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-ache

Pain

2

aden(o)

gland, glandular tissue

3

aer(o)

air, with oxygen

4

alg-

pain

5

-algia

pain

6

angi(o)

blood vessel

7

ante-

before, in front of

8

anti-

against

9

arteri(o)

artery

10

arthr(o)

joint

11

-ase

enzyme

12

audi(o)

hearing

13

brady-

slow

14

bronch(o)

bronchial tube, bronchus

15

carcin(o)

cancer

16

cardi, cardia, cardio

heart

17

-cele

hernia, protrusion, tumor

18

-centesis

surgical puncture

19

cephal(o)

head

20

cerebr(o)

cerebrum, brain

21

cervic(o)

neck, cervix

22

chol(e)

bile, gall

23

chondr(o)

cartilage

24

-coccus, -cocci

bacterium, bacteria

25

col(o)

colon

26

cortic(o)

cortex

27

cost(o)

rib

28

crani(o)

skull, cranium

29

cyan(o)

blue, blueness

30

cyst(o)

bladder

31

cyt(o)

cell

32

-cyte

cell

33

dent-

tooth

34

derm(o), dermat(o)

skin

35

dipl(o)

double, twofold

36

dors(o)

back

37

dys-

difficult, abnormal, bad, painful

38

-ectomy

excision, removal, to cut out

39

encephal(o)

brain, inside the head

40

end(o)

inside, internal, within

41

enter(o)

intestine

42

epi-

outer, upon

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erythr(o)

red

44

eu-

normal, well, good

45

extra-

outside, beyond

46

gastr(o)

stomach

47

-genic

producing, originating

48

ger(o)

old age

49

gingiv(o)

gum, gums

50

gloss(o)

tongue

51

gluc(o)

sugar

52

glyc(o)

sugar, sweet

53

-gram

picture, graph, record

54

-graph

recording instrument

55

hemo-, hema-

blood

56

hemat(o)

blood

57

hemi-

hald

58

hepat(o)

liver

59

hidr(o)

sweat, sweat glands

60

hist(o)

tissue

61

homo-

same

62

hydr

water

63

hydro-

water, fluid, liquid

64

hyper-

excessive, high, above

65

hypo-

deficient, low, down, under

66

hyster(o)

uterus, womb

67

-iasis

condition of disease

68

immun(o)

immune

69

infra-

below, beneath

70

inter-

between, among

71

intra-

within, inside

72

iso-

equal, same

73

-itis

inflammation

74

kerat(o)

cornea

75

lact(o)

milk

76

laryng(o)

larynx, voice box

77

leuk(o)

white

78

lingu

tongue

79

lip(o)

fat

80

lith(o)

stone, calculus

81

-logist

one who studies or specializes

82

-logy

the study of

83

-lysis

breakdown, destruction

84

macro-

large

85

mal-

bad, abnormal, inadequate

86

-malacia

soft, softening, softness

87

mamm-

breast, mammary gland

88

megalo-

large, enlarged, grandiose

89

-megaly

enlargement

90

melan(o)

dark pigmented, black

91

men(o)

menstruation, menses

92

mening(o)

meninges

93

-metry

process of measuring/counting

94

micro-

small

95

my(o)

muscle

96

myc(o)

fungus, fungi

97

myel(o)

bone marrow, spinal cord

98

nas(o)

nose

99

-natal

birth, infant

100

nephr(o)

kidney

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neur(o)

nerve

102

non-

not

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odont

tooth

104

-oma

tumor, abnormal growth

105

onco-

tumor

106

onych-

nail of the finger or toe

107

ophthalm(o)

vision, eye

108

-opia

vision, eye

109

opt-

vision, eye

110

orchi

testes, testis

111

-osis

condition, increase, disorder

112

oste(o)

bone

113

-pathy

disease, anomaly

114

pelv(I), pelv(o)

pelvis

115

-penia

deficiency, low number

116

-pepsia

digestion

117

peri-

near, around, surrounding

118

-pexy

fixation

119

phag(o)

eat, swallow, consume

120

pharyng(o)

pharynx

121

phleb(o)

vein

122

-phobia

fear of

123

pyhsi(o)

body function, bodily process

124

-plasia

development, formation

125

-plasty

surgical repair or restoration

126

-plegia

paralysis

127

-pnea

breathing, breath

128

pneum(o)

air, lung

129

pod(o)

foot

130

poly-

much, many, several, excessive

131

post-

after

132

pre-

before, in front of

133

presby(o)

old age

134

proct(o)

anus, rectum

135

psych(o)

mind, mental

136

-ptosis

prolapse, sagging, sagged

137

pulmon-

lung

138

py(o)

pus

139

pyel(o)

pelvis of kidney, renal pelvis

140

pyr-, pyro-

fever, heat

141

radi(o)

x-ray, radiation

142

ren(o)

kidney

143

retro-

behind, backward, in back of

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rhin(o)

nose)

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-rrhagia

excessive discharge or flow

146

-rrhea

excessive discharge or flow

147

salping(o)

fallopian tube

148

scler(o)

hard, hardening

149

-scope

instrument to exam or look

150

-scopy

examining, viewing

151

-spasm

involuntary contraction

152

spondyl(o)

spine, vertebra, vertebrae

153

-stomy

surgical opening

154

sub-

under, beneath, below

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tachy-

fast, rapid

156

thorac(o)

chest, thorax

157

thromb(o)

blood clot

158

thyr(o)

thyroid

159

-tomy

incision, incise, to cut into

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toxi-

poison

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thrache-

trachea, windpipe

162

trans-

across, over, through

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-trophy

growth, development

164

urethr(o)

urethra

165

-uria

urine

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vas(o)

blood vessel, vas deferens

167

ven(o)

vein