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-algia

Pain

1

Blast/o

Immature or embryonic cell

2

Card/I/o

Heart

3

Chlor/o

Green

4

Cyan/o

Blue

5

-cyte

Cell

6

-derma

Suffix for skin

7

Dermat/o

Combining form for skin

8

Duoden/o

Duodenum

9

Ech/o

Reflected sound

10

-ectomy

Excision (cut out)

11

-edem/a

Swollen

12

Electr/o

Electricity

13

-emia

Condition in the blood

14

Erythr/o

Red

15

Eti/o

Origin, cause

16

Gastr/o

Stomach

17

-gram

Image or picture

18

-graph

Instrument

19

-grapher

One who makes pictures or images

20

-graphy

Process of making images

21

Hist/o

Tissue

22

-itis

Inflammation

23

Klept/o

Stealing

24

Leuk/o

White

25

Lymph/o

Pertaining to lymphatic tissues

26

Mania

Madness

27

Megal/o/y

Enlarged, big

28

Melan/o

Black

29

Meter-

Instrument used to measure

30

-osis

Condition, increase in amount

31

-ostomy

Process of making a new surgical opening

32

Path/o

Disease

33

-pathy

Disease

34

-penia

Condition of less than normal amount, low count

35

Radi/o

X-ray

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Son/o

Sound waves

37

Techn/o

Technology

38

-tome

Instrument used to cut slices

39

Tom/o

Slices or planes

40

-tomy

Incision (cut into)

41

Xanth/o

Yellow