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angi/o

pertaining to blood and lymph vessels

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aort/o

aorta

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arter/o

artery

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ather/o

plaque, or fatty substance

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card/o

heart

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hem/o

blood, or pertaining to the blood

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pheb/o

vein

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Thromb/o

clot

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Ven/o

vein

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Ech/o

sound

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Radi/o

radiation, x-rays

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Cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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Col/o, colon/o

colon, large intestine

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Duoden/i

dueodenum

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Enter/o

small intestine

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Esophag/o

esophagus

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Gastr/o

stomach

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Hepat/o

liver

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Sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

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Adredn/o, Adrenal/o

adrenal gland

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Gonad/o

sex gland

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Pancreat/o

pancreas

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Thyr/o, Thyroid/o

thyroid gland

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Adip/o

fat

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Albin/o

white

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Cephal/o

head

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Cervic/o-

neck, cervix (neck of uterus)

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Coron/o

coronary, crown

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Cyan/o

blue

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Cyt/o

cell

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Erythr/o

red

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Hist/o

tissue

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Lapar/o

abdomen, abdominal wall

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Leuk/o

white

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lip/o

fat, lipid

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Melan/o

black, dark

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Myc/o

fungus

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Path/o

disease, suffering, feeling, emotion

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Py/o-

pus

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Pyr/o

faver, fire

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Sarc/o

flesh (connective tissue)

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Carcin/o

cancerous

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Onc/o

tumor

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Cutane/o

skin

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Derm/o, Dermat/o

skin

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Hidr/o

sweat

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Seb/o

sebum

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Ungu/o

muscle

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Xer/o

dry

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Aden/o

gland

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Splen/o

spleen

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Fasci/o

fascia, fibrous band

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My/o

muscle

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Ten/o, Tend/o, Tendin/o

tendon, stretch out, extend, strain

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Encephal/o

brain

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Mening/o

meninges, membranes

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Neur/i, Neur/o

nerve, nervous tissue

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Hyster/o

uterus

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Men/o

menstruation, menses

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Oo/o, Ov/i, Ov/o

egg

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Oophor/o, Ovari/o

ovary

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Salping/o

uterine (fallopian) tube, auditory (eustachian) tube

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Uter/o

uterus

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Bronch/o, Bronchio/o

bronchial tube, bronchus

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Laryng/o

larynx, voice box

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Pharyng/o

throat, pharynx

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Pleur/o

pleura, side of the body

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Pneum/o, Pneumon/o

lung, air

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Trache/o

trachea, windpipe

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Ankly/o

crooked, bent, stiff

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Arthr/o

joint

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Chrondr/o

cartilage

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Cost/o

rib

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Crani/o

skull

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Myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

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Oss/e, Oss/i, Ost/o, Oste/o

bone

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Spondyl/o

vertebrae, vertebral column, backbone

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Retin/o

Retin/o

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Scler/o- sclera

white of the eye, hard

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Tympan/o

tympanic membrane, eardrum

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Cyst/o

urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid

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Nephr/o

kidney

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Pyel/o

renal pelvis, bowl of the kidney

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Ren/o

kidney

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Ureter/o

ureter

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Urethr/o

urethra