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  1. a-
    away from, negative , no, not with out
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  4. -able
    capable of, able to
  5. abort/o
    premature expulsion of a nonviable fetus
  6. abrad/o,
    abras/o
    rub or scape off
  7. abrupt/o
    broken away from
  8. abs-
    away from
  9. abscess/o
    going away, collecting of pus
  10. absorpt/o
    suck up, suck in
  11. ac-
    toward, to
  12. -ac
    pertaining to
  13. acanth/o
    spiny, thorny
  14. ascetabul/o
    acetabulum (hip socket)
  15. -acious
    characterized by
  16. acne/o
    point of peak
  17. acou/o, acous/o
    hearing, sense of hearing
  18. acquir/o
    get, obtain
  19. -acusia,
    -acusis,
    acust/o
    hearing, sense of hearing
  20. acr/o
    extremities, top, point
  21. acromi/o
    acromion, point of shoulder blade
  22. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  23. acuit/o,
    acut/o
    sharp, sharpness
  24. ad-,
    -ad
    toward, to, in direction of
  25. aden/o
    gland
  26. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  27. adhes/to
    stick to, cling to
  28. adip/o
    fat
  29. adnex/o
    bound to
  30. adren/o,
    adrenal/o
    adrenal glands
  31. -aemia
    blood
  32. aer/o
    air/gas
  33. aesthe-,
    -aesthesia,
    aestget/o
    sensation, sense of perception
  34. af-
    toward, to
  35. affect/o
    exert influence on
  36. ag-
    toward, to
  37. agglutin/o
    clumping, stick together
  38. agress/o
    attack step foward
  39. -ago
    attack, diseased state for condition
  40. agor/a
    marketplace
  41. -agra
    excessive pain, sezuire, attack of sever pain
  42. -aise
    comfort , ease
  43. al-
    like, similar
  44. -al
    pertaining to
  45. alb/ albi,
    alb/o,
    ablin/o
    white
  46. albumin/o
    albumin, protein
  47. alg/e,
    alg/o
    pain
  48. algesi/o,
    -algesia
    suffering pain, the sense of pain, sensitivity to pain
  49. -algesic
    painful
  50. algi-,
    algia
    suffering pain
  51. align/o
    bring into line or correct position
  52. aliment/o
    to nourish
  53. all/o,
    all-
    other different
  54. allucin/o
    wander in the mind
  55. alopec/o
    mangy, baldness
  56. alveoli/o
    alveolus, air sacs, small sac
  57. amb-,
    ambi-
    both, on both sides
  58. ambly/o
    dim, dull
  59. ambul/o,
    ambulat/o
    to walk
  60. ametr/o
    out of proportion
  61. -amnie
    nitrogen compound
  62. amni/o
    amnion, fetal membrane
  63. amph-
    around, on both sides, doubly
  64. amput/o,
    amputate/o
    cut away, cut off a part of the body
  65. amyl/o
    starch
  66. an-
    no, not, without
  67. an-,
    ana-
    up, apart, backward,excessive
  68. andr/o
    male
  69. aneurysm/o
    aneurysm
  70. angi/o,
    angi,
    angio
    relating to blood or lymph vessels
  71. angin/o
    chocking strangling
  72. anis/o
    unequal
  73. an/o
    anus, ring
  74. ankyl/o
    crooked, bent stiff, looped
  75. anomal/o
    irregularity
  76. ante-
    before, forward
  77. anter/o
    front
  78. anthrac/o
    coal dust
  79. anti-
    against, counter
  80. anxi/o, anxiety/o
    uneasy, anxious, distressed
  81. aort/o,
    aorta
  82. ap-
    toward, to
  83. -apheresis
    removal
  84. aphth/o
    a small ulcer or eruption
  85. apic/o
    apex
  86. aplast/o
    defective development, lack of development
