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  1. a-, an-
    No, Not
  2. ab
    away
  3. abdomin/o
    adbomen
  4. -ac
    pertaining to
  5. ad-
    toward
  6. aden/o
    gland
  7. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  8. adren/o
    adrenal gland
  9. -al
    pertaining to
  10. -algia
    pain
  11. alveol/o
    alvelous, air sac within the lung
  12. amni/o
    amnion, sac that surrounds the fetus
  13. -an
    pertaining to
  14. ana-
    up, apart
  15. an/o
    anus
  16. angi/o
    blood vessel
  17. ante-
    before, forward
  18. anter/o
    front
  19. anti-
    against
  20. aort/o
    aorta
  21. append/o, appendic/o
    appendix
  22. -ar
    pertaining to
  23. arteriol/o
    small artery
  24. arthr/o
    joint
  25. -ary
    pertaining to
  26. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  27. -ation
    process, condition
  28. aur/o
    ear
  29. aut-
    self
  30. axill/o
    armpit
  31. balan/o
    penis
  32. bari/o
    weight
  33. blephar/o
    eyelid
  34. bronch/o
    bronchial tube
  35. bronchiol/o
    small bronchial tube
  36. calcane/o
    heel, calcaneus
  37. carp/o
    wrist bones
  38. -cele
    hernia
  39. -centesis
    surgical removal of fluid
  40. cepahal/o
    head
  41. cervic/o
    neck
  42. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  43. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  44. choledoch/o
    common bile duct
  45. chondr/o
    cartilage
  46. chron/o
    time
  47. -cision
    process of cutting
  48. cis/o
    to cut
  49. clavicul/o
    clavicle
  50. -coccus
    bacterium
  51. coccyg/o
    tailbone
  52. col/o
    colon, large intestine
  53. colon/o
    colon
  54. colp/o
    vagina
  55. comi/o
    to care for
  56. con-
    with, together
  57. coni/o
    dust
  58. -coniosis
    abnormal conditon of dust
  59. coron/o
    heart
  60. cost/o
    rib
  61. crani/o
    skull
  62. crin/o
    secrete
  63. -crine
    secretion
  64. -crit
    separation
  65. cry/o
    cold
  66. cutane/o
    skin
  67. cyan/o
    blue
  68. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  69. -cyte
    cell
  70. cyt/o
    cell
  71. dactyl/o
    fingers or toes
  72. dermat/o, derm/o
    skin
  73. dia-
    through, complete
  74. -dipsia
    thirst
  75. duoden/o
    duodenum
  76. dur/o
    dura mater
  77. -dynia
    pain
  78. dys-
    bad, abnormal
  79. -eal
    pertaining to
  80. ec-
    out, outside
  81. -ectasia, ectasis
    dilation, stretching, widening
  82. ecto-
    outside
  83. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  84. electr/o
    electricity
  85. -emesis
    vomitting
  86. -emia
    blood condition
  87. en-
    within, in, inner
  88. encephal/o
    brain
  89. endo-
    within, in, inner
  90. endocrin/o
    endocrine gland
  91. endometr/o, endometri/o
    endometrium
  92. enter/o
    intestines
  93. epi-
    above, upon
  94. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  95. epitheli/o
    skin
  96. erythr/o
    red
  97. esophag/o
    esophagus
  98. esthesi/o
    sensation
  99. ex-, exo-, extra-
    out, outside
  100. femor/o
    femur, thigh bone
  101. fibr/o
    fibrous tissue
  102. fibul/o
    fibula
  103. gastr/o
    stomach
  104. gen/o
    to produce
  105. -gen
    production, generation
  106. -genesis
    producing, forming
  107. -genic
    pertaining to producing
  108. ger/o
    old age
  109. glyc/o
    sugar
  110. gnos/o
    knowledge
  111. -gram
    record
  112. -graph
    instrument to record
  113. -graphy
    process of recording
  114. gynec/o
    woman, female
  115. hemat/o, hem/o
    blood
  116. hepat/o
    liver
  117. humer/o
    humerus
  118. hydr/o
    water
  119. hyper-
    above, excess
  120. hyp/o
    below, deficient
  121. hypophys/o
    pituitary gland
  122. hyster/o
    uterus
  123. -ia
    condition
  124. -ian
    practitioner
  125. iatr/o
    treatment
  126. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  127. ile/o
    ileum, third part of small intestine
  128. ili/o
    ilium, upper part of hip bone
  129. in-
    in, into
  130. -ine
    pertaining to
  131. infra-
    below
  132. inguin/o
    groin
  133. inter-
    between
  134. intra-
    within
  135. -ior
    pertaining to
  136. isch/o
    to hold back
  137. -ism
    condition, process
  138. -ist
    specialist
  139. -itis
    inflammation
  140. jejun/o
    jejunum
  141. lapar/o
    abdomen
  142. -lapse
    slide
  143. laryng/o
    larynx
  144. later/o
    side
  145. ligament/o
    ligament
  146. leiomy/o
    smooth muscle
  147. leuk/o
    white
  148. lip/o
    fat
  149. -listhesis
    sliding
  150. lith/o
    stone
  151. -logy
    study of
  152. lumb/o
    loin, waist region
  153. lymph/o
    lymph
  154. lymphaden/o
    lymph nodes
  155. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  156. lys/o
    separation, breakdown, destruction
  157. -lysis
    separation, breakdown, destruction
  158. mal-
    bad
  159. -malacia
    softening
  160. mamm/o
    breast
  161. mast/o
    breast
  162. mediastin/o
    mediastinum
  163. medull/o
    medulla oblongata
  164. -megally
    enlargement
  165. men/o
    menstration
  166. mening/o
    meninges
  167. meta-
    beyond, change
