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-tomy

cutting into/incision

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cele-

protrusion/hernia

33

-megaly

enlargement

34

-penia

reduction in size/quatity

35

-plegia

paralysis

36

-pnea

breathing

37

-ptosis

downward displacement

38

-rrhage

flowing forth

39

-emesis

vomiting

40

-stenosis

block/narrowing

41

-rrhea

discharge

42

-spasm

muscular contraction

43

-centesis

surgical puncture

44

-genesis

origin

45

-gram

written/pictoral record

46

-graph

device for graphic/pictoral recording

47

-lysis

to disintegrate/break up

48

-plasty

surgical repair

49

ab-

away from

50

ad-

toward/near

51

ante-

before

52

anter/o-

front

53

brady-

abnormally slow rate

54

neo-

new

55

post-

after

56

tachy-

rapid/abnormally high rate of speed

57

pan-

all/everywhere

58

olig-

a few

59

inter-

between

60

intra-

within