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cyan/o

blue

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erythr/o

red

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leuk/o

white

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melan/o

black

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aer/o

air, gas

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hem/o, hemat/o

blood

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hydro/o

water

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lip/o

fat

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py/o

pus

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ur/o, urin/o

urine

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abdomin/o, lapar/o

abdomen

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acr/o

extremity or topmost

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aden/o

gland

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angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o

vessel

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arthr/o

joint

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cardi/o

heart

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cephal/o

head

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col/o, colon/o

colon

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cyt/o

cell

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derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o

skin

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enter/o

small intestine

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esophag/o

esophagous

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gastr/o

stomach

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hepat/o

liver

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hist/o

tissue

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my/o, muscul/o

muscle

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nas/o, rhin/o

nose

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nephr/o, ren/o

kidney

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neur/o

nerve

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or/o

mouth

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oste/o

bone

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pneum/o, pneumon/o

air or lung

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carcin/o

cancer

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crin/o

to secrete

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esthesi/o

sensation

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fibr/o

fiber

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gen/o

origin or production

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gynec/o

woman

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lith/o

stone

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morpho/o

form

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necr/o

death

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onc/o

tumor or mass

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orth/o

straight, normal, or correct

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path/o

disease

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ped/o

child or foot

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phag/o

eat or swallow

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phas/o

speech

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phob/o

exaggerated fear or sensitivity

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plas/o

formation

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psych/o

mind

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scler/o

hard

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son/o

sound

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sten/o

narrow

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therm/o

heat

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tox/o, toxic/o

poison

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troph/o

nourishment or development

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nephrology

study of the kidney

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nephrolithiasis

the formation of kidney stones

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laparoscope

instrument used to examine the abdomen

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hydrocephaly

a condition of water (fluid) in the head

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acromegaly

enlarged extremity

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acrophobia

fear of high places

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carcinogenic

pertains to the origin or production of cancer

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melanoma

black tumor (common skin cancer)

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leukocyte

white cell

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erythroderma

red skin

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cyanosis

when the skin turns blue from lack of oxygen