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  1. ab-
    from, away
  2. a-, an-
    without, lack of
  3. -able
    capable of
  4. -ac, -ic
    pertaining to
  5. acr-(o)
    extremities
  6. ad-
    to, toward, near
  7. aden-(o)
    gland, glandular
  8. adren-(o)
    adrenal gland
  9. aer-(o)
    air
  10. -al
    like, similar, pertaining to
  11. alba-
    white
  12. alges-(i,ia)
    pain
  13. -algia
    pain
  14. ambi-
    both, both sides
  15. an-(o,us)
    anus (opening to rectum)
  16. angi-(o)
    vessel
  17. ankyl-
    crooked, looped, immovable, fixed
  18. ante-(ro)
    before, in front of, ahead of
  19. anti-
    against
  20. append-(i,o)
    appendix
  21. arter-(i,o)
    artery
  22. arthr-(o)
    joint
  23. -ase
    enzyme
  24. -asis
    condition of
  25. -asthenia
    weakness, lack of strength
  26. ather-(o)
    fatty, lipid
  27. audi-(o)
    sound, hearing
  28. aur-
    ear
  29. auto-
    self
  30. bi-(s)
    twice, double, both
  31. bio-
    life
  32. -blast
    germ cell, embryonic cell
  33. blephar-(o)
    eyelid
  34. brachi-
    arm
  35. brachy
    short
  36. brady-
    slow
  37. bronch-(i,o)
    air tubes in lungs
  38. bucc-(a)
    cheek
  39. calc-(u, ulus)
    stone
  40. carcin-(o)
    cancer, malignancy
  41. cardi-(a, o)
    pertaining to the heart
  42. carp-(o)
    wrist
  43. -cele
    swelling, tumor,cavity, hernia
  44. cent-(i)
    one hundred
  45. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  46. cephal-(o)
    head, pertaining to head
  47. cerebro-
    brain
  48. cerv-(ci)
    neck, neck of uterus
  49. cheil-(o)
    lip
  50. chem-(o)
    drug, chemical
  51. chir-(o)
    hand
  52. chlor-(o)
    green
  53. chol-(e,o)
    bile, gallbladder
  54. chond-(i, r, ri)
    cartilage
  55. chrom-(o)
    color
  56. -cide
    causing death
  57. circum-
    around, about
  58. -cise
    cut
  59. -clysis
    washing, irrigation
  60. co-(n)
    with, together
  61. -coccus
    round
  62. -coele
    chamber, enlarged space
  63. col-(in,o)
    colon, bowel, large intestine
  64. colp-(i, o)
    vagina
  65. contra-
    against
  66. cost-(a, i, o)
    rib
  67. crani-(o)
    pertaining to the skull
  68. -crine
    secrete
  69. cryo-
    cold
  70. crypt-
    hidden
  71. cut-
    skin
  72. cyan-(o)
    blue
  73. cyst-(i, o)
    bladder, bag, sac
  74. cyt-(e, o)
    cell
  75. dacry-(o)
    tear duct, tear
  76. dactyl-(o)
    finger, toe
  77. dec-(a,i)
    ten
  78. dent-(i,o)
    tooth
  79. derm-(a,at,o)
    pertaining to skin
  80. -desis
    surgical union or fixation
  81. dextr-(i,o)
    to the right
  82. di-(plo)
    double, twice
  83. dia-
    through, between, part
  84. dis-(ti,to)
    separation, away from
  85. dors-(i,o)
    to the back, back
  86. duoden-(o)
    duodenum
  87. dys-
    difficult, bad, painful
  88. -ectomy
    surgical removal of
  89. electr-(o)
    electrical
  90. -emesis
    vomit
  91. -emia
    blood
  92. encephal-(o)
    brain
  93. endo-
    within, innermost
  94. enter-(i,o)
    intestine
  95. epi-
    upon, over, upper
  96. erythro-
    red
  97. -esis
    condition of
  98. -esthesia
    sensation, perception, feel
  99. eu-
    well, easy, normal
  100. ex-(o)
    outside of, beyond
  101. faci-
    face
  102. -fascia (l)
    fibrous band
  103. fibr-(a,i,o)
    fiber, connective tissue
  104. fore-
    in front of
  105. -form
    having the form of, shape
  106. -fuge
    driving away, expelling
  107. galacto-
    milk, galactose (milk sugar)
  108. gast-(i,ro)
    stomach
  109. -genesis
    development, production, creation
  110. -genetic,-genic
    origin, producing, causing
  111. genito-
    organs of reproduction
  112. -genous
    kind, type
  113. geront-(o)
    old age, elderly
  114. gingiv-
    gums, gingiva
  115. gloss-(o)
