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Ab

Away from

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Ad

Toward
Near

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Ambi

Both

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An

No
Lack of

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Ana

Up

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Ante

Before

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Anti

Against

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Auto

Self

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Bi

Double

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Brachy

Short

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Cac

Bad

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Circum

Around

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Contra

Together

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Di (a)

Through
Between

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Di

Two

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Dys

Bad painful

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Ecto

Outside
outer

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Endo

Within

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Epi

Upon
Above

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Ex

Out
Away from

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Extra

Outside

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Hemi

Half

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Homo

Same

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Hydro

Water

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Hypo

Below

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Hyper

Above

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Infra

Below

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Intra

Within

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Inter

Between

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Macro

Large

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Mal

Bad

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Meso

Middle

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Meta

Beyond
Over

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Neo

New

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Oligo

Little
Scanty

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Pan

All

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Par

Around

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Para

Beside
Alongside
Abnormal

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Peri

Around

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Post

After

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Pseudo

False

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Retro

Backward

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Tachy

Fast

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Trans

Across

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ultra

Beyond

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Acro

Extremity
Point

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Aden

Gland

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Adip

Fat

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Albin

White

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Anastom

Opening

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Angi

Vessel

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Arthr

Joint

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Chloe

Green

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Chym

Juice

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Cirrh

Yellow

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Coag

To clot

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Crani

Skull

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Cryo

Cold

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Cyst

Bladder

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Cyt

Cell

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Derm

Skin

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Hem

Blood

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Hyster

Womb uterus

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ili

Ilium

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Jaund

Yellow

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Leuk

White

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Lip

Fat

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Lith

Stone

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Myo

Muscle

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Necr

Death

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Ocul

Eye

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Oste

Bone

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Ped

Foot

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Phleb

Vein

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Pollex

Thumb

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Posteri

Back

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Pulmo

Lung

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Py

Pus

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Pyret

Fever

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Reno

Kidney

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Stom

Mouth

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Tendo

Tendon

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Thorac

Chest

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Thromb

Clot

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-able

Capable

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-ac

Pertaining to

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-algesia

Pain

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-blast

Immature cell

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-centesis

Surgical puncture

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-cide

Kill

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-Clysis

Injection

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-cyst

Bladder

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-derma

Skin

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-ectomy

Surgical excision

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-emia

Blood condition

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-graphy

Recording

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-iasis

Condition

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-ist

One who specializes

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-itis

Inflammation

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-logy

Study of

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-lysis

Destruction

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-Oma

Tumor

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-opsy

To view

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-osis

Condition

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-penia

Lack of

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-phagia

To eat

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-phasia

To speak

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-rrhage

To bust forth

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-rehea

Flow
Discharge

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-scope

Instrument

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-scopy

To view

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-sepsis

Decay

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-stomy

New opening

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-systole

Contraction

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-tomy

Incision

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-trophy

Nourishment

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-Uria

Urine

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Viscosity

Thick

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Vasoconstriction

Narrowing of vessels

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Febrile

Pt with fever

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Afebrile

Without fever

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Hypothermia

Below normal temperature

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Hypovelima

Loss of blood volume

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Apnea

Absence of breathing

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Dyspnea

Difficulty breathing

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-meter

Measuring device

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-oxia

Oxygen

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-globulin

Protein

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-emia

Blood

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Patho

Disease

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Melan

Black
Dark

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Scler

Hardening

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Xanth

Yello

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Eosin

Red

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Therm

Heat

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Glyc

Sugars

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Bacilli

Bacteria

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Onch

Tumor

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Dorso

Back

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Hypno

Sleep

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Echo

Reflecting exam

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Poly

Multiple

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Iso

Equal

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Abduct

Moving away from the body

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Adduct

Moving towards the body

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Inhale

Breathing in

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Exhale

Breathing out

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Pre

Before

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Unconscious

Not conscious

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Dermititis

Inflammation of the skin

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Hepatomegaly

Enlarged liver

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Gastralgia

Stomach ache

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Gastro

Stomach

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-phobia

Fear

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-phoria

Feeling

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-cele

Hernia

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-cytosis

Condition of cell

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-ectasia

Dilation

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-crine

Secreting

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-Pnea

Breathing

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Hemorrhage

Bleeding profusely

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Eu-

Normal

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Hemoglobin

Protein of red blood cells

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Anoxia

Lack of oxygen

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Colostomy

Surgical opening in the colon

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Hemostatic

Stopping blood flow

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Thrombolytic

Breaking down a thrombus (blood clot)

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-crit

Separate

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-pheresis

Removal

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Biopsy

Removal of living tissue to view

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Cutane-

Skin

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Hemoptysis

Coughing up blood

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Colitis

Inflammation of Colin

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Fistula

Small opening

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Lithotripsy

Breaking up stones

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-tripsy

Breaking up
Crushing

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-plasty

Repair

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Urethroplasty

Repair of urethra

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Hematoturia

Blood in urine

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Oo

Egg

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Mastectomy

Removal of breast

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A

No
Not
Without