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sud/o

sweat

2

super-

above, beyond

3

-suppression

to stop

4

supra-

above; upper

5

sym-

together; with

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symptom/o

occurrence

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syn-

together; with

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synaps/o, synapt/o

point of contact, to join

9

syncop/o

to cut off, cut short; faint

10

syndesm/o

ligament

11

synov/o

synovia; synovial membrane; sheath around a tendon

12

syring/o

tube

13

system/o

system

14

systol/o

contraction

15

tachy-

fast

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tal/o

talus

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tars/o

tarsus; hindfoot or ankle

18

tauto-

identical, same

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tax/o

order; coordination

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techn/o

skill, art

21

tel/o

complete

22

tele/o

distant

23

temp/o, tempor/o

period of time, the temples

24

deca-

ten

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ten/o

tendon

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tendin/o

tendon

27

-tension

pressure

28

tens/o

stretched, strained

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tephr/o

gray (ashen)

30

terat/o

monster; malformed fetus

31

test/o

testis

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tetan/o

tetanus

33

tetra-

four

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thalass/o

sea

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thanat/o

death

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the/o

put; place

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thec/o

sheath

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thel/o

nipple

40

therapeut/o

treatment

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-therapy

treatment

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therm/o

heat

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thorac/o

chest

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-thorax

chest; pleural cavity

45

tri-

three

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thromb/o

clot

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-tropia

to turn

48

thym/o

thymus gland

49

-thymia

mind (condition of)

50

-thymic

pertaining to mind

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thyr/o

thyroid gland; sheild

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thyroid/o

thyroid gland

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tibi/o

tibia (shin bone)

54

-tic

pertaining to

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toc/o

labor; birth

56

-tocia

labor; birth (condition of)

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-tocin

labor; birth (a substance for)

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tom/o

to cut

59

-tome

instrument to cut

60

-tomy

process of cutting

61

ton/o

tension

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tone/o

to stretch

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tonsill/o

tonsil

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top/o

place; position; location

65

torso

twisted

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tox/o

poison

67

toxic/o

poison

68

trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

69

trans-

across; through

70

traumat/o

trauma, injury, wound

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trem/o, tremul/o

shaking, trembling

72

-tresia

opening

73

tri-

three

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trich/o

hair

75

trigon/o

trigone (area within the bladder)

76

tri/o

to sort out, sorting

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-tripsy

to crush

78

troph/o

nourishment; development

79

-trophy

nourishment; development (condition of)

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-tropia

to turn

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-tropic

turning

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-tropin

stimulate; act on

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tub/o

tube

84

tumesc/o, -tumescence

swelling

85

tympan/o

tympanic membrane (eardrum); middle ear

86

-type

classification; picture

87

typhl/o

cecum, blindness

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-ule

little; small

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uln/o

ulna (middle lower arm bone)

90

ul/o

scar, scarring

91

ultra-

beyond; excess

92

-um

structure; tissue; thing

93

umbilic/o

umbilicus (navel)

94

ungu/o

nail

95

uni-

one

96

uran/o

palate

97

-uresis

urination

98

ur/o

urine; urinary tract

99

ureter/o

ureter

100

urethr/o

urethra

101

-uria

urination; condition of urine

102

uric/o

urine condition

103

urin/o

urine

104

-us

structure; thing

105

uter/o

uterus (womb)

106

uve/o

uvea, vascular layer of eye (iris, choroid, ciliary body)

107

uvul/o

uvula

108

vaccin/o

vaccine

109

vag/o

vagus nerve

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vagin/o

vagina

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valv/o

valve

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valvul/o

valve

113

varic/o

varicose veins

114

vas/o

vessel; duct; vas deferens

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vascul/o

vessel (blood)

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ven/o

vein

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ven/i

vein

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vener/o

venereal (sexual contact)

119

ventil/o

to aerate, oxygenate

120

ventr/o

belly side of body

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of heart or brain)

122

venul/o

venule (small vein)

123

verm/i

worm

124

verruc/i

wart

125

-verse

to turn

126

-version

to turn

127

vers/o, -verse

turn, turning

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vertebr/o

vertebra (backbone)

129

vesic/o

urinary bladder

130

vesicul/o

seminal vesicle

131

vestibul/o

vestibule of the inner ear

132

vir/o

virus

133

viscer/o

internal organs

134

vit/o

life

135

vitr/o

vitreous body (of the eye)

136

vitre/o

glass

137

viv/o

life

138

-volemia

blood volume

139

volv/o, volut/o

to roll

140

vulv/o

vulva

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-ward

in the direction of

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-where

location e.g. anywhere

143

-wise

direction e.g. clockwise

144

with-

together, united

145

xanth/o

yellow

146

xen/o

stranger, foreigner

147

xer/o

dry, dryness

148

xiph/o or xiphi-

sword shaped

149

xylo-

wood e.g. xylum

150

xys-

file, scrape

151

-y

condition; process

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yalos

Glass

153

ydor

Water

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-yne

ending for alkynes

155

yocto-

prefix: one septillionth part of; the factor 10: yoctosecond

156

yoeides

U-shaped

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-yl

suffix - a monovalent hydrocarbon radical, e.g. ethyl

158

-ylene

suffix - A bivalent organic radical

159

yper

Above

160

ypo

Under

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ypsi

High

162

ystera

Uterus

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zeo-

boil

164

zinco-

Pertaining to or containing the element zinc

165

zo/o

animal life

166

zon-

girdle, belt

167

zyg/o

union, junction, pair, yoke, tied together

168

zym/o

enzyme, ferment

169

-zyme

enzyme