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abdominal/o

abdomen

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acou/o
acoust/o

Hear

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Aden/o

Gland

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Adip/o

Fat

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Alb/o

White

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Alges/o

Pain

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Andr/o

Man, Male

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Angi/o

Vessel

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Angin/o

Blood vessel

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Ankyl/o

Fused, stiff

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Anter/o

Front

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Aort/o

Aorta

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Append/o

Appendix

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Arteri/o

Artery

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Asthen/o

Weak

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Atel/o

Incomplete

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Ather/o

Fat

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Atri/o

Atrium

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Audi/o

To hear

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Aur/o

Ear

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Aut/o

Self

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Bacteri/o

Bacteria

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Bi

Life; also two

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Bil/i

Bile

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Blast/o

Germ,bud,developing cell

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Blephar/o

Eyelid

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Brachi/o

Arm

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Bronch/i

Airway, bronchus

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Bucc/o

Cheek

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Burs/o

Pouch or sac

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Calc/i

Calcium

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Carcin/o

Cancer

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Cardi/o

Heart

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Carp/o

Wrist

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Cartil/o

Cartilage, gristle

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Caud/o

Tail

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Cec/o

Blind intestine, cecum

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Cel/o

Hernia, protrusion

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Cent/e

To puncture (a body cavity)

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Cent/i

A fraction in the metric system; one hundredth or 100

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Cephal/o

Head

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Cerebr/o

Brain, cerebrum

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Cervic/o

Neck

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Chol/e

Bile

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Chondr/o

Cartilage

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Chrom/o

Color

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Chron/o

Time

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Cirrh/o

Yellow-orange

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Cleid/o

Clavicle

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Col/o

Colon

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Colp/o

Vagina

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Condyl/o

Knuckle of a joint

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Cor/o

Pupil

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Corne/o

Cornea

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Cost/o

Rib

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Crani/o

Cranium, skull

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Crin/o

To secrete

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Cubitus

Elbow

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Cutane/o

Skin

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Cyan/o

Blue

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Cycl/o

Circle or cycle

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Cyst/o

Bladder

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Cyt/o

Cell

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Derm(at)/o

Skin

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Digit

Finger or toe

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Dipl/o

Two, double

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Dips/o

Thirst

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Disk/o

Flat shape, intervertebral disk

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Dist/o

Distant, away

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Diverticul/o

Diverticulum, a small blind pouch

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Dors/o

Back

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Duct/o

Lead, move

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Duoden/o

Duodenum

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Ech/o

To bounce, sound

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Ede

Swelling

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Elast/o

Change shape

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Electr/o

Electricity

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Embol/o

A plug

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Embry/o

Embryo

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Emesis

Vomit

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Emmetr/o

According to measure

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Enchephal/o

Brain

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Enter/o

Small intestine

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Episi/o

Vulva

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Erythr/o

Red

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Esthesi

Sensation or perception

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Febr

Fever

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Flex

Bend

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Foramen

Opening

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Fract

Break

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Gastr/o

Stomach

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Gest

Carry, produce, congestion

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Glyc/o

Sugar, sweet

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Gno

Know

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Gyn/o

Woman, female

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Hem(at)/o

Blood

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Hepat/o

Liver

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Heter/o

Other, different

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Hom/o

The same

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Hydr/o

Water

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Idi/o

Person, self

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Lact/o

Milk

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Leuk/o

White

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Lingu/o

Tongue

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Mal/o

Abnormal, bad

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Medi/o

Middle

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Melan/o

Black, dark

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Men/o

Month, menstruation

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Mening/o

Membrane, usually refers to the meninges

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Myel/o

Marrow or spinal cord

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My/o

Muscle

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Nephr/o

Kidney

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Ocul/o

Eye

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Ophthalm/o

Eye

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Oste/o

Bone

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Ot/o

Ear

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Ov/o

Egg

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Palpate

To examine by touch

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Path/o

Disease

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Ped/o

Child or foot

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Percuss

To examine by striking

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Phag/o

Ear

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Pharyng/o

Throat

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Phot/o

Light

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Pleur/o

Rib, side

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Pneum(at)/o

Lungs, air

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Pneumo(n)/o

Lung

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Pod/i

Foot

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Pseud/o

False

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Psych/o

Mind

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Pto

Fall

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Ptyal/o

Saliva

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Pulmon/o

Lungs

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Pur, py

Pus

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Pyr/o

Fire, heat

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Quadr/o
Quar

Four

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Ren/o

Kidney

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Rhin/o

Nose

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Sangui(n)/o

Blood

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Scler/o

Hard

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Sebum

A fatty secretion of the sebaceous glands

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Sect/o

Cut

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Sept/o

Wall, divider; also seven

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Serum

The clear portion of body fluids, including blood

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Sinus

Cavity, channel, or hollow space

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Som/a

Body

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Spir/o

Coil, to breath

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Stern/o

Sternum (breastbone)

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Stomat/o

Mouth

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Thorac/o

Chest

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Tom/o

Cut

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Toxic/o

Poisonous

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Trich/o

Hair

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Ur/o

Urine

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Uter/o

Uterus, womb

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Varic/o

Dilated vein

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Vas/o

Blood vessel

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Viscer/o

Internal organs

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Xen/o

Foreign (material)

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Xer/o

Dry