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- agogic

pertaining to inducing, stimulating

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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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- chalasis

slackening, loosening

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- conus

cone like protrusion

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- dialysis

separating

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- ectomy

surgical removal; excision; resection

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- erysis

drag, draw, suck out

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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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- gyric

pertaining to circular motion

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- ia

condition of

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- itis

inflammation

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- kinesis

movement

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- log(ist)

specialist who studies

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- malacia

condition of softening

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- meter

measuring instrument

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- metrist

person who measures

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- metry

process of measuring

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- mileusis

to carve

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- nyxis

perforation, pricking, puncture

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- oedema

swelling due to fluid

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- oma

tumor; mass; fluid collection

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- opia

vision condition

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- pathy

disease

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- pexy

surgical fixation; to put in place

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- phobia

condition of having irrational fear/aversion

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- plasty

surgical repair

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- plegia

condition of paralysis

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- ptosis

falling, displacement, prolapse

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- rrhaphy

stitching, suturing

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- rrhoea

excessive discharge/flow

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- schisis

cleaving, splitting, parting

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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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- spasm

involuntary contraction

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- synechia

condition of adhering together

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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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- edema

swelling due to fluid

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