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23 terms

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-algia, -dynia
pain
desis
surgical fixation, fusion
-asthenia
weakness
-blast
embryonic cell
-ceps
head
-clasia, -clasis, -clast
break, fracture, refracture
-itis
inflammation
-lemma
sheath, rind, husk
-listhesis
slipping
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
-malacia
softening
-osis
abnormal condition
-physis
growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-poietic
formation, production
-porosis
porous
-schisis
split, fissure
-scopy
visual examination
-stenosis
narrowing
-therapy
treatment
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
-trophy
development, nourishment