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-able

Ability

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-acr/o

Extremity

2

Allerg/o

Allergy

3

Appendic/o

Appendix

4

Carcin/o

Cancer (epithelial)

5

Cardi/o

Heart

6

Condyl/o

Condyle (a round projection of bone)

7

Cyan/o

Blue

8

Cyt/o

Cell

9

Dermat/o derm/a

Skin

10

Duoden/o

Duodenum

11

-ectomy

Excision

12

-emia

Condition in the blood

13

-er

One who

14

Gastr/o

Stomach

15

-grapher

One who makes a picture or image

16

Hydro-

Water

17

-ible

Ability

18

-ism

Condition or theory

19

-itis

Inflammation

20

-ity

Quality

21

Lymph/o

Lymphatic

22

-mania

Mental illness

23

-megaly, megal/o

Enlarged, large

24

-meter

Instrument that measures (or counts)

25

-metry

Process of measuring

26

Micr/o, micro

Small

27

-ology

Study of, specialty

28

-ologist

Specialist, one who studies

29

-oscopy

Process of looking with a scope

30

-osis

Condition

31

-ostomy

Making a new surgical opening

32

-ous

Full of, having

33

Path/o

Disease, pathology

34

-penia

Abnormally low amount

35

-phobia

Fear

36

-tion

Condition or state