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-algia, -dynia

Pain

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Alveol/o

Alveoli

2

Antr/o

Antrum (beneath the nose)

3

Brady-

Slow

4

Bronch/o

Bronchus

5

Chir/o

Hand

6

Dermat/o

Skin

7

Dextr/o

Right

8

Dys-

Difficult, painful

9

-ectomy

Excision

10

Endo-

Inner

11

Ger/i

Elderly

12

Hyper-

Above, more than normal

13

Lacrim/o

Tear, lacrimal

14

Laryng/o

Voice box, larynx

15

-lith

Stone

16

Melan/o

Dark pigmented, black

17

-meter

Instrument used to measure

18

Myc/o

Fungus

19

Nas/o

Nose

20

Ortho-

Straight

21

Ot/o

Ear

22

-pathy

Disease

23

Ped/o

Foot

24

-ped/o

Foot

25

-pexy

Fixation of prolapsed organ

26

Pharyng/o

Throat (pharynx)

27

Phren/o

Diaphragm

28

-plasty

Surgical repair

29

Pleur/o

Pleural membrane

30

-pnea

Breathing

31

Pneum/o

Air (sometimes: lung)

32

Pneumon/o

Lung

33

Pod/o

Foot

34

-practor

Practitioner

35

Psych/o

Mind, mental process

36

-ptosis

Prolapsed organ

37

Pty/al/o

Saliva, sputum

38

Pulmon/o

Lung

39

Rhin/o

Nose

40

Sinistr/o

Left

41

Thorac/o

Chest, thorax

42

-tomy

Incision

43

Trache/o

Trachea