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Flashcards in L Deck (54):
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-labile

unstable, perishable

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labi/o

lip

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lacrim/o

tear, tear duct, lacrimal duct

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lact/o

milk

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lal/o

speech, babble

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-lalia

speech, babble

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lamin/o

lamina

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lampr/o

clear

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lapar/o

abdominal wall, abdomen

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-lapse

to slide, fall, sag

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laryng/o

larynx

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later/o

side

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lecith/o

yolk. ovum

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lei/o

smooth

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leiomy/o

smooth (visceral) muscle

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-lemma

sheath, covering

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lepid/o

plakes, scales

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lepr/o

leprosy

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-lepsy

seizure

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lept/o

thin, slender

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-leptic

to seize, take hold of

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leth/o

death

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leuk/o

white

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levo-

left

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lex/o

word, phrase

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lien/o

spleen

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ligament/o

ligament

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ligat/o

binding tying

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lim/o

hunger

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lingu/o

tongue

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lip/o

fat, lipid

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-lipsis

omit, fail

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-listhesis

condition of stones

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lith/o

stone, calculus

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-lithotomy

incision (for removal) of a stone

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lob/o

lobe

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logad/o

whites of eyes

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-logist

specialist

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log/o

study

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-logy

study (process of)

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loph/o

ridge

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lord/o

curve, swayback

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lox/o

oblique, slanting

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-lucent

to shine

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lumb/o

lower back, loin

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lumin/o

light

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lute/o

yellow

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lux/o

to slide

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lymph/o

lymph

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ly/o

to dissolve, loosen

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lymphaden/o

lymph gland (node)

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lymphangi/o

lymph vessel

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-lysis

breakdown, separation, destruction, loosening

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-lytic

to reduce, destroy, separate, breakdown