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aden/o

gland

ex. adenoma

2

arthr/o

joint

ex. arthritis

3

bi/o

life

ex. biology

4

carcin/o

cancerous, cancer

ex. carcinoma

5

cardi/o

heart

ex. cardiology

6

cephal/o

head

ex. cephalic

7

cerebr/o

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

ex. cerebral

8

cis/o

to cut

ex. incision

9

crin/o

to secrete

ex. endocrine glands

10

cyst/o

urinary bladder; a sac or cyst (sac containing fluid)

ex. cystoscopy

11

cyt/o

cell

ex. cytology

12

derm/o
dermat/o

skin

ex. dermatitis

13

electr/o

electricity

ex. electrocardiogram

14

encephal/o

brain

ex. electroencephalogram

15

erythr/o

red

ex. erythrocyte

16

gastr/o

stomach

ex. gastrectomy, gastrotomy

17

glyc/o

sugar

ex. hyperglycemia

18

gnos/o

knowledge

ex. diagnosis

19

gynec/o

woman, female

ex. gynacology

20

hemat/o
hem/o

blood

ex. hematology

21

hepat/o

liver

ex. hepatitis

22

iatr/o

treatment, physician

ex. iatrogenic

23

leuk/o

white

ex. leukocyte

24

log/o

study of

ex. dermatology

25

nephr/o

kidney

ex. nephritis

26

neur/o

nerve

ex. neurology

27

onc/o

tumor (cancerous)

ex. oncology

28

ophthalm/o

eye

ex. ophthalmascope

29

oste/o

bone

ex. osteitis

30

path/o

disease

ex. pathology

31

ped/o

child

ex. pediatric

32

psych/o

mind

ex. psychology, psychiatrist

33

radi/o

x-rays

ex. radiology

34

ren/o

kidney

ex. renal

35

rhin/o

nose

ex. rhinitis

36

sarc/o

flesh

ex. sarcoma

37

sect/o

to cut

ex. resection

38

thromb/o

clot, clotting

ex. thrombocyte

39

ur/o

urinary tract, urine

ex. urologist