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A- (an-)

Not, lack of

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Audi/o

Hearing

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Bacill/o

Bacillus (rod shaped bacteria

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Brady-

Slow

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Calcul/o

Stone, calculi

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Cheil/o

Lips

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Chole/o

Gall, bile

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Cholecyst/o

Gallbladder

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Cocc/o (us,i)

Cocci (round shaped bacteria)

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Dactyl/o

Fingers and toes (digits)

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Dia-

Through

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Diplo-

Double

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Dips/o

Thirst

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Drom/o

Running: it's course, a race

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Erg/o (ism, istic)

Work

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Esthesi/o (ia)

Feeling, sensation

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Gen/o (ses)

Original development

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-iasis

Condition of infestation

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Lex/o (ia)

Vocabulary, language

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Lith/o

Stone

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Macro-

Large

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Men/o

Menses, menstruation

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Ot/o

Ear

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Peps/o (ia)

Digestion

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Phag/o (ia)

Eating, swallowing

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Phas/o (ia)

Speaking

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Pleg/o (ia)

Paralysis

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Pne/o (a)

Breathe

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Pro-

Before, in front of

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Poly-

Too many

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Py/o

Pus

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Rhino

Nose

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-rrhea

Flow or discharge

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-spasm

Twitching, involuntary movement

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Staphyl/o

Bunches like grapes, uvula

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Strepto-

Twisted chains

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Syn-

Joined, fused

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Tachy-

Fast

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Therm/o (ia)

Heat

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Trich/o

Hair, flagellum

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Tympan/o

Eardrum, tympanum

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Uvul/o

Uvula

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Dys-

Difficult or painful