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pachy-

thick

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-pagus

conjoined twins

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palat/o

palate

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pale/o

old

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palin-, pali-

recurrence, repetition

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palliat/o

soothe, relieve

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palp/o, palpat/o

to touch gently

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palpebr/o

eyelid

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palpit/o, palpitat/o

flutter, throbbing

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pan-

all

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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pant/o

all, whole

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papill/o

nipple-like, papilla

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papul/o

papule, pimple

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para-

alongside, near, beyond, abnormal

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-papa, parous

to bear, bring forth

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parasit/o

parasite

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid

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-paresis

partial paralysis

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-partum

childbirth, labor

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patell/o

patella

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path/o

disease

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-pause

cessation

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pector/o

chest

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ped/o

foot, child

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pedicul/o

louse

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pel/o

mud

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pelv/i

pelvis

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-penia

deficiency

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pent-, penta-

five

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-pepsia

digestion

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per-

through, throughout

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percuss/o

to tap

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peri-

around, surrounding

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perine/o

perineum

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peritone/o

peritoneum

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per/o

deformed, maimed

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perone/o

fibula

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perspir/o

breathe through

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pest/i

plague, pests

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peta-

quadrillion (10__)

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-petal

moving toward, seeking

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petr/o

stone, petrous region of temporal bone

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-pexy

fixation

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phac/o

lens

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phag/o, -phagia

eating, ingestion

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phak/o

lens

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phalang/o

phalanges

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phall/o

penis

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phaner/o

visible, apparent

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pharmac/o

drugs

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phas/o, -phasia

speech

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phe/o

dusky

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phen/o

appearance

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-pheresis

removal

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-phil, -philia

affinity for, tendency towards

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phim/o

muzzle

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phleb/o

vein

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-phob/o

fear, aversion

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phon/o, -phonia

voice, sound

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-phore, phor/o

bearer, processor

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-phoresis

bearing, transmission

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phosphat/o

phosphate

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phot/o

light

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phren/o

mind, diaphragm

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phyc/o

seaweed, algae

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phyl/o

race, species, type

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-phylaxis

protection

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phyll/o

leaf, leaf-like

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-phyma

tumor, growth

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physic/o

physical, natural

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physi/o

nature

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phys/o

air, gas

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-physis

growth, growing

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phyt/o, -phyte

plant

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pico-

one trillionth (10___)

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picr/o

bitter

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piez/o, pies/i, -piesis

pressure

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pil/o

hair

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pimel/o

fat, fatty

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pin/o

to drink

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pituitar/o

pituitary gland

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plagi/o

slanting, oblique

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plan/o

flat, level, wandering

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plant/o

sole of the foot

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-plasm

formation, growth

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plasm/o

plasma, formative substance

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-plasty

surgical correction/repair

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platy-

broad, flat

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ple/o

more

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-plegia

paralysis

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plesi/o

nearness, similarity

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pless/i

striking

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pleur/o

pleura

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plex/o

network (nerves or vessels), plexus

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plic/o, plicat/o

to fold, pleat

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-ploid, -ploidy

number of chromosome sets

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pluri-

more, several

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-pnea

breathe

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pneum/o

lung, air

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pneumon/o

lung, air

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pod/o

foot

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-poiesis

formation

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poikil/o

variation, irregular

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poli/o

gray (matter)

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poly-

many, much

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pon/o

fatigue, overwork, pain

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-pore, por/o

opening, passageway

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-porosis

porous, decrease in density

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posia

drinking

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posit/o

arrangement, place

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post-

after, behind

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poster/o

behind, towards the back

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potenti/o

power, strength

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-prandial

meal

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-praxia

action, activity

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pre-

before, in front of

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presby-

aging, elderly

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primi-

first

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-privia

loss, deprivation

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pro-

before

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proct/o

rectum, anus

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pros/o

forward, anterior

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prosop/o

face

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prostat/o

prostate gland

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prote/o

protein

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prot/o

first

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proxim/o

near

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prurit/o

itching

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psamm/o

sand, sand-like material

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pselaphes/o

touch

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pseudo-

FALSE

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psor/o

itching

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psych/o

mind

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psychr/o

cold

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-pterygium

abnurmality of the conjunctiva

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pteryg/o

wing-shaped

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-ptosis

prolapse, drooping

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pytal/o

saliva

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-ptysis

spitting

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pub/o

pubis

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pulmon/o

lung

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puls/o, pulsat/o

to beat, beating

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-puncture

to pierce a surface

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pupill/o

pupil

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purgat/o

cleansing

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purpur/i

purple

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purul/o

pus formation

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py/o

pus

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pyel/o

renal pelvis

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pyg/o

buttocks

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pykn/o, pycn/o

thick, dense

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pyl/e

portal vein

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pylor/o

pylorus

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pyret/o

fever

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pyrex/o

feverishness, fever

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pyr/o

heat, fire, fever