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  1. Aden/o
    Gland
  2. Arthr/o
    Joint
  3. Bi/o
    Life
  4. Carcin/o
    Cancer
  5. Cardi/o
    Heart
  6. Cephal/o
    Head
  7. Cerebr/o
    Cerebrum(largest part of the brain)
  8. Cis/o
    To cut
  9. Crin/o
    secrete(to form and give off)
  10. Cyst/o
    bladder, sac or cyst(sac containing fluid)
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. Derm/o; Dermat/o
    skin
  13. Electr/o
    electricity
  14. Encephal/o
    brain
  15. Enter/o
    intestines
  16. Erythr/o
    Red
  17. Gastr/o
    stomach
  18. Gnos/o
    knowledge
  19. gynec/o
    woman,femal
  20. Hemat/o; hem/o
    blood
  21. Hepat/o hem/o
    blood
  22. Hepat/o
    Liver
  23. Iatr/o
    treatment
  24. Leuk/o
    white
  25. Nephr/o
    kidney
  26. Nuero/o
    nerve
  27. onc/o
    tumor
  28. ophtalm/o
    eye
  29. oste/o
    bone
  30. path/o
    disease
  31. ped/o
    child/foot
  32. psych/o
    mind
  33. radi/o
    x-rays
  34. ren/o
    kidney
  35. Rhin/o
    nose
  36. sarc/o
    flesh
  37. sect/o
    to cut
  38. Thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  39. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  40. Algia
    pain
  41. Cele
    tumor, hernia, swelling
  42. Centesis
    puncture,tap
  43. cide
    killing
  44. Ectasis
    dilation, stretching
  45. ectomy
    excision, removal
  46. Emia
    blood
  47. esthesia
    pertaining to sensation
  48. Form
    shaped like
  49. gen, genic
    formation, origin, producing
  50. gram
    record
  51. graph
    recording
  52. graphy
    recording of data
  53. Iasis
    conduction
  54. Ism
    condition
  55. itis
    inflammation
  56. logy
    study
  57. lysis
    seperation, disintegaration
  58. Malacia
    enlargment
  59. meter
    measuring instrument
  60. metry
    measurment
  61. Oid
    like, resembling
  62. Oma
    tumor
  63. osis
    condition
  64. pathy
    disease
  65. penia
    lack of
  66. pexy
    surgical fixation
  67. phagia
    eating
  68. plasia
    formation, molding
  69. plasty
    plastic repair
  70. plegia
    paralysis
  71. pnea
    breathing
  72. poiesis
    formation, production
  73. ptosis
    dropping
  74. rhage, rhagia
    bursting forth
  75. rhapy
    bursting forth
  76. rhea
    discharge
  77. rhexis
    rupture
  78. scope
    instrument for examining
  79. scopy
    visual examination
  80. stasis
    stoppage of flow
  81. stomy
    surgical formation of an opening
  82. tomy
    incision into
  83. trophy
    nousrishing
  84. tropic
    acting on
  85. trispsy
    crushing
  86. uresis
    urination
  87. uria
    urine
  88. a
    without
  89. ab
    away
  90. ad
    toward
  91. an
    without
  92. ante
    before
  93. anti
    against
  94. bi
    two,double,twice
  95. brady
    slow
  96. cirum
    around
  97. contra
    opposite, against
  98. de
    away from
  99. di
    double
  100. dia
    across, through
  101. dis
    seperate from, apart
  102. dys
    difficult
  103. e
    out, away
  104. ecto
    outside
  105. en
    in
  106. endo
    in, inside
  107. epi
    on
  108. eu
    well
  109. ex
    from,out of, away from
  110. exo
    outside, beyond, in addition
  111. extra
    outside, beyond, in addtion
  112. hemi
    half
  113. hyper
    over, excessive, above
  114. hypo
    under, deficient
  115. infra
    underneath, below
  116. inter
    between, among
  117. intra
    within, on the side
  118. intro
    into, within
  119. iso
    equal, like
  120. para
    beside
  121. peri
    around, beyond
  122. post
    after, beyond
  123. pre
    before, in front of
  124. pro
    before, in front of
  125. re
    again
  126. retro
    backward, back
  127. semi
    half
  128. sub
    under,beneath
  129. super
    above, over
  130. supra
    above, on the upper side
  131. syn
    with, together
  132. tachy
    fast
  133. trans
    across, beyond
  134. ultra
    excessive

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