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al

pertaining to

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algia

painful condition, pain

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ar

pertaining to

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ary

pertaining to

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blast

embryonic

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cele

hernia, swelling, sac

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centesis

puncture of a cavity

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clasis

irrigation, washing

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coccus

berry shaped

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crit

to separate

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cyte

cell

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desis

fusing, binding, fixation

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drome

to run

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dynia

pain

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ectasis

expansion, dilation

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ectomy

excision, removal of a body part

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emesis

vomiting

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emia

blood

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er

one who

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gen

forming, producing, origin

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genesis

forming, producing, origin

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genic

formation, origin

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grade

to go

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gram

the record made, mark

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graph

instrument for recording, machine

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graphy

the process, process of recording

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ia

condition

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iasis

morbid condition

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iatry

treatment, medicine

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ic

pertaining to

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icle

small, minute

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ism

condition

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ist

one who specializes in, specialist

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itis

inflammation

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lith

stone, calculus

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logist

specialist in the study of

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logy

process of studying

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lysis

dissolution, setting free

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malacia

softening, soft

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megaly

enlargement

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meter

instrument for measuring

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metry

act of measuring

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odynia

pain

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oid

form,shap

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ole

small, minute

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ology

study or science of

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oma

tumor

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opsy

viewing of

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or

one who

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orrhea

flow, discharge

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osis

condition, disease

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ous

pertaining to

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para

to bear (offspring)

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paresis

partial paralysis

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pathy

disease, suffering

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penia

defiency, lack of, decrease

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pexy

fixation

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phagia

eating,swallowing

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phasia

speech

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philia

attraction for

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phobia

fear of

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physis

to grow

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plasia

formation, growth

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plasm

growth, formation

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plasty

mold, shape, repair

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plegia

paralysis

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poiesis

formation, production

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ptosis

downward replacement, falling

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ptysis

spitting

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rrhage

bursting forth

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rrhagia

bursting forth

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rrhaphy

suture

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rrhea

flow, discharge

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rrhexis

rupture

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scope

instrument to visually examine

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scopy

process of examining
visual examination

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sis

state of, condition

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spasm

involuntary spasm

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stalsis

constriction

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stasis

control, constant level, stop

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stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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stomy

creation of an opening

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theraphy

treatment

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tic

pertaining to

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tome

instrument for cutting

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tomy

process of cutting, incision

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toxic

poison

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tresia

opening

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tripsy

surgical crushing

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trophy

nourishment