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abdomin/o

abdomen

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acr/o

extremities, top, extreme point

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acu/o

sharp, severe, sudden

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aden/o

gland

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adip/o

fat

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amni/o

amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

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angi/o

vessel

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arteri/o

artery

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arthr/o

joint

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axill/o

armpit

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bi/o

life

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blephar/o

eyelid

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bronch/o

bronchial tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)

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carcin/o

cancer

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cardi/o

heart

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chem/o

drug, chemical

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chondr/o

cartilage

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chron/o

time

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col/o

colon (large intestines)

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cyst/o

urinary bladder

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encephal/o

brain

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erythr/o

red

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hem/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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hydr/o

water, fluid

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inguin/o

groin

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isch/o

to hold back

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lapar/o

abdomen, abdominal wall

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laryng/o

larynx

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leuk/o

white

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lymph/o

lymph

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mamm/o

breast

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mast/o

breast

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morph/o

shape, form

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muc/o

mucus

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my/o

muscle

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myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

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necr/o

death (of cells or whole body)

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nephr/o

kidney

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neur/o

nerve

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neutr/o

neutrophil (a while blood cell)

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nucle/o

nucleus

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ophthalm/o

eye

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oste/o

bone

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ot/o

ear

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path/o

disease

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peritone/o

peritoneum

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phag/o

to eat, swallow

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phleb/o

vein

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plas/o

formation, development

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pleur/o

pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)

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pneumon/o

lungs

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pulmon/o

lungs

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radi/o

x-rays

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rect/o

rectum

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ren/o

kidney

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rhin/o

nose

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sarc/o

flesh

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splen/o

spleen

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staphyl/o

clusters

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strept/o

twisted chains

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thorac/o

chest

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thromb/o

clot

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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ven/o

vein

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-algia

pain

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-cele

hernia

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-coccus

berry shaped

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-cocci

bacterium

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-cyte

cell

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-dynia

pain

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-ectomy

excision, removal, resection

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-emia

blood condition

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-genesis

condition of producing, forming

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-gram

record

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

process of recording

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oma

tumour, mass, collection of fluid

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-opsy

to view

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-osis

condition, usually abnormal

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-pathy

disease condition

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-penia

deficiency

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-phobia

fear

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-plasia

development, formation, growth

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-ptosis

drooping, falling, prolapse

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

process of visual examination

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-stasis

controlling, stopping

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-stomy

new opening

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-therapy

treatment

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-tomy

incision, cutting into

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-trophy

development, nourishment

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-er

one who

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-ia

condition

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-ist

specialist

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-ole

little, small

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-ule

little, small

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-um, -ium

structure, tissue

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-us

structure, substance

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-y

condition, process

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-ac, iac

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-ar

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to

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-eal

pertaining to

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-genic

pertaining to producing, produced by or in

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-ic, -ical

pertaining to

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-oid

resembling, derived from

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-ose

pertaining to, full of

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-ous

pertaining to

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-tic

pertaining to

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