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1

Cervic/o

Neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
*cervic/itis = inflammation of cervix uteri (the neck of the uterus)
[-itis=inflammation]

2

Colp/o

Vagina
*colp/o/scopy = examination of the vagina and cervix with an optical magnifying instrument
[-scopy= visual examination]

3

Vagin/o

Vagina
*vagin/o/cele = herniation into the vagina; also called colpocele
[-cele= hernia, swelling]

4

Galact/o

Milk
*galact/o/rrhea = discharge or flow of milk
[-rrhea= discharge, flow]

5

Lact/o

Milk
*lact/o/gen = (substance that stimulates) formation or production of milk
[-gen= forming, producing; origin]

6

Gynec/o

Woman, female
*gynec/o/logist= specialist in study of woman and female reproduction and treating disorders
[-logist=specialist in study of]

7

Hyster/o

Uterus (womb)
*hyster/ectomy = removal of the uterus
[-ectomy= excision, removal]

8

Uter/o

Uterus (womb)
*uter/o/vagin/al = pertaining to the uterus and vagina
[-vagin=vagina; -al=pertaining to]

9

Mamm/o

Breast
*mamm/o/gram = radiography of the breast
[-gram= record, writing]

10

Mast/o

Breast
*mast/o/pexy = surgical fixation of the breast(s)
[-pexy= fixation (of an organ)

11

Men/o

Menses, menstruation
* men/o/rrhagia = bursting forth of menses; heavy menstrual bleeding
[-rrhagia = bursting forth (of)]

12

Metr/o

Uterus (womb); measure
*endo/metr/itis = inflammation within the uterus (endometrium)
[-endo-=in, within; -itis= inflammation]

13

Nat/o

Birth
*pre/nat/al= pertaining to (the period) before birth
[pre-=before, in front of; -al=pertaining to]

14

Oophor/o

Ovary
*oophor/oma = ovarian tumor
[-oma = tumor]

15

Ovari/o

Ovary
*ovari/o/tomy = incision of an ovary
[-tomy= incision]

16

Perine/o

Perineum
*perine/o/rrhaphy = suture of the perineum, which is performed to repair a laceration that occurs spontaneously or is made surgically during the delivery of the fetus
[-rrhaphy= suture]

17

Salping/o

Tube (usually fallopian or eustachian [auditory] tubes)
*salpin/ectomy = removal of a Fallopian tubes
[-ectomy=excision, removal]

18

Vulv/o

Vulva
*vulv/o/pathy = disease of the vulva
[-pathy= disease]

19

Episi/o

Vulva
*episi/o/tomy = incision of the perineum, which is performed to enlarge the vaginal opening for delivery of a fetus
[-tomy= incision]

20

Andr/o

Male
*andr/o/gen= substance producing or stimulating the development of male characteristics
[-gen= forming, producing; origin]

21

Balan/o

Glans penis
*balan/itis = inflammation of the glans penis
[-itis=inflammation]

22

Gonad/o

Gonads, sex glands
*gonad/o/tropin = gonad-stimulating hormone that stimulates the function of the testes and ovaries
[-tropin = stimulate]

23

Olig/o

Scanty
*olig/o/sperm/ia= condition of scanty spermatozoa or sperm cells
[-sperm=spermatozoa, sperm cells; -ia=condition]

24

Orch/o

Testis (plural, testes)
*crypt/orch/ism = condition of a hidden testicle; failure of the testicles to descend into the scrotum
[crypt=hidden; -ism= condition]

25

Orchi/o

Testis (plural, testis)
*orchi/o/pexy = surgical fixation of one or both testes
[-pexy= fixation (of an organ)]

26

Orchid/o

Testis (plural, testes)
*orchid/ectomy = excision or removal of one or both testes
[-ectomy = excision, removal]

27

Test/o

Testis (plural, testes)
Test/algia = pain in one or both testes
[-algia = pain]

28

Prostat/o

Prostate gland
*prostat/itis = inflammation of the prostate gland
[-itis=inflammation]

29

Spermat/o

Spermatozoa, sperm cells
*spermat/o/cide = agent that kills sperm cells (aka "spermicide")
[-cide = killing]

30

Sperm/i

Spermatozoa, sperm cells
*sperm/i/cide = agent that kills sperm cells (aka "spermatocide")
[-cide = sperm cells]

31

Sperm/o

Spermatozoa, sperm cells
*a/sperm/ia = failure to form semen or ejaculate
[a-= without, not; -ia=condition]

32

Varic/o

Dilated vein
*varic/o/cele = dilated or enlarged vein of the spermatic cord
[-cele=hernia, swelling]

33

Vas/o

Vessel; vas deferens; duct
*vas/ectomy = excision or removal of all or part of the vas deferens
[-ectomy = excision, removal]

34

Vesicul/o

Seminal vesicle
*vesicul/itis = inflammation of the seminal vesicle
[-itis=inflammation]

35

Amin/o

Amnion (amniotic sac)
*amni/o/centesis = surgical puncture of the amniotic sac (to remove fluid for laboratory analysis)
[-centesis= surgical puncture]

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