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  1. Aden/o
    gland
  2. appendic/o
    append/o
    appendix
  3. arteri/o
    artery
  4. arthr/o
    joint
  5. bi/o
    life
  6. cardi/o
    heart
  7. col/o
    colon/o
    colon
  8. crani/o
    cranium (skull)
  9. cyt/o
    cell
  10. enter/o
    intestine
  11. glyc/o
    glycos/o
    sugar
  12. hepat/o
    liver
  13. hist/o
    tissue
  14. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  15. leuk/o
    white
  16. lith/o
    stone, calculus
  17. my/o
    muscle
  18. neur/o
    nerve
  19. oste/o
    bone
  20. path/o
    disease
  21. ren/o,
    nephr/o
    kidney
  22. ven/o
    vein
  23. acr/o
    extremities, height
  24. ped/o
    child, infant, foot
  25. thromb/o
    clot
  26. thorac/o
    thorax (chest)
  27. the/o
    put
  28. secti/o
    incision (cut into)
  29. muc/o
    mucus
  30. derm/o,
    dermat/o
    skin
  31. therm/o
    heat
  32. splen/o
    spleen
  33. gen/o
    creating
  34. tens/o
    pressure
  35. gloss/o
    tounge
  36. gastr/o
    stomach
  37. hem/o,
    hemat/o
    blood
  38. pulmon/o
    lung
  39. norm/o
    proper, rule
  40. myel/o
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  41. bronch/i,
    bronch/o
    bronchus
  42. cephal/o
    head (upward)
  43. cervic/o
    cervix
  44. chondr/o
    cartilage
  45. crin/o
    to separate from blood, secrete
  46. cutane/o,
    derm/o,
    dermat/o
    skin
  47. dactyl/o
    digits, fingers, toes
  48. eosin/o
    rose colored
  49. erythr/o
    red
  50. furc/o
    branch, fork
  51. gnos/o
    knowledge
  52. lapar/o
    abdomen
  53. lymph/o
    watery fluid
  54. morph/o
    form, structure
  55. mort/o
    death
  56. necr/o
    death (cells, body)
  57. ophthalm/o
    eye
  58. ot/o
    ear
  59. tom/o
    cut, section
  60. son/o
    sound
  61. gynec/o
    female
  62. electr/o
    electricity, electrical activity
  63. chem/o
    chemical drug
  64. axill/o
    armpit
  65. adip/o
    fat tissues
  66. abdomin/o
    abdomen, abdominal cavity
  67. angi/o
    vessel
  68. cancer/o,
    carcin/o
    cancer
  69. cerebr/o
    cerebrum, brain
  70. cis/o
    cut
  71. cyst/o,
    vesic/o
    bladder, sac
  72. klept/o
    steal
  73. laryng/o
    voicebox, larynx
  74. mandibul/o
    lower jaw
  75. maxill/o
    upper jaw
  76. ox/o
    oxygen
  77. acu/o
    sudden, sharp
  78. vit/o
    living, alive
  79. sarc/o
    flesh, connective tissue
  80. nect/o
    bind
  81. nat/o
    birth, born
  82. iatr/o
    physician, medicine (also means treatment)
  83. cost/o
    rib
  84. pro-
    before
  85. dys-
    painful, abnormal, difficult, labored
  86. ab-
    away from
  87. trans-
    across
  88. auto-
    self
  89. para-
    around, beside, beyond
  90. hypo-
    below, incomplete, deficient
  91. retro-
    behind, back
  92. infra-
    inferior to, below
  93. de-
    lessened, removed
  94. cata-
    negative, down
  95. epi-
    on, upon, over
  96. in-
    into, not
  97. post-
    after, past
  98. meta-
    after, beyond, change
  99. syn-
    together, with
  100. sym-
    together
  101. ultra-
    beyond, higher than
  102. re-
    again, back
  103. con-
    with
  104. contra-
    opposed, agianst
  105. poly-
    many
  106. bi-
    two
  107. a-,
    an-
    without, absent
  108. ac-
    toward, near
  109. ad-
    toward, near
  110. anti-
    against, opposed
  111. brady-
    slower than usual
  112. ecto-
    exo-
    outer, out side
  113. en-,
    endo-
    within
  114. intra-
    within
  115. hemi-
    half
  116. macro-
    large, gross
  117. micro-
    small, tiny
  118. pan-
    all, every
  119. per-
    through
  120. pre-
    before
  121. sub-
    under, below
