Ch. 3

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Ch. 3
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. acr/o
    extremities/ top/ extreme point
  3. acu/o
    sharp/ severe/ sudden
  4. aden/o
    gland
  5. adip/o
    fat
  6. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  7. angi/o
    vessel
  8. arteri/o
    artery
  9. axill/o
    armpit
  10. bi/o
    life
  11. blephar/o
    eyelid
  12. bronch/o
    bronchial tube
  13. carcin/o
    cancer
  14. cardi/o
    heart
  15. chem/o
    drug/ chemical
  16. chondr/o
    cartilage
  17. chron/o
    time
  18. col/o
    colon (large intestine)
  19. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  20. encephal/o
    brain
  21. erythr/o
    red
  22. hem/o
    blood
  23. hepat/o
    liver
  24. hydr/o
    water/ fluid
  25. inguin/o
    groin
  26. isch/o
    to hold back
  27. lapar/o
    abdomen/ abdominal wall
  28. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  29. leuk/o
    white
  30. lymph/o
    lymph
  31. mamm/o
    breast
  32. mast/o
    breast
  33. morph/o
    shape/ form
  34. muc/o
    mucus
  35. my/o
    muscle
  36. myel/o
    spinal cord/ bone marrow
  37. necr/o
    death (of cells or whole body)
  38. nephr/o
    kidney
  39. neur/o
    nerve
  40. neutr/o
    neutrophil (a white blood cell)
  41. necle/o
    nucleus
  42. ophthalm/o
    eye
  43. oste/o
    bone
  44. ot/o
    ear
  45. path/o
    disease
  46. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  47. phag/o
    to eat/ swallow
  48. phleb/o
    vein
  49. plas/o
    formation/ development
  50. pleur/o
    pleura
  51. pneumon/o
    lungs
  52. pulmon/o
    lungs
  53. radi/o
    x-rays
  54. rect/o
    rectum
  55. ren/o
    kidney
  56. rhin/o
    nose
  57. sarc/o
    flesh
  58. splen/o
    spleen
  59. staphyl/o
    clusters
  60. strept/o
    twisted chains
  61. thorac/o
    chest
  62. thromb/o
    clot
  63. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  64. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  65. ven/o
    vein

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