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a-

Without, not, lack of, no

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Ab-

From, away from

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Abdomin/o

Abdomen

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Able

Capable of

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-Ac

Pertaining to

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acanth/o

Thorny, spiny

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Acetabul/o

Acetabulum

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acou/o

Hearing

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Acr/o

Extremities, top, extreme point

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Acromi/o

Acromion, projection of scapula

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Acu/o

Sharp, sudden, severe

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ad-

Toward, near, to

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Aden/o

Gland

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Adenoid/o

Adenoids

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Adip/o

Adipose, fat

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Adren/o

Adrenal glands

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Adrenal

Adrenal glands

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Aer/o

Air, gas

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Agglutin/o

Clumping, sticking together

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-ago

Disease

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-Agra

Excessive pain, gout

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Agranul/o

Without granules

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-al

Pertaining to

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Alb/o

White

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Albumin/o

Protein, white

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Algesi/o

Pain, excessive sensitivity to

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-algesia

Pain

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-algia

Pain

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-alis

Pertaining to

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all/o

Other

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Alveol/o

Alveolus, air sac, small cavity or hollow

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Ambi-

Both, both sides

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Ambly/o

Dull, dim

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Amni/o

Amnion

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Amnion/o

Amnion

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Amphi-

On both sides

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Amyl/o

Starch

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an-

Without, not, lack of, no

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An/o

Opening of the rectum

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Ana-

Up, excessive

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Andr/o

Male

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Aneurysm/o

Aneurysm

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Angi/o

Vessel

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Ankyl/o

Stiff joint, bent, crooked

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Ante-

Before, in front of

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Anthrac/o

Coal dust

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Anti-

Against

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Antr/o

Antrum

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Aort/o

Aorta

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Apo-

Upon

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Aponeur/o

Aponeurosis

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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/o

First, beginning

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Arteri/o

Artery

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Arteriol/o

Arteriole, little artery

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Articul/o

Joint

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anis/o

Unequal, dissimilar