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Flashcards in Chapter 17 Word Parts Deck (26):
1

ante-

before; in front
anteflexion

2

-arche

beginning
menarche

3

cervic/o

cervix
cervicitis

4

colp/o

vagina
colypodynia

5

dys-

bad, difficult, painful, disordered

6

endo-

within
endometrium

7

gynec-

woman
gynecologist

8

hyster/o

uterus
hysterectomy

9

in-

in,inside, within, not
incompetent cervix

10

intra-

within
intrauterine device

11

mamm/o

breast
mammography

12

mast/o

breast
mastectomy

13

men/o

menstruation
amenorrhea

14

metr/o

uterus
metrorrhagia

15

metri/o

uterus
endometriosis

16

my/o

muscle
myometrium

17

o/o

egg, ovum
oogenesis

18

oophor/o

ovary
oophoritis

19

ov/o

ovum, egg
ovulation

20

ovari/o

ovary
ovaripexy

21

-rrhea

discharge
menorrhea

22

retro

backward, behind
retroversion

23

salping/o

fallopian tubes or eustachian tubes
salpingitis

24

uter/o

uterus
uterotomy

25

vagin/o

vagina
vaginitis

26

vulvo/o

vulva
vulvovaginitis