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Poli/o

Grey matter

(Poliodystrophy: atrophy of the cerebral gray matter)

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Proct/o

Anus, rectum

(Proctoplasm: spasm of the rectum)

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Psych/o

Mind

(Psychotropic: capable of modifying mental activity)

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Pulm/o

Lung

(Pulmoaortic: pertaining to the lungs & aorta)

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Pyel/o

Pelvis

(Pyeloplasty: plastic repair of the renal pelvis)

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Ren/i

Kidney

(Renal: pertaining to the kidney)

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Sacr/o

Sacrum

(Sacrad: toward the sacrum)

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Sangui

Blood

(Sanguigacient: forming blood)

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Sacr/o

Flesh

(Sarcosis: abnormal increase of flesh)

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Ser/o

Serum, blood

(Seroprognosis: prognosis of disease based on serum reactions)

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Sial/o

Salivary glands

(Sialadenitis: inflammation of a salivary gland)

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Somat/o

Body

(Somatometry: measurement of the dimensions of the entire body)

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Spondyl/o

Vertebra

(Spondyloarthropathy: disease of the joints of the spine)

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Stomat/o

Mouth

(Stomatitis: inflammation of the mucosa of the mouth)

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Thromb/o

Blood clot, coagulation

(Thrombectomy: surgical removal of a clot from a blood vessel)

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Trache/o

Windpipe, trachea

(Tracheotome: an instrument for incising the trachea)

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Trich/o

Hair

(Trichoclasia: brittleness of the hair)

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Urethr/o

Urethra

(Urethrostenosis: constriction of the urethra)

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Urin/o

Urine

(Urinoma: a cyst containing urine)

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Ur/o

Urine

(Urogenous: producing urine)

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Uter/o

Womb, uterus

(Uterotonic: increasing the tone of the uterine muscle)

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Vas/o

Vessel

(Vasodilator: causing dilation of blood vessels)

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Ven/o

Vein

(Venosity: excess of venous blood in a part)

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Ventr/o

Abdomen

(Ventrose: having a belly-like expansion)

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Cardi/o

Heart

(Cardiology: study & treatment of the heart & it's diseases)

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Chir/o

Hand

(Chiropractic: disease treatment by manipulation of the vertebral column)

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Crin/o

Secrete

(Endocrinology: study of endocrine glands & hormones)

88

Dem/o

People

(Epidemiology: study of causes & control of epidemics)

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Dent/o

Tooth

(Dentistry: care & treatment of diseases of teeth, gums, and jaw)

90

Dermat/o

Skin

(Dermatology: study & treatment of skin disorders)