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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 (largest part of the brain)

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Cis/o

To cut

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Crin/o

To secrete (as in glands secreting hormones-endoCRINe system)

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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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Electr/o

Electricity

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Encephal/o

Brain

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Enter/o

Intestines (usually small int)

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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 (diaGNOSis)

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Gynec/o

Woman, female

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Hemat/o

Blood

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Hem/o

Blood

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Hepat/o

Liver

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iatr/o

Treatment, physician (iatrogenic: adverse affects resulting from treatment or intervention by a physician)

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Leuk/o

White

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Logy

Study of (dermatology: study of skin)

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Nephr/o

Kidney (nephritis, nephrology)

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Onc/o

Tumor

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Opthalm/o

Eye

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Oste/o

Bone

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Path/o

Disease

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Ped/o

Child (pediatric)

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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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Sarc/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, urine