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A-

Without, lack of

2

Ab-

Away from

3

Acou-

Hearing

4

-ac, -al

Pertaining to

5

Ad-

To, toward, near to

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Aden-, Adeno-

Gland

7

Af-

Toward

8

Albi-

White

9

-algia

Painful condition

10

An-

Without, lack of

11

Andro-

Male

12

Angi-, Angio-

Vessel

13

Ante-

Before

14

Anti-

Against

15

Apo-

Separated from, off

16

Arthr-, Arthro-

Joint

17

-ary

Associated with

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-asis, -asia

Condition or state of

19

Audio-

Hearing

20

Auri-

Ear

21

Auto-

Self

22

Baro-

weight, pressure

23

Bi-

Twice, double

24

-blast

Germ, bud

25

Barchi-

Arm

26

Brady-

slow

27

Bucc-

Cheek

28

Carcin-

Cancer

29

Cardio-

Heart

30

Caud-

Tail

31

Cephal-

Head

32

Cerebro-

Brain

33

Chondro-

Cartilage

34

-cide

Kill

35

Circum-

Around

36

-clast

Break

37

Co-, Com-

With, together

38

Contra-

Against, opposite

39

Cost-

Rib

40

Crani-

Skull

41

Cune-

Wedge

42

Cuti-

Skin

43

Cyan-

Blue

44

Cysti-, Cysto-

Sac, bladder

45

-cyte, -cyto

Cell

46

Demi-

Half

47

Di-, Diplo-

Two

48

Duct-, -duct

Lead, draw

49

Dur-

Hard

50

Dys-

Painful, difficult, bad

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E-, Ec-, Ef-, Ex-

Out, from

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Ecto-

Outside, outer

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-ectomy

To cut out

54

Ede-, -edem

Swelling

55

-el, -elle

Small

56

Endo-

Within

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Entero-

Intestine

58

Epi-

Above, on

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Ex-, Exo-

Outside

60

Extra-

Outside

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-ferent

Carry

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-form

Resembling, shape of

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Gastr-, Gastro-

Stomach

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-genesis, -genic

Produce, origin

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Gloss-, Gloss-

Tongue

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Glyco-

Sugar, sweet

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Gyn-

Female, woman

68

Haplo-

Single

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Hem-, Hemato-

Blood

70

Hepato-

Liver

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Hetero-

Different

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Hist-, Histo-

Tissue

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Homo-, Homeo-

Same

74

Hydro-

Water

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Hyper-

Above, over

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Hypo-

Under, below

77

Idio-

Self, distinct

78

Infra-

Below

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Inter-

Between

80

Intra-

Within

81

-issimus

Greatest

82

Iso-

Equal, same

83

-itis

Inflammation

84

Juxta-

Near

85

Labi-

Lip

86

Lacto-

Milk

87

Leuko-

White

88

Lip-

Fat

89

-ology

Study of

90

-lysis

Breaking up, dissolve

91

Macro-

Large

92

Mamm-, Mast-

Breast

93

Medi-

Middle

94

Melano-

Black

95

-mers, -meres

Parts

96

Meta-

After, beyond

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Micro-

Small

98

Mono-

Single, one

99

Morph-

Form, shape

100

Myo-

Muscle

101

Necro-

Dead

102

Neo-

New

103

Nephro-

Kidney

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Neuro-

Nerve

105

Oculo-, Ophthalm-

Eye

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Odanto-

Tooth

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-ole

Little

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Oligo-

Few, little, deficient

109

-oma

Tumor

110

Oo-

Egg

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-osis

Condition of

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Osse-, Osteo-

Bone

113

Oto-

Ear

114

Para-

Near, beside

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-pathy

Disease

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Pelv-

Basin

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-penia

Deficiency

118

Peri-

Around

119

Phag-

Eat

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Phil-

Have an affinity for

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-plegia

Paralyze

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Pneumo-

Air, gas, lungs

123

-poiesis

Make

124

Poly-

Many

125

Post-

After

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Pre-, pro-

Before in time, place

127

Pseudo-

False

128

Quad-

Fourfold

129

Rami-

Branch

130

Rect-

Straight

131

Remo-

Kidney

132

Retro-

Backward, behind

133

Sclera-

Hard

134

Semi-

Half

135

Serrate-

Saw-edged

136

Somato-

Body

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Steno-

Narrow

138

Sterno-

Chest, breast

139

Stria-

Stripe

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Sub-

Uner

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Sym-, Syn-

Together, with

142

Tachy-

Fast

143

Therm-

Heat

144

Thorac-

Chest

145

Thrombo-

Blood clot

146

-tomy

Cut, incise

147

Topo-

Place, position

148

Trans-

Across

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Tri-

Three

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-tropic

Influencing

151

Tunica-

Layer, coat

152

Ultra-

Beyond, excess

153

-uria

Urine

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Vas-

Vessel

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Vertebra-

Spine

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Vertebra-

Spine

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Villo-

Hair

158

Viscer-

Internal organ

159

Zyg-

Yoked, paired, union