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Aden/o

Gland

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Adip/o

Fat

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Anter/o

Before, front

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Caud/o

Tail or lower part of body

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Cephal/o

Head

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cyt/o, - cyte

cell

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end- , endo-

within, inside

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exo-

Out of, outside, away from

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hist/o, histi/o

tissue

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-ologist

Specialist

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-ology

study or science of

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Path/o, -pathy

Disease, suffering, feeling, emotion

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plas/i, plas/o

Formation, development, growth

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poster/o

behind, toward the back

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-stasis, -static

control, maintenance of a constant level

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dist/o

away from, away from the point of attachment

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infer/o

below or downward, toward the tail or feet

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later/o

toward the side

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medi/o

toward the middle

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proxim/o

near or nearer, to the point of attachment

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super/o

above

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dors/o, post

back

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Ad

towards

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physi

nature or physical

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retro-

behind

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pericon

peritoneum

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trans

across

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spin/o

spine, spinal cord

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Chondr/o

cartilage

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hypo

below

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hist

tissue

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-plasia

Formation

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Exo

Out of

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-crine

To secrete

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Carcin

Cancerous

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Formative material of cells.

Plasm

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Dem/i

Population

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idi/o

Peculiar to the individual