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acous/o

hearing, ex. acoustic

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acusis

hearing, ex. hyperacusis

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aden/o

gland, ex. adenoid

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adip/o

fat, ex. adipose

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alb

white, ex. albumin

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ambul/o

walk, ex. ambulatory

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andr/o

male, ex. androgen

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angi/o

vessel, ex. angiogram

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arthr/o

joint, ex. arthritis

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bucc/o

cheek, ex. buccal

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canc

crab, ex. cancerous

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carcin/o

cancer, ex. carcinogen

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cardi

heart, ex. cardiology

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cereb

brain, ex. cerebellum

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chem/o

chemistry, ex. chemotherapy

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chol

bile, ex. cholesterol

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cyan

blue, ex. cyanosis

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cyst/o

bladder, ex. cystitis

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cyt/o

cell, ex. cytology

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dactyl

finger, ex. syndactylism

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derm/a

skin, ex. dermatitis

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duoden/o

duodenum, ex. duodenostomy

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enter/o

intestine, ex. enteralgia

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either/o

red, ex. erythrocyte

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esophag/o

esophagus, ex. esophageal

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fibr/o

fibrous tissue, ex. fibromyalgia

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gastr/o

stomach, ex. gastritis

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gluc/o

sugar, ex. glucose

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glyc/o

sugar, ex. glycogen

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gynec/o

woman, ex. gynecology

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hemat/o, hem/o

blood, ex. hemoglobin

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hepat/o

liver, ex. hepatic

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hist/o

body tissue, ex. histamine

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hyster/o

uterus, ex. hysterectomy

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lact/o

milk, ex. lactating

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lapar/o

abdomen, ex. laparotomy

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leuk/o

white, ex. leukemia

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lipid

fat, ex. sphingolipid

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lymph/o

lymphoid tissue, ex. lymphocyte

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mamm/o, mast/o

breast tissue, mammogram

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melan/o

black, ex. melanoma

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myel/o, my/o

muscle, myalgia

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nas/o

nose, ex. nasal

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necr/o

dead, ex. necrosis

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nephr/o

kidney, ex. nephrology

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neur/o

nerve, ex. neuralgia

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ocul/o

eye, ex. ocular

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ophthalm/o

eye, ex. ophthalmologist

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orchid/o

testes, ex. orchidectomy

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oste/o

bone, ex. osteoarthritis

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ot/o

ear, ex. otalgia

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ox, oxy

oxygen, ex. oxyhemoglobin

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pancreat/o

pancreas, ex. pancreatitis

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path

disease, ex. pathogen

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pector/o

chest, ex. pectoral

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ped/o

foot, ex. bipedal

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pelv/o

pelvis, ex. pelvic

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phleb/o

vein, ex. phlebotomist

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pneum/o

lungs, ex. pneumonia

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proct/o

rectum, ex. proctologist

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prostat/o

prostate, ex. prostatic

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psych/o

mind, ex. psychology

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pulm/o

lungs, ex. pulmonary

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ren/o

kidney, ex. renal

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retin/o

retina, ex. retinal

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rhin/o

nose, ex. rhinoplasty

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somat/o

body, ex. somatotnia

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spir/o

breathing, ex. spirometer

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spondyl/o

spine, ex. spondylosis

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stenosis

narrowing, ex. spinal stenosis

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thromb/o

blood clot, ex. thrombosis

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thym/o

thymus gland, ex. thymogenic

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tox/o

poisonous, ex. toxoplasmosis

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tympan/o

ear drum, tympanoplasty

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urethr/o

urethra, ex. urethroplasty

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uria

excess, ex. glycosuria

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uro, ur

urine, ex. urology

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uter/o

uterus, ex. intrauterine

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vas, vascual/o

blood vessel, ex. vasconstriction

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ven/o

vein, ex. ventostasis

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vesic, vesicul/o

vesicle, bladder, ex. vesicular

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xanth/o

yellow, ex. xanthin