HSCI 003, Chapter 1

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  1. Aden/o
    gland
  2. Arthr/o
    joint
  3. Bio
    life
  4. Carcin/o
    cancer
  5. Cardi/o
    heart
  6. Cephalo/o
    head
  7. Cerebr/o
    brain
  8. Cis/o
    to cut
  9. Crin/o
    to secrete
  10. Cyst/o
    refers to the urinary bladder
  11. Cyt/o
    cell
  12. Derm/o, Dermat/o
    the skin
  13. Electr/o
    electricity
  14. Encephal/o
    the brain
  15. Enter/o
    small intestines
  16. Erythr/o, Erythem/o
    redness
  17. Gastr/o
    stomach
  18. Glyc/o
    sugar
  19. Gnos/o
    knowledge
  20. Gynec/o
    woman (female)
  21. Hem/o, Hemat/o
    blood
  22. Hepat/o
    liver
  23. Iatr/o
    treatment by physician
  24. Leuk/o
    white
  25. Log/o
    knowledge
  26. Nephr/o
    the kidney
  27. Neur/o
    nerve
  28. Onc/o, Onch/o
    cancer, tumor
  29. Ophthalm/o
    eye
  30. Oste/o
    bone
  31. Path/o
    disease
  32. Ped/o
    child
  33. Psych/o
    mind
  34. Radi/o
    x-ray, radiation
  35. Ren/o
    kidney
  36. Rhin/o
    nose
  37. Sarc/o
    flesh
  38. Sect/o
    to cut
  39. Thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  40. Ur/o
    urinary tract
  41. -ac
    pertaining to
  42. -al
    pertaining to
  43. -algia
    pain
  44. -cyte
    cell
  45. -ectomy
    to cut out, remove
  46. -emia
    blood condition
  47. -gen, -genic
    to produce, formed by
  48. -globin
    protein
  49. -gram
    mark, character, record
  50. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  51. -ion
    a process
  52. -ist
    specializes in something specific
  53. -itis
    an inflammation
  54. -logy
    knowledge
  55. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  56. -opsy
    process of viewing
  57. -osis
    abnormal condition
  58. -pathy
    disease process, condition
  59. -scope, -scopy
    Device used to visually see something
  60. -tomy
    to cut
  61. -y
    process, condition
  62. A-, An-
    no, not
  63. Aut-, Auto-
    oneself
  64. Dia-
    through, complete, thorough
  65. End-, Endo-
    within
  66. Epi-
    upon, above
  67. Ex/o-
    out, outside of
  68. Hyper-
    excessive, to much, above
  69. Hypo-
    to little, insufficient
  70. In-
    into, not, in
  71. Peri-
    surrounding
  72. Pro-
    before, in front of
  73. Re-
    again, back
  74. Retro-
    behind

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