Module 7 - The Reproductive System

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Module 7 - The Reproductive System
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 7
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  1. balan-
    glans penis
  2. didym-
    orchid-
    orchi-
    orche-
    orch-
    test-
    testis [pl. testes]; testicle
  3. epididym-
    epididymis
  4. gonad-
    gonad
  5. osche-
    scrot-
    scrotum
  6. phall-
    pen-
    penis
  7. prostat-
    prostate
  8. pub-
    pubi-
    pubis; pubic bone; pubic region
  9. semin-
    semen
  10. spermat-
    sperm-
    semen; spermatozoa; seminal cord; seminal vesicle
  11. vas-*
    vas deferens
  12. cervic-*
    trachel-*
    cervix; the neck of the uterus
  13. colp-
    vagin-
    vagina
  14. episi-
    vulv-
    vulva
  15. hymen-
    hymen
  16. hyster-
    metr-
    uter-
    uterus
  17. mamm-
    mast-*
    breast
  18. men-
    menstruation; menstrual cycle
  19. o-
    ov-
    egg; ovum [pl. ova]
  20. oophor-
    ovari-
    ovary
  21. perine-
    perineum; region between anus and scrotum or vulva
  22. salping-
    tub-
    Fallopian tube; a tube [within a biological structure]
  23. thel-
    nipple
  24. erot-
    sexual desire; sexual act
  25. genit-
    reproduction; genitals
  26. toc-
    childbirth
  27. ambly-
    • dull; blunt
    • *[no connecting vowel follows]
  28. amph-
    amb-
    • both
    • *[connecting vowel for amph- is either i or o; connecting vowel for amb- is always i]
  29. arch-
    archae-
    arche-
    ancient; primitive; original; first; chief; principal
  30. aut-
    • spontaneous; itself; own; self
    • *[aut- is almost always placed at the beginning of a term, even if it modifies a termination]
  31. crypt-
    hidden
  32. echin-
    spiny [adj.]; spine [noun]
  33. gymn-
    naked
  34. hem-*
    sem-
    • half
    • *[connecting vowel for both roots is i]
  35. pan-
    hol-
    • all; entire; whole
    • *[no connecting vowel follows pan-]
  36. -atresia
    absence of the opening (to a bodily structure)
  37. -blast*
    embryonic cell
  38. -cide
    • act of killing/destroying agent used to kill/destroy
    • [usually preceded by the connecting vowel i]
  39. -cleisis
    closure; blockage
  40. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  41. -genesis
    formation; development; growth
  42. -genic
    producing; forming; produced by
  43. -gravida
    • woman who is (or has been) pregnant for (nth time)
    • *[the root which immediately precedes -gravida indicates the number of pregnancies experienced; the connecting vowel is always i]
  44. -para
    • woman who has given birth (nth times)
    • [the root which immediately precedes -para indicates the number of births experienced; the connecting vowel is always i]
  45. -pexy
    -pexis
    surgical attachment [often of one organ or tissue to another]
  46. -strophe
    a turning; a twisting
  47. -poiesis
    production; formation; devleopment; act of shaping
  48. -poietic
    pertaining to formation or development

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