  168. metacarp/o
    metacarpals
  169. metatars/o
    metatarsals
  170. -meter
    measure
  171. metr/o, metri/o
    uterus, to measure
  172. -metry
    measurment
  173. -mortem
    death
  174. -motor
    movement
  175. muscul/o
    muscle
  176. my/o
    muscle
  177. myelo/o
    bone marrow or spinal cord
  178. myso/o
    muscle
  179. myring/o
    ear drum
  180. nas/o
    nose
  181. nat/i
    birth
  182. necr/o
    death
  183. neo-
    new
  184. nephr/o
    kidney
  185. neur/o
    kidney
  186. norm/o
    rule, order
  187. nos/o
    disease
  188. obstetr/o
    midwife
  189. ocul/o
    eye
  190. odont/o
    tooth
  191. -oid
    pertaining to
  192. -oma
    tumor, mass
  193. onc/o
    tumor
  194. onycho/o
    nail
  195. o/o
    egg
  196. oophor/o
    ovary
  197. ophthalm/o
    eye
  198. -opsy
    process of viewing
  199. opt/o, optic/o
    eye
  200. or/o
    mouth
  201. orch/o
    testicle, testis
  202. orchi/o
    testicle, testis
  203. orchid/o
    testicle, testis
  204. orth/o
    straight
  205. -osis
    abnormal condition
  206. osm/o
    smell
  207. oste/o
    bone
  208. ot/o
    ear
  209. -ous
    pertaining to
  210. ovari/o
    ovary
  211. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  212. para-
    beside, near, along side of
  213. parathyroid/o
    parathyroid gland
  214. -partum
    birth
  215. path/o
    disease
  216. -pathy
    disease condition
  217. ped/o
    child
  218. pelv/o
    hip bone
  219. -penia
    deficiency
  220. per-
    through
  221. peri-
    surrounding
  222. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  223. perone/o
    fibula
  224. -pexy
    fixation
  225. phak/o
    lens of the eye
  226. phalang/o
    phalanges
  227. pharyng/o
    pharynx, throat
  228. -phasia
    speech
  229. -philia
    attraction to
  230. phleb/o
    vein
  231. phren/o
    diaphragm or mind
  232. pituitar/o
    pituatary gland
  233. plas/o
    growth, formation
  234. -plasm
    growth, formation
  235. -plasia
    growth, formation
  236. -plasty
    surgical repair
  237. -plegia
    paralysis
  238. pleur/o
    pleura (membrans surrounding lungs)
  239. -pnea
    breathing
  240. pneum/o
    air, lung
  241. pneumon/o
    air, lung
  242. -poiesis
    formation
  243. poly-
    many, much
  244. post-
    after, behind
  245. poster/o
    back, behind
  246. pre-
    before
  247. pro-, pros-
    before, forward
  248. prosth/o
    artifical replacement
  249. proct/o
    anus, rectum
  250. prostat/o
    prostate gland
  251. psych/o
    mind
  252. -ptosis
    prolapse, sagging
  253. -ptysis
    spitting
  254. pulmon/o
    lung
  255. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  256. radi/o
    x-ray, radius
  257. re-, retro-
    behind, back
  258. rect/o
    rectum
  259. ren/o
    kidney
  260. retin/o
    retina of the eye
  261. rhabdomy/o
    striated skeletal muscle
  262. rheumat/o
    flow, fluid
  263. rhin/o
    nose
  264. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    excess flow of blood
  265. -rrhaphy
    suture
  266. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  267. sacr/o
    sacrum
  268. salping/o
    fallopian tubes
  269. -salpinx
    fallopian tube
  270. sarc/o
    flesh
  271. scapul/o
    scapula
  272. -sclerosis
    hardening
  273. -scope
    instrument used to view
  274. -scopy
    process of visual examination
  275. scrot/o
    scrotum
  276. -section
    process of cutting into
  277. sept/o
    infection
  278. septic/o
    infection
  279. -sis
    condition
  280. -somatic
    pertaining to the body
  281. son/o
    sound
  282. -spasm
    constriction
  283. spin/o
    backbone
  284. splen/o
    spleen
  285. spondyl/o
    vertebra
  286. -stasis
    control, to stand
  287. -stat
    stop, control
  288. -stenosis
    narrowing
  289. stern/o
    sternum
  290. stomat/o
    mouth
  291. -stomy
    opening
  292. sub-
    under, below
  293. sym-
    with, together
  294. syn-
    with, together
  295. tachy-
    fast
  296. tendin/o, ten/o
    tendon
  297. -tension
    pressure
  298. theli/o, thel/o
    nipple
  299. -therapy
    treatment
  300. -thesis
    put, place
  301. thorac/o
    chest
  302. thromb/o
    clot
  303. thym/o
    thymus gland
  304. thyr/o, thyroid/o
    thyroid gland
  305. tibi/o
    tibia, shin
  306. -tic
    pertaining to
  307. -tomy
    incision
  308. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  309. top/o
    to put, place
  310. trache/o
    trachea, windpipe
  311. trans-
    across, through
  312. tri-
    three
  313. troph/o
    development, nourishment
  314. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  315. tympan/o
    ear drum
  316. uln/o
    ulna
  317. -um
    structure
  318. ungu/o
    nail
  319. uni-
    one
  320. ureter/o
    ureter
  321. urethr/o
    urethra
  322. ur/o
    urine
  323. -uria
    urine condition
  324. uter/o
    uterus
  325. vagin/o
    vagina
  326. vas/o
    vessel
  327. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  328. ven/o
    vein
  329. venul/o
    venule
  330. vertebr/o
    vertebra, backbone
  331. vesic/o
    urinary bladder
  332. -y
    process or condition

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