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  1. a-, an-
    without
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    toward
  4. aden-
    gland
  5. al-
    like,similar
  6. amyl-
    starch
  7. angio-
    vessel(blood)
  8. ankyl-
    crooked,looped
  9. ante-
    before
  10. anti-
    against
  11. arterio-
    artery
  12. arthro-
    joint
  13. asthen-
    weakness,lack
  14. aud-,aur-
    ear,hearirig
  15. bar-
    weight
  16. bi-
    both,two
  17. brachio-
    arm
  18. brady-
    slow
  19. bronchi-,broncho-
    bronchial
  20. buccal-
    cheek
  21. carcin-
    cancer
  22. cardio-
    heart
  23. carpo-
    wrist
  24. caud-
    tail
  25. centi-
    hundredth(100th)
  26. cephalo-
    head
  27. cerebro-
    brain
  28. cervic-
    neck
  29. chiro-
    hand
  30. chole-
    bile
  31. cholecyst-
    gallbladder
  32. chondro-
    cartilage
  33. circum-
    around
  34. col-
    colon
  35. colp-
    vagina
  36. contra-
    against
  37. cort-
    covering
  38. coxa-
    hip
  39. costo-
    ribs
  40. cranio-
    skull
  41. cubitus-
    elbow,forearm
  42. cut-
    skin
  43. cysto-
    bladder,sac
  44. cyt-,cyte-
    cell
  45. deci-
    tenth (10th)
  46. dent-
    tooth
  47. derma-
    skin
  48. diplo-
    double
  49. dors-
    back
  50. dys-
    painful, abdominal
  51. ecto-
    outside
  52. edem-
    swelling (fluid)
  53. encephal-
    brain
  54. endo-
    inside, within
  55. entero-
    intestine
  56. epi-
    upper, above
  57. erythro-
    red
  58. faci-
    facies, face
  59. fascia-
    band (fibrous)
  60. gastro-
    stomach
  61. genu-
    knee
  62. gingiva-
    gums
  63. gloss-
    tongue
  64. gravid-
    pregnant
  65. gyne-
    woman
  66. hemi-
    half
  67. haemo-
    blood
  68. hepato-
    liver
  69. hydro-
    water
  70. hyper-
    excessive
  71. hypo-
    deficient
  72. hyster-
    uterus,womb
  73. ile-
    intestine(part)
  74. ili-
    hip bone
  75. inter-
    between
  76. intra-
    inside
  77. iri-
    iris(eye)
  78. kerat-
    cornea; scaly
  79. kilo-
    thousand
  80. labia-
    lip
  81. lacto-
    milk
  82. lapar-
    abdomen
  83. laryng-
    larynx
  84. leuko-
    white
  85. lingua-
    tongue
  86. lip-
    fat
  87. lith-
    stone
  88. lymph-
    fluid
  89. macro-
    large
  90. mamm-,mast-
    breast
  91. melan-
    black
  92. mening-
    membrane
  93. meno-, mens-
    menstruate
  94. meso-
    middle
  95. metro-
    uterus, womb
  96. micro-
    small
  97. milli-
    thousandth (1000th)
  98. mono-
    one, single
  99. myelo-
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  100. myo-
    muscle
  101. myx-
    mucus
  102. nares-/nas-
    nose, nostrils
  103. natus-
    birth
  104. neo-
    new
  105. nephro-
    kidney
  106. neuro-
    nerve
  107. ocul-
    eye
  108. odont-
    tooth
  109. onych-
    finger, toe nail
  110. oophoro-
    ovary
  111. ophthal-
    eye
  112. or-
    mouth, bone
  113. orchid-
    testes
  114. ortho-
    straight
  115. osteo-
    bone
  116. oto-
    ear, hearing
  117. ovario-
    ovary
  118. ovi-
    egg
  119. pan-
    all
  120. para-
    beside
  121. part-
    birth, labour
  122. ped-, pod-
    foot
  123. paed-
    child
  124. peri-
    around
  125. pharyng-
    pharynx
  126. phleb-
    vein
  127. phrenic-
    diaphragm
  128. pleur-
    pleura of lung
  129. pneumo-
    lung
  130. poly-
    many
  131. post-
    behind
  132. pre-
    before
  133. pro-
    forward
  134. procto-
    rectum
  135. pseudo-
    false
  136. psycho-
    mind,soul
  137. pulm-
    lung
  138. pyelo-
    bowl of kidney
  139. pyo-
    pus
  140. ren-
    kidney
  141. retro-
    backward
  142. rhin-
    nose
  143. salpingo-
    tube
  144. sebum-
    wax, suet
  145. semin-
    seed
  146. sial-
    saliva
  147. soma-
    body
  148. splen-
    spleen
  149. spondyl-
    spine
  150. squam-
    scaly
  151. stoma-
    mouth
  152. stric-
    narrowing
  153. sub-
    below
  154. super-
    above
  155. supra-
    above
  156. tachy-
    rapid
  157. thel-
    nipple
  158. therm-
    heat
  159. thorac-
    thorax
  160. thrombo-
    clot
  161. trache-
    trachea
  162. trachel-
    neck
  163. trans-
    across
  164. vas-
    vessel
  165. vesic-
    bladder, sac
  166. viscera-
    organ
  167. Cil/o; pil/o
    Hair
  168. Derm/o; dermat/o; cutane/o
    Skin
  169. Onych/o; ungu/o
    nail
  170. Tend/o; tendin/o
    Tendon
  171. Myel/o
    Spinal cord (also bone marrow)
  172. Lymphaden/o
    Lymph gland; lymph node
  173. Lymphangi/o
    Lymph vessel
  174. Tonsill/o
    Tonsil
  175. Thorac/o
    Chest
  176. Enter/o
    Small intestine
  177. Esophag/o
    Esophagus
  178. Ureter/o
    Ureters
  179. Urethr/o
    urethra
  180. Prostat/o
    Prostate
  181. Vas/o
    Ductus deferens; vas deferens

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