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Embry/o

Embryo

(Embryology: study of embryo development)

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Enter/o

Intestine

(Gastroenterology: study & treatment of stomach & intestine disorders)

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Gastr/o

Stomach

(Gastroenterology: study & treatment of stomach & intestine disorders)

94

Geront/o

Old age

(Gerontology: study of aging process & problems of the aged)

95

Gynec/o

Female

(Gynecology: study & treatment of diseases of women & girls)

96

Hemat/o

Blood

(Hematology: study of blood & blood diseases)

97

Immun/o

Protected

(Immunology: study of the body's defense system & related phenomena)

98

Intern/o

Within, inner

(Internal medicine: diagnosis & nonsurgical treatment of diseases)

99

Nat/o

Birth

(Neonatology: study & treatment of newborns)

100

Nephr/o

Kidney

(Nephrology: study & treatment of kidney diseases)

101

Neur/o

Nerves

(Neurology: study & treatment of nervous system processes & diseases)

102

Obstetr/o

Midwife

(Obstetrics: care of women during & immediately after pregnancy)

103

Onc/o

Tumor

(Oncology: study & treatment of tumors)

104

Ophthamo/o

Eye

(Ophthalmology: study & treatment of eye diseases & disorders)

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Opt/o

Eye

(Optometry: testing of eyes in order to prescribe corrective lenses)

106

Orth/o

Straight

(Orthopedics: study & treatment of bone, joint, & muscle disorders)

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Oste/o

Bone

(Osteopathy: treatment of disease by manipulation & massage of musculoskeletal system)

108

Ot/o

Rhin/o

Laryng/o

Ear
Nose
Larynx, throat

(Otorhinolaryngology: treatment of ear, nose, & throat diseases & disorders)

109

Path/o

Disease

(Pathology: tissue analysis to confirm diagnosis; also autopsies)

110

Ped/o

Pedi/a

Child

(Pediatrics: care & treatment of children)

111

Pharmac/o

Drug, medicine

(Pharmacology: study & practice of drug chemistry, preparation, use, effect)

112

Pod/o

Ped/I

Foot

(Podiatry: diagnosis, treatment, & correction of foot disorders)

113

Proct/o

Anus, rectum

(Proctology: diagnosis & treatment of anal and rectal disorders)

114

Psych/o

Mind

(Psychiatry: diagnosis, management, and prevention of mental disorders)

115

Ur/o

Urine

(Urology: study & treatment of urinary tract diseases)

116

Abdomino

Abdomen

(Abdominal cavity: space between the thorax (chest) & pelvis)

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Acro

Extremity; highest

(Acromegaly: enlargement of hands, feet, & face)

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Adeno

Gland

(Adenoma: benign (noncancerous) tumor of a gland)

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Aero

Air

(Aerobic: living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen)

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Algesi

Sense of pain

(Analgesia: inability to sense pain without loss of consciousness)