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Aden/o

gland

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Arthr/o

joint

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Bi/o

life

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Carcin/o

Cancer

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cardi/o

heart

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cephal/o

head

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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cyst/o

urinary bladder

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cyt/o

cell

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derm/o

skin

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dermat/o

skin

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electr/o

electricity

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encephal/o

brain

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enter/o

intestines

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erythr/o

red

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gastr/o

stomach

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gnos/o

knowledge

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gynec/o

women, female

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hem/o

blood

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hemat/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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lapar/o

abdomen

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leuk/o

white

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nephr/o

kidney

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onc/o

tumor

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ophthalm/o

eye

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oste/o

bone

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path/o

disease

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psych/o

mind

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ren/o

kidney

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rhin/o

nose

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sarc/o

flesh

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thromb/o

clotting

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-al

pertaining to

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-algia

pain

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-cyte

cell

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-ectomy

cutting out, removal

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-emia

blood condition

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-globin

protein

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-gram

record

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-ia

condition

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ism

condition,process

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-itis

inflammation

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-logist

specialist in the study of

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-logy

study of

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-oma

tumor, mass

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-opsy

to view

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-osis

abnormal condition

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rheumat/o

flow or watery discharge

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-scope

instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

process of visual examination

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-sis

state of

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-tomy

process of cutting into

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a-,an-

no, not

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aut-

self

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dia-

complete, through

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dys-

bad, painful, difficult, abnormal

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endo-

within

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exo-

outside

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hyper-

excessive, more than normal, too much

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hypo-

below, less than normal, under

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peri-

surrounding

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pro-

before, forward

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re-

back

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retro-

behind

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sub-

below, under

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trans-

across, through

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-section

means cutting into an organ

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-state

stands