Ch 01 Basic Word Structure

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Ch 01 Basic Word Structure
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthr/o
    joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    cancerous, 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
    to secrete
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. derm/o
    dermat/o
    skin
  13. electr/o
    electricity
  14. encephal/o
    brain
  15. enter/o
    inestines (usually small)
  16. erythr/o
    red
  17. gastr/o
    stomach
  18. glyc/o
    sugar
  19. gnos/o
    knowledge
  20. gynec/o
    woman, female
  21. hemat/o
    hem/o
    blood
  22. hepat/o
    liver
  23. iatr/o
    treatment, physician
  24. leuk/o
    white
  25. log/o
    study of
  26. nephr/o
    kidney
  27. neur/o
    nerve
  28. onc/o
    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-rays
  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, urine
  41. -ac
    pertaining to
  42. -al
    pertaining to
  43. -algia
    pain
  44. -cyte
    cell
  45. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  46. -emia
    blood condition
  47. -genic
    pertaining to producting, produced by or produced in
  48. -globin
    protein
  49. -gram
    record
  50. -ic
    -ical
    pertaining to
  51. -ion
    process
  52. -ist
    specialist
  53. -itis
    inflammation
  54. -logy
    process of study
  55. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  56. -opsy
    process of viewing
  57. -osis
    abnormal condition
  58. -pathy
    disease condition
  59. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  60. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  61. -sis
    state of; condition
  62. -tomy
    process of cutting, incision
  63. -y
    process, condition
  64. a-
    an-
    no, not, without
  65. aut-
    auto-
    self, own
  66. dia-
    complete, through
  67. endo-
    within
  68. epi-
    above, upon
  69. ex-
    exo-
    out, outside of, outward
  70. hyper-
    excessive, more than normal
  71. hypo-
    deficient, less than normal
  72. in-
    into, in
  73. peri-
    surrounding, around
  74. pro-
    before, forward
  75. re-
    back, backward, again
  76. retro-
    behind
  77. sub-
    below, under
  78. trans-
    across, through

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