    tongue
  116. gluc-(o)
    sweetness, sugar, glucose
  117. gly-(c, co)
    sugar
  118. -gram
    tracing, picture, record
  119. -graph
    diagram, instrument for recording
  120. gyn-(ec,o)
    woman, female
  121. hem-(a, ato,o)
    blood
  122. hemi-
    half
  123. hepat-(o)
    liver
  124. herni-
    rupture
  125. hetero-
    other, unlike, different
  126. hist-(o)
    tissue
  127. hom-(eo, o)
    same, like
  128. hydro-
    water
  129. hyper-
    excessive, high, over, incrreased, more than normal
  130. hypno-
    sleep
  131. hypo-
    decreased, deficient, low, under, less than normal
  132. hyster-(o)
    uterus
  133. -ia, -iasis
    condition of, abnoral pathological state
  134. -ic, -ac
    pertaining to
  135. idio-
    peculiar to an individual, self-originating
  136. ile-(o,um)
    ileum (part of the intestine)
  137. infra-
    beneath, below
  138. inter-
    between, among
  139. intra-
    within, into, inside
  140. -ism
    condition, theory, state of being
  141. iso-
    equal, alike, same
  142. -itis
    inflammation, inflammation of
  143. kerat (o)-
    cornea of eye
  144. -kinesis,-kinetic
    motion
  145. Labi-(a,o)
    lip
  146. lacrima-
    tears
  147. lact-(o)
    milk
  148. lapar-(o)
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  149. laryng-(o)
    larynx (voicebox)
  150. latero-(al)
    side
  151. -lepsy
    seizure, convulsion
  152. leuco-, leuko-
    white
  153. lingu-(a,o)
    tongue
  154. lip-(o)
    fats, lipids
  155. lith-(o)
    stone, calculus
  156. -logy
    study of
  157. lymph-(o)
    lymph tisue
  158. -lys(is,o)
    destruction, dissolving of
  159. macro-
    large
  160. mal-
    bad, abnormal, disordered, poor
  161. malac-(ia)
    softening of tissue
  162. mamm-(o)
    breast, mammary glands
  163. -mania
    insanity, mental disorder
  164. mast-(o)
    breast
  165. med-(i,io)
    middle, midline
  166. -megaly, mega-
    large, enlarged
  167. melan-(o)
    black
  168. mening-(o)
    membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
  169. meno-
    monthly, menstruation
  170. mes-(o)
    middle, midline
  171. -meter
    measuring instrument, measure
  172. -metry
    measurement
  173. micro-
    small
  174. mono-
    one, single
  175. -mortem
    death
  176. muc-(o,us)
    mucus, secretion of mucous membrane
  177. multi-
    many, much, a large amount
  178. my-(o)
    muscle
  179. myc-(o)
    fungus
  180. myel-(o)
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  181. myring-(o)
    eardrum, tympanic membrane
  182. narco-
    sleep, numb, stupor
  183. naso-
    nose
  184. -natal
    birth
  185. necro-
    death
  186. neo-
    new
  187. nephro-
    kidney
  188. neuro-
    nerve, nervous system
  189. nocti-
    night
  190. non-
    no, none
  191. oculo-
    eye
  192. -oid
    form, shape, like, resembling
  193. odonto-
    tooth
  194. oligo-
    few, less than normal, small
  195. -ologist
    person who studies
  196. -ology
    study of
  197. -oma
    swelling, tumor
  198. -onco-
    mass, bulk, tumor
  199. oophoro-
    ovary, female egg cell
  200. ophthalmo-
    eye
  201. -opia
    vision
  202. -opsy
    to view
  203. optic-
    vision, eye
  204. ora-
    mouth
  205. orchido-
    testicle, testes
  206. -orrhea
    flow, discharge
  207. ortho-
    normal, straight
  208. osteo-
    bone
  209. -oscopy
    diagnostic examination
  210. -osis
    Condition, state, process
  211. oto-
    ear
  212. -otic
    pertaining to a condition
  213. -otomy
    cutting into
  214. -ous
    full of, containing, pertaining to, condition
  215. ovi-, ovario-
    ovary, egg, female sex gland
  216. pan-
    all, complete, entire
  217. pancreato-
    pancreas
  218. para-
    near, beside, beyond, abnormal, lower half of the body
  219. -paresis
