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Hepat/o

Liver

(Hepatosplenitis: inflammation of the liver and spleen)

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Hist/o

Tissue

(Histopathology: study of diseased tissue)

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Hydr/o

Water

(Hydrotherapy: the external use of water to treat disease or injury)

34

Hyster/o

Uterus, womb

(Hysterctomy: surgical removal of the uterus)

35

ili/o

Flank, upper hipbone

(iliolumbar: pertaining to the iliac and lumbar regions)

36

irid/o

Iris of the eye

(iridodilator: agent that dilates the pupil of the eye)

37

Labi/o

Lip

(Labioplasty: plastic repair of a lip)

38

Lapar/o

Flank, abdominal wall

(Laparorrhaphy: suture of the abdominal wall)

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Laryng/o

Windpipe, larynx

(Laryngoxerosis: dryness of the larynx)

40

Lip/o

Fat

(Lipophilia: affinity for fat)

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Mast/o

Breast

(Mastatrophy: atrophy of the mammary gland)

42

Metr/o

Uterus

(Metritis: inflammation of the uterus)

43

Muscul/o

Muscle

(Musculocutaneous: pertaining to muscle and skin)

44

Myel/o

Marrow, spinal cord

(Myelatelia: imperfect development of the spinal cord)

45

My/o

Muscle

(Myocele: hernia if muscle through its sheath)

46

Nephr/o

Kidney

(Nephrolith: a calculus in a kidney)

47

Neur/o

Nerve

(Neurogenic: forming nervous tissue, or stimulating nervous energy)

48

Odont/o

Tooth

(Odontopathy: any disease of the teeth)

49

Ophthalm/o

Eye

(Ophthalmoneuritis: infammation of the optic nerve)

50

Opt/o

Eye

(Optokinetic: pertaining to the movement of the eyes)

51

Orchid/o

Testes

(Orchidic: pertaining to a testis)

52

Oss/i

Bone

(Ossific: forming or becoming bone)

53

Oste/o

Bone

(Osteoclastoma: a giant cell tumor of bone)

54

Ot/o

Ear

(Otopolypus: a polyp in the ear)

55

Ov/i

Egg

(Ovary: the female reproductive organ that produces eggs)

56

Pharyng/o

Pharynx

(Pharyngostomy: creation of an artificial opening into the pharynx)

57

Phleb/o

Vein

(Phleborrhexis: rupture of a vein)

58

Pleur/o

Rib, side of body

(Pleuroclysis: injection of fluids into the pleural cavity)

59

Pneum/o

Lung, air

(Pneumonosis: any lung disease)

60

Pod/o

Foot

(Pododermatitis: inflammation of the skin of the foot)