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cac/o

bad

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calc/o

calcium

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calcane/o

calcaneus (heel bone)

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calci/o

calcium

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calcul/o

calculate

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-calculia

calculate

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cali/o

calyx

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calic/o

calyx

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calor/i

heat

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campt/o

bent

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capillar/o

capillary

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capn/o

carbon dioxide

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-capnia

carbon dioxide

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caps/o

capsule, container

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carcin/o

cancer

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cari/o

caries

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cardi/o

heart

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carp/o

wrist bones

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cata-

down

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-cataphasia

affirmation

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cathar/o

cleansing, purging

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cathart/o

cleansing, purging

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-cathisia

sitting

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-kathisia

sitting

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caud/o

tail, lower part of body

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caus/o

burn, burning

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cauter/o

heat, burn

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cav/o

hollow, cavity

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cavit/o

hollow, cavity

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cec/o

cecum (first part of colon)

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-cele

hernia

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celi/o

belly, abdomen

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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centr/o

center

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cephal/o

head

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cerebell/o

cerebellum (posterior part of the brain)

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cerebr/o

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

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cerumin/o

cerumen

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cervic/o

neck, cervix

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-chalasia

relaxation

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-chalasis

relaxation

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cheil/o

lip

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chem/o

drug, chemical

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-chezia

defecation, elimination of wastes

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chir/o

hand

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chlor/o

green

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chlorohydr/o

hydrochloric acid

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chol/e

bile, gall

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cholangi/o

bile, vessel

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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choledoch/o

common bile duct

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cholesterol/o

cholesterol

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chondr/o

cartilage

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chore/o

dance

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chori/o

chorion

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chorion/o

chorion

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choroid/o

choroid layer of the eye

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-chroia

skin coloration

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chrom/o

color

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chron/o

time

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chrys/o

gold

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chyl/o

chyle

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chym/o

pour

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cib/o

meal

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-cide

kill

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-cidal

pertaining to killing

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cine/o

movement

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circum-

around

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cirrh/o

orange-yellow

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cis/o

cut

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-clasis

break

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-clast

break

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claustr/o

enclosed space

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clavicul/o

clavicle

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cleid/o

clavicle

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clin/o

to slope, bend

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-clysis

irrigation, washing

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coagul/o

coagulation

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-coccus

berry shaped bacterium

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coccyg/o

coccyx

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cochle/o

cochlea (inner part of the ear)

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-coimesis

sleeping

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col/o

colon (large intestine)

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coll/a

glue

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colon/o

colon

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colp/o

vagina

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comat/o

deep sleep

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comi/o

to care for

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-coma

deep sleep

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con-

together, with

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coni/o

dust

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conjunctiv/o

conjunctiva (lines of eyelids)

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consci/o

awareness

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constrict/o

narrowing

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contra-

against, opposite

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contus/o

bruise

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cor/o

pupil

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core/o

pupil

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corne/o

cornea

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coron/o

heart

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corpor/o

body

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cortic/o

cortex (outer region)

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cost/o

rib

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cox/o

hip

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crani/o

skull

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cars/o

mixture, temperament

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crin/o

secrete

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-crine

to secrete, separate

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-crit

separate

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critic/o

crisis, dangerous

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cry/o

cold

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crypt/o

hidden

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cubit/o

elbow, forearm

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culd/o

cul-de-sac

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cupr/o

copper

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-cusis

hearing

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cutane/o

skin

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cyan/o

blue

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cycl/o

ciliary body of eye, cycle, circle

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-cyesis

pregnancy

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cyst/o

urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid

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cyt/o

cell

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-cyte

cell

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-cytosis

condition of cells, slight increase in numbers