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  1. cyt/o
    cell
  2. ventr/o
    belly
  3. -logy
    study of
  4. inter-
    between, among
  5. pub/o
    genital region, pubis
  6. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  7. -ical
    pertaining to
  8. -plasm
    formation, development
  9. -algia
    pain
  10. homo-
    same
  11. cis/o
    to cut
  12. -eal
    pertaining to
  13. -ism
    state of
  14. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  15. peri-
    around
  16. vertebr/o
    vertebra
  17. epi-
    upon, over
  18. eu-
    normal, good
  19. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  20. proxim/o
    near to
  21. morph/o
    shape
  22. a-
    without, away from
  23. nephr/o
    kidney
  24. -logist
    one who studies
  25. somat/o
    body
  26. -ose
    pertaining to
  27. per-
    through
  28. -osis
    abnormal condition
  29. hemi-
    half
  30. -iac
    pertaining to
  31. medi/o
    middle
  32. -rrhexis
    rupture
  33. -cele
    hernia, protrusion
  34. -graphy
    process for recording
  35. -malacia
    abonormal softening
  36. poster/o
    back
  37. ophthalm/o
    eye
  38. intra-
    within, inside
  39. brachi/o
    arm
  40. -graph
    instrument for recording
  41. oste/o
    bone
  42. pan-
    all
  43. path/o
    disease
  44. nulli-
    none
  45. carcin/o
    cancer
  46. micro-
    small
  47. para-
    beside
  48. system/o
    system
  49. bi-
    two
  50. crani/o
    skull
  51. an-
    without
  52. mono-
    one
  53. chem/o
    chemical
  54. -ectasis
    dilation
  55. ante-
    before, in front of
  56. -otomy
    cutting into
  57. pleur/o
    pleura
  58. pulmon/o
    lung
  59. gastr/o
    stomach
  60. quad-
    four
  61. crur/o
    leg
  62. -metry
    process of measuring
  63. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  64. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  65. neo-
    new
  66. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  67. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  68. pre-
    before, in front of
  69. cardi/o
    heart
  70. -oma
    tumor, mass
  71. infer/o
    below
  72. ot/o
    ear
  73. -pathy
    disease
  74. -ac
    pertaining to
  75. epitheli/o
    epithelium
  76. semi-
    half
  77. laryng/o
    voice box
  78. chondr/o
    cartilage
  79. -ior
    pertaining to
  80. -cyte
    cell
  81. brady-
    slow
  82. uni-
    one
  83. rhin/o
    nose
  84. supra-
    above
  85. -dynia
    pain
  86. caud/o
    tail
  87. -lysis
    destruction
  88. adip/o
    fat
  89. -stenosis
    narrowing
  90. -ia
    state, condition
  91. dys-
    painful, difficult
  92. multi-
    many
  93. anti-
    against
  94. tri-
    three
  95. cervic/o
    neck
  96. sub-
    below
  97. hetero-
    different
  98. poly-
    many
  99. -ptosis
    drooping
  100. hyper-
    over, above
  101. dors/o
    back of body
  102. tachy-
    rapid, fast
  103. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  104. neur/o
    nerve
  105. -rrhaphy
    suture
  106. muscul/o
    muscle
  107. dermat/o
    skin
  108. -plasty
    surgical repair
  109. -tic
    pertaining to
  110. -rrhage
    abnormal, excessive flow
  111. -ous
    pertaining to
  112. hydr/o
    water
  113. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  114. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  115. -sclerosis
    hardening
  116. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  117. later/o
    side
  118. cephal/o
    head
  119. viscer/o
    internal organ
  120. -gram
    record or picture
  121. -ary
    pertaining to
  122. pelv/o
    pelvis
  123. infra-
    below
  124. -ory
    pertaining to
  125. -cise
    cut
  126. ultra-
    beyond, excess
  127. -an
    pertaining to
  128. hypo-
    below
  129. dist/o
    away from
  130. hemat/o
    blood
  131. super/o
    above
  132. -itis
    inflammation
  133. -therapy
    treatment
  134. -ile
    pertaining to
  135. enter/o
    small intestine
  136. -ic
    pertaining to
  137. -genic
    produced by
  138. gynec/o
    female
  139. endo-
    within
  140. -plasia
    development, growth
  141. immun/o
    immune, protection
  142. trans-
    across
  143. -megaly
    large
  144. post-
    after
  145. retro-
    backward
  146. -ar
    pertaining to
  147. aden/o
    gland
  148. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  149. -al
    pertaining to
  150. -gen
    that which produces
  151. spin/o
    spine
  152. glute/o
    buttock
  153. anter/o
    front
  154. thorac/o
    chest
  155. pseudo-
    false
  156. auto-
    self
  157. macro-
    large
  158. hist/o
    tissue
  159. organ/o
    organ
  160. super-
    above, excess
  161. -genesis
    generates
  162. ur/o
    urine, urinary tract
