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amni/o

amnion (amniotic sac)
ex. ammi/o/centesis: surgical puncture of the amniotic sac

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cervic/o

neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
ex. cervic/itis: inflammation of the cervix

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colp/o

vagina
ex. colp/o/scopy: visual examination of the vagina

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vagin/o

vagina
ex. vagina hernia; also called colpocele

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galact/o

milk
galact/o/poiesis: production of milk

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gynec/o

women female

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hyster/o

uterus (womb)
ex. hyster/ectomy: excision of the uterus

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metri/o

uterus (womb)
ex. endo/metri/al: pertaining to the lining of the uterus

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mamm/o

breast
ex. mamm/o/gram: radiograph of the breast

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mast/o

breast
ex. mast/o/plexy: surgical fixation of breast

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men/o

menuses, menstration

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metr/o

uterus (womb); measure

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nat/o

birth

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oophor/o

ovary

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ovari/o

ovary

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perine/o

perineum

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salping/o

tube (usually fallopian or eustachian [auditory] tubes)

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-arche

beginning

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-cyesis

pregnancy

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-gravida

pregnant woman

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-para

to bear (off-spring)

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-salpinx

tube (usually fallopian or eustachian or [auditory] tubes)

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-tocia

childbirth, labor

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-version

turning

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ante-

before, in front of

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dys-

bad; painful; difficult

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endo-

in, within

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multi-

many, much

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post-

after

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primi-

first