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Acr

Top

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Aden

Gland

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Angi

Vessel
Eg angioplasty

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Arteri

Artery
Eg arteriogram

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Arthro

Joint
Eg arthroscopy

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Astheno

Weakness
E.g angiasthenia

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Auto

Self
Eg autograft

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Bio

Living, life
Eg biology

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Blast

Bud, sprout
Eg blastocytic

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Blepharo

Eyelid

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Brachio

Arm

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Cardi

Heart

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Celi

Abdomen
Eg celiac axis

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Cephal

Head

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Cerebr

Brain

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Cheil

Lip
Eg. Cheilitis

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Cheir

Hand
Eg cheirarthritic

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Chir

Foot
Eg chiropody

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Chole

Bile

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Cholecyst

Gallbladder
Eg cholecystectomy

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Choledocho

Common bile duct
Eg Choledochotomy

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Chondr

Cartilage
Eg chondroma - benign cartilaginous tumor

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Cleid

Clavicle
Eg cleidotomy

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Colo

Large intestine
Eh colonoscopy

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Colpo

Vagina
Eg. Colposcopy

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Costal

Rib
Eg costalgia

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Crani

Skull
Eg craniotomy

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cut

Skin
E.g cutaneous

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Cyst

Fluid filled sac; bladder
Eg cystectomy

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Cyt

Cells
Eg cytoplasm

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Dacry

Tears (lacrimal apparatus of eye)

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Dent

Tooth
Eg dentition

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Derma

Skin

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Doch

Duct
Eg choledochotomy

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Dors

Back
Eg dorsal

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Encephalo

Brain

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Entero

Small intestine
Eg enterocele

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Fibr

Fiber, fibrous

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Gastro

Stomach

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Gingiv

Gums

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Gloss

Tongue
Eg glossectomy

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Gnath

Jaw
Gnathitis

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Gyne

Pertaining to women
Gynecologist

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Hema

Blood
Eg Hematuria or hemoglobin

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Hydro

Water
Eg hydrocephalus

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Hyster

Uterus

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Ileo

Ileum
Eg ileostomy

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Ili

Ileum
Eg iliac artery

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Jejun

Jejunum
Eg Jejunostomy

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Kerat

Cornea
Eg keratotomy

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Lapar

Abdomen
Eg laparoscopy

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Laryng

Larynx

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Lip

Fat, lipid
Eg liposuction

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Mamm

Breast

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Mast

Breast
Eg Mastectomy

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Meningo

Meninges
Eg meningocele

Layers covering brain and spinal cord

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Mes

Middle

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Metr

Uterus
Eg metritis

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My

Muscle
Eg myoma

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Myce

Fungus
Eg mycetoma

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Myelo

Spinal cord
Eg myelomeningocele

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Myringo

Eardrum, tympanic
Eg myringotomy

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Nephr

Kidney
Eg nephrectomy

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Neuro

Nerve

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Ocul

Eye
Eg ocular

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Ondont

Tooth

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Oophor

Ovary
Eg oophorectomy

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Opthalm

Eye
Eg opthalmitis

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Orchid

Testicle
Eg orchidectomy

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Oscheo

Scrotum
Eg oscheocele

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Ost(eo)

Bone

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Ot

Ear
Eg otitis

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Ovario

Ovary

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Palate

Palate

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Path

Disease, morbidity
Eg pathologist

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Ped

Child, foot
Eg. Foot - pedal pulse

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Pharyng

Pharynx
Eg pharyngoplsty

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Phleb

Vein
Eg phlebotomy

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Pleur

Pleura, rib, side
Eg pleurisy

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Pneuma

Air, gas

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Pneumo

Lungs

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Proct

Rectum
Eg proctoscope

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Prostat

Prostate
Eg prostatectomy

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Ptyal

Salivary gland
Eg ptyalism

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Pyel

Renal pelvis
Eg pyelogram

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Pylor

Pylorus
Eg pyloric stenosis

Where the stomach connects to the duodenum

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Rena

Kidney
Eg renal

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Rhino

Nose
Eg rhinoplasty

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Rhizo

Root
Eg rhizotomy

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Sacro

Sacrum
Eg sacroiliac

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Salpingo

Fallopian tube
Eg salpingostomy

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Splanchnic

Visceral
Eg splanchnicectomy

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Splenic

Spleen
Eg splenectomy

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Sterno

Sternum
Eg sternotomy

Incision along sternum

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Stoma (ta)

Mouth
Eg stoma (colostomy) or stomatitis inflam in mouth)

An opening, either artificial or natural that connects a cavity of the body to the outside

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Tarso

Eyelid edge
Eg tarsorrhaphy

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Ten (on)

Tendon
Eg tenodesis

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Thorac

Chest

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Thyr

Thyroid

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Trache

Trachea
Eg tracheostomy

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Ureter

Ureter
Eg ureterostomy

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Urethra

Urethra
Eg urethritis

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Uter

Uterus
Eg uterine

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Vas

Blood vessel, vas deference
Eg vasculitis