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ABDOMIN/O

Abdomen

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ACR/O

Extremities, top extreme point

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ACU/O

Sharp, severe, sudden

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ADEN/O

GLAND

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ADIP/O

Fat

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AMNI/O

Amnion ( sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

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ANGI/O

Vessel

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ARTERI/O

Artery

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ARTHR/O

Joint

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AXILL/O

Armpit

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BI/O

Life

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BLEPHAR/O

Eyelid

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BRONCH/O

Bronchial tubes( two tubes one right and one left that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs

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CARCIN/O

Cancer

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CARDI/O

Heart

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CHEM/O

Drug, chemical

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CHONDR/O

Cartilage

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CHRON/O

Time

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COL/O

Colon( large intestine)

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CYST/O

Urinary bladder

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ENCEPHAL/O

Brain

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ERYTHR/O

Red

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HEM/O

Blood

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HEPAT/O

Liver

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HYDR/O

Water, fluid

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INGUIN/O

Groin

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ISCH/O

To hold back

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LAPAR/O

Abdomen, abdominal wall

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LARYNG/O

Larynx voice box

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LEUK/O

White

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LYMPH/O

Lymph, lymph a clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces is contained in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body

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MAMM/O

Breast

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MAST/O

Breast

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MORPH/O

shape, form

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Muc/o

Mucus

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My/o

Muscle

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Myel/o

Spinal cord,bone marrow

( context of use age indicates the meaning intended)0

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Necr/o

Death ( of cells or whole body)

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Nephr/o

Kidney

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Neutr/o

Neutrophil a white blood cell

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Nucle/o

Nucleus

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Ophthalm/o

Eye

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Oste/o

Bone

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Ot/o

Ear

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Path/o

Disease

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Peritone/o

Peritoneum

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Phag/o

To eat, swallow

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Phleb/o

Vein

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Plas/o

Formation, development

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Pleur/o

Pleura - membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall

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Pneumon/o

Lungs

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Pulmon/o

Lungs

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Radi/o

X rays

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Rect/o

Rectum

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Rhin/o

Nose

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Sarc/o

Flesh

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Splen/o

Spleen

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Staphyl/o

Clusters

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Strept/o

Twisted chain

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Thorac/o

Chest

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Thromb/o

Clot

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Tonsill/o

Tonsils

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Trache/o

Trachea (windpipe) p

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Ven/o

Vein