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Auto-, Idio-

Self

1

Kilo-

Thousand

2

Mega-

Million

3

Neo-

New

4

Sur-

Over and above

5

Ultra-

Beyond

6

Andr-, Andro-

Male

7

Bio-

Life

8

Gyno-

Female

9

Hetero-

Other, different

10

Karyo-

Nucleus

11

Oxy-

Sharp, acute

12

Aden-, adren-, adreno-, adeno

Gland

13

Angi-, Angio,

Blood vessel

14

Arth-, arthro-

Joint

15

Blephar-

Eyelid

16

Broch-, bronchi-

Bronchus (leads from trachea to lung)

17

Burs-, burso-

Bursa (cushions between bone and moving parts)

18

Carcin-, carcino-

Cancer

19

Cephal-, cephalo-

Head

20

Chol/e

Bile

21

Chondr/o

Cartilage

22

Coron/o

Heart

23

Cost/o

Rib

24

Crani-, cranio-

Brain

25

Cutane-

Skin

26

Cyst-, cysti-, cysto-

Bladder or sac

27

Dactyl-, dactylo-

Digit

28

Gnath-, gnatho-

Jaw

29

Grav-

Heavy

30

Hema-

Blood

31

Hepat-, hepato-

Liver

32

Hidr-, hidro-

Sweat

33

Hist-, histo-, histio-

Tissue

34

Hyster-, hystero-

Uterus

35

Diplo-

Double

36

Hemi-, semi-

Half

37

Hyper-

Above

38

Hypo-

Below

39

Iso-

Equal

40

Macro-

Large

41

Olig-, oligo-

Few, little

42

Tachy-

Fast

43

Chlor-, chloro-

Green

44

Chrom-, chromato-

Color

45

Cyano-

Blue

46

Melan-, melano-

Black

47

Xanth-, xantho-

Yellow

48

Kine-, kinesio-

Movement

49

Morph-

Shape

50

Orth-

Straight

51

Pro-

Supporting

52

Pyo-

Pus

53

Pyro-

Fever

54

Onco-

Tumor

55

Schisto-

Cleft, division

56

Schiz-

Division

57

Sclera-

Hardening

58

Sten-, steno-

Narrowed, blocked

59

Ileo-

Ileum (small intestine)

60

Irid-, irido-

Iris

61

Ischi-, ischio-

Lower, post part of hip

62

Kerat-

Cornea

63

Lacrim-

Tear

64

Lact-, lacti-

Milk

65

Laryng-

Larynx

66

Lingu-

Tongue

67

Lip-, lipo-

Fat

68

Lith-

Stone

69

Mamm-

Breast

70

Mening-

Meninges in brain

71

My-, myo-

Muscle

72

Myel-

Spinal cord or bone marrow

73

Myring-

Eardrum

74

Nephr-

Kidney

75

Neur-

Nerve

76

Odont-

Tooth

77

Onych-

Finger/toenail

78

Oo-

Egg, ovary

79

Oophor-

Ovary

80

Opthalm-

Eye

81

Orchid-

Testis

82

Ossi-

Bone

83

Ot-

Ear

84

Phalang-

Pharynx

85

Phleb-

Vein

86

Phren-

Diaphragm

87

Pleur-

Rib, pleura (surrounds lungs and thoracic cav)

88

Pneum-

Air, lung

89

Pod-

Foot

90

Proct-

Anus, rectum

91

Rachi-

Spine

92

Ren-

Kidney

93

Rhin-

Nose

94

Sapling-

Tube

95

Splanchn-

Viscera

96

Spriat-

Breathe

97

Splen-

Spleen

98

Spondyl-

Vertebra

99

Stom-, stomato-

Mouth

100

Thel-

Nipples

101

Thorac-

Chest

102

Thromb-

Blood clot

103

Thyr-

Thyroid

104

Tympan-

Eardrum

105

Ur-

Urine

106

Uri-

Uric acid

107

Varic-

Blood vessel, duct

108

Vasculo-

Bv

109

Ven-

Vein

110

Vesic-

Vesicle

111

Ab-

Away from

112

Ambi-

Both sides

113

Ante-

Before

114

Cyci-

Circle

115

Dextr-

Right side

116

De-

Away from

117

Dia-

Across, through

118

Ect-

Outer

119

End-

Within

120

Meso-

Middle

121

Para-

Abnormal

122

Per-

Through

123

Peri-

Around

124

Retro-

Behind

125

Sinistr-

Left

126

Sub-

Under

127

Sy-, sys-

Together

128

Rhabd-

Rod shaped, striated

129

Cry-

Cold

130

Phon-

Sound

131

Phot-

Light

132

Reticul-

Net

133

Tono-

Tone, tension, pressure

134

A-, an-

Without

135

Contra-

Against

136

Eu-

Good

137

Norm-

Normal

138

Necro-

Death

139

Myx-

Mucus

140

Myc-

Fungus

141

Trans-

Across, through