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-SCOPY

VISUAL EXAMINATION

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-RRHAGIA

-RRHAGE

BLEEDING, ABNORMAL EXCESSIVE FLUID DISCHARGE

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PRE-

BEFORE, IN FRONT OF, FROWARD

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SUPER-, SUPRA

ABOVE, EXCESSIVE

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TACHY-

RAPID, FAST

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PHARYNG/O

PHARYNX, THROAT

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THYR/O

THYROID/O

THYROID GLAND

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-NECROSIS

TISSUE DEATH

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COST/O

RIB

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-CYTE

CELL

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-PLASTY

SURGICAL REPAIR

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-RRHEXIS

RUPTURE

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-RRHEA

FLOW OR DISCHARGE

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-OLOGY

THE SCIENCE OR STUDY OF

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OSS/E

OSSI/I

OST/O

OSTE/O

BONE

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-GRAPHY

TO PRODUCE A PICTURE OR RECORD

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LITH/O

STONE/CALCULUS

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CUTANE/O

SKIN

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PYR/O

FIRE/FEVER

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ADREN/O

ADRENAL GLANDS

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ECH/O

SOUND

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-MALACIA

ABNORMAL SOFTENING

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SUB-

UNDER / LESS / BELOW

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-LYSIS

BREAKDOWN, SEPARATION, SETTING FREE, DESTRUCTION, LOOSENING

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-AC, -AL

PERTAINING TO, RELATING TO

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URETHR/O

URETHRA

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HYSTER/O

UTERUS

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TYMPAN/O

TYMPANIC MEMBRANE / EARDRUM

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LARYNG/O

LARYNX, THROAT

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PULM/O

PULMON/O

LUNG

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CERVIC/O

CERVIX, NECK

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BRONCH/O

BRONCHI/O

BROCHIAL TUBE, BRONCHUS

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A-, AN-

WITHOUT, AWAY FROM, NEGATIVE, NOT

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DYS-

BAD, DIFFICULT, PAINFUL

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-SCLEROSIS

ABNORMAL HARDENING

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ANTI-

AGAINST

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ANTE-

IN FRONT OF, BEFORE, FORWARD

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-OLOGIST

SPECIALIST

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MYEL/O

SPINAL CORD, BONE MARROW

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PY/O

PUS

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-OSTOMY

SURGICAL CREATION OF AN OPENING TO THE BODY SURFACE

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POST-

REAR, BEHIND, AFTER

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-PATHY

DISEASE, SUFFERING, FEELING, EMOTION

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PERI-

SURROUNDING, AROUND

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NEO-

NEW, STRANGE

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-GRAM

-GRAPH

PICTURE, RECORD

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-OTOMY

SURGICAL INCISION, CUTTING

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-OSIS

ABNORMAL CONDITION, DISEASE

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PATH/O

DISEASE, SUFFERING, FEELING, EMOTION

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ESOPHAG/O

ESOPHAGUS

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NEPHR/O

KIDNEY

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REN/O

KIDNEY

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OT/O

HEARING, EAR

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OPTIC/O

OPT/O

EYES, VISION

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ARTHR/O

JOINT

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VAGIN/O

VAGINA

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UTER/O

UTERUS

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NEUR/I

NEUR/O

NERVE, NERVE TISSUE

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SPLEN/O

SPLEEN

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MY/O

MUSCLE

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DERM/O

DERMAT/O

SKIN

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CYAN/O

BLUE

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PANCREAT/O

PANCREASE

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CEPHAL/O

HEAD

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LEUK/O

WHITE

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ALBIN/O

WHITE

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ADIP/O

FAT

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HEPAT/O

LIVER

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VEN/O

VEIN

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GASTR/O

STOMACH

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AORT/O

AORTA

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HEM/O

HEMAT/O

BLOOD, PERTAINING TO THE BLOOD

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ARTERI/O

ARTERY

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CARD/O

CARDI/O

HEART

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-MEGALY

ENLARGEMENT

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-ITIS

INFLAMMATION

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-IC

PERTAINING TO

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-RRHAPHY

SURGICAL SUTERING

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HYPO-

DEFICIENT, DECREASED

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INTER

BETWEEN, AMONG

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INTRA-

