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Flashcards in M Deck (58):
1

macro-

large

2

mal-

bad

3

-malacia

softening

4

malleol/o

malleolus

5

mamm/o

breast

6

mandibul/o

mandible (lower jaw bone)

7

-mania

obsessive preoccupation

8

-masesis

mastication, chewing

9

mast/o

breast

10

mastoid/o

mastoid process (behind the ear)

11

maxill/o

maxilla (upper jaw bone)

12

meat/o

meatus (opening)

13

medi/o

middle

14

medic/o

to heal

15

mediastin/o

mediastinum

16

medi/o

middle

17

medull/o

medulla (inner section), middle, soft marrow

18

mega-

large

19

-megaly

enlargment

20

melan/o

black

21

mel/o

limbs

22

men/o

menses, menstruation

23

mening/o

meninges

24

meningi/o

meninges

25

ment/o

mind, chin

26

mer/o

part

27

meso-

middle

28

meta-

change, berond

29

metacarp/o

metacarpals (hand bones)

30

metatars/o

metatarsals (foot bones)

31

-meter

measure

32

method/o

procedure, technique

33

metr/o

uterus (womb) or measure

34

-metry

process of measuring

35

mi/o

smaller, less

36

micro-

small

37

-mimesis

imitation, simulaiton

38

-mimetic

mimic, copy

39

-mission

to send

40

-mnesia

memory

41

mogi-

difficult

42

mon/o

single

43

morph/o

shape, form

44

mort/o

death

45

-mortem

death

46

-motor

movement

47

muc/o

mucus

48

mucos/o

mucous membrane (mucosa)

49

multi-

many

50

muscul/o

muscle

51

myco/o

fungus

52

mydr/o

wide

53

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

54

myocardi/o

myocardium

55

myom/o

muscle tumor

56

myos/o

muscle

57

myring/o

tympanic membrane

58

myx/o

mucus