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-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -ic, -ine, -ive, -ous

pertaining to

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-ation

being, having, process

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-ion

action, condition

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-ia

condition, state, thing

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-ism

disease from a specific cause, process

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it is

infection of, inflammation

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oma

mass, tumor

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-osis

condition, process

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-pathy

disease

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-gram

picture, record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-metry

process of measuring

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-scope

instrument used to examine

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-scopy

process of using an instrument to examine

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-stomy

surgically created opening

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-therapy

treatment

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-tomy

process of cutting, process of making an incision

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Endo-

innermost,within

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epi-

above, upon

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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peri-

around

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post-

after, behind

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pre-

before, in front of

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Sub

below, underneath

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trans-

across, through

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bi-

two

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brady-

slow

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hemi-

one half

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hyper-

above, more than normal

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hypo-

below, deficient

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Poly-

many, much

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quadri-

four

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tachy-

fast

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tri

three

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a

away from, without

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an-

not, without

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anti-

against

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de-

reversal of, without

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dys

abnormal, difficult, painful

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eu-

good, normal

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Mal-

bad, inadequate

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re-

again and again, backward, unable to

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abdomen/o

abdomen

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append/o

appendix

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arteri/o

artery

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Athr/o

joint

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Bi/o

life, living organism, living tissue

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card/i

heart

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cholecyst/o

gallbladde

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Col/o

colon

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Colon/o

colon

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cost/o

rib

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cutane/o

skin

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derm/o

skin

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enter/o

intestine

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Gastr/o

stomach

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hepat/o

liver

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hyster/o

uterus, womb

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intestine/o

intestine

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lapar/o

abdomen

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larying/o

larynx, voice box

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later/o

side

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mamm/o

breast