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aden/o

gland

2

amni/o

amnion

3

angi/o

vessel

4

anteri/o

artery

5

arthr/o

joint

6

arther/o

plaque

7

axill/o

armpit

8

bronch/o
bronchi/o

bronchial tube

9

carcin/o

cancerous

10

cardi/o

heart

11

chem/o

chemical

12

cholecyst/o

gallbladder

13

chron/o

time

14

col/

colon

15

crani/o

skull

16

cry/o

cold

17

cyst/o

bladder

18

electr/o

electricity

19

encephal/o

brain

20

erythr/o

red

21

esophag/o

esophagus

22

hem/o
hemat/o

blood

23

hepat/o

liver

24

hyster/o

uterus

25

inguin/o

groin

26

isch/o

to hold back

27

lapar/o

abdomen (abdominal wall)

28

laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

29

leuk/o

white

30

mamm/o
mast/o

breast

31

men/o

menses (menstruation);

32

mening/o

meninges (membranes around the brain and spinal cord)

33

my/o

muscle

34

myel/o

spinal cord

35

necr/o

death (of cells)

36

nephr/o

kidney

37

neur/o

nerve

38

oophor/o

ovary

39

oste/o

bone

40

ot/o

ear

41

pelv/o

hip

42

peritone/o

peritoneum (membrane surrounding organs in the abdomen)

43

phleb/o

vein

44

pneumon/o
pulmon/o

lung

45

radi/o

x-rays

46

ren/o

kidney

47

rhin/o

nose

48

salping/o

fallopian (uterine) tube

49

sarc/o

flesh

50

septic/o

pertaining to infection

51

thorac/o

chest

52

tonsill/o

tonsil

53

trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

54

ur/o

urine or urea (a waste material); urinary tract

55

vascul/o

blood vessel

56


esthesi/o


sensation

57

gastr/o

stomach

58

ger/o

old age

59

gynec/o

woman/female

60

iatr/o

treatment

61

lymph/o

lymph

62

nos/o

disease

63

obstetr/o

midwife

64

odont/o

tooth

65

onc/o

tumor

66


ophthalm/o, opt/o, optic/o

eye

67

orth/o

straight

68

path/o

disease

69


ped/o

child

70

psych/o

mind

71

rect/o

rectum

72

rheumat/o

flow, fluid

73

angi/o

vessel

74

aort/o

aorta

75

arteri/o

artery

76

arteriol/o

arteriole

77


coron/o

heart

78

an/o

anus

79

append/o, appendic/o

appendix

80

duoden/o

duodenem

81

esophag/o

esophagus

82

gastr/o

stomach

83

ile/o

ileum

84

jejun/o

jejunum

85

or/o

mouth

86

pancreat/o

pancreas

87

pharyng/o

pharynx

88

proct/o

anus and rectum

89

rect/o

rectum

90

sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

91

stomat/o

mouth

92

adrenal/o

adrenal gland

93

hypophys/o

pituitary gland

94

orch/o, orchid/o

testis

95

colp/o

vagina

96

metri/o

uterus

97

salping/o

fallopian tube

98

splen/o

spleen

99

thym/o

thymus gland

100


balan/o

penis

101

prostat/o

prostate

102

scrot/o

scrotum

103

urethr/o

urethra

104

vas/o

vas deferens

105

spondyl/o

verterbra

106

myel/o

bone marrow or spinal cord

107

cerebell/o

cerebellum

108

cerebr/o

cerebrum

109

encephal/o

brain

110

medull/o

medulla oblongata

111

phren/o

diaphragm

112

pyel/o

renal pelvis

113

spin/o

spinal cord

114

myc/o

fungus