    paralysis
  220. -partum
    birth, labor
  221. patho-, pathy-
    disease, abnormal condition
  222. pedia-
    child
  223. -penia
    lack of, abnormal reduction in number, deficiency
  224. penta-
    five
  225. -pepsia, -pepsis
    digestion
  226. per-
    through, by, excessive
  227. peri-
    around
  228. -pexy
    fixation
  229. phago-
    eat, ingest
  230. -phage, -phagia
    eat, consume, swallow
  231. pharyngo-
    pharynx, throat
  232. -phasia
    speech
  233. -philia, -philic
    affinity for, attracted to
  234. phlebo-
    vein
  235. -phobia
    fear
  236. phono-
    sound, voice
  237. -phylaxis
    protection, prevention
  238. -plasty
    surgical correction or repair
  239. -plegia
    paralysis
  240. pleuro-
    side, rib
  241. -pnea
    breathing
  242. pneumo
    lung, air
  243. podo-
    foot
  244. poly-
    many, much
  245. post-
    after, behind
  246. pre-
    before, in front of
  247. pro-
    in front of, forward
  248. procto-
    rectum, rectal, anus
  249. psora-
    itch
  250. pseudo-
    false
  251. psycho-
    pertaining to the mind
  252. -ptosis
    drooping down, sagging
  253. pulmono-
    lung
  254. pyo-
    pus
  255. pyelo-
    renal pelvis of kidney
  256. pyro-
    heat, fever
  257. quad-
    four
  258. radio-
    x-rays, radiation
  259. re-
    back, again
  260. recto-
    rectum
  261. reno-
    kidney
  262. retro-
    backward, in back, behind
  263. rhino-
    nose
  264. -rraphy
    suture of, sewing up of a gap or defect
  265. -rrhagia
    sudden or excessive flow
  266. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  267. -rrhexis
    rupture of, bursting
  268. salpingo
    tube, fallopian tube
  269. sanguino-
    blood
  270. sarco-
    malignant connective tissue
  271. -sarcoma
    tumor, cancer
  272. -sclero
    hardening
  273. -sclerosis
    dryness, hardness
  274. -scope
    examining instrument
  275. -scopy
    observation
  276. -sect
    cut
  277. semi-
    half, part
  278. septi-
    poison, rot, infection
  279. sinistro-
    left
  280. soma-
    body
  281. sono-
    sound
  282. -spasm
    involuntary contraction
  283. spermato-
    spermatozoa, male germ (sex)cell
  284. spleno-
    spleen
  285. stasis
    stoppage, maintaining a constant level
  286. steno-
    contracted, narrow
  287. sterno-
    sternum, breastbone
  288. stoma-
    mouth
  289. -stomy
    artificial opening
  290. sub-
    less, under, below
  291. super-, supra
    above, upon, over, higher in position
  292. sym-, syn-
    joined, fused, together
  293. tachy-
    rapid, fast
  294. teno-, tendo-
    tendon
  295. tetra-
    four
  296. -therapy
    treatment
  297. thermo-
    heat
  298. thoraco-
    chest, thorax
  299. thrombo-
    clot, thrombus
  300. thymo-
    thymus gland
  301. thyro-
    thyroid gland
  302. -tome
    instrument that cuts
  303. -toxic
    poison
  304. tracho-
    trachea, windpipe
  305. trans-
    across, over, beyond
  306. tri-
    three
  307. tricho-
    hair
  308. -tripsy
    crushing by rubbing or grinding
  309. -trophy
    nutrition, growth, development
  310. tympano-
    tympanic membrane, eardrum
  311. ultra-
    beyond, excess
  312. uni-
    one
  313. uro-
    urine, urinary tract
  314. uretero-
    ureter (tube from kidney to bladder)
  315. urethro-
    urethra (tube from bladder to urinary meatus)
  316. -uria
    urine
  317. utero-
    uterus, womb
  318. vaso-
    vessel, duct
  319. vena-
    vein
  320. ventro-
    to the front, abdomen
  321. vertebro-
    spine, vertebrae
  322. vesico-
    urinary bladder
  323. viscero-
    internal organs
  324. vita-
    necessary for life
  325. xantho-
    yellow
  326. -xenia
    strange, abnormal
  327. zoo-
    animal
  328. zymo-
    enzymes

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