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acr/o

extremities

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cadi/o

heart

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cyan/o

blue

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cyt/o

cell

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dermat/o, derm/o

skin

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duoden/o

duodenum

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electr/o

electrical

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eti/o

cause

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gastr/o

stomach

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gram/o

record

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leuk/o

white

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megal/o

enlarged

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path/o

disease

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-algia

pain

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-ectomy

excision of

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-itis

inflammation of

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-ologist

one who studies, specialist

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-ology

the study of

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-osis, -a, -y

condition of, usually abnormal

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-ostomy

forming a new opening

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-otomy

incision into

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-tome

instrument that cuts

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aden/o

gland

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arthr/o

joint

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carcin/o

malignancy

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cele/o, o/cele

hernia

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cephal/o

head

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chondr/o

cartilage

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cost/o

ribs

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dento/o

tooth

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emes/is

vomiting

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hist/o

tissue

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laryng/o

larynx

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lip/o

fat

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malac/o

soft

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morph/o

structure of

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muc/o

mucus

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onc/o

tumor

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ost/o, oste/o

bone

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plast/o

repair

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trach/e

trachea

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troph/o

developement

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en-, endo-

in, within, inside

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ex-, ex/o-

out, outside

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hyper-

excessive

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hypo-

under

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inter-

between

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-al, -ar, -ic

of, or pertaining to

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-oid

resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-ism

medical disease, condition

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abdomin/o

abdomen

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cephal/o

head

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chol/e

bile, gall

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crani/o

cranium, skull

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cyst/o

bladder, sac

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dipl/o

double

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hydro

water

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lith/o

stone

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metr/o

measure

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ot/o

ear

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pelv/i

pelvis

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phob/ia

fear

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py/o

pus

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rhin/o

nose

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staphyl/o

grape

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strept/o

chain

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therap/o

treatment

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tharac/o

thorax

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angi/o

vessel

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arter/i/o

artery

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blast/o

emryo

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colp/o

vagina

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crypt/o

hidden

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fibr/o

fiber

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hem/o, hemat/o

blood

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hyster/o

uterus

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kinesi/o

motion

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lys/o

destruction

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cheil/o

lips

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col/o

colon

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dent/o

teeth

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esophag/o

esophagus

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gingiv/o

gums

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gloss/o

tongue

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hepat/o

liver

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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proct/o

anus and rectum

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rect/o

rectum

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stomat/o

mouth

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-clysis

irrigation

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-ectasia

dilation, stretching

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-scope, -scopy

look, examine

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-toxin

poison

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algesia

sense of pain

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angi/o

vessel

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cardiac arrest

stopped heart

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anti-

against

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chlor/o

green

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erythr/o

red

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melan/o

black

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pyret/o

fever

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xanth/o

yellow

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ecto-, exo-

outer side

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end-, endo-

inner, within

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meso-

middle

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circum-

around

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peri-

around about

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epi-

over, surrounding

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sub-, hypo-

below, under

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supra-, super-

above, over

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infra-

below, beneath

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amni/o, amniot/o

fetal sac

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gravid/a

with child

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gyn/o, gynec/o

woman

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hyster/o

uterus

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mamm/o

breast

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mast/o

breast

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men/o

menses, menstruation

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metr/o

uterus

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para

bear, bring forth

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multi-

many

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nulli-

none

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oligo-

little, small, scanty

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post-

after

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pre-

before

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primi-

first

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secundi-

second

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-ary

of or pertaining to

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-atrophy

undernourished, wasting

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-dynia

pain, painful

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-mania

madness

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-pathy

disease

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-phobia

excessive fear

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blephar/o

eyelid

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core, core/o

pupil

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corne/o, kerat/o

cornea

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cycl/o

ciliary body

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dipl/o

paired, double

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ir, irid/o

iris

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lacrim/o

tear

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opthalm/o

eye

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retin/o

retina

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scler/o

sclera

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bronch/i

bronch/o, bronchus

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laryng/o

voice box

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ment/o

chin

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nas/o

nose

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pharyng/o

throat

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plear/o

covering of the lung

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pne/o

aie, breathe

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pnem/o

air, breathe

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thorac/o

thorax

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trache/o

windpipe