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Acr/o

Extremities, top, extreme point

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Acu/o

Sharp, severe, sudden

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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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Axill/o

Armpit

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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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Chem/o

Drug, chemical

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Chron/o

Time

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Col/o

Colon (large intestine)

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Hydr/o

Water, fluid

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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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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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Neutr/o

Neutrophil (a white blood cell)

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Nucle/o

Nucleus

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Ot/o

Ear

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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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Rect/o

Rectum

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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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Tonsill/o

Tonsils

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Ven/o

Vein