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Arteri/o

Artery

(Arteriovenous: pertaining to both artery and vein)

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Arthr/o

Joint

(Arthrosclerosis: stiffening or hardening of the joints)

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Blephar/o

Eyelid

(Blepharism: spasm of the eyelid; continuous blinking)

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Bronch/o

Windpipe, throat

(Bronchistaxis: bleeding from the bronchial wall)

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Cardi/o

Heart

(Cardiovalvular: pertaining to the valves of the heart)

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Cephal/o

Head

(Cephalogyric: petering to turning motions of the head)

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Cerebr/o

Brain

(Cerebration: functional activity of the brain)

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Chir/o

Hand

(Chiropractic: disease treatment by vertebral manipulation)

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Chol/o

Bile

(Cholomesis: vomiting of bile)

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Chondr/o

Cartilage

(Chondromalacia: abnormal softening of cartilage)

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Aden/o

Gland

(Adenoid: resembling a gland)

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Col/o

Lower intestine

(Colitis: inflammation of the colon)

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Colp/o

Vagina

(Colporrhexis: laceration of the vagina)

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Cor/o

Pupil of the eye

(Corotomy: incision of the pupil)

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Cortic/o

Cortex

(Corticotrophic: having a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex)

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Cost/o

Rib

(Costalgia: pain in the ribs)

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Cyst/o

Bladder, cyst

(Cystitis: inflammation of the urinary bladder)

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Cyt/o

Cell

(Cytoglycopenia: deficient glucose content of the body or blood cells)

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Dacry/o

Tears

(Dacryagogic: inducing a flow of tears)

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Dent/i

Tooth

(Dentibuccal: pertaining to the cheek and teeth)

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Dermat/o

Skin

(Dermabrasion: planing of the skin done by mechanical means)

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Dextr/o

Right side

(Dextroversion: movement, especially eye movement, to the right)

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Encephal/o

Brain

(Encephelomyelopathy: a disease involving the brain and spinal cord)

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Enter/o

Intestine

(Enteromegaly: enlargement of the intestines)

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Fibr/o

Fibrous

(Fibrochondritis: inflammation of fibrocartilage)

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Gastr/o

Stomach

(Gastrodynia: pain in the stomach)

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Gloss/o

Tonuge

(Glossopharygeal: pertaining to the tongue and pharynx)

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Gynec/o

Woman

(Gynecomastia: exaggerated growth of the male mammary glands)

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Hem/a

Blood

(Hematemesis: the vomiting of blood)

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Hem/o

Blood

(Hemorrhage: the escape of blood from a ruptured vessel)