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  1. Pancytopenia
    Reduced number of all cellular components in the blood
  2. Leukemia
    Condition of white blood cells
  3. Toxoid
    Resembling poison
  4. Mesomorphic
    Pertaining to the middle form
  5. Acrodynia
    Pain of an extremity
  6. Metastasis
    Beyond the stopping of disease spread
  7. Ultrasonography
    Process of recording sound waves above range of human hearing
  8. Tachycardia
    Condition of fast heart rate
  9. Pyopoiesis
    Formation of pus
  10. Adenitis
    Inflammation of a gland
  11. Macrocephalous
    Pertaining to a large or long head
  12. Paracentesis
    Puncture for aspiration (alongside) a body cavity
  13. Microlithiasis
    Formation or presence of small stones
  14. Orthopedic
    Pertaining to the straightening, normalizing, or correcting of the foot
  15. Angiomegaly
    Enlargement of a blood vessel
  16. Psychiatry
    Treatment of the mind
  17. Carcinogenesis
    Origin or production of cancer
  18. Nephrologist
    One who specializes in the study or treatment of kidneys
  19. Rhinostenosis
    Condition of increased narrowing of the nasal passage
  20. Hypohydration
    Process of developing deficient water
  21. Aerogastralgia
    Stomach pain due to air or gas
  22. Fibroma
    Fiber tumor
  23. Necrophillia
    Attraction for death
  24. Sclerosis
    Condition of increased hardening
  25. Hemolysis
    Breaking down or dissolution of blood
  26. Acrophobia
    Condition of exaggerated fear or sensitivity of extremity (to topmost)
  27. Cytometer
    Instrument for measuring cells
  28. Cyanotic
    Pertaining to blue
  29. Extravascular
    Pertaining to outside a blood vessel
  30. Hypertrophy
    Condition of having excessive nourishment or development
  31. Supranasal
    Above the nose
  32. Reactivate
    To make active again
  33. Preoperative
    Before surgery
  34. Dehydrated
    Not watered
  35. Transdermal
    Across or through the skin
  36. Superacute
    Excessively acute
  37. Infraumbilical
    Below or under the navel
  38. Exocardia
    Outside the heart
  39. Dysphonia
    Difficult voice
  40. Abduction
    To turn away from
  41. Prophylaxis
    To guard before
  42. Circumvascular
    Around a blood vessel
  43. Hemiplagia
    Half paralysis
  44. Ab-
    Away from
  45. Inter-
    Between
  46. Para-
    Alongside
  47. Peri-
    Around
  48. Retro-
    Behind
  49. Intra-
    Within
  50. Anti-
    Against or opposed to
  51. An-
    Without
  52. Ecto-
    Outside
  53. Dia-
    Across or through
  54. Poly-
    Many
  55. Hypo-
    Below or deficient
  56. Oligo-
    Few or deficient
  57. Mono-
    One
  58. Pan-
    All
  59. Ultra-
    Beyond or excessive
  60. Bi-
    Two or both
  61. Quadri-
    Four
  62. Semi-
    Half
  63. Infra-
    Below or under
  64. Hyper-
    Above or excessive
  65. Ante-
    Before
  66. Post-
    After
  67. Tachy-
    Fast
  68. Brady-
    Slow
  69. Re-
    Again
  70. A-
    Without
  71. Pod/o
    Foot
  72. Or/o
    Mouth
  73. Neo-
    New
  74. -plasty
    Surgical repair
  75. -ation
    Process
  76. -tripsy
    Crushing
  77. -ecstasis
    Expansion
  78. -dextr/o
    Right
  79. Melan/o
    Black
  80. Tri-
    Three
  81. Erythr/o
    Red
  82. Leuk/o
    White
  83. Uni-
    One
  84. Cyan/o
    Blue
  85. Sinistr/o
    Left
  86. -gram
    Record
  87. -osis
    Condition or increase
  88. -ectomy
    Excision
  89. -ar
    Rupture
  90. -ula
    Small
  91. -ism
    Condition of
  92. Nephritis
    Inflammation of the kidney
  93. Nephrolysis
    Dissolution or breakdown of the kidney
  94. Nephrotomy
    Incision in the kidney
  95. Nephrogenous
    Developing from the kidney
  96. Nephropexy
    Surgical fixation of the kidney
  97. Nephrostomy
    Creation of an opening in the kidney
  98. Nephrectomy
    Excision of a kidney
  99. Nephrolithiasis
    Presence of kidney stones
  100. Nephroma
    Kidney tumor
  101. Nephrocele
    Hernia of the kidney
  102. Nephrorrhaphy
    Suture of the kidney
  103. Nephroptosis
    Downward displacement of the kidney
  104. Colostomy
    Creation of an opening in the colon/large intestine
  105. Vasorrhaphy
    Suture of a blood vessel
  106. Abdominocentesis
    Puncture for aspiration of the abdomen
  107. Metastases
    Spread of cancer to more than one organ
  108. Verrucae
    Several warts
  109. Condyloma
    One genital wart
  110. Index
    Singular form of indices
  111. Thrombi
    Several clots
  112. Abdominoscopy
    Examination within the abdomen
  113. Pericardium
    Tissue (sac) around the heart

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