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kary/o (cellular structure)

nucleus

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nucle/o (cellular structure)

nucleus

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anter/o (position and direction)

anetrior, front

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caud/o (position and direction)

tail

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cephal/o (position and direction)

head

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disto/ (position and direction)

far, farthest

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dors/o (position and direction)

back (of body)

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infer/o (position and direction)

lower, below

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later/o (position and direction)

side, to one side

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media/o (position and direction)

middle

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poster/o (position and direction)

back (of body), behind posterior

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proxim/o (position and direction)

near, nearest

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ventr/o (position and direction)

belly, belly side

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abdomin/o (regions of the body)

abdomen

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cervic/o (regions of the body)

neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)

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crani/o (regions of the body)

cranium (skull)

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illi/o (regions of the body)

illium (lateral, flaring position of hip bone)

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inguin/o (regions of the body)

groin

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lumb/o (regions of the body)

loins (lowe back)

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thorac/o (regions of the body)

chest

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umbillic/o (regions of the body)

umbilicus, navel

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albin/o (color)

white

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leuk/o (color)

white

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chlo/p (color)

green

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chrom/o (color)

green

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cirrh/o (color)

yellow

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jaundi/o (color)

yellow

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xanth/o (color)

yellow

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cyan/o (color)

blue

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erythr/o (color)

red