- tomy

incision into

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- tripsy

act of crushing

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- triptor

instrument to crush (using shock waves)

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- trite

instrument to crush

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- uresis

excrete in urine

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