Anatomy and Physiology

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  1. Acou-
    Acu-
    Hearing,

    as in acoustics
  2. Acr-,
    Acro-
    Extremity,

    as in acromegaly (excessive growth of jaw, fingers, toes) or acrobat.
  3. Aden-,
    Adeno
    Gland,

    as in adenoma, a gland-like tumor
  4. Alg-,
    Algia
    Pain,

    as in neuralgia, pain along a nerve pathway
  5. Angi-
    Vessel,

    as in angiogram
  6. Arthr-,
    Arthro-
    Joint,

    as in arthritis
  7. Aut-,
    Auto-
    self,

    as in autoimmune, meaning attacking oneself with antibodies
  8. Bio-
    Life, living,

    as in biopsy
  9. Blast-
    Germ, bud,

    as in blastocyst, an embryonic cell
  10. Blephar-
    Eyelid,

    as in blepharitis
  11. Brachi-
    Arm,

    as in brachial artery in the upper arm
  12. Bronch-
    Trachea, windpipe,

    as in bronchitis
  13. Bucc-
    Cheek,

    as in the buccal muscle
  14. Capit-
    Head,

    as in to decapitate
  15. Carcin-
    Cancer,

    as in carcinoma
  16. Cephal-
    Head,

    as in encephalitis
  17. Cerebro-
    Brain,

    as in cerebrospinal fluid
  18. Cheil-
    Lip,

    as in cheilosis
  19. Chole-
    Bile, gall,

    as in cholelithiasis
  20. Chondr-
    Cartilage,

    As in chondrocyte
  21. Chrom-,
    Chromat-
    Color,

    as in hyperchromic
  22. Cili-
    Eyelash
  23. Colpo-
    Vagina,

    as in colposcopy
  24. Cor-,
    Coron-
    Heart,

    as in coronary artery
  25. Cost-
    Rib,

    as in costal
  26. Crani-
    Skull,

    as in cranium
  27. Cry-,
    Cryo
    Cold,

    as in cryogenics
  28. Cut-
    Skin,

    as in subcutaneous
  29. Cysti-,
    Cysto-
    Sac, bladder,

    as in cystitis
  30. Dactyl-
    Digits,

    as in polydactyly
  31. Derma-,
    Dermato-
    Skin,

    as in dermatitis
  32. Dura-
    Tough, hard,

    As in the dura mater
  33. Entero-
    Intestine,

    as in gastroenteritis
  34. Erythro-
    Red,

    as in erythrocyte
  35. Galacto-
    Milk,

    as in galactose
  36. Gastr-
    Stomach,

    as in gastric ulcer
  37. Gloss-
    Tongue,

    as in hypoglossal
  38. Gluco-
    Sugar,

    as in glucosuria
  39. Glyco-
    Sweet,

    as in glycolysis
  40. Gravid-
    Pregnant
  41. Gymno-
    Naked,

    as in gymnosperm
  42. Gyn-
    Female, women,

    as in gynecology
  43. Hem-,
    Hemat-
    Blood,

    as in hematoma
  44. Hepar-
    Liver,

    as in hepatitis
  45. Hist-
    Tissue,

    as in histology
  46. Hydr-
    Water,

    as in hydrated
  47. Hyster-
    Uterus,

    As in hysterectomy
  48. Ileo-
    Ileum,

    as in ileocecal valve (digestive)
  49. Ilio-
    Ilium,

    as in iliosacral (pelvis)
  50. Kines-
    Motion,

    as in kinesiology
  51. Labi-
    Lip,

    As in labial
  52. Lacri-
    Tears,

    As in lacriminal canal
  53. Laparo-
    Loin, abdomen,

    As in laparoscopy
  54. Leuco-,
    Leuko-
    White,

    as in leukocyte
  55. Lingua-
    Tongue,

    As in lingual
  56. Lipo-
    Fat,

    As in liposuction
  57. Lith-
    Stone,

    As in lithiasis
  58. Lumbo-
    Lower back, loin,

