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-ac

pertaining to

2

-acusia

-acusis

hearing

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-al

-ar

-ary

pertaining to

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-algesia

-algesic

-algia

pain

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-cele

hernia

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-centesis

surgical pucture

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-cidal

-cide

destroying, killing

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-clasis

-clast

to break

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-constriction

narrowing

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-cusis

hearing

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-cyte

-cytic

cell

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-cytosis

a condition of cells

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-derma

skin

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-desis

surgical fixation of bone or joint, binding, tying together

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-dilation

widening, stretching, expanding

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-dipsia

thirst

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-dynia

pain

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-eal

pertaining to

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-ectomy

excision, surgical removal

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-edema

swelling

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-emesis

vomiting

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-ermia

a condition of the blood

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-esthesia

sensation

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-gen

-genesis

-genic

-genous

creating, producing

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-gram

record

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-graph

recording instrument

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-graphy

process of recording

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-gravida

pregnant woman

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-ia

condition

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-ial

pertaining to

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-iasis

pathological condition or state

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-iatrics

field of medicine

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-iatrist

specialist

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-iatry

field of medicine

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-ic

-ical

pertaining to

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-ician

specialist

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-ism

condition

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-kinesia

movement

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-kinesis

movement

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-lepsy

-leptic

seizure

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-lith

stone

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-logist

specialist in the study of

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

destruction

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly-

enalarging

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-meter

measuring instrument

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-metry

measurement

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-necrosis

tissue death

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-oid

resembling

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-ole

small

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-ologist

specialist in the study of

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-ology

study of

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-oma

tumor

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-opia -opsis

-opsia -opsy

vision, view of

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-ory

pertaining to

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-osis

abnormal condidtion

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-osmia

smell, odor

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-ous

pertaining to

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-oxia

oxygen

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-paresis

slight or partial paralysis

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-partum

childbirth, labor

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-pathy

disease

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-pause

sessation, stopping

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-penia

deficiency

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-pepsia

digestion

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-phage

-phagia

eating, swallowing

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-phasia

speech

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-phobia

fear

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-phonia

voice

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-phoria

feeling

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-plasia

formation, growth

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-plasm

formation, growth

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-plastic

pertaining to formation or growth

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-plegia

paralysis

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-plegic

pertaining to paralysis

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-pnea

breathing

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-prandial

meal

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-ptosis

dropping, prolapsse

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-rrhage

-rrhagia

bursting forth

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-rrhaphy

suture, suturing

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-salpinx

uterine, (fallopian) tube

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-sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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-scope

viewing instrument

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-scopy

visual examination

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-spasm

sudden involuntary contraction

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-stasis

sessation, stopping

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-static

not in motion, at rest

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-stenosis

narrowing, structure

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-stomy

mouthlike opening

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-therapy

treatment

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-thorax

chest

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-tic

pertaining to

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-tocia

childbirth, labor

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-tome

cutting instrument

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-tomy

cutting into, incision

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-tous

pertaining to

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-tripsy

crushing

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-trophy

nourishment, growth

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-ule

small

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-uresis

urinaton

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-uria

urine