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Root

foundation of the word

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suffix

word ending

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combining vowel

links the root to the suffix or the root to another root

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prefix

small part attached to the beginning of a term

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aden/o

gland

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arthr/o

joint

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bi/o

life

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carcin/o

cancerous, cancer

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cardi/o

heart

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cephal/o

head

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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cis/o

to cut

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crin/o

to secrete (to form and give off0

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cyst/o

urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst

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cyt/o

cell

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derm/o

skin

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dermat/o

skin

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electro/o

electricity

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encephal/o

brain

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enter/o

intestines (usually the small intestine)

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erythr/o

red

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gastr/o

stomach

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glyc/o

sugar

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gnos/o

knowledge

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gynec/o

woman/female

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hemat/o
hem/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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iatr/o

treatment, physician

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leuk/o

white

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log/o

study of

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nephr/o

kidney

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neur/o

nerve

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onc/o

tumor (cancerous)

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ophthalm/o

eye

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oste/o

bone

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path/o

disease

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ped/o

child

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psych/o

mind

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radi/o

x-rays

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ren/o

kidney

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rhin/o

nose

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scarc/o

flesh

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sect/o

to cut

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thromb/o

clot, clotting

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ur/o

urinary tract, rine

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-ac

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-algia

pain

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-cyte

cell

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-emia

blood condition

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-genic

pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in

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-globin

protein

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-gram

record

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-ic, -ical

pertaining to

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-ion

process

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

process of study

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-oma

tumor, mass, swelling

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-opsy

process of viewing

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-osis

condition usually abnormal

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-pathy

disease condition

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-scope

instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

process of visually examining

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-sis

state of; condition

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-tomy

process of cutting, incision

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-y

process of condition

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a-, an-

no, not , without

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aut-, auto-

self, own

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dia-

complete, through

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endo-

within

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epi

above, upon

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ex, exo

out, outside of, outward

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hyper-

excessive, above, more than normal

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hypo

deficient, below, under, less than normal

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in

into, in

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peri

surrounding around

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pro

before, forward

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re

back, backward, again

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retro

behind

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sub

below, under

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trans

across, through