  87. apo-
    from, opposed, detached
  88. aponeur/o
    aponeurosis
  89. apoplect/o
    a stroke
  90. append/o,
    appendic/o
    appendix
  91. aqu/aqui,
    aqu/o, aque/o
    water
  92. -ar
    pertaining to
  93. arc/o
    bow, arc or arch
  94. -arche
    beginning
  95. arachn/o
    spider web, spider
  96. areat/o
    occurring in patches or circumscribed areas
  97. areol/o
    little open space
  98. arrect/o
    upright, lifted up raised
  99. arteri/o
    artery
  100. arthr/o,
    articul/o
    joint
  101. -ary
    pertaining to
  102. as-
    toward, to
  103. -ase
    enzyme
  104. asphyxia/o
    absence of a pulse
  105. aspir/o,
    aspirat/o
    to breathe in
  106. asthen-,
    -asthenia
    weakness, lack of stregth
  107. -asthmat/o
    a gasping, choking
  108. at-
    toward, to
  109. atel/o
    incomplete
  110. atherl/o
    plaque, fatty substance
  111. athet/o
    uncontrolled
  112. -atonic
    lack of tone
  113. atop/o
    strange, out of place
  114. atres/atresi
    without an opening
  115. atri/o
    atrium
  116. attenuate/o
    diluted,weakened
  117. aud-,
    audi/o,
    audit/o
    ear, hearing, the sense of hearing
  118. aur/auri,
    aur/o
    ear, hearing
  119. auscult/o
    listen
  120. aut/o
    self
  121. ax/o
    axis, main stem
  122. azot/o
    urea, nitrogen
  123. bacill/o
    little stick or rod
  124. balan/o
    plans penis
  125. bar/o
    pressure, weight
  126. bas/o
    base, opposite of acid
  127. bi-,
    bin,
    bis-
    twice, double, two
  128. bi/o,
    bio
    pertaining to life
  129. bifid/o
    split, cleft into two parts
  130. bifid/o
    divide or fork into two branches
  131. bil/bili
    bile, gall
  132. bilirubin/o
    bilirubin
  133. -blast
    embryonic, immatue
  134. blephar/o
    eyelid
  135. borboygm/o
    rumbling sound
  136. brachi/o
    arm
  137. brachy-
    short
  138. brady-
    slow
  139. brev/I, brev/o
    short
  140. bronchi/o
    bronchial tube
  141. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole, bronhiolus
  142. brux/o
    grind
  143. bucc/o, bucca
    cheek
  144. burs/o
    bursa, sac of fluid near joint
  145. cac-, cac/o, caca-
    evil, bad, diseased, weak
  146. cadaver/o
    dead body,  corpse
  147. calc/o
    clacium
  148. calcane/o
    calcaneus, heel bone
  149. calcul/o
    stone, little stone
  150. cali/o
    cup, calyx
  151. call/cali,
    callos/o
    hard, hardened and thickened
  152. calor/calori
    heat
  153. canalicul/o
    little canal or duct
  154. canth/o
    corner of the eye
  155. capill/o
    hair
  156. capit/o
    head
  157. capn/o,
    -capnia
    smoke, carbon dioxide
  158. capsul/o
    little box
  159. carb/o
    carbon
  160. carbuncul/o
    carbunculus
  161. carcin/o
    cancerous
  162. cardi/o
    heart
  163. cari/o
    rottenness, decay
  164. carot/o
    stupor, sleep
  165. carp/o
    carpus,. wrist bone
  166. cartilage/o, cartilagin/o
    gristle, cartilage
  167. caruncul/o
    bit of flesh
  168. cat-,
    cata-,
    cath-
    down, lower, under, downward
  169. catabol/o
    a breaking down
  170. cathart/o
    cleansing, purging
  171. cathet/o
    send down, insert
  172. caud/o
    tail, lower part of body
  173. caus/o,
    caust/o
    burn, burning
  174. cauter/o,
    caut/o
    heat, burn
  175. cav/ cavi, cav/o
    hollow, cave
  176. cavern/o
    containing hollow spaces
  177. cec/o
