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  1. -AC, -AL
    pertaining to, relating to
  2. -ALGIA
    pain, suffering
  3. -ARY
    pertaining to
  4. -CELE
    hernia, tumor, swelling
  5. -CENTESIS
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  6. -CYTE
    cell
  7. -DESIS
    surgical fixation of bone or joint, to bind, tie together
  8. -ECTOMY
    surgical removal
  9. -ECTASIS
    stretching, enlargement
  10. -EMIA
    blood, blood condition
  11. -ESTHESIA
    sensation, feeling
  12. -GRAM, -GRAPH
    ap picture or record
  13. -GRAPHY
    the process of recording a picture or record
  14. -IA
    state or condition
  15. -IC
    pertaining to
  16. -ITIS
    inflamation
  17. -LYSIS
    breakdown, separation, setting free, destruction, loosening
  18. -MALACIA
    abnormal softening
  19. -MEGALY
    enlargement
  20. -NECROSIS
    tissue death
  21. -OLOGIST
    specialist
  22. -OLOGY
    the science or study of
  23. -OMA
    tumor
  24. -OSIS
    abnormal condition
  25. -OSTOMY
    surgical creation of an opening
  26. -OTOMY
    surgical incision
  27. -PATHY
    disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
  28. -PAUSE
    stopping
  29. -PEXY
    surgical fixation, to put in place
  30. -PLASTY
    surgical repair
  31. -PLEGIA
    paralysis
  32. -PNEA
    breathing
  33. -PTOSIS
    prolapse, drooping forward
  34. -RRHAGIA
    -RRHAGE
    bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
  35. -RRHAPHY
    to suture
  36. -RRHEA
    abnormal flow sor discharge
  37. -RRHEXIS
    rupture
  38. -SCLEROSIS
    abnormal hardening
  39. -SCOPE
    instrument for visual examination
  40. -SCOPY
    to see, visual examination
  41. -STENOSIS
    abnormal narrowing
  42. -TRIPSY
    to crush
  43. -URIA
    urination, urine

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