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  1. centesis
    surgical puncture
  2. clasis
    to break
  3. desis
    binding
  4. ectomy
    surgical excision
  5. graph
    insturment for recording
  6. graphy
    recording
  7. ize
    to make, to treat or combine with
  8. lysis
    destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening
  9. metry
    measurement
  10. opsy
    to view
  11. pexy
    surgical fixation
  12. pheresis
    remove
  13. plasty
    surgical repair
  14. rrhaphy
    suture
  15. stomy
    new opening
  16. tome
    instrument to cut
  17. tripsy
    crushing
  18. symmetric
    symmetry
  19. systole
    contraction
  20. comat
    a deep sleep
  21. ose
    pertaining to
  22. dys
    difficult
  23. arthria
    speech
  24. thel
    nipple
  25. grand/i
    great
  26. gynec
    female
  27. infect
    to infect
  28. ir
    not
  29. regul
    rule
  30. nas/o
    nose
  31. labi
    lip
  32. palp
    touch
  33. ster
    solid
  34. turg
    swelling
  35. brady
    slow
  36. dys
    difficult
  37. tachy
    fast
  38. contra
    against
  39. brachy
    short
  40. eu
    good, normal
  41. exo
    out, away
  42. homeo
    similar, same, likeness, constant
  43. oligo
    scanty, little
  44. pan
    all
  45. pseudo
    false
  46. sym, syn
    together, with
  47. bi
    two, double
  48. de
    down, away from
  49. dia
    through, between, complete
  50. extra
    outside, beyond
  51. mega
    large, great
  52. meta
    beyond, over, between, change
  53. para
    beside alongside, abnormal
  54. poly
    many, much, excessive
  55. post
    after, behind
  56. pre
    before, in front of
  57. ambi
    both
  58. ab
    away from
  59. ad
    toward, near
  60. ana
    up, apart, backward
  61. cata
    down
  62. circum
    around
  63. meso
    middle
  64. retro
    backward
  65. sub
    below, under, beneath
  66. supra
    above, beyond, superior
  67. bi
    two, double
  68. bin
    twice
  69. di (s)
    two, apart
  70. mono
    one
  71. multi
    many, much
  72. poly
    many
  73. primi
    first
  74. quadri
    four
  75. semi, hemi
    half
  76. tri
    three
  77. uni
    one
  78. febr
    fever
  79. icter
    jaundice
  80. furc
    fork
  81. centrat
    center
  82. enucleate
    remove the kernal of, to remove cataract surgically
  83. ocul
    eye
  84. somn
    sleep
  85. medi
    towards the middle
  86. foc
    focus
  87. dactyly
    finger or toe
  88. menstru
    to discharge the menses
  89. gurgitat
    to flood
  90. consci
    aware
  91. un
    not
  92. adip
    fat
  93. later
    side
  94. ana
    up, apart
  95. andr
    man
  96. anter
    towards the front
  97. caud
    tail
  98. chromo
    color
  99. some
    body
  100. cyto
    cell
  101. de
    down, away from
  102. dist
    away from the point of origin
  103. dors
    backward
  104. ecto
    outside
  105. endo
    within
  106. morph
    form, shape
  107. filtrat
    to strain through
  108. hist
    tissue
  109. homeo
    similar, same
  110. stasis
    control, stop
  111. infer
    below
  112. inguie
    groin
  113. intern
    inside
  114. medi
    toward the middle
  115. meso
    middle
  116. fus
    to pour
  117. pheno
    to show
  118. physio
    nature
  119. poster
    behind, toward the back
  120. somat
    body
  121. troph
    a turning
  122. superfic
    new the surface
  123. topic
    place
  124. ventr
    near the belly side
  125. viscer
    body organs
  126. acro
    extremity
  127. chord
    cord
  128. actin
    ray
  129. dermat
    skin
  130. albin
    white
  131. lopec
    fox mange

    alopecia - loss of hair
  132. hidr
    sweat
  133. vuls
    to pull
  134. caus
    heat
  135. algia
    pain
  136. cellul
    little cell
  137. cutane
    skin
  138. cubit
    to lie
  139. myc
    fungus
  140. chym
    juice
  141. erythro
    red
  142. coriat
    corium

    part of the dermis
  143. follicul
    little bag
  144. aden
    gland
  145. hidr
    sweat
  146. icteric
    jaundice
  147. integument
    a covering
  148. kel
    tumor
  149. leuko
    white
  150. plak
    plate
  151. melan
    black
  152. carcin
    cancer
  153. miliar
    millet (tiny)
  154. onych
    nail
  155. pachy
    thick
  156. pedicul
    a louse
  157. prurit
    itching
  158. rhytido
    wrinkle
  159. plasty
    surgical repair
  160. scler
    hard
  161. seb
    oil
  162. senile
    old
  163. kerat
    horn
  164. cutane
    skin
  165. ungu
    nail
  166. tel
    end, distant
  167. ectasia
    dilatation
  168. esthesia
    sensation
  169. trich
    hair
  170. xanth
    yellow
  171. xer
    dry
  172. acetabul
    hip socket
  173. chrondr
    cartilage
  174. arthr
    joint
  175. acr
    extremity, point
  176. omion
    shoulder
  177. ankyl
    stiffening
  178. burs
    a pouch
  179. calcan
    heel bone
  180. carp
    wrist
  181. cartil
    gristle
  182. age
    related to
  183. cost
    rib
  184. clavicul
    collar bone
  185. coccyg
    tailbone
  186. coll
    glue
  187. connect
    to bind together
  188. crani
    skull
  189. femor
    femur
  190. fibul
    fibula
  191. fixat
    fastened
  192. hallux
    big toe
  193. humer
    humerous
  194. ili
    ilium, front lower part of pelvis)
  195. sacr
    sacrum
  196. isch
    ishium, (the part of the pelvis you sit on)
  197. kyph
    a hump (humpback)
  198. lamin
    lamina (thin plate)
  199. lord
    bending, curve, swayback
  200. lumb
    lower back
  201. mandibul
    lower jawbone
  202. maxill
    upper jawbone
  203. menisc
    cresent structure
  204. meta
    beyond
  205. myel
    bone marrow
  206. olecran
    elbow
  207. osteo
    bone
  208. por
    a passage
  209. patell
    knee cap
  210. ped
    foot
  211. phalang
    finger and toe bones
  212. phos
    light
  213. phor
    carrying
  214. rach
    spine
  215. re
    back
  216. duct
    to lead
  217. rheumat
    discharge
  218. scapul
    shoulder blade
  219. scoli
    curvature
  220. spin
    spine
  221. spondyl
    vertebra
  222. stern
    sternal (breastbone)
  223. sub
    under, beneath
  224. physis
    growth
  225. tibi
    tibia
  226. tract
    to draw
  227. uln
    ulna, elbow
  228. vertebr
    vertebra
  229. xiph
    sword (lowest apart of the sternum)
  230. amputat
    to cut through
  231. agon
    agony, a contest
  232. taxia
    order
  233. cepts
    head
  234. brach
    arm
  235. clon
    turmoil
  236. tract
    to draw
  237. phragm
    a fence, partition
  238. ton
    tone, tension
  239. in
    chemical
  240. fasc
    a band
  241. fibr
    fiber

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