    cecum, blind gut
  178. -cele
    tumor, cyst, hernia
  179. celi/o
    belly, abdomen
  180. cement/o
    a rough stone
  181. cent-
    hundred
  182. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  183. cephal/o,
    cephal,
    -ceps
    relating to a head, head
  184. cera-
    wax
  185. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  186. cerebr/o
    brain, cerebrum
  187. cerumin/o
    cerumen
  188. cervic/o
    neck, cervix
  189. chalas/o,
    -chalasis
    relaxation, loosening
  190. chalaz/o
    a hailstone
  191. cheil/o
    lip
  192. cheir/o, cheir-
    hand
  193. chem./chemi
    chem./o,
    chemic/o
    drug, chemical
  194. chir/o, chiro-
    hand
  195. chlorhydr/o
    hydrochloric acid
  196. chol/e
    bile, gall
  197. cholangi/o
    bile, duct
  198. cholesterol/o
    cholesterol
  199. chondr/o,
    chondri/o
    cartilage
  200. chord/o
    cord, the spinal cord
  201. chori/o
    chorion, membrane
  202. choroid/o
    choroids layer of the eye
  203. chrom/o,
    chromat/o
    color
  204. chyme/o
    to pour juice
  205. cib/o
    meal
  206. cicatric/o
    scar
  207. -cidal
    pertaining to death
  208. -cide
    causing death
  209. cili/o
    microscopic hair-like projections, eyelashes
  210. cine/o
    movement
  211. cir/ circi
    ring or circle
  212. circulat/o
    go around in a circle
  213. circum-
    around, about
  214. circumcise/o
    cutting around
  215. circumscribe/o
    confined, limited in space
  216. cirrh/o
    tawny, orange-yellow
  217. cis/o
    cut
  218. -clasis, -clast
    break
  219. claudicate/o
    limping
  220. claustr/o
    barrier
  221. clav/clavi
    key
  222. clavicul/o,
    cleid/o
    clavicle, collar bone
  223. climacter/o
    crisis,rung of a ladder
  224. clitor/o, clitorid/o
    clitoris, a small hill
  225. clon/o
    violent action
  226. clus/o
    shut or close
  227. -clysis
    irrigation, washing
  228. co-
    together, with
  229. coagul/ o.coagulat/o
    congeal, curdle, fix together
  230. coarct/o, coarctat/o
    press together, narrow
  231. cocc/ cocci,
    cocc/o,
    -coccus
    berry- shaped bacterium, spherical bacterium
  232. coccyg/o
    coccyx, tailbone
  233. cochle/o
    snail, snail shell, spiral
  234. coher/o, cohes/o
    cling or stick together
  235. coit/o
    a coming together
  236. col/o
    colon, large intestine
  237. coll/a
    glue
  238. coll/colli
    neck
  239. colon
    colon, large intestine
  240. colp/o
    vagina
  241. column/o
    pillar
  242. com-
    together, with
  243. comat/o
    deep sleep
  244. comminute/o
    break into pieces
  245. communic/o
    share, to make common
  246. compatibil/o
    sympathize with
  247. con-
    together,with
  248. concave/o
    hollow
  249. concentr/o
    condense, intensify, remove excess water
  250. concept/o
    receive or take to oneself, become pregnant
  251. conch/o
    shell
  252. concuss/o
    shaken together, violently agitated
  253. condyl/o
    knuckle, knob
  254. confus/o
    disorder, confusion
  255. conjunctiv/o
    conjuctiva, joined together, connected
  256. consci/o
    aware, awareness
  257. consoled/o,
    consolidate/o
    become firm or solid
  258. constipat/o
    pressed together, crowded together
  259. constrict/o
    draw tightly together
  260. contact/o
    touched, infected
  261. contagi/o
    touching of something, unclean, infection
  262. contaminat/o
