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Anti-

Against

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Arthrit/ic

Pertaining to arthritis, inflammation of the joint

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Aur/o

Ear

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Bi-

Two

4

Carp/o

Carpal bones, wrist bones

5

Cath/o

Flexible tube

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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum (brain)

7

Cili/o

Hairlike structures

8

Contra-

Against

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Cost/o

Ribs

10

Dis-

Undo, take apart

11

Dur/o

Dura mater

12

Epi-

Upon

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-emia

Condition in the blood

14

Extra-

Outside

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Hetero-

Different

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Homo-

Same

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Infra-

Below

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Later/o

Side

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Lumin/o

Lighted, illuminated

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Mamm/o

Breast

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Meta-

Beyond

22

-opia

Vision

23

Patell/o

Patella (knee cap)

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Pre-

Before, in front of

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Pub/o

Pubis

26

Psych/o

Mind, mental process

27

Py/o

Pus

28

Ren/o

Kidney

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Rheum/Aric

Pertaining to rheumatoid

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Scrib/o, script/o

Write

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Septic/o

Septic, infected

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Seps/o (sis)

Infection, poison

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Spasm/o

Involuntary contracting

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Splen/o

Spleen

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Sub-

Below

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Super-

Above, on top of

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Sym-

Joined, used followed by b,f,m,p,ph

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Tars/o

Tarsal bones, ankle bones

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Therapeut/o

Therapy

40

Trans-

Across

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Ultra-

High, beyond, above

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Urether/o

Urethra