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Acu/o

Sharp, severe, sudden

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Aliment/o

To nourish

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Arteri/o

Artery

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Axill/o

Armpit

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Cardi/o

Heart

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Chem/o

Chemical, drug

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Chron/o

Time

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Col/o, colon/o

Large intestine (colon)

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Costal/o, cost/o

Rib

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Crin/o

Secrete

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Cutane/o

Skin

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Cyan/o

Blue

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Cyst/o

Urinary bladder, cyst

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Duct/o

To lead or carry

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Electr/o

Electricity

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Enter/o

Small intestine

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Gastr/o

Stomach

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Glyc/o

Sugar

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Hem/o

Blood

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Hepat/o

Liver

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Hyster/o , uter/o

Uterus (womb)

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Iatr/o

Treatment; physician

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Ili/o

Ilium

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Lapar/o

Abdomen

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Laryng/o

Larynx (voice box)

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Leuk/o

White blood cell

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Lingu/o

Tongue

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Lumb/o

Lower back

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Mast/o, mamm/o

Mammary glands

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Muc/o

Mucus

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Muscular/o, my/o

Muscle

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Myel/o

Spinal cord, bone marrow

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Nephr/o

Kidney

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Oste/o

Bone

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Ovari/o

Ovary

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Phag/o

Eat, swallow

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Rhin/o

Nose

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Scapul/o

Scapula

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Sect/o

To cut

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Thyr/o

Thyroid, shield

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Ur/o, urin/o

Urine, urinary tract

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