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abdomin/o

abdomen

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acetabul/o

acetabulum

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acid/o

sour; bitter

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acous/o

hearing

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acr/o

extremity

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aden/o

gland

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adip/o

pertaining to fat

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adren/o; adrenal/o

adrenal glands

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agglutin/o

to clump

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albin/o

white

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albumin/o

albumin; protein

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alges/o

pain

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alveol/o

alveolus

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ambly/o

dull; dim

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amni/o

amnion

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amyl/o

starch

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an/o

anus

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andr/o

man; male; masculine

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aneurysm/o

aneurysm

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angi/o

vessel

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anis/o

unequal

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ankyl/o

stiff

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anter/o

front

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anthrac/o

coal

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aort/o

front

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append/o; appendic/o

appendix

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aque/o

watery

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arrhythm/o

rhythm

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arter/o; arteri/o

artery

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arteriol/o

arteriole

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arthr/o; articul/o

joint

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astr/o

star-shaped

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ather/o

fatty

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audi/o

hearing

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aur/o; auricul/o

ear

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azot/o

nitrogen

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bacteri/o

bacteria

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balan/o

glans penis; glans clitoridis

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bar/o

pressure

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bas/o

base

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bil/o

bile

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blast/o

embryonic stage of development

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blephar/o

eyelid

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bronch/o

bronchus; airway

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bronchiol/o

bronchus

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bucc/o

check

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burs/o

bursa

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calc/i

calcium

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calcane/o

heel bone

50

cali/o; calic/o

calyx; calyces

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capit/o

head

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carcin/o

cancer

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card/o; cardi/o

heart

54

carp/o

wrist

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caud/o

tail

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caus/o

burn

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caut/o

burn

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cec/o

cecum

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celi/o

pertaining to the abdomen

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cephal/o

head

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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cerebr/o

brain; cerebrum

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cervic/o

cervix

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cervic/o

cervix

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cheil/o

lips

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chem/o

chemical

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chlor/o

green

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chol/e

bile

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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chord/o

string; cord

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chromat/o

color

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chrondr/i

cartilage

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cirrh/o

yellow; tawny

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clavicul/o

collarbone

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caugul/o

clotting

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coccyg/o

coccyx

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col/o

colon

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colp/o (kolp/o)

vagina

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conjunctiv/o

conjunctiva

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cor/o

pupil

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come/o

cornea

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coron/o

heart

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corpor/o

body

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cortic/o

cortex

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cost/o

ribs

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crani/o

skull; cranium

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crin/o

secrete

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crur/o

leg; thigh

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cry/o

cold

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crypt/o

hidden

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culd/o

cul-de-sac

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cutaneo/o

skin

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cyan/o

blue

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cycl/o

circular; ciliary body

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cyst/o

bladder; sac; cyst

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cyt/o

cell

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dacry/o

tears

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dacryocyst/o

tear sac

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dent/o

tooth

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derm/o

skin

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dermat/o

skin

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dipl/o

double

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dips/o

thirst

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dist/o

away from

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dors/i

back

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dors/o

back

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drom/o

running

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duoden/o

duodenum

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dur/o

dura mater

110

ect/o

out of place

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electr/o

electrical; electricity

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embol/i

to throw

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encephal/o

brain

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enter/o

intestine

115

eosin/o

red; rosy

116

epididym/o

epididymis

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epiglott/o

epiglottis

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episi/o

vulva

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erythr/o

red

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es/o

within

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esophag/o

esophagus

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esthesi/o

feeling; sensation

123

ex/o

within

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fasci/o

band of fibrous tissue

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femor/o

femur

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fet/o

fetus

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fibr/o

fiber

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fibul/o

fibula

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fluor/o

luminous

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fung/o

fungus

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ganglion/o

ganglion

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gastr/o

stomach

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gen/o

to produce

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gingiv/o

gums

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glauc/o

gray; silver

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gli/p

neuroglia; gluey substance

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glomerul/o

glomerulus

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gloss/o

tongue

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gluc/o

sugar; sweet

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glyc/o

sugar; sweet

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gnos/o

to know

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gonad/o

sex glands

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granul/o

granules

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graph/o

record

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gravida/o

pregnancy

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gynec/o

woman

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hem/o

blood

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hemat/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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hidr/o

sweat

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hist/o

tissue

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humer/o

humerus

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hydr/o

water

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hyster/o

uterus

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iatr/o

pertaining to a physician or treatment

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ichthyl/o

fish-like; scaly

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ile/o

ileum

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ili/o

ilium

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immun/o

immune; protection

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inguin/o

groin

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ir/o

iris

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irid/o

iris

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is/o

equal

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ischi/o

ischium

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jejun/o

jejunum

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kal/i

potassium

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kary/o

nucleus

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kel/o

fibrous growth

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kerat/o

cornea of the eye, hard horny

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ket/o

ketone bodies

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kinesi/o

movement

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kyph/o

humpback; pertaining to a hump

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labyrinth/o

inner ear

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lacrim/o

tears

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lact/o

milk

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lamin/o

lamina

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lapar/o

abdominal wall

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laryng/o

larynx

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later/o

side

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lei/o

smooth

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leiomy/o

smooth muscle

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leuk/o

white

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ligament/o

ligament

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lingu/o

tongue

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lip/o

fat

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lith/o

stone; calculus

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lord/o

swayback

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lumb/o

loins; lower back

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lymph/o

lymph

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lymphaden/o

lymph gland

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lys/o

breakdown

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macr/o

large

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malac/o

softening

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mamm/o

breast

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mandibul/o

mandible (jaw bone)

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mast/o

breast

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mastoid/o

mastoid process

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maxill/o

upper jaw

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meat/o

meatus

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medi/o

middle

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megal/o

enlarged

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melan/o

black

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men/o

menstruation

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mening/o

meninges

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ment/o

mind

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metacarp/o

hand bones

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metatars/o

foot bones

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metr/o

measure

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metr/o

uterus

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mi/o (mei/o)

smaller

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micr/o

small

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mon/o

one; single

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morphia

form; shape

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muc/o

mucus

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muscul/o

muscle

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my/o

muscle

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myc/o

fungus

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mydr/o

widen

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myel/o

spinal cord; bone marrow

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myring/o

eardrum

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myx/o

relating to mucus

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narc/o

sleep

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nas/o

nose

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nat/i

pertaining to birth

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nat/o

birth

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natr/o; natr/i

sodium

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ne/o

new; recent

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nephr/o

kidney

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neur/o

nerve

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noct/i; noct/o

night

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nom/o

of or relating to usage

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nucle/o

nucleus

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nyct/o

night; darkness

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o/o

egg; ovum

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obstetr/o

midwife

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ocul/o

eye

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odont/o

teeth

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olecran/o

elbow

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olig/o

few; little; scanty

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omphal/o

navel

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onc/o

swelling; mass; tumor

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onych/o

nail (finger or toe)

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oophor/o

ovary

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ophthalm/o

eye

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opt/o; optic/o

eye; vision

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or/o

mouth

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orch/o; orchi/o; orchid/o

testicle

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orth/o

straight; correct; normal

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oste/o

bones

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ot/o

ear

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ov/o

ovum, egg

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ovari/o

ovary

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ox/o

oxygen

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palpebr/o

eyelid

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pancreat/o

pancreas