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Stomach

Gastr/o

1

Tonsils

Tonsil/o

2

Skull

Crani

3

Heart

Cardi/o

4

Noun ending

Um

5

Pertaining to

Ac

6

Abnormal condition or disease

Osis

7

Inflammation

Itis

8

Blue

Cyan/o

9

Red

Erythr/o

10

White

Leuk/o

11

Black

Melan/o

12

Gray

Poli/o

13

Cell

Cyte

14

Spinal cord

Myel

15

Neur/o

Nerve

16

Surgical repair

Plasty

17

Small intestine

Enter/o

18

Disease

Path

19

Study of

Ology

20

Pain and suffering

Algia or Dynia

21

Abnormal softening

Malacia

22

Artery

Arteri/o

23

Enlargement

Megaly

24

Liver

Hepat/o

25

Tissue death

Necrosis

26

Abnormal hardening

Sclerosis

27

Abnormal narrowing

Stenosis

28

Surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes or to remove excess fluid

Centesis

29

Abdomen

Abdomin/o

30

Process of producing a picture or record

Graphy

31

Blood vessel

Angi/o

32

Picture or record

Gram

33

Surgical repair

Plasty

34

Visual examination

Scopy

35

Bleeding

Rrhage or rrhagia

36

Blood

Hem/o

37

Bursting forth of blood

Rrhage

38

Surgical suturing to close a wound and includes the use of sutures, staples or surgical clue

Rrhaphy

39

Muscle

My/o

40

Flow or discharge and refers to flow of most body fluids

Rrhea

41

Rupture

Rrhexis

42

Before

Pre

43

Birth

Nat

44

Pertaining to

Al

45

Surrounding

Peri

46

After

Post

47

Away from

Ab

48

Bad, difficult or painful

Dys

49

Excessive or increased

Hyper

50

Between or among

Inter

51

Under, less or below

Sub

52

Toward or in direction of

Ad

53

Good, normal, well or easy

Eu

54

Deficient or decreased

Hypo

55

Within or inside

Intra

56

Above or excessive

Super or supra

57

Ears

Ot/o

58

Stone

Lith

59

Surgical incision

Otomy

60

Appendix

Appendic

61

Within

End

62

Plaque or fatty substance

Ather/o

63

Tumor

Oma

64

Joint

Arthr/o

65

Pain

Algia

66

Surgical removal

Ectomy

67

Appendix

Append

68

Surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface

Ostomy

69

Colon

Col

70

Cutting or a surgical incision

Otomy

71

Fungus

Myc/o

72

Bone marrow or spinal cord

Myel/o

73

Specialist

Ologist

74

New

Neo

75

Renal pelvis

Pyel/o

76

Pus

Py/o

77

Skin

Derma

78

Fever or fire

Pyr/o

79

Virus or poison

Vir