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  1. Pachy-, pachy/o
    thick

    pachyderma
  2. palat/o
    palate

    palatography
  3. pale/o
    old, primitive

    paleogenetic
  4. pan-
    all, entire

    panacea
  5. pancreat/o-
    pancreas

    pancreatolith
  6. papill/o
    nipple or nipple shaped projection

    papilloretinitis
  7. para-
    near, beside

    parabiosis
  8. parathyroid/o
    parathyroid gland

    parathyroidoma
  9. -paresis
    weakness

    hemiparesis
  10. par/o, part/o
    bear, give birth to, labor

    parturition
  11. patell/o
    patella (kneecap)

    patellectomy
  12. path/o, -pahty
    disease

    hemopathy
  13. pector/o
    chest

    pectoralgia
  14. ped/o
    foot, child

    pedology
  15. pelv/I, pelv/o
    pelvis, pelvic bone

    pelvimetry
  16. -penia
    decrease in, deficiency

    glycopenia
  17. -pepsia
    digestion

    badypepsia
  18. per-
    through, excessive

    permeable
  19. peri-
    about, around

    perimysium
  20. perine/o
    perineum

    perineorrhaphy
  21. peritone/o
    peritoneum

    peritoneal
  22. petrous; petr/o
    stony hardness, stone

    petrolatum
  23. -pexy, -pexis
    surgical fixation

    hysteropexy
  24. phac/o, phak/o
    lens of the eye

    phacomalacia
  25. -phagia, -phagy
    swallowing

    dysphagia
  26. phag/o
    eating

    phagomania
  27. phalang/o
    phalanx (finger or toe bone)

    phalangectomy
  28. phall/o-
    penis

    phallic
  29. phan/ero
    visible, manifest

    phanerosis
  30. pharyng/o-
    pharynx

    pharyngorrhagia
  31. pharmac/o
    drug

    pharmacology
  32. -phasia
    -phas, phas/o
    speech

    dysphasia
  33. -philia, -phily, phil
    long for, craving

    hemophilia
  34. phleb/o
    vein(s)

    phlebostasis
  35. -phobia
    fear, aversion

    claustrophobia
  36. phon/o, -phonia
    sound, voice

    phonology
  37. -phoria
    feeling

    euphoria
  38. phot/o
    light

    photosynthesis
  39. phren/I, phren/ico, phren/o
    diaphragm or mind

    phrenology
  40. -phylaxis
    protection

    anaphylaxis
  41. physi/o
    relating to nature

    physiology
  42. -physis
    growth

    symphysis
  43. pil/o
    hair

    pilonidal
  44. -plasia
    formation, development

    achondroplasia
  45. -plasm
    growth, substance, formation

    somatoplasm
  46. plasma, plasm/o
    fluid portion of blood

    somatoplasm
  47. -plasty
    surgical repair

    dermatoplasty
  48. platy-
    flat, wide

    platyglossal
  49. -plegia, -plegic
    paralysis

    monoplegia
  50. ple/o
    more

    pleonexia
  51. pleur/o
    pleura or rib

    pleurocentrum
  52. -pnea
    breathing

    apnea
  53. pneum/a; o; ato; ono-
    lungs or respiration

    pneumoconstriction
  54. pod/o-
    foot or foot shaped part

    podalic
  55. -poiesis
    formation

    hemopoiesis
  56. poikil/o
    irregular, varied

    poikiloderma
  57. poli/o
    gray (pertaining to gray matter of nervous system)

    polioncephalitis
  58. poly-
    many, much

    polydipsia
  59. polyp/o
    polyp, small growth

    polyposis
  60. post-
    after, behind

    postpartum
  61. poster/o
    back (of body)

