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Flashcards in Medical Word Parts Deck (108):
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a-, an-

no, not, without

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ab-

away from

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abdomin/o

abdomen

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-ac

pertaining to

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acanth/o

spiny, thorny

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acetabul/o

acetabulum

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acous/o

hearing

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acr/o

extremities, top, extreme point

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acromi/o

acromion

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actin/o

light

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acu/o

sharp, severe, sudden

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-acusis

hearing

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ad-

toward

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-ad

toward

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aden/o

gland

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adenoid/o

adenoids

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adip/o

fat

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adren/o

adrenal gland

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adrenal/o

adrenal gland

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aer/o

air

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af-

toward

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agglutin/o

clumping, sticking together

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-agon

assemble, gather

24

agora-

marketplace

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-agra

excessive pain

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-al

pertaining to

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alb/o

white

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albin/o

white

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albumin/o

albumin

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alges/o

sensitivity to pain

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-algesia

sensitivity to pain

32

-algia

pain

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all/o

other

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alveol/o

alveolus, air sac, small sac

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ambly/o

dim, dull

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-amine

nitrogen compound

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amni/o

amnion

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amyl/o

starch

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an/o

anus

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-an

pertaining to

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ana-

up, apart, backward, again, anew

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andr/o

male

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aneurysm/o

aneurysm

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angi/o

blood vessel

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anis/o

unequal

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ankyl/o

stiff

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ante-

before, forward

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anter/o

front

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anthrac/o

coal

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anthr/o

antrum of the stomach

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anti-

against

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anxi/o

uneasy, anxious

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aort/o

aorta

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-apheresis

removal

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aphth/o

ulcer

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apo-

off, away

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aponeur/o

aponeurosis

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append/o

appendix

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appendic/o

appendix

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aque/o

water

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-ar

pertaining to

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-arche

beginning

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arter/o

artery

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arteri/o

artery

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arteriol/o

arteriole

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arthr/o

joint

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-arthria

articulate

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articul/o

joint

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-ary

pertaining to

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asbest/o

asbestos

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-ase

enzyme

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-asthenia

lack of strength

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-atel/o

incomplete

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ather/o

plaque

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-ation

process, condition

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atri/o

atrium

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audi/o

hearing

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audit/o

hearing

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aur/o

ear

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auricul/o

ear

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aut/o

self, own

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aut-, auto-

self, own

83

axill/o

axilla

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azot/o

urea, nitrogen

85

bacill/o

bacilli

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bacteri/o

bacteria

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balan/o

glans penis

88

bar/o

pressure, weight

89

bartholin/o

Bartholin glands

90

bas/o

base, opposite of acid

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bi-

two

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bi/o

life

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bil/i

bile, gall

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bilirubin/o

bilirubin

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-blast

embryonic, immature cell

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-blastoma

immature tumor cells

97

blephar/o

eyelid

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bol/o

cast, throw

99

brachi/o

arm

100

brachy-

short

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brady-

slow

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bronch/o

bronchial tube

103

bronchi/o

bronchial tube

104

bronchiol/o

bronchiole

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bucc/o

cheek

106

bunion/o

bunion

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burs/o

bursa

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byssin/o

cotton dust