  122. tachy-
    faster than usual
  123. dia-
    through, complete
  124. inter-
    between
  125. peri-
    around, surrounding
  126. ec-,
    ex-
    outside, outer
  127. hyper-
    above, excessive
  128. -lysis,
    -lytic
    loosening, dissolution, seperating
  129. *-plasia
    condition of formation, development, growth
  130. -rrhea
    flow, excessive discharge
  131. -ptosis
    drooping, sagging, prolapse
  132. -ar,
    -ary,
    -ac,
    -iac
    relating to
  133. -oid
    resembling
  134. -osis
    abnormal condition (increased)
  135. -ium,
    -um
    structure
  136. -ist
    one who does, one who specializes in
  137. -eal,
    -tic
    relating to
  138. -plasty
    surgical repair
  139. -malicia
    softening
  140. -therapy
    treatment
  141. -stomy
    surgically created body opening
  142. -stoma
    body opening (to the outside)
  143. -fusion
    pour, bond
  144. -drome
    run
  145. -blast
    undifferentiated, original
  146. *-genesis
    origin, cause
  147. -mania,
    -maniac
    excessive preoccupation or obsession
  148. -penia
    lack of, decreased, poor
  149. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  150. -trophic
    relating to growth, development
  151. -al,
    -ic,
    -ous
    pertaining to
  152. -otic,
    -tic
    relating to a condition
  153. -sis
    state of
  154. -y
    process of
  155. -stasis
    control, stop , standing
  156. -ism
    situation, process, condition
  157. -ia
    condition of diseased or abnormal state
  158. -ior
    pertaining to
  159. -oma
    tumor, swelling
  160. -partum
    labor, delivery
  161. -tome
    instrument to cut
  162. -tomy
    cut into or slice
  163. -algia
    pain
  164. -centesis
    withdrawing fluid
  165. -cyte
    cell
  166. -ectomy
    excision or surgical removal
  167. -emia,
    -hemia
    throughout the blood
  168. -grade
    go
  169. -gram
    picture, record, tracing
  170. -graph
    instrument that creates a picture or recording
  171. -graphy
    process of creating a picture, record, tracing
  172. -itis,
    -itic
    inflamation
  173. -logy
    study of
  174. -megaly
    enlargement
  175. -meter
    distance measure, instrument to measure
  176. -opsy
    view of, viewing, look at
  177. -pathy
    disease
  178. -scope
    instrument to see through or with
  179. -ose
    like, relating to (also suffix for chemical name for sugar )
  180. phag/o
    eat, swallow, engulf
  181. psych/o
    mind
  182. phob/o
    fear
  183. radi/o
    rays or waves, x-ray, radius, forearm
  184. physi/o
    nature, natural
  185. rect/o
    upright, rectum
  186. *plasm/o
    development, growth
  187. rhin/o
    nose
  188. pneum/o,
    pneumon/o
    air, gas, lung, air sacs
  189. seps/o
    sept/i
    infection, bacteria
  190. thyr/o
    shield, thyroid
  191. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  192. top/o
    location
  193. tox/o
    poison, damaging
  194. trache/o
    windpipe
  195. vertebr/o
    vertebrae, back bones
  196. ana-
    positive, up
  197. ante-
    before
  198. eu-
    normal, even, good
  199. mal-
    bad, abnormal
  200. meso-
    middle
  201. pseudo-
    false
  202. semi-
    half
  203. supra-,
    super-
    above, superior to
  204. -cele
    sac protruding, hernia
  205. -crine
    secrete
  206. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  207. -phage
    eat, swallow, engulf
  208. -dynia
    pain
  209. -pexy
    affix, attach into place
  210. -phobia
    fear
  211. -phoria
    bear
  212. -physis
    grow
  213. -pnea
    breathing
  214. -poiesis
    formation
  215. -sclerosis,
    -sclerotic
    hardening

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