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sacchar/o

sugar

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sacr/o

sacrum

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salping/o

fallopian tube

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sangu/i, sanguin/o

blood

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sanit/a

health

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sap/o

soap

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sapr/o

rotten, decay

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sarc/o

flesh

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scaph/o

boat-shaped

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scapul/o

scapula

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scat/o

feces

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scel/o, -scelia

leg

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schist/o, -schisis

split, cleft

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schiz/o

split, division

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scint/i

spark

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scirrh/o

hard

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scler/o

sclera

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-sclerosis

hardening

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scolec/o

worm

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scoli/o

crooked, twisted

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

visual examination

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scot/o

darkness

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scrib/o, script/o

to write

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seb/o

sebum

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-sect

to cut

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secund/i

second

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sedat/o

to calm

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semi-

half

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semin/i

semen

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senil/o

old, old age

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sens/o, sensat/o

feeling, perception

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sensor/i

sensory

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-sepsis, septic/o

putrefaction, putrifying

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sept-, septi-

seven

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sept/o

partition

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ser/o

serum, serous

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sesqui-

one and a half

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sex-

six

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sial/o

saliva

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sicc/o

to dry

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sider/o

iron

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

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silic/o

silica, quartz

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sinistr/o

left

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sinus/o, sin/o

cavity, sinus

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sit/o

food

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skelet/o

skeleton

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soci/o

social, society

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sodi/o

compound containing sodium

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solut/o

dissolved

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somat/o

body

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-some

body

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somn/i, -somnia

sleep

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son/o

sound

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span/o

scanty, scarce

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-spasm, spasm/o

involuntary contraction

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spectr/o

image, spectrum

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sperm/o, spermat/o

spermatozoa

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sphen/o

wedge, sphenoid bone

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spher/o

round, sphere

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sphygm/o

pulse

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-sphyxia

pulse

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spin/o

spinal cord, spine

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spir/o

breathe

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splanchn/o

viscera

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splen/o

spleen

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spondyl/o

vertebrae, spinal column

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spongi/o

spongelike, spongy

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spor/o

spore, seed

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squam/o

squamous, scales

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-stabile

stable, fixed

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-stalsis

contraction

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staped/o

stapes

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stahyl/o

uvula, grape like clusters

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-stasis

standing still, standing

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-stat

device/instrument for keeping something stationary

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steat/o

fat

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-stenosis, sten/o

narrowed, constricted

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stere/o

solid, three dimensional

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steril/o

barren

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stern/o

sternum

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steth/o

chest

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sthen/o, -sthenia

strength

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stich/o, -stichia

rows

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stigmat/o

mark, point

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stomat/o

mouth

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-stomy

surgical opening

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strat/i

layer

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strept/o

twisted, curved

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strict/o

to tighten, bind

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-stroma

supporting tissue of an organ

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stroph/o

twisted

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sub-

under, beneath

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succ/o

juice

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suct/o

to suck

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sud/o

sweat

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sulc/o

furrow, groove

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super-

above, beyond

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supra-

above, beyond

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suspend/o, suspens/o

to hang up, suspend

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sym-, syn-

with, together

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symptom/o

occurrence

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synaps/o, synapt/o

point of contact, to join

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syndesm/o

ligament, connective tissue

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synov/o

synovia, synovial membrane

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syphil/o

syphilis

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syring/o

tube, fistula

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system/o

system

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systol/o

contraction