  163. burs/o
    sac
  164. scler/o
    hard
  165. -ule
    small
  166. ab-
    away from
  167. lord/o
    bent backwards
  168. myocardi/o
    heart muscle
  169. ad-
    toward
  170. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  171. trache/o
    trachea, windpipe
  172. fibul/o
    fibula
  173. radi/o
    radius
  174. arthr/o
    joint
  175. vas/o
    vessel, duct
  176. ankyl/o
    stiff joint
  177. kyph/o
    hump
  178. lob/o
    lobe
  179. -stasis
    standing still
  180. metatars/o
    metatarsals
  181. -ectasis
    dilated, expansion
  182. splen/o
    spleen
  183. cutane/o
    skin
  184. orth/o
    straight
  185. hemangi/o
    blood vessel
  186. -phonia
    voice
  187. arteri/o
    artery
  188. melan/o
    black
  189. -blast
    immature, embryonic
  190. coron/o
    heart
  191. nas/o
    nose
  192. lymphaden/o
    lymph node
  193. lumb/o
    loin
  194. ten/o
    tendon
  195. neutr/o
    neutral
  196. sanguin/o
    blood
  197. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  198. ichthy/o
    scaly, dry
  199. medull/o
    inner portion
  200. -thorax
    chest
  201. circum-
    around
  202. phot/o
    light
  203. ventricul/o
    ventricle
  204. diaphragmat/o
    diaphragm
  205. -manometer
    instrument for measuring pressure
  206. kerat/o
    hard, horny
  207. my/o
    muscle
  208. atri/o
    atrium
  209. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  210. fasci/o
    fibrous band
  211. ped/o
    child, foot
  212. orth/o
    straight
  213. py/o
    pus
  214. -poiesis
    formation
  215. rhytid/o
    wrinkle
  216. phalang/o
    phalanges
  217. maxill/o
    maxilla
  218. articul/o
    joint
  219. lamin/o
    lamina, part of vertebra
  220. thym/o
    thymus
  221. leuk/o
    white
  222. carp/o
    wrist
  223. patell/o
    patella
  224. ather/o
    fatty substance
  225. atel/o
    incomplete
  226. femor/o
    femur
  227. hidr/o
    sweat
  228. bronch/o, bronchi/o
    bronchus
  229. ili/o
    ilium
  230. -asthenia
    weakness
  231. allo-
    other, different from usual
  232. -kinesia
    movment
  233. alveol/o
    alveolus
  234. tend/o
    tendon
  235. necr/o
    death
  236. pil/o
    hair
  237. myc/o
    fungus
  238. myel/o
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  239. -osmia
    smell
  240. chrom/o
    color
  241. spir/o
    breathing
  242. seb/o
    oil
  243. -globin
    protein
  244. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  245. bi/o
    life
  246. metacarp/o
    metacarpals
  247. plant/o
    sole of foot
  248. fibr/o
    fibers,
  249. electr/o
    electricity
  250. erythr/o
    red
  251. -ptysis
    spitting
  252. kinesi/o
    movement
  253. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  254. lip/o
    fat
  255. -tonia
    tone
  256. -derma
    skin
  257. coccyg/o
    coccyx
  258. clavicul/o
    clavicle
  259. valv/o, valvul/o
    valve
  260. fibrin/o
    fibers, fibrous
  261. xeno-
    strange, foreign
  262. angi/o
    vessel
  263. bas/o
    base
  264. stern/o
    sternum
  265. tars/o
    ankle
  266. pneum/o, pneumon/o
    lung, air
  267. tox/o
    poison
  268. xer/o
    dry
  269. tendin/o
    tendon
  270. -opsy
    view of
  271. mandibul/o
    mandible
  272. phleb/o
    vein
  273. tibi/o
    tibia
  274. sinus/o
    sinus, cavity
  275. pod/o
    foot
  276. diaphor/o
    profuse sweating
  277. steth/o
    chest
  278. ox/o, ox/i
    oxygen
  279. hem/o
    blood
  280. albin/o
    white
  281. cyan/o
    blue
  282. uln/o
    ulna
  283. ven/o
    vein
  284. phag/o
    eat, swallow
  285. synovi/o, synov/o
    synovial membrane
  286. cry/o
    cold
  287. derm/o
    skin
  288. humer/o
    humerus
  289. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole
  290. -cytosis
    more than the normal number of cells
  291. myos/o
    muscle
  292. -tension
    pressure
  293. -globulin
    protein
  294. sacr/o
    sacrum
  295. aort/o
    aorta
  296. sphygm/o
    pulse
  297. -porosis
    porous
  298. lymph/o
    lymph
  299. -emia
    blood condition
  300. -pnea
    breathing
  301. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  302. scoli/o
    crooked, bent
  303. -ole
    small
  304. agglutin/o
    clumping
  305. anthrac/o
    coal
  306. spondyl/o
    vertebrae
  307. trich/o
    hair
  308. cortic/o
    outer portion
  309. ungu/o
    nail
  310. vesic/o
    bladder
  311. coni/o
    dust
  312. onych/o
    nail
  313. eosin/o
    rosy red
  314. -penia
    abnormal decrease
  315. -desis
    stabilize, fuse
  316. cost/o
    rib
  317. thromb/o
    clot
  318. -phil
    attracted to
  319. -listhesis
    slipping
  320. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  321. coagul/o
    clotting

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