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1

carcino- cancer

Example : carcinoid

2

cardio- heart

Example : cardiology

3

cephalo- head

Examples : Cephalocele, Cephalogram, Cephalohematoma

4

cerebello- cerebellum

Example : cerebellospinal

5

chole- bile

Examples : cholemia, cholecystitis

6

cholangio- bile vessel

Example : cholangiopancreatography

7

cholecysto- gallbladder

Example : cholecystopexy

8

cide- causing death

Examples : pesticide, homicide

9

circum- around

Example : circumcision

10

cranio- skull, cranium

Example : craniology

11

de- from, down, not

Example : dehydrate

12

deci-, one-tenth

Example : deciliter

13

demi- half

Example : demisemiquaver

14

derm-, dermo- skin

Examples : dermatology,

15

dextro- right

Example : dextrorotation

16

di-, diplo- double, twice

Example : dextrocardia

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dis- negative, absence of

Example : dissection

18

dorsi-, dorso- back

Example : dorsocephalad

19

dys- difficult, bad, painful

Examples : dysentery, dysphagia, dysphasia

20

#NAME?

Example : mastectomy

21

ex-, exo- out

Examples : excision, exophthalmos, exoskeleton

22

embo-, embolo- clot

Example : embolism

23

#NAME?

Example : Anemia

24

en-, endo- within

Examples : endocrinology, endospore

25

enter-, entero- intestine

Example : gastroenterology

26

erythro- red

Example : erythrocyte

27

esopha-, esopho- esophagus

Example : esophagus

28

#NAME?

Example : Paresthesia

29

etio- causation

Example : etiology

30

eu-, well, good healthy

Example : Eubacteria