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Glyc(o)

Sugar

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Sept(i)

Toxin, poison

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Olig(o)

Few

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Cyt(o)

Cell

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Arthr(o)

Joint

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Vas(o)

A combining form denoting a vessel or duct

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Sphygm(o)

A combining form denoting the pulse or blood pressure

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Angi(o)

A combining form denoting a relationship to a vessel, usually a blood vessel

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Phleb(o)
Ven(o)

Combining forms denoting a vein or the veins

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Scler(o)

Hard

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Arteri(o)

Combining form denoting relationship to an artery or arteries

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Cardi(o)

Heart

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My(o)
My(o)-

Muscle

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Sten(o)

Narrowing

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Hem(o)
Hemat(o)

Combining forms denoting the blood

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Erythr(o)

A word element denoting red or red blood cells

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Leuk(o)

A combining form meaning white or denoting a relationship to a leukocyte

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Thromb(o)

Blood clot or thrombus

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Splen(o)

Spleen

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Lymph(o)

Lymph, lymphatic glands, vessels

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Nephr(o)

Kidney

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ren(o)

Kidneys

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Pyel(o)

Pelvis of kidney

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Glomerul(o)

Renal glomeruli
Tuft/cluster of capillaries

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Cyst(o), cyst(i)

Sac or bladder (urinary bladder)

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Ureter(o)

Ureter

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Urethr(o)

Urethra

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-uria

Urine or urination

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Prostate

Gland in the male the surrounds the neck of the bladder and the urethra (prostate)

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Orchi(o), orchid(o)

Testes

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Testis

Male gonad (testi)

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Osche(o)

Scrotum

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Balan(o)

Glans penis

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Andr(o)

Male gender

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Epididymis

Elongated cordlike structure along the posterior border of the testis, for transit of spermatozoa (epididymis)

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Vas(o)

Vessel or duct

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Vesicul(o)

Vesicle or the seminal vesicle

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Spermat(o), sperm(a), sperm(i)

Spermatozoa

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Semen

Spermatozoa in their nutrient plasma

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Uter(o)

Relationship to Uterus

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Hyster(o)

Uterus

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Metr(o), metr(a)

Denoting the uterus

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Ovari(o)

Relationship to ovary

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Oophor(o)

Ovaries

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Salping(o)

Uterine (fallopian) tube or auditory (eustachian) tube

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Vagin(o)

Canal in the female extending from the vulva to the cervix uteri (vagina)

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Colp(o)

Relationship to vagina

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Mast(o), mamm(o)

Relationship to the breast or mammary gland

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Men(o)

Relationship to the menses

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Gyn(o), gynec(o)

Women, or female gender

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Gravies

Pregnant woman

Roman numerals for how many pregnancies

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Para

Woman produced viable offspring

Roman numerals sayings how many