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ACANTH-

thorn, spine

2

ALG-

pain

3

ALGES

sensitivity to pain

4

ALL-

other

5

ANGI-

(blood) vessel, duct

6

ARTERI-

[air passage] artery

7

ARTHR-

joint

8

BI-

life

9

BRADY-

slow

10

CARDI-

heart

11

CEPHAL-

head

12

CRANI-

skull

13

CYT-

[hollow container] cell

14

ENCEPHAL-

brain (a combination of en, in, and kephale head)

15

ERYTHR-

red, red blood cell

16

LEPT-

thin, fine, slight

17

LEUK-

white, white blood cell

18

LITH-

stone

19

LOG-

word, study

20

MALAC-

soft

21

MES-

middle, secondary, partial, mesentery

22

-METER, METR

measure, measuring device (ending in -meter usually a measuring device)

23

NEPHR-

kidney

24

NEUR-

[tendon] nerve, nervous system

25

OSTE-

bone

26

PROSOP-

face

27

PROT-

first, primitive, early

28

SCLER-

hard

29

STEN-

narrow

30

STERE-

solid, having three dimensions

31

TACHY-

rapid

32

TOX(I)-

poison