    as in lumbago
  59. Macul-
    Spot, blotch,

    as in macula
  60. Malign-
    Bad, harmful,

    as in malignant
  61. Mamm-
    Breast,

    as in mammography
  62. Mast-
    Breast,

    as in mastectomy
  63. Meningo-
    Membrane,

    as in meningitis
  64. Metro-
    Uterus,

    as in endometrium
  65. Morpho-
    Shape, form,

    as in morphology
  66. Myelo-
    Marrow, spinal cord,

    as in poliomyelitis
  67. Myo-
    Muscle,

    as in myocardium
  68. Necro-
    Corpse, dead,

    as in necrosis
  69. Nephro-
    Kidney,

    as in nephrosis
  70. Neuro-
    Nerve,

    as in neuroma
  71. Oculo-
    Eye,

    as in ocular
  72. Odont-
    Tooth,

    as in orthodontist
  73. Onco-
    Mass, tumor,

    as in oncology
  74. Oo-
    Egg,

    as in oocyte
  75. Oophor-
    Ovary,

    as in oophorectomy
  76. Opthalm-
    Eye,

    as in opthalmology
  77. Or-
    Mouth,

    as in oral
  78. Orchido-
    Testes,

    as in cryptorchidism
  79. Oss-,
    Osteo-
    Bone,

    as in ossification
  80. Oto-
    Ear,

    as in Otoscope
  81. Palpebr-
    Eyelid,

    as in palpebrae
  82. Part-
    Birth, labor,

    as in parturition
  83. Patho-
    Disease,

    as in pathology
  84. Ped-
    Children,

    as in pediatrician
  85. Peps-
    Digest,

    as in peptic ulcer
  86. Phag-
    To eat,

    as in phagocytosis
  87. Philic-,
    Philo-
    To like, to have an affinity for,

    as in hydrophilic
  88. Phleb-
    Vein,

    as in phlebitis
  89. Phon-
    Voice, sound,

    as in phonograph
  90. Phren-
    Diaphragm,

    as in phrenic nerve
  91. Pilo-
    Hair,

    as in depilatory
  92. Pneumo-
    Lung, air,

    as in pneumonia
  93. Pod-
    Foot,

    as in orthopedist
  94. Procto-
    Anus, rectum,

    as in proctocologist
  95. Psycho-
    Soul, mind,

    as in psychologist
  96. Pulmon-
    Lung,

    as in pulmonary
  97. Pyle-,
    Pyloro-
    Opening, passage,

    as in pylorus
  98. Pyo-
    Pus,

    as in pyorrhea
  99. Ren-
    Kidneys,

    as in renal
  100. Ret-
    Network,

    as in endoplasmic reticulum
  101. Rhin-
    Nose,

    as in rhinovirus
  102. Salpingo-
    Uterine tube,

    as in salpingectomy
  103. Scler-
    Hard,

    as in arteriosclerosis
  104. Sep-,
    Septic-
    Toxic condition due to microbes,

    as in septicemia
  105. Soma-,
    Somato-
    Body,

    as in somatotropic hormone
  106. Somni-
    Sleep,

    as in insomniac
  107. Stasis-,
    Stat-
    Stand still,

    as in homeostasis
  108. Sten-
    Narrow,

    as in stenosis
  109. Tegument-
    Skin, covering,

    as in integumentary
  110. Therm-
    Heat,

    as in thermometer
  111. Thromb-
    Clot, lump,

    as in thrombosis
  112. Tox-
    Poison,

    as in toxic
  113. Trich-
    Hair,

    as in trichosis
  114. Tympan-
    Eardrum,

    as in tympanic membrane
  115. Vas-
    Vessel, duct,

    as in vascular
  116. Viscer-
    Organ,

    as in visceral
  117. Zoo-
    Animal,

    as in zoology
  118. Zygoo-
    Joined,

    as in zygote

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