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a-, an-

without, not

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adip/o

fat

3

-algia

pain

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-angi/o

vessel (usually blood or lymph)

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anter/o

front, anterior

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ante-

before

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anti-

against

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arteri/o

artery

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arthro/o

joint

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blephar/o

eyelid

11

brady-

slow

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bronch/o; bronchi/o

bronchus (plural=bronchi)

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carcin/o

cancer

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cardi/o

heart

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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cephal/o

head

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cerebr/o

cerebrum (brain)

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cervic/o

neck, cervix uteri (neck of uterus)

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chlor-

green

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chol/e

bile/gall

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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chondr/o

cartilage

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-cide

kill, destroy

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col/o, colon/o

colon (large intestine)

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cost/o

ribs

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crani/o

cranium (skull)

27

cutane/o

skin

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cyan/o

blue

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cyst/o

bladder

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-cyte, cyt/o

cell

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dent/o

teeth

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-derma, derm/o, dermat/o

skin

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dipl/o

double

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-dipsia

thirst

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-dynia

pain

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dys-

bad, painful, difficult

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-edema

swelling

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electr/o

electric

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

blood

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encephal/o

brain

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enter/o

intestine (usually small)

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epi-

above, upon

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erythr/o

red

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esophag/o

esophagus

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eu-

good, normal

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gastr/o

stomach

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-gen, -genesis

producing, forming

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gero-

aged

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gingiv/o

gum

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glauc-

gray

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-gloss

tongue

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gluc/o, glyc/o

sugar, glucose

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-gram

record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-gravida

pregnant woman

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gynec/o

woman, female

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hemangi/o

blood vessel

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hemat/o

blood

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hemi-

half, partly

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hem/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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hydr/o

water

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hyper-

excessive

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hypo-

under, below

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hyster/o

uterus

69

-ia

condition

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-iasis

abnormal condition

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-ic

pertaining to

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in-

not

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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-ism

condition

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iso-

equal

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-itis

inflammation

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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leuk/o

white

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lip/o

fat

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lith/o

stone, calculus

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-logist

specialist in the study of

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-logy

the study of

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lumb/o

lower back, loin

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lymph/o

lymph

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-lysis

separation, destruction, loosening

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lyso-

dissolving

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mast/o

breast

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macro-

large

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mamm/o, mast/o

breast

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maxilla/o

jaw

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megal/o

enlargement

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melano/o

black

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meningi/o; mening/o

meninges

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men/o

menses, menstruation

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-meter

measure, instrument for measuring

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metr/o

uterus

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micro-

small

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muc/o

mucus

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myc/o

fungus

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myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

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my/o

muscle

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nas/o

nose

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necr/o

death

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neo-

new

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nephr/o

kidney

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neur/o

nerve

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noct/o

night

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odont/o

teeth

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-ole

small

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-oma

tumor

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onych/o

nail

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oophor/o

ovary

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ophthalm/o

eye

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-opia

vision

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orchid/o

testis

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or/o

mouth

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-osis

abnormal condition

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oste/o

bone

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ot/o

ear

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-ous

pertaining to

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para-

near, beside, around

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patell/o

knee cap

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-pathy

disease

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-pedia

child

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ped/o

foot

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pelv/o

pelvis

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-penia

decreased

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-pepsia

digestion

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-peri

around

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-phagia

swallow, eat

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phalang/o

phalanges (finger, toe)

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pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

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-phasia

speech

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phleb/o

vein

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-phobia

fear

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-plasia, -plasm

growth, formation

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plasty

surgical repair

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-plegia

paralysis

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pleur/o

pleura

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-pnea

breathing

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pneum/o; pneumon/o

lung, air

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poly-

many, much

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post-

after, behind

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poster/o

back (of body), behind, posterior

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pre-

before

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proct/o

anus, rectum

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-ptosis

prolapse, falling, dropping

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purpur-

purple

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pyel/o

renal, pelvis

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py/o

pus

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quadri-

four

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radi/o

x-rays, radiation

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rect/o

rectum

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ren/o

kidney

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retin/o

retina

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rhin/o

nose

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-rrhage

bursting forth (of)

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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sacro/o

sacrum

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sclera/o

hardening, sclera (white of the eye)

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-scopy

visual examination

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-spasm

involuntary contraction, twitching

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spermat/o

sperm

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spin/o

spine

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spondyl/o

vertebra (backbone)

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-stasis

at a standstill

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-stenosis

stricture, narrowing

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stomat/o

mouth

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-stomy

forming a new opening or mouth

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sub-

under, below

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supra-

above

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tachy-

rapid

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-therapy

treatment

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therm/o

heat

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thorac/o

chest

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thromb/o

blood clot

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thyr/o

thyroid gland

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tomy

incision, cut into

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tox/o

poison

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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tri-

three

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trich/o

hair

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-tripsy

crushing

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tympan/o

tympanic membrane (eardrum)

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-ule

small

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-uria, ur/o

urine, urination

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ureter/o

ureter

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uter/o

uterus

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vagin/o

vagina

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vascul/o

blood vessel

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ven/o

vein

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ventricul/o

ventricle (of brain or heart)

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vesic/o

bladder

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vertebr/o

vertebra (backbone)

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vulvo

vulva

198

xanth/o

yellow

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xer/o

dry