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Cyst/o

Urinary bladder,cyst, sac of fluid

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Dia-

Through, between, apart, complete

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-ecstasis

Stretching,dilation, enlargement

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Glomerul/o

Glomerulus

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Lith/o

Stone, calculus

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-lysis

Breakdown,separation, setting free, destruction, loosening

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Nephr/o

Kidney

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-pexy

Surgical fixation

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-tripsy

To crush

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Ur/o

Urine, urinary tract

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Ureter/o

Ureter

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Urethr/o

Urethra

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-uria

Urination, urine

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-cele

Hernia,tumor, swelling

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis, bowl of kidney

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-ptosis

Drooping down

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Caus/o

Burning, burn

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Cerebr/o

Cerebrum, brain

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Concuss/o

Shaken together, violently shaken together

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Contusion/o

Bruise

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Encephal/o

Brain

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-esthesia

Sensation, feeling

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Esthet/o

Feeling, nervous sensation, sense of perception

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-graphy

The process of producing a picture or record

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Mening/o

Membranes, meninges

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Myel/o

Spinal cord, bone marrow

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Neur/o, neur/i

Nerve, nerve tissue

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Phobia

Abnormal fear

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Psych/o

Mind

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Radicul/o

Root or root nerve

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Tropic

Having an affinity for

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Klept/o

To steal

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Blephar/o

Eyelid

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-cusis

Hearing

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Irid/o

Iris, colored part of eye

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Kerat/o

Horny, hard, cornea

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Myring/o

Tympanic membrane, eardrum

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Ophthalm/o

Eye, vision

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-opia

Vision condition

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Opt/o

Eye, vision

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Ot/o

Ear, hearing

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Phak/o

Lens of eye

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Presby/o

Old age

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Retin/o

Retina, net

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Scler/o

Sclera, white of eye, hard

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Trop/o

Turn, change

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Tympan/o

Tympanic membrane, eardrum

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Cutane/o

Skin

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Derm/o

Skin

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Hidr/o

Sweat

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Hirsut/o

Hairy, rough

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Kerato/o

Horny, hard

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Lip/o

Fat, lipid

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Melan/o

Black,dark

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Myc/o

Fungus

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Onych/o

Fingernail or toenail

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Pil/i, pil/o

Hair

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Py/o

Pus

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Rhytid/o

Wrinkle

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Seb/o

Sebum

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Urtic/o

Rash, hives

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Xer/o

Dry

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Pedicul/o

Lice

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Bi/o

Life

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Cervic/o

Cervix (neck of uterus)

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Colp/o

Vagina

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-gravida

Pregnant

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Gynec/o

Woman/female

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Hyster/o

Uterus

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Mast/o

Breast

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Men/o

Menstruation, menses

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Orchid/o

Testicles

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Ov/o

Egg, ovum

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Ovari/o

Ovary

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-para

To give birth

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-pexy

Surgical fixation

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Salping/o

Uterine (fallopian) tube

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Test/i

Testicles, testis

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Vagin/o

Vagina