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  1. Ventr/o
    Belly (front)
  2. infer/o
    below
  3. medi/o
    middle
  4. proxim/o
    near (the point of attachment of a body part)
  5. bi-
    two
  6. super/o
    above
  7. poster/o
    back, behind
  8. later/o
    side
  9. -itis
    inflammation
  10. -a
    noun, suffix, no meaning
  11. -ectomy
    excision or surgical removal
  12. sub-
    under, below
  13. -ia
    diseases or abnormal state, condition of
  14. -coccus (pl. cocci)
    berry shaped (form of bacterium)
  15. trans-
    through, across, beyond
  16. per-
    through
  17. rhytid/o
    wrinkles
  18. strept/o
    twisted chains
  19. epi-
    on, upon, over
  20. para-
    beside, beyond, around, abnormal
  21. intra-
    within
  22. xer/o
    dry
  23. staphyl/o
    grapelike clusters
  24. pachy/o
    thick
  25. heter/o
    other
  26. necr/o
    death (cells, body)
  27. coni/o
    dust
  28. aut/o
    self
  29. trich/o
    hair
  30. bi/o
    life
  31. crypt/o
    hidden
  32. myc/o
    fungus
  33. -ad
    toward
  34. cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o
    skin
  35. seb/o
    sebum (oil)
  36. kerat/o
    horny tissue, hard
  37. uni-
    one
  38. -ior
    pertaining to
  39. hidr/o
    sweat
  40. onchy/o. ungu/o
    nail
  41. hypo-
    below, incomplete, deficient
  42. dys-
    painful, abnormal. difficult, labored
  43. hist/o
    tissue
  44. my/o
    muscle
  45. kary/o
    nucleus
  46. iatr/o
    physician, medicine (also means treatment)
  47. somat/o
    body
  48. neur/o
    nerve
  49. rhabd/o
    rod-shaped, striated
  50. pro-
    before
  51. organ/o
    organ
  52. hyper-
    above, execessive
  53. dia-
    through, complete
  54. chrom/o
    color
  55. fibr/o
    fiber
  56. neo-
    new
  57. dist/o
    away (from point of attachment of a body part)
  58. eti/o
    cause (of disease)
  59. chlor/o
    green
  60. -gen
    substance or agent that prodices or causes
  61. -genic
    producing, orginating, causing
  62. -stasis
    control, stop, standing
  63. -sis
    state of
  64. path/o
    disease
  65. erythr/o
    red
  66. -logy
    study of
  67. -pathy
    disease
  68. melan/o
    black
  69. cyan/o
    blue
  70. lie/o
    smooth
  71. gno/o
    knowledge
  72. cancer/o, carcin/o
    cancer
  73. -al, -ic, -ous
    pertaining to
  74. -cyte
    cell
  75. dors/o
    back
  76. sarc/o
    flesh, connective tissue
  77. cyt/o
    cell
  78. aden/o
    gland
  79. anter/o
    front
  80. system/o
    system
  81. epitheli/o
    epithelium
  82. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  83. lip/o
    fat
  84. viscer/o
    internal organs
  85. leuk/o
    white
  86. xanth/o
    yellow
  87. -logist
    one who studies, and treats (specialist, physician)
  88. caud/o
    tail (downward)
  89. cephal/o
    head (upward)
  90. -oma
    tumor, swelling
  91. -plasm
    growth, substance, formation
  92. meta-
    after, beyond, change
  93. -oid
    resembling
  94. -plasia
    condition of formation, development or growth
  95. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  96. -phagia
    eating, swallowing
  97. -malacia
    softening
  98. -plasty
    surgical repair
  99. -opsy
    view of, viewing
  100. cephalic
    pertaining to the head
  101. bilateral
    pertaining to two sides
  102. ventral
    pertaining to the belly (front)
  103. distal
    pertaining to away (from the pint of reference)
  104. proximal
    pertaining to the near (fron the point of reference)
  105. anteroposterior
    pertaining to front and back
  106. posteroanterior
    pertaining to back and front
  107. medial
    pertaining to middle
  108. mediolateral
    pertaing to middle and to the side
  109. lateral
    pertaing to the side
  110. unilateral
    pertaing to one side
  111. caudal
    pertaining to the tail
  112. cephalad
    toward the head
  113. dorsal
    pertaining to the back
  114. superior
    pertaining to above
  115. inferior
    pertaining to below
  116. anterior
    pertaining to front
  117. posterior
    pertaining to back
  118. the plane that divides the body into superior and inferior portion
    transverse, horizontal
  119. the plane that divides the body into right and left halves
    midsaggital
  120. the plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior
    frontal, coronal
  121. the plane that divides the body into right and left sides
    saggital
  122. abbreviation for left upper quadrant
    LUQ
  123. abbreviation for right lower quandrant
    RLQ
  124. onychocryptosis
    abnormal condition of hidden nail
  125. necrosis
    abnormal condition of death (of cells and tissue)
  126. trichomycosis
    abnormal condition of fungus in the hair
  127. seborrhea
    excessive discharge of sebum
  128. onychophagia
    eating or swallowing (biting) nails
  129. dermatofibroma
    fibrous tumor of the skin
  130. dermatitis
    inflammation of the skin
  131. dermatone
    instrument used to cut the skin
  132. ungual
    pertaining to the nail
  133. intradermal
    pertaining to within the skin
  134. dermatologist
    physician who specializes in skin
  135. erythroderma
    red skin
  136. dermatology
    study of the skin
  137. dermatoplasty
    surgical repair of the skin
  138. leukoderma
    white skin
  139. biopsy
    view of life
  140. dermatoconiosis
    abnormal condition of the skin due to dust
  141. epidermal
    pertaining to on the skin
  142. hidradenitis
    inflammation of the sweat gland
  143. hypodermic
    pertaining to below the skin
  144. lieodermia
    condition of smooth skin
  145. onychectomy
    surgical incision of the nail
  146. onychomalacia
    softening of the nails
  147. onychomycosis
    abnormal condition of fungus in the nail
  148. pachyderma
    thickening of the skin
  149. paronychia
    disease state around the nail
  150. percutaneous
    pertaining to through the skin
  151. rhytidectomy
    surgical removal of wrinkles
  152. rhytidoplasty
    surgical repair of wrinkles
  153. subcutaneous
    pertaining to below, under the skin
  154. seborrhea
    discharge of sebum
  155. xanthoderma
    yellow skin
  156. induration
    abnormal hard spot
  157. edema
    puffy swelling of tissue from an accumulation of fluids
  158. eczema
    non-infectious, inflammatory skin disease characterized by redness, blisters, scabs, and itching
  159. psoriasis
    a chronic skin condition producing red lessions covered with silvery scales
  160. debridement
    removal of contaminated or dead tissue and foreign matter from an open wound
  161. abscess
    localized collection of pus

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