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Ab-

Away from

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Abdomin/o

Abdomen

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Ad-

Toward

3

Amni/o

Amnion

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Burs/o

Bursa

6

-centesis

Surgical puncture

7

Chrondr/o

Cartilage

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Cost/o

Rib

9

Cyst/o

Urinary bladder, fluid-filled sac

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Dont/o, dent/o, odont/o

Teeth, tooth

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Duct/o

Movement

12

Dys-

Difficult or painful

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Fasci/o

Fascia, connects muscle to muscle

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Hydr/o

Water

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Inter-

Between

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-ist

One who practices (specialist)

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Lumb/o

Lumbar

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Malac/o

Softening

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Menisc/o

Meniscus of the knee

20

Myel/o

Spinal cord, bone marrow

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Odont/o

Tissue around the teeth

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Orth/o

Straight

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-osis

Condition

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Oste/o

Bone

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Pelv/i

Pelvis

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Peri-

Around, near

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-phobia

Abnormal fear

28

-palsia

Development

29

-plasty

Surgical repair

30

Poli/o

Gray, gray matter

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Por/o

Porous

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Prosthet/o (sis)

Artificial limb

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Pub/o (ic)

Pubis

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Rheumat/o

Rheumatic, rheumatoid
Painful disorder of joints ect

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-scope

Looking instrument

36

-scopy

Process of using a scope

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Supra-

Above

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Ten/o, tendin/o, tendon/o

Tendon

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Thorac/o

Chest, thorax