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  1. audi/o-
    hearing
  2. Auditory
    • audi-
    • sense or organs of hearing
  3. Audiology
    • audio-
    • study of hearing
  4. bio-
    life
  5. Biology
    • bio-
    • study of living things
  6. Biogenesis
    • bio-
    • origin of life
  7. caus-, caut-
    burn
  8. Caustic
    • caus-
    • burning material
  9. Cautery
    • caut-
    • device to scar or burn
  10. -clas, -clast
    break
  11. Osteoclasis
    • -clas
    • surgical fracture
  12. Clastothrix
    • -clast
    • splitting of hair
  13. duct-
    lead
  14. Abduct
    • duct-
    • lead away from
  15. Duct
    • duct-
    • tube leading to or from
  16. -ectas-
    dilate
  17. Phlebectasia
    • -ectas-
    • dilation of veins
  18. Venectasia
    • -ectas-
    • dilation of veins
  19. -edem-
    swelling
  20. Cephaledema
    • -edem-
    • swelling of head
  21. Edematous
    • -edem-
    • swollen
  22. -esthes-
    sensation
  23. Anesthesia
    • -esthes-
    • without sensation
  24. Paresthesia
    • -esthes-
    • abnormal sensation
  25. gen/o-
    producing
  26. Pathogen
    • gen/o-
    • disease producing
  27. Antigenic
    • gen/o-
    • producing a reaction
  28. -iatr/o-
    treatment
  29. Geriatrics
    • -iatr-
    • treatment of aging
  30. Iatrogenic
    • -iatro-
    • caused by treatment
  31. kin/e-, kin/o-
    movement, motion
  32. Kinetogenic
    • kine-
    • producing movement
  33. Kinetics
    • -kine
    • study of motion
  34. -lysis, -lys/o-, -lytic
    breaking down
  35. Lysis
    • -lysis
    • destruction of a cell
  36. Lysozyme
    bacteria-destroying enzyme
  37. -morph/o-
    form, structure, shape
  38. Amorphous
    • -morph-
    • no definite form
  39. Polymorphic
    • -morph-
    • many forms
  40. -op/ia, -ops/ia, -opsy
    vision
  41. Myopia
    • -opia
    • nearsightedness
  42. Chromatospsia
    • -opsia
    • color vision
  43. -path-, -pathy
    disease
  44. Pathogenic
    disease causing
  45. Enteropathy
    intestinal disease
  46. -phage, phag/o-
    eating
  47. Phagocyte
    • phago-
    • engulfing cell
  48. Macrophage
    • -phage
    • large phagocyte
  49. -phas-
    speech
  50. Aphasia
    • -phas-
    • loss of speech function
  51. Dysphasia
    • -phas-
    • difficulty in speaking
  52. -phil
    affinity, love for
  53. Philanthropy
    • -phil
    • love of mankind
  54. Acidophilic
    • -phil
    • acid-loving
  55. -plegia
    paralysis
  56. Hemiplegia
    • -plegia
    • one-sided paralysis
  57. Paraplegia
    • -plegia
    • paralysis of hind legs
  58. -poiesis
    formation, production
  59. Hemopoiesis
    • -poiesis
    • blood cell formation
  60. Leukopoiesis
    • -poiesis
    • white blood cell production
  61. schist/o-, schiz/o-
    split, cleft, division
  62. Schistocyte
    • schisto-
    • broken red cell
  63. Schizogony
    • schizo-
    • type of asexual reproduction
  64. spasm/o-
    spasm
  65. Spasmogenic
    • spasmo-
    • causing spasms
  66. Spasmolysis
    • spasmo-
    • relieving spasms
  67. -stasis
    standing still, stoppage
  68. Homeostasis
    • -stasis
    • constant internal environment
  69. Hemostasis
    • -stasis
    • stoppage of blood flow
  70. troph/o-
    nourishment, food
  71. Trophism
    • troph-
    • nutrition
  72. Dystrophy
    • troph-
    • defective nutrition

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