    pollute,render unclean by contact
  263. contine/o, continent/o
    keep in contain, hold back, restain
  264. contra-
    against, counter, opposite
  265. contracept/o
    prevention of conception
  266. contus/o
    bruise
  267. convalesce/o
    become strong , recover
  268. convex/o
    arched, vaulted
  269. convolute/o
    coiled,twisted
  270. convuls/o
    pull together
  271. copi/o
    plentiful, abundant
  272. copulat/o
    joining together, linking
  273. cor/o
    pupil
  274. cord/o
    cord, spinal cord
  275. cordi/o
    heart
  276. core/o
    pupil
  277. cori/o
    skin, leather
  278. corne/o
    cornea
  279. coron/o
    crown,coronary
  280. corp/u, corpor/o
    body
  281. corpuscul/o
    little body
  282. cort-
    covering
  283. cost/o
    rib
  284. cox/o
    hip,hip joint
  285. crani/o
    skull
  286. -crasis
    a mixture or blending
  287. crepit/o, crepitate/o
    crackling, rattling
  288. crin/o, -crine
    secrete, seperate
  289. cris/o, critic/o
    turning point
  290. -crit
    seperate
  291. cry/o
    cold
  292. crypt/o
    hidden
  293. cubit/o
    elbow
  294. cuboid/o
    cube-like
  295. culd/o
    cul-de-sac, blind pouch
  296. cult/o
    cultivate,plow,till
  297. -cusis
    hearing
  298. cusp/cuspi
    point, pointed flap
  299. cut-, cutane/o
    skin
  300. cyan/o
    blue
  301. cycl/o
    ciliary body of eye, cycle
  302. cyes/cyesi,
    cyes/o,
    -cyesis
    pregnancy
  303. cyst-, cyst
    bag, bladder
  304. cyst/o
    urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
  305. cyt/o,
    -cyte
    cell
  306. -cytic
    pertaining to a cell
  307. -cytosis
    condition of cells
  308. dacry/o, dacry-
    tear, tear duct, lacrimal duct
  309. dacry/o, dacry-
    tear, tear duct, lacrimal duct
  310. dactyl/o, dactyl-
    finger, toes
  311. dart/o
    skinned, flayed
  312. de-
    from, not, down, lack of
  313. debrid/e
    open a wound
  314. deca-, deci
    ten, tenth
  315. decidul/o
    falling off, shedding
  316. decubit/o
    lyind down
  317. defec/o, defecat/o
    clear, free from waste
  318. defer/o
    carrying down or out
  319. degenerate/o
    gradual impairment, breakdown, diminished function
  320. deglutit/o
    swallow
  321. dehisc/o
    burst open, split
  322. deliri/o
    wandering in the mind, silly, crazy
  323. delt/o
    greek letter delta or d, triangular shape
  324. delus/o
    mock, cheat, delude
  325. -dema
    swelling (fluid)
  326. demi
    half
  327. dem/o
    people, population
  328. dendr/o
    tree, resembling a tree, branching
  329. dent-, dent/denti, dent/o
    tooth, relating to the teeth
  330. depress/o
    press down lower, pressed or sunk down
  331. derm/o,
    dermat/o,
    derma
    skin
  332. -desis
    bind, tie together, surgical fixation of bone or joint
  333. deterioat/o
    worsening or gradual impairment
  334. dextr/o
    right side
  335. di-
    double, apart from, two
  336. dia-
    through, between, apart, complete
  337. diaphor/o
    sweat
  338. diaphragmat/o
    diaphragm, wall across
  339. diastole/o
    standing apart, expansion
  340. didym/o
    testes, twins, double
  341. diffuse/o
    pour out, spread apart
  342. digest/o
    divide, distribute
  343. digit/o
    finger or toe
  344. dilat/o, dilatat/o
    spread out, expand
  345. dilut/o
    dissolve, separate

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