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Labi/o

Lip

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Labyrinth/o

Maze (to describe inner ear)

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Lacer/o or lacerat/o

Torn

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Lacrim/o

Tear or tear duct

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Lact/I or lacit/o

Milk or to secrete milk

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Lactate/o

Pit

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Lacun/o

One part or dorsal

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Lamin/o

Portion of vertibae

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Lapar/o

Abdomen or flank

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Laps/o

To slip or fall downward

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Laryng/o

Voice box

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Lat/I and lat/o

Broad

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Later/o

Side

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Lax/o or laxat/o

To loosen or relax

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Leiomy/o

Smooth muscle

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Lemm/o

Peel

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Lent/I

Lens of the eye

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Lenticul/o

Shaped like a lens

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-lepsy

Seizure

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Lept/o

Thin

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Letharg/o

Drowsiness or indifference

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Leuco-

White

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Leuk/o

White

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Lev/o or levat/o

To lift up

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Libid/o or libidin/o

Sexual drive

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Ligament/o

Connect bone to bone (ligament)

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Ligat/o

Binding or tying off

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Lingu/o

Tongue

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Lip/o

Fat

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-lite or -lith

Stone or calculus

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Lith/o

Sone or calculus

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-lithiasis

Presence or stones

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Lob/I or lob/o

Lobe or well defined part of organ

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Loc/o

Place

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Loch/I

Confinement or birthing process

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Longev/o

Long-lived

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Lord/o

Bent backwards

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Lumb/o

Lower back or loin

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Lumin/o

Light

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Lun/o

Moon

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Lunul/o

Crescent

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Lup/I or lup/o

Wolf

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Lute/o

Yellow

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Lymph/o

Lymphatic tissue

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Lymphaden/o

Lymph gland

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Lymphamgi/o

Lymph vessel

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-lysis

Breakdown, destruction, or separation

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-lyst

Agent that breaks down

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Lytic

To reduce or destroy