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-cide

act of killing/destroying; agent used to kill/destroy [usually preceded by connecting vowel "i"]

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embryonic cell

-blast

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pregnancy

-cyesis

2

-cleisis

closure; blockage

2

gonad

gonad-

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spontaneous; itself; own; self [is almost always placed a the beginning of the term even if it modifies a termination.]

aut-

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Fallopian tube; a tube [within a biological structure]

salping- tub-

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pub- pubi-

pubis; pubic bone; pubic region

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act of killing/destroying; agent used to kill/destroy [usually preceded by connecting vowel "i"]

-cide

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hyster- metr- uter-

uterus

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producing; forming; produced by

-genic

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a turning; a twisting

-stophe

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scrotum

osche- scrot-

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cervice; neck of uterus

cervic- trachel-

11

gonad-

gonad

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hem- sem-

half [connecting vowel for both roots is "i"]

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vagina

colp- vagin-

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didym- orchid- orchi- orche- orch- test-

testis [pl. testes]; testicle

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vulva

episi- vulv-

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breast

mamm- mast-

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epididymus

epididym-

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both [connecting vowel for longer is either "i" or "o] [connecting vowel for shorter is always "i"]

amph- amb-

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reproduction; genitals

genit-

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o- ov-

egg; ovum [pl. ova]

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hymen

hymen-

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nipple

thel-

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woman who is (or has been) pregnant for (nth time) [the root which immediately precedes indicates the number of pregnancies experienced.] [the connecting vowel preceding is always "i"]

-gravida

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surgical attachment [often of one organ or tissue to another]

-pexy -pexis

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thel-

nipple

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toc-

childbirth

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production; formation; development; act of shaping

-poiesis

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phall- pen-

penis

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erot-

sexual desire; sexual act

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salping- tub-

Fallopian tube; a tube [within a biological structure]

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woman who has given birth (n times). [the root which immediately precedes indicates the number of births experienced.] [the connecting vowel preceding is always "i"]

-para

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epididym-

epididymus

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gymn-

naked

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-blast

embryonic cell

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ovary

oophor- ovari-

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naked

gymn-

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-genesis

formation; development; growth

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perineum; regeion between anus and scrotum or vulva

perine-

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genit-

reproduction; genitals

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-poietic

pertaining to formation or development

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-genic

producing; forming; produced by

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glans penis

balan-

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ambly-

dull; blunt [no connecting vowel follows]

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-pexy -pexis

surgical attachment [often of one organ or tissue to another]

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-stophe

a turning; a twisting

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prostate

prostat-

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spiny [adjective]; spine [noun]

echin-

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men-

menstruation; menstrual cycle

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pertaining to formation or development

-poietic

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oophor- ovari-

ovary

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formation; development; growth

-genesis

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balan-

glans penis

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semen

semin-

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hymen-

hymen

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testis [pl. testes]; testicle

didym- orchid- orchi- orche- orch- test-

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semen; spermatozoa; seminal cord; seminal vesicle

spermat- sperm-

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pan- hol-

all; entire; whole; [no connecting vowels follows the one that starts with p]

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-atresia

absence of the opening (to a bodily structure)

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crypt-

hidden

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-cyesis

pregnancy

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uterus

hyster- metr- uter-

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sexual desire; sexual act

erot-

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prostat-

prostate

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cervic- trachel-

cervice; neck of uterus

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childbirth

toc-

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ancient; primitive; original; first; chief; principal

arch- archae- arche-

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-poiesis

production; formation; development; act of shaping

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dull; blunt [no connecting vowel follows]

ambly-

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semin-

semen

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echin-

spiny [adjective]; spine [noun]

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penis

phall- pen-

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aut-

spontaneous; itself; own; self [is almost always placed a the beginning of the term even if it modifies a termination.]

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menstruation; menstrual cycle

men-

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-gravida

woman who is (or has been) pregnant for (nth time) [the root which immediately precedes indicates the number of pregnancies experienced.] [the connecting vowel preceding is always "i"]

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colp- vagin-

vagina

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vas-*

vas deferens

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pubis; pubic bone; pubic region

pub- pubi-

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osche- scrot-

scrotum

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-para

woman who has given birth (n times). [the root which immediately precedes indicates the number of births experienced.] [the connecting vowel preceding is always "i"]

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half [connecting vowel for both roots is "i"]

hem- sem-

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arch- archae- arche-

ancient; primitive; original; first; chief; principal

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episi- vulv-

vulva

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amph- amb-

both [connecting vowel for longer is either "i" or "o] [connecting vowel for shorter is always "i"]

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absence of the opening (to a bodily structure)

-atresia

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hidden

crypt-

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spermat- sperm-

semen; spermatozoa; seminal cord; seminal vesicle

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egg; ovum [pl. ova]

o- ov-

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all; entire; whole; [no connecting vowels follows the one that starts with p]

pan- hol-

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mamm- mast-

breast

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perine-

perineum; regeion between anus and scrotum or vulva

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closure; blockage

-cleisis

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vas deferens

vas-*