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A & P
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. acr/o
    extremity
  3. aden/o
    gland
  4. aer/o
    air
  5. albin/o
    white
  6. ambly/o
    dimness
  7. andr/o
    male
  8. angi/o
    vessel
  9. anis/o
    unequal, dissimilar
  10. anter/o
    front
  11. anteri/o
    artery
  12. arthr/o
    joint
  13. asthen/o
    lack of strength, weakness
  14. ather/o
    plaque; fatty substance
  15. audi/o
    hearing
  16. aur/o, aur/i
    ear
  17. bi/o
    life
  18. blephar/o
    eyelid
  19. brachi/o
    arm
  20. carcin/o
    cancerous, Ca
  21. cardi/o
    heart
  22. carp/o
    wrist
  23. caud/o
    tail
  24. cephal/o
    head
  25. cerebr/o
    brain
  26. cervic/o
    neck
  27. cheil/o
    lip
  28. chem/o
    drug; chemical
  29. chir/o
    hand
  30. chlor/o
    green
  31. chol/e
    bile; gall
  32. cholangi/o
    bile duct
  33. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  34. chondr/o
    cartilage
  35. chrom/o
    color
  36. cis/o
    to cut
  37. col/o, colon/o
    colon (large intestine)
  38. colp/o
    vagina
  39. coron/o
    heart
  40. cost/o
    rib
  41. crani/o
    skull
  42. cutane/o
    skin
  43. cyan/o
    blue
  44. cyst/o
    cyst, bladder, sac
  45. cyt/o
    cell
  46. dacry/o
    tear
  47. dactyl/o
    fingers; toes
  48. dent/i, odont/o
    tooth, teeth
  49. derm/o, dermat/o
    skin
  50. dipl/o
    double
  51. dips/o
    thirst
  52. dors/o
    back
  53. electr/o
    electricity
  54. encephal/o
    brain
  55. enter/o
    small intestine
  56. eosin/o
    red, rosy
  57. erythr/o
    red
  58. estr/o
    female
  59. gastr/o
    stomach
  60. gen/o
    producing; produced by
  61. glauc/o
    gray
  62. gloss/o
    tongue
  63. gluc/o
    glucose; sugar
  64. glyc/o
    sugar
  65. gynec/o
    female
  66. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  67. hepat/o
    liver
  68. hidr/o
    sweat
  69. hist/o
    tissue
  70. hydr/o
    water
  71. hyster/o
    uterus
  72. iatr/o
    relationship to a physician or medicine
  73. ichthy/o
    scaly, dry
  74. inguin/o
    groin
  75. is/o
    equal
  76. kary/o
    nucleus
  77. kinesi/o
    movement
  78. lacrim/o
    tear
  79. leuk/o
    white
  80. lip/o
    fat
  81. lith/o
    stone; calculus
  82. lumb/o
    lower back
  83. lymph/o
    lymph
  84. mamm/o, mast/o
    breast
  85. medi/o
    middle
  86. melan/o
    black
  87. mening/o
    membrane
  88. men/o
    menses, menstruation
  89. ment/o
    mind
  90. metr/o
    uterus
  91. mon/o
    one
  92. my/o
    muscle
  93. myc/o
    fungus
  94. myel/o
    bone marrow, spinal cord
  95. nephr/o
    kidney
  96. neur/o
    nerve
  97. ocul/o
    eye
  98. olig/o
    scanty
  99. onc/o
    tumor
  100. onych/o
    nail
  101. ophthalm/o
    eye
  102. orchid/o
    testes
  103. orth/o
    straight, upright
  104. oste/o
    bone
  105. ot/o
    ear
  106. pachy/o
    thick, heavy
  107. ped/o
    child, foot
  108. phag/o
    eat
  109. phleb/o
    vein
  110. phren/o
    diaphragm, mind, phrenic neve
  111. pod/o
    foot
  112. port/o
    liver
  113. poster/o
    back (of body); behind
  114. proct/o
    rectum
  115. poiki/o
    variable, irregular
  116. proxim/o
    toward; nearer to
  117. presby/o
    old, old age
  118. pseud/o
    false
  119. psych/o
    mind
  120. py/o
    pus
  121. pyr/o
    fever; fire
  122. rachi/o
    spine
  123. radi/o
    x-rays
  124. rect/o
    rectum
  125. ren/o
    kidney
  126. rhin/o
    nose
  127. salping/o
    tube
  128. sarc/o
    flesh
  129. scler/o
    hard
  130. sept/o
    wall
  131. somat/o
    body
  132. spir/o
    breath
  133. spondyl/o
    vertebrae
  134. steth/o
    chest
  135. thorac/o
    chest
  136. top/o
    place, position, location
  137. trich/o
    hair
  138. ungu/o
    nail
  139. ur/o
    urine
  140. vas/o
    vessel
  141. ven/o
    vein
  142. ventr/o
    belly side of body
  143. vesic/o
    bladder
  144. viscer/o
    internal organs

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