    posteroanterior
  62. -prandial
    meal

    postprandial
  63. pre-, pro-
    before, in front of

    prenatal
  64. presby-
    old

    presbyopia
  65. primi-, prot/o
    first

    primitial
  66. proct/o
    rectum or anus

    proctology
  67. prostat/o
    prostate gland

    prostatectomy
  68. pseudo-
    false

    pseudoscience
  69. psych/o
    mind

    psychomotor
  70. -ptosis
    drooping

    blepharoptosis
  71. ptyal/o
    saliva

    ptyalogenic
  72. -ptysis
    spitting

    hemoptysis
  73. pub/o
    pubis

    pubofemoral
  74. puerper/o
    childbirth

    puerperal
  75. pulm/o, pulmon/o
    lungs

    pulmogram
  76. pupill/o
    pupil

    pupillometer
  77. pus
    liquid portion of inflammation

    pustule
  78. pyel/o
    pelvis or kidney

    pyelocaliectasis
  79. pylor/o
    pylorus

    pylorolasty
  80. py/o
    pus

    pyocyst
  81. pyr/o
    fever, heat

    pyrogen
  82. quadri-
    four

    quadriplegia
  83. rachi/o-
    spine

    rachiotome
  84. radic/o, rhiz/o
    nerve root

    radicotomy
  85. radi/o
    radiation, x-ray

    radiology
  86. Rect/o-
    rectum

    rectosigmoidoscopy
  87. ren/I, ren/o
    kidney

    renin
  88. retin/o
    retina

    retinopathy
  89. retro-, re-
    behind, back

    retrocecal
  90. rhabd/o
    rod-shaped, striated

    rhabdomyoma
  91. rhin/o
    rhin/o

    rhinology
  92. rhod/o-
    red

    rhodopsin
  93. rhytid/o
    wrinkles

    rhytidoplasty
  94. -rrage, rrhagia
    bleeding, flow

    menorrhagia
  95. -rrhaphy
    surgical repair

    aneurysmorrhaphy
  96. -rrhea
    discharge

    seborrhea
  97. -rrhexis
    rupture

    angiorrhexis
  98. ruber, rubor
    red, redness

    rubedo
  99. sal
    salt

    saline
  100. salping/o
    fallopian tube or eustachian tube

    salpingostomy
  101. -salpinx
    fallopian tube

    hydrosalpinx
  102. sangui-, sanguin/o
    blood, bloody

    sanguineous
  103. sarc/o
    flesh

    sarcophagic
  104. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor

    myosarcoma
  105. scapul/o
    scapula

    scapulohumeral
  106. -schisis
    split, fissue

    cranioschisis
  107. schizo-
    division, split

    schizocarp
  108. -scler/o
    hardness

    sclerosis
  109. -sclerosis
    hardening

    phlebosclerosis
  110. scoli/o
    curved

    scoliodontic
  111. -scope
    viewing instrument

    bronchoscope
  112. -scopy, -scopic
    • visual examination
    • microscopy
  113. sebum, seb/o
    sabaceous gland secretion

    seborrhea
  114. semi-
    half

    seminormal
  115. seps/o
    infection

    sepsis
  116. sept/o
    septum

    septotomy
  117. serum
    clear portion of blood fluid

    serum globulin
  118. sial/o
    saliva, salivary glands

    sialorrhea
  119. sigmoid/o
    sigmoid

    sigmoidoscopy
  120. sinistr/o
    left, to the left

    sinistrocular
  121. -sis
    state or condition

    narcosis
  122. somat/o-, somatic/o
    body

    somatotype
  123. somn/I, -somnia
    sleep

    insomnia
  124. son/o
    sound

    sonometer
  125. -spasm
    contraction, cramp

    gastrospasm
  126. spermat/o, sperm/o
    spermatozoan, sperm

    spermatolysis
  127. sphygm/o
    pulse

    sphymograph
  128. spir/o
    breathe, breathing

    spirograph
  129. splanchn/e; o
    viscera or splachnic nerve

    splanchnopleure
  130. splen/o
    spleen

    splenomegaly
  131. spondyl/o-
    vertebra or spinal column

    spondylosis
  132. -stasis
    standing still

    homeostasis
  133. steat/o
    fatty

    steatocele
  134. steno-
    narrow

    stenothorax
  135. stere/o
    solid, three dimensional

    stereoscopic
  136. stern/o
    sternum

    sternocleidal
  137. steth/o
    chest

    stethogram
  138. -stomy
    surgical opening

    colostomy
  139. strept/o
    twisted chains

    streptococcus
  140. sub-
    under, beneath

    subcutaneous
  141. super, supra-
    above, beyond

    supracerebellar
  142. sym-, syn-
    together

    synesthesia
  143. synovi/o
    synovia, synovial membrane

    synoviosarcoma
  144. system/o
    system

    systematic

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