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a-

no, not, without

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an-

no, not, without

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ab-

away from

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abdomin/o

abdomen

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-ac

pertaining to

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acanth/o

spiny, thorny

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acar/o

mites

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acetabul/o

acetabulum (hip socket)

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acous/o

hearing

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acoust/o

hearing, sound

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acr/o

extremities

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acromi/o

acromion (extension of shoulder bone)

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actin/o

light

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acu/o

sharp, sudden, severe

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-acusis

hearing

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ad-

toward

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-ad

toward

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aden/o

gland

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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adip/o

fat

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adren/o

adrenal gland

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adrenal/o

adrenal gland

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aer/o

af-

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agglutin/o

clumping, sticking together

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-agogue

producer, leader

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-agon

to assemble, gather

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agora-

marketplace

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-agra

excessive pain

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-al

pertaining to

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alb/o

white

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albin/o

white

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albumin/o

albumin (protein)

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alges/o

sensitivity to pain

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-algesia

sensitivity to pain

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-algia

pain

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all/o

other

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alveol/o

alveolus, air sac, small sac

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ambi-

around, on both sides, about

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ambyl/o

dim, dull

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amphi-

around, on both sides

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-amine

nitrogen compund

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ammon/o

ammonium

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amni/o

amnion

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amyl/o

starch

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an/o

anus

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-an

pertaining to

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ana-

up, apart, backward, again, anew

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andr/o

male

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aneurysm/o

aneurysm (widening of blood vessel)

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angi/o

vessel (blood)

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anis/o

unequal

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ankyl/o

stiff

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ante-

before, forward

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anter/o

front

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anthrac/o

coal

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anthr/o

antrum of the stomach

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anti-

against

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anxi/o

uneasy, anxious

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aort/o

aorta (largest artery)

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-apheresis

removal

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aphth/o

ulcer

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apo-

off, away

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aponeur/o

aponueorosis (type of tendon)

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append/o

appendix

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appendic/o

appendix

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aque/o

water

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-ar

pertaining to

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arachn/o

spider

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-arche

beginning

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arsenic/o

arsenic

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arter/o

artery

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arteri/o

artery

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arteriol/o

arteriole

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arthr/o

joint

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-arthria

articulate (speak distinctly)

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articul/o

joint

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-artresia

closure, occlusion

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atreto-

closed, lacking an opening

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-ary

pertaining to

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asbest/o

asbestos

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-ase

enzyme

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aspir/o

removal

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-assay

to examine, analyze

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-asthenia

lack of strength

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astr/o

star, star shaped

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aque/o

water

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atel/o

incomplete

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ather/o

plaque (fatty substance)

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-ation

process, condition

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atri/o

atrium (upper heart chamber)

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atmo-

steam, vapor

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audi/o

hearing

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audit/o

hearing

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aur/o

ear

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auricul/o

ear

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auscult/o

to listen

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aut/o

self, own

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aut-

self, own

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auto-

self, own

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aux/o

growth, acceleration

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axill/o

armpit

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axi/o

axis

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azot/o

urea, nitrogen