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A, An

without or no

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Ab

Away from

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Anti

against

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Dys

Difficult

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Eu

Normal

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Endo

inside

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Exo, Extra

Outside

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Epi

upper

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Hyper

above, more than normal

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Hypo, Infra

below, less than normal, under, below or beneth

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Inter

between

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Intra

within

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Meta

beyond

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Per

throughout

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Pre

before

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Poly

many

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Oligo

little

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Post

after

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Sub

below, under, decreased

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Super, Supra, Ultra

above, increased, more than normal

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Trans

across

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Ectomy

removal

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Pexy

suture to stabilize

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Plasty

surgical repair

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Stomy

surgical opening

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Tomy

cutting into

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Centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid or gas

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Gram

record of

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Graph

instrument that records

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Graphy

procedure that records

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lysis

separation or break down

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Scope

instrument to examine

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Scopy

procedure to visually examine

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Therapy

treatment

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Rrhagia or Rrhage

brust

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rrhaphy (um)

to suture

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rrhea

flow

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rrhexis

rupture

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algia and dynia

pain

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itis

inflammation

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malacia

softening

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megaly

enlargement

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osis

abnormal condition

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pathy

disease

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sclerosis

abnormal hardening

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um (rrhaphy)

suture

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ILEUM

distal part of small intestine

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ILIUM

part of pelvic bone

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ventral

belly

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dorsal

back

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cranial

towards the head

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caudal

towards the tail

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anterior

towards the front of the body

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posterior

rear of the body

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rostral

towards the nose

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cephalic

towards the head

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medial

towards the midline (midsagittal plane)

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lateral

away from the midline or midsagittal plane

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superior

uppermost, about, toward the head

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inferior

lowermost, below, toward the tail

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proximal

nearest tot he midline or nearest of the beginning of the stucture (up and down)

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distal

farthest away from the midline or farthest from the beginning of a structure (up and down)

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Palmar

caudal surface of the FRONT paw including the carpus

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Plantar

caudal surface of the HIND par including the sarsus

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midsagittal plane

divides body into EQUAL left and right halves

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sagittal plane

divides the body into UNEQUAL left and right parts

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dorsal plane (frontal plane or coronal plane)

divides the body into dorsal and ventral parts

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Transverse plane

divides the body in to cranial and caudal part (horizontal plane or cross sectional plane)

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Buccal Surface

faces the cheek

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Occlusal Surface

meets when you chew

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Labial Surface

facing the lips

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Lingual Surface

faces the tongue (lower jar)

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Palatal Surface

tooth surface that faces the tongue (upper jaw)

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Maxilla

upper jaw

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Mandible

lower jaw

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Recumbent

lying down

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adduction

movement toward the midline

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abduction

movement away from the midline

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Flexion

reduction of a joint angle

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extension

increasing the joint angle

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Hyperflexion, Hypoflextion

extending a join too far

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pan-

prefix meaning all

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leuk/o

combining form meaning white

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-penia

suffix meaning deficiency or reduction in numbers

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Panluekopenia

deficiency of all types of white blood cells WBC

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-ia

state or condition

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-ive

performs or tends toward

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-us

thing

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oste/o, oss/e, oss/i

bones

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arthr/o

joints

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chondr/o

cartilage

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my/o

muscle

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fasc/i, fasci/o

fascia

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ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o

tendons

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cardi/o

heart

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arteri/o

arteries

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ven/o, phleb/o

veins

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hem/o, hemat/o

blood

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lympth/o

lympth vessels, fluid, nodes

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tonsill/o

tonsils

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splen/o

spleen

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thmy/o

thymus

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nas/o, rhin/o

nose or nares

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pharygn/o

pharynx

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trache/o

trachea

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laryng/o

larynx

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pneum/o, pneumon/o, pulm/o, pulmon/o

lungs

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or/o, stomat/o

mouth

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esophag/o

esophagus

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gastr/o

stomach

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enter/o

small intestines

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col/o, colon/o

large intestines

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hepat/o

liver

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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ren/o, nephr/o

kidneys

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ureter/o

ureters

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cyst/o

urinary bladder

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urethr/o

urethra

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neur/o, neur/i

nerves

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encephal/o

brain

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myel/o

spinal cord

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ophthalm/o, ocul/o, opt/o, opt/i

eyes

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optic/o

sight

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ot/o, audit/o, aud/i

ears

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aur/i, aur/o

external ears

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acoust/o, acous/o

sound

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dermat/o, derm/o, cutane/o

skin

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adren/o

adrenals

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gonad/o

gonads

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pineal/o

pineal

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pituit/o

pituitary

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thyroid/o, thyr/o

thyroid

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orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o, testicul/o

testes

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ovari/o, oophor/o

ovaries

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hyster/o, metr/o, metr/i, metri/o, uter/o

uterus

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uni- or mono-

one

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duo- or bi- or dyo-

two

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tri-

three

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quadri- or quadro or tetr- or tetra-

four

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quinqu- or quint- or pent- or penta-

five

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sex- or hex- or hexa-

six

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sept- or septi- or hept- or hepta-

seven

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octo- or oct- or octa- or octo=

eight

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novem- nonus- o ennea-

nine

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deca- or decem- or dek- or deka-

ten