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Abdominal

Pertaining to the abdomen
abdomin/o=abdomen
-al=pertaining to

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adipose

resembling fat
adip/o=fat
-ose=resembling

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anterior

pertaining to the front
anter/o=front
-ior=pertaining to

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brachial

pertaining to the arm
brachi/o=arm
-al=pertaining to

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cardiac

pertaining to the heart
cardi/o=heart
-ac=pertaining to

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cardiology

study of the heart
cardi/o=heart
-logy=study of

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cardiovascular

pertaining to the heart and blood vessel
cardi/o=heart
vascul/o=blood vessel
-ar= pertaining to

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caudal

pertaining to the tail
caud/o=tail
-al=pertaining to

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cephalic

pertaining to the head
cephal/o=head
-ic=pertaining to

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cervical

pertaining to the neck
cervic/o=neck
-al=pertaining to

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cranial

pertaining to the skull
crani/o=skull
-al=pertaining to

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crural

pertaining to the leg
crur/o=leg
-al=pertaining to

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cytology

study of the cell
cyt/o=cell
-logy= study of

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dermatology

study of the skin
dermat/o=skin
-logy= study of

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distal

pertaining to away from
dist/o=away from
-al=pertaining to

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dorsal

pertaining to the back of body
dors/o=back of body
-al=pertaining to

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endocrinology

study of secreting within (endocrine system)
endo=within
crin/o=to secrete
-logy=study of

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epigastric

pertaining to above the stomach
epi=above
gastr/o=stomach
-ic=pertaining to

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epithelial

pertaining to the epithelium
epitheli/o=epithelium
-al=pertaining to

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gastroenterology

study of the stomach and small intestine
gastr/o=stomach
enter/o=small intestine
-logy=study of

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gluteal

pertaining to the buttocks
glute/o=buttock
-al=pertaining to

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gynecology

study of woman
gynec/o=woman
-logy=study of

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hematic

pertaining to the blood
hemat/o=blood
-ic=pertaining to

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hematology

study of the blood
hemat/o=blood
-logy=study of

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histology

study of tissue
hist/o=tissu
-logy= study of

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hypochondriac

pertaining to under the cartilage
hypo=under
chondr/o=cartilage
-iac=pertaining to

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hypogastric

pertaining to under the stomach
hypo=under
gastr/o=stomach
-ic=pertaining to

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immunology

study of protection (immune system)
immun/o=protection
-logy=study of

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inferior

pertaining to below
infer/o=below
-ior=pertaining to

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lateral

pertaining to the side
later/o=side
-al=pertaining to

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lumbar

pertaining to the loin (side and back between ribs and pelvic bones)
lumb/o=loin
-ar=pertaining to

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lymphatic

pertaining to lymph
lymph/o=lymph
-atic=pertaining to

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medial

pertaining to the middle
medi/o=middle
-al=pertaining to

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muscular

pertaining to muscles
muscul/o=muscles
-ar=pertaining to

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nephrology

study of the kidney
nephr/o=kidney
-logy=study of

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neurology

study of nerves
neur/o=nerve
-logy=study of

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ophthalmology

study of the eye
ophthalm/o=eye
-logy=study of

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otorhinolaryngology

study of ear, nose, and larynx
ot/o=ear
rhin/o=nose
laryng/o=larynx
-logy=study of

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pelvic

pertaining to the pelvis
pelv/o=pelvis
-ic=pertaining to

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peritoneal

pertaining to the peritoneum
peritone/o=peritoneum
-al=pertaining to

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pleural

pertaining to the pleura
pleur/o=pleura
-al=pertaining to

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posterior

pertaining to the back
poster/o=back
-ior=pertaining to

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proctology

study of the rectum and anus
proct/o=rectum and anus
-logy=study of

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proximal

pertaining to near to
proxim/o=near to
-al=pertaining to

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pubic

pertaining to the genital region
pub/o=genital region
-ic=pertaining to

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pulmonology

study of the lungs
pulmon/o=lung
-logy=study of

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spinal

pertaining to the spine
spin/o=spine
-al=pertaining to

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superior

pertaining to above
super/o=above
-ior=pertaining to

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thoracic

pertaining to the chest
thorac/o=chest
-ic=pertaining to

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urology

study of urine
ur/o=urine
-logy=study of

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ventral

pertaining to the belly (side)
ventr/o=belly
-al=pertaining to

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vertebral

pertaining to the vertebrae
vertebr/o=vertebra
-al=pertaining to

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visceral

pertaining to internal organs
viscer/o=internal organ
-al=pertaining to