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Acous

Hearing, sound

1

Arc/o

Extremity, highest part

2

Aden/o

Gland

3

Adip/o

Fat

4

Albin/o

White

5

Alg/o

Pain

6

All/o

Other, strange

7

Andr/o

Male

8

Angi/o

Blood vessel

9

Aort/o

Aorta

10

Arter/o

Artery

11

Arthr/o

Joint

12

Audi/o

Hearing

13

Aur/i

Ear

14

Auscult/o

Listen

15

Bi/o

Life

16

Brachi/o

Arm

17

Burs/o

Pouch or sac, bursa

18

Carp/o

Wrist

19

Cardi/o

Heart

20

Caus/o

Burn

21

Cephal/o

Head

22

Cervical/o

Neck, cervix

23

Chol/e

Bile

24

Chondr/o

Cartilage

25

Chrom/o

Color

26

Cili/o

Hairlike structure

27

Cis/o

Out

28

Cost/o

Rib

29

Cry/o

Cold

30

Edem/o

Swelling

31

Digit/o

Finger, toe

32

Edem/o

Swelling

33

Enter/o

Intestines

34

Erythr/o

Red

35

Esthes/o

Sensation

36

Eti/o

Cause

37

Febr/o

Fever

38

Fibr/o

Fiber

39

Flex/o

Bend

40

Fract/o

Break up

41

Gastr/o

Stomach

42

Gnos/o

Knowledge

43

Gynec/o

Female

44

Hem/o

Blood

45

Hepat/o

Liver

46

Heter/o

Other, different

47

Home/o

Same

48

Humer/o

Upper arm

49

Hydr/o

Water

50

Hyster/o

Womb, uterus

51

Ini/o

Unknown, individual

52

Inguin/o

Groin

53

Lact/i

Milk

54

Later/o

Side

55

Leuk/o

White

56

Ligat/o

Tie, bind

57

Lith/o

Stone

58

Medi/o

Middle

59

Meg/a

Large

60

Melen/o

Black

61

Men/o

Monthly

62

Morb/o

Disease

63

Mort/o

Death

64

Myel/o

Bone marrow, spinal cord

65

My/o

Muscle

66

Nephr/o

Kidney

67

Neur/o

Nerve

68

Noct/o

Night

69

Ocul/o

Eye

70

Odont/o

Tooth

71

O/o, ov/I

Egg

72

Ophthalmo/o

Eye

73

Orch/o

Testis

74

Osse/o- oste/o

Bone

75

Ot/o

Ear

76

Palpat/o

Touch, feel

77

Par/o

Birth

78

Pariet/o

Wall of cavity

79

Path/o

Disease

80

Ped/o

Child

81

Percuss/o

Strike, tap

82

Phag/o

Eat, swallow

83

Phot/o

Light

84

Pleur/o

Pleura - lung membrane

85

Pne/o

Breathe

86

Pneum/o

Lung, air

87

Pod/o

Foot

88

Psycho/o

Mind

89

Pyel/o

Pelvis

90

Pyret/o

Fever

91

Ren/o

Kidney

92

Reticul/o

Network

93

Retin/o

Retina of the eye

94

Rhin/o

Nose

95

Rub/o

Red

96

Salping/o

Fallopian tube

97

Sphincter/o

Sphincter muscle

98

Seb/o

Sebum / oil

99

Sect/o

Cut

100

Sept/o

Wall

101

Ser/o

Serum

102

Sinus/o

Cavity or hollow / sinus

103

Somat/o

Body

104

Spir/o

Coil, breath

105

Stern/o

Sternum

106

Steth/o

Chest

107

Sthen/o

Strength

108

Stom/o

Opening, mouth

109

Tact/o

Touch

110

Tars/o

Ankle

111

Tele/o

Distance

112

Tempor/o

Time, temple of the head

113

Tetr/a

Four

114

Tom/o

Cut

115

Toxic/o

Poison

116

Trich/o

Hair

117

Viscer/o

Viscera - internal organs

118

Vol/o

Volume

119

Viscos/o

Thick

120

Xen/o

Foreign

121

Xer/o

Dry

122

a-, an-

Without, lack of

123

Ab-

Away from

124

Acr-

Pertaining to extremity

125

Ad-

To toward

126

Ante-

Before, forward

127

Anti-

Against, opposed to

128

Auto-

Self

129

Bi-

Two

130

Brady-

Slow

131

Circum-

Around, about

132

Contra-

Against, opposite

133

Di-

Twice, double

134

Dia-

Through, completely

135

Dys,

With pain, difficulty

136

e-, ex-

From, out of

137

ecto-

Out from

138

em-

In

139

Endo-

Within

140

Epi-

Upon, on

141

Eu-

Normal, good

142

Exo-

Outside

143

Extra-

Outside, in addition

144

Hemi-

Half

145

Hyper-

Excessive, above normal

146

Hypo-

Deficient, below normal

147

In-

Not

148

Infra-

Below

149

Inter-

Between

150

Iso-

Equal

151

Para,

By the side of

152

Per-

Through

153

Peri,

Around

154

Poly,

Many

155

Post-

After, behind

156

Pro-

Before

157

Quadri-

Four

158

Retro-

Backward

159

Semi-

Half

160

Sub-

Below, less than

161

Supra-

Above

162

Sym-

With, together

163

Tachy-

Fast

164

Trans-

Across

165

Tri-

Three

166

Uni-

One

167

-a

Condition of

168

-ac

Pertaining to

169

-al

Pertaining to

170

-algia

Pertaining to pain

171

-ary

Pertaining to

172

-blast

Germ of immature cell

173

-cele

Tumor, hernia

174

-centesis

Puncturing

175

-cyte

Cell

176

-eal

Pertaining to

177

-ectomy

A cutting out

178

-emia

Condition of the blood

179

-emic

Pertaining to the blood

180

-gram

Record or picture

181

-ic

Pertaining to

182

-itis

Inflammation

183

-logy

Study of

184

-lysis

Destruction or loosening

185

-meter

Measuring instrument

186

-oma

Tumor, swelling

187

-osis

Condition of

188

-ostomy

Creation of an opening

189

-ous

Pertaining to

190

-pathy

Disease

191

-plasty

Surgical repair of, tying of

192

-ptosis

Falling, drooping

193

-rrhagia

Excessive flow, bursting forth

194

-rrhea

Flowing or discharge

195

-scope

Instrument for examination

196

-scopy

Examination with an instrument

197

-stasis

Standing still

198

-taxia

Order, coordination

199

Cleid/o

Collarbone

200

Cochle/o

Cochlea of the inner ear

201

Coron/o

Encircling structure

202

Corpor/o

Body

203

Cyan/o

Blue

204

Derm/a

Skin

205

Embryon/o

Fetus

206

Abdomin/o

Abdomen

207

Articul/o

Joint

208

Belphar/o

Eyelid

209

Bronch/o

Bronchus

210

Bucc/o

Cheek

211

Calcane/o

Heel

212

Carcin/o

Cancer

213

Cor/o

Pupil

214

Cubit/o

Elbow

215

Cyst/o

Bladder / cyst

216

Placent/o

Placenta

217

Purul/o , pyl/o

Pus

218

Sang/o

Blood

219

Scler/o

Hard