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Ab-

Away, negative, absent

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Abdomin/o

Abdomen

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-ac

Pertaining to

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Ad-

Toward
Direction of

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-algia

Pain

5

Append/o

Appendix

6

Arteri/o

Artery

7

Arthr/o

Joint

8

Ather/o

Fatty substance

9

Cardi/o

Heart

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid

11

Col/o

Colon
Large intestine

12

Crani/o

Skull

13

Cutane/o

Skin

14

Cyan/o

Blue

15

-cyte

Cell

16

-dynia

Pain

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Dys-

Bad
PAinful

18

-ectomy

Surgical removal

19

End/o

Within
Inside

20

Enter/o

Small intestine

21

Erythr/o

Red

22

Eu-

Good
Normal

23

Gastr/o

Stomach

24

-gram

Picture
Record

25

-graph

Machine for recording

26

-graphy

Process of producing a picture

27

Hem/o

Blood

28

Hyper-

Excessive
Increased

29

Hypo-

Deficient
Decreased

30

ile/o

ileum
Small intestine

31

ili/o

ilium
Hip bone

32

Inter-

Between

33

Intra-

Within
Inside

34

-itis

Inflammation

35

Laryng/o

Larynx
Throat

36

Leuk/o

White

37

Lith/o

Stone
Calculus

38

-malacia

Abnormal softening

39

-megaly

Enlargement

40

Melan/o

Black
Dark

41

My/o

Muscle

42

Myc/o

Fungus

43

Myel/o

Spinal cord
Bone marrow

44

Nat/o

Birth

45

Ne/o

New
Strange

46

-necrosis

Tissue death

47

Nephr/o

Kidney

48

Neur/o

Nerve

49

Olig/o

Scanty
Few

50

-ologist

Specialist

51

-ology

Study of

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-oma

Tumor
Neoplasm

53

-osis

Abnormal condition
Disease

54

Oste/o

Bone

55

-ostomy

Surgical opening

56

Ot/o

Ear
Hearing

57

-otomy

Cutting
Surgical opening

58

-pathy

Disease
Suffering
Feeling
Emotion

59

Peri-

Surrounding
Around

60

-plasty

Surgical repair

61

Poli/o

Gray

62

Poly-

Many

63

Post-

After

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Pre-

Before

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Py/o

Pus

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis

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Pyr/o

Fever
Fire

68

Rhin/o

Nose

69

--rrhage

Bleeding

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-rrhaphy

Surgical suturing

71

-rrhea

Flow or discharge

72

-rrhexis

Rupture

73

-sclerosis

Abnormal hardening

74

-scopy

Visual examination

75

-stenosis

Abnormal narrowing

76

Sub-

Under
Less
Below

77

Supra-

Above
Upper
Excessive

78

-tic

Pertaining to

79

Tonsill/o

Tonsil

80

-um

Singular noun ending

81

Vir/o

Poison
Virus

82

Viril/o

Masculine
Manly