WITHIN, INSIDE

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HYPER-

EXCESSIVE, ABOVE THE NORMAL, INCREASED

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END-

ENDO-

WITHIN, IN, INSIDE

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MELAN/O

BLACK, DARK

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-ALGIA

PAIN, SUFFERING, PAINFUL CONDITION

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-ECTOMY

SURGICAL REMOVAL, CUTTING OUT

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-CENTESIS

THE SURGICAL PUNCTURE TO REMOVE FLUID

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CYST/O

URINARY BLADDER, CYST, SAC OF FLUID

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URETER/O

URETER

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THORAC/O

CHEST

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TRACHE/O

TRACHEA, WINDPIPE

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TEN/O

TEND/O

TENDIN/O

TENDON, STRETCH OUT, EXTEND, STRAIN

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MYC/O

FUNGUS

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CORON/O

CORONARY, CROWN

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COL/O

COLON/O

COLON, LARGE INTESTINE

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HEMI-

HALF

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-STENOSIS

ABNORMAL NARROWING

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ERYTHR/O

RED

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-OMA

TUMOR, NEOPLASM

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-PAUSE

STOPPING

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-PEXY

SURGICAL FIXATION

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-EMIA

BLOOD, BLOOD CONDITION

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-CELE

HERNIA, TUMOR, SWELLING

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-ECTASIS

STRETCHING, DIALATION, ENLARGEMENT

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-ARY

PERTAINING TO

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-DESIS

TO BIND, TIE TOGETHER

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POLY-

MANY

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PER-

EXCESSIVE, THROUGH

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BRADY-

SLOW

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-SCOPE

INSTRUMENT FOR VISUAL EXAMINATION

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-ESTHESIA

SENSATION, FEELING

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-IA

ABNORMAL CONDITION, DISEASE

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-URIA

URINATION, URINE

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ATHER/O

PLAQUE, FATTY SUBSTANCE

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-TRIPSY

TO CRUSH

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ANGI/O

PERTAINING TO BLOOD OR LYMPH VESSELS

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PHLEB/O

VEIN

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CHOLECYST/O

GALLBLADDER

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RADI/O

RADIATION, X-RAY

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ENTER/O

SMALL INTESTINE

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THROMB/O

CLOT

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PROCT/O

ANUS AND RECTUM

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SIGMOID/O

SIGMOID COLON

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GONAD/O

SEX GLAND

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LAPRAR/O

ABDOMEN, ABDOMINAL WALL

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CYT/O

CELL

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LIP/O

FAT, LIPID

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HIST/O

TISSURE

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CARCIN/O

CANCEROUS

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SEB/O

SEBUM

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HIDRO/O

SWEAT

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SARC/O

FLESH, CONNECTIVE TISSUE

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ONC/O

TUMOR

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UNGU/O

NAIL

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XER/O

DRY

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ENCEPHAL/O

BRAIN

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ADEN/O

GLAND

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MENING/O

MENINGES, MEMBRANE

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FASCI/O

FASCIA, FIBROUS BAND

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OOPHOR/O

OVARI/O

OVARY

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COLP/O

VAGINA

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ORCH/O

ORCHID/O

TESTES, TESTIS, TESTES

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SALPING/O

UTERINE (FALLOPIAN) TUBE, AUDITORY (EUSTACHIAN) TUBE

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MEN/O

MENSTRUATION, MENSES

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METR/O

METRI/O

METR/I

UTERUS

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OV/O

EGG

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ANKLY/O

CROOKED, BENT, STIFF

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PLEUR/O

PLEURA, SIDE OF THE BODY

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CHONDR/O

CARTILAGE

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PHEUM/O

PNEUMON/O

LUNG, AIR

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MYRING/O

TYMPANIC MEMBRANE, EARDRUM

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KERAT/O

HORNY, HARD, CORNEA

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CRANI/O

SKULL

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SPONDYL/O

VETEBRAE, VERTEBRAL, COLUMN, BACK BONE

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RETIN/O

RETINA

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PYEL/O

RENAL PELVIS, BOWL OF KIDNEY

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SCLER/O

SCLERA, WHITE OF EYE HARD

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-PTOSIS

PROLAPSE, DROOPING FORWARD

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-PLEGIA

PARALYSIS

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-PNEA

BREATHING