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carp/o

wrist bones

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cis/o

to cut

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cost/o

rib

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cutane/o

skin

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dactyl/o

fingers, toes

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duct/o

to lead, carry

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flex/o

to bend

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gloss/o

tongue

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glyc/o

sugar

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immun/o

protection

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morph/o

shape, form

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mort/o

death

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nat/i

birth

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norm/o

rule, order

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ox/o

oxygen

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pub/o

pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone

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seps/o

infection

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somn/o

sleep

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son/o

sound

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the/o

to put, place

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thel/o, theli/o

nipple

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thyr/o

thyroid gland; shield (the shape of the thyroid gland resembled [-oid] a shield to those who named it)

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top/o

place, position, location

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tox/o

poison

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trache/o

windpipe, trachea

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urethr/o

urethra

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-blast

embryonic, immature

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-crine

to secrete

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-drome

to run

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-fusion

coming together; to pour

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-gen

substance that produces

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-lapse

to slide, fall, sag

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-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

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-meter

to measure

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-mission

to send

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-or

one who

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-oxia

oxygen

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-partum

birth, labor

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-phoria

to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)

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-physis

to grow

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-plasia

development, formation, growth

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-plasm

structure or formation

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-pnea

breathing

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-ptosis

falling, drooping, prolapse

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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-trophy

development, nourishment

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a-, an-

no, not, without

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ab-

away from

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ad-

toward

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ana-

up, apart

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ante-

before, forward

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anti-

against

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auto-

self, own

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bi-

two

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brady-

slow

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cata-

down

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con-

with, together

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contra-

against, opposite

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de-

down, lack of

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dia-

through, complete

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dys-

bad, painful, difficult, abnormal

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ec-

out, outside

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endo-

in, within

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epi-

upon, on, above

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eu-

good, normal

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ex-

out, outside

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hemi-

half

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hyper-

excessive, above

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hypo-

deficient, under

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in-

into, within

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infra-

beneath, under

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inter-

between

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intra-

in, within, into

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macro-

large

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mal-

bad

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meta-

beyond, change

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micro-

small

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neo-

new

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pan-

all

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para-

abnormal, beside, near

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per-

through

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peri-

surrounding

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poly-

many, much

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post-

after, behind

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pre-

before, in front of

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pro-

before, forward

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pros-

before, forward

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re-

back, again

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retro-

behind, backward

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sub-

under

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supra-

above, upper

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syn-, sym-

together, with

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tachy-

fast

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trans-

across, through

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ultra-

beyond, excess

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uni-

one