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centesis

puncture

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clasia

break apart

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desis

surgical fixation

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gram

recording, picture

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logist

one who studies

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onych/o

nail

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scopy

process of vewing

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otomy

cutting into

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ectomy

surgical excision (removal)

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plegia

paralysis

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quadri

four

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oid

resembling to

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poly

many

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oma

abnormal swelling (tumor)

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itits

inflammation

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burs

purse, sac

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cost/o

rib

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abdomin/o

abdomen

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brachi/o

arm

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cardi/o, card/o

heart

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cephal/o

brain

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cervic/o

neck

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chondr/o, chondri/o

cartilage

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cran/o, crani/o

skull

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dors/o

back

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gast/o

stomach

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inguin/o

groin

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later/o

side

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inferi/o,

below, under

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medi/o

middle

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path/o

disease

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superi/o

above

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proxim/o

next

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thorac/o

chest

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cyt/o

cell

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hepat/o

liver

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melan/o

b lack

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oste/o

bone

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sarc/o

flesh, meat

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neur/o

nerve

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my/o

muscle

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enter/o

small intestine

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col/o

large intestine

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hist/o

tissue

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chrom/o

color

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carcin/o

cancer

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aden/o

gland

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dermat/o

skin

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-plasty

surgical repair

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lip/o

fat

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erhthr/o

red

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cyan/o

blue

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leuk/o

white

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cutane/o

skin

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onc/o

tumor

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radi/o

light, energy

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chem/o

chemical, drug

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necr/o

death

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electr/o

electricity

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ped

child

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pan

entire

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para

near

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pre

before

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sub

below

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a, an

without

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de

not

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dys

bad, difficult

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hemi

half

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hydro

water

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hyper

excessive

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mono

one

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tetra

four

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graph

instrument to record (take a picture)

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psych/o

mind

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somat/o

body

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thromb/o

clot

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malacia

softening

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calci

calcium

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gluc/o, glyc/o

glucose, sugar

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kal

potassium

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natr/o

sodium

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dips/o

thirst

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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thyr

thyroid gland

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hemat/o

blood

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phleb

vein

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arthr/o

joint, articulation

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dactyl

finger, toe

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fiber

connective tissue

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pod

foot

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sacr

sacrum

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spondyl

vertebra

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ten, tendin

tendon

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vertebr

vertebra

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appendic

appendix

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bil, chol

bile, gall

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dent

teeth

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gingiv

gums

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gloss

tongue

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incter

jaundice

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lapar

abdominal wall

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peps

digestion

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phag

eating, swallowing

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proct

rectum

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splen

spleen

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stomat

mouth