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  1. macro-
    large
  2. mal-
    bad
  3. -malacia
    softening
  4. malleol/o
    malleolus
  5. mamm/o
    breast
  6. mandibul/o
    mandible (lower jaw bone)
  7. -mania
    obsessive preoccupation
  8. mast/o
    breast
  9. mastoid/o
    mastoid process (behind the ear)
  10. maxill/o
    maxilla (upper jaw bone)
  11. meat/o
    meatus(opening)
  12. medi/o
    middle
  13. mediastin/o
    mediastinum
  14. medull/o
    medulla (inner section); middle; soft, marrow
  15. mega-
    large
  16. -megaly
    enlargement
  17. melan/o
    black
  18. men/o
    menses; menstruation
  19. mening/o
    meninges (membranes covering the spinal cord and brain)
  20. meningi/o
    meninges
  21. ment/o
    mind; chin
  22. meso-
    middle
  23. meta-
    change; beyond
  24. metacarp/o
    metacarpals (hand bones)
  25. metatars/o
    metatarsals (foot bones)
  26. -meter
    measure
  27. metr/o
    uterus (womb); measure
  28. metri/o
    uterus (womb)
  29. mi/o
    smaller; less
  30. micro-
    small
  31. -mimetic
    mimic; copy
  32. -mission
    to send
  33. mon/o
    one; single
  34. morph/o
    shape; form
  35. mort/o
    death
  36. -mortem
    death
  37. -motor
    movement
  38. muc/o
    mucus
  39. mucos/o
    mucous membrane (mucosa)
  40. multi-
    many
  41. mut/a
    genetic change
  42. mutagen/o
    causing genetic change
  43. my/o
    muscle
  44. myc/o
    fungus
  45. mydr/o
    wide
  46. myel/o
    spinal cord; bone marrow
  47. myocardi/o
    myocardium (heart muscle)
  48. myom/o
    muscle tumor
  49. myos/o
    muscle
  50. myring/o
    tympanic membrane (eardrum)
  51. myx/o
    mucus
  52. jejun/o
    jejunum
  53. kal/i
    potassium
  54. kary/o
    necleus
  55. kerat/o
    cornea; hard horny tissue
  56. kern-
    nuleus (collection of nerve cells in the brain)
  57. ket/o
    ketones; acetones
  58. keton/o
    ketones; acetones
  59. kines/o
    movement
  60. kinesi/o
    movement
  61. -kinesia
    movement
  62. -kinesis
    movement
  63. klept/o
    to steal
  64. kyph/o
    humpback
  65. labi/o
    lip
  66. lacrim/o
    tear; tear duct; lacriaml duct
  67. lact/o
    milk
  68. lamin/o
    lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
  69. lapar/o
    adominal wall; abdomen
  70. -lapse
    to slide, fall, sag
  71. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  72. later/o
    side
  73. leiomy/o
    smooth (visceral) muscle
  74. -lemma
    sheath, covering
  75. -lepsy
    seizure
  76. lept/o
    thin, slender
  77. -leptic
    to seize, take hold of
  78. leth/o
    death
  79. leuk/o
    white
  80. lex/o
    word; phrase
  81. -lexia
    word; phrase
  82. ligament/o
    ligament
  83. lingu/o
    tongue
  84. lip/o
    fat; lipid
  85. -listhesis
    slipping
  86. lith/o
    stone; calculus
  87. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  88. -lithotomy
    incision (for removal) of a stone
  89. lob/o
    lobe
  90. log/o
    study
  91. -logy
    study (process of)
  92. lord/o
    curve; swayback
  93. -lucent
    to shine
  94. lumb/o
    lower back; loin
  95. lute/o
    yellow
  96. lux/o
    to slide
  97. lymph/o
    lymph
  98. lyphaden/o
    lymph glande (node)
  99. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  100. -lysis
    breakdown; seperation; destruction; loosening
  101. -lytic
    to reduce, destroy; seperate; breakdown
  102. hemoglobin/o
    hemoglobin
  103. hepat/o
    liver
  104. herni/o
    hernia
  105. -hexia
    habit
  106. hidr/o
    sweat
  107. hist/o
    tissue
  108. histi/o
    tissue
  109. home/o
    sameness; unchanging; constant
  110. hormon/o
    hormone
  111. humer/o
    humerus (upper arm bone)
  112. hydr/o
    water
  113. hyper-
    above; excessive
  114. hypn/o
    sleep
  115. hypo-
    deficient; below; under; less than normal
  116. hypophys/o
    pituitary gland
  117. hyster/o
    uteris; womb
  118. -ia
    condition
  119. -iac
    pertaining to
  120. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  121. iatr/o
    physicaian; treatment
  122. -ic
    pertaining to
  123. -ical
    pertaining to
  124. ichthy/o
    dry; scaly
  125. -icle
    small
  126. idi/o
    unknown; individual; distinct
  127. ile/o
    ileum
  128. ili/o
    ilium
  129. immun/o
    immune; protection; safe
  130. in-
    in; into; not
  131. -in
    -ine
    a substance
  132. -ine
    pertaining to
  133. infra-
    below; inferior to; beneath
  134. inguin/o
    groin
  135. insulin/o
    insulin (pancreatic hormone)
  136. inter-
    between
  137. intra-
    within; into
  138. iod/o
    iodine
  139. ion/o
    ion; to wander
  140. -ion
    process
  141. -ior
    pertaining to
  142. ipsi-
    same
  143. ir-
    in
  144. ir/o
    iris (colored portion of the eye)
  145. irid/o
    iris (colored portion of the eye)
  146. is/o
    same; equal
  147. ischi/o
    ischium (part of the hip bone)
  148. isch/o
    to hold back; back
  149. -ism
    process; condition
  150. -ist
    specialist
  151. -itis
    inflammation
  152. -ium
    structure; tissue
  153. fibr/o
    fiber
  154. fibros/o
    fibrous connective tissue
  155. fibul/o
    fibula
  156. -fication
    process of making
  157. -fida
    split
  158. flex/o
    to bend
  159. fluor/o
    luminous
  160. follicul/o
    follicle; small sac
  161. -form
    fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll)
  162. furc/o
    forking; branching
  163. -fusion
    to pour; to come together
  164. galact/o
    milk
  165. ganglion/o
    ganglion; collention of nerve cell bodies
  166. gastr/o
    stomach
  167. -gen
    substance that produces
  168. -genesis
    producing; forming
  169. -genic
    produced by or in
  170. ger/o
    old age
  171. geront/o
    old age
  172. gest/o
    pregnancy
  173. gester/o
    pregnancy
  174. gingiv/o
    gum
  175. glauc/o
    gray
  176. gli/o
    glial cells; neuroglial cells (supportive tissue of nervous system)
  177. -globin
    protein
  178. -globulin
    protein
  179. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  180. gloss/o
    tongue
  181. gluc/o
    glucose; sugar
  182. glyc/o
    glucose; sugar
  183. glycogen/o
    glycogen; animal starch
  184. glycos/o
    glucose; sugar
  185. gnos/o
    knowledge
  186. gon/o
    seed
  187. gonad/o
    sex gland
  188. goni/o
    angle
  189. -grade
    to go
  190. -gram
    record
  191. granul/o
    granule(s)
  192. -graph
    instrument for recording
  193. -graphy
    process of recording
  194. gravid/o
    pregnancy
  195. -gravida
    pregnant woman
  196. gynec/o
    woman; female
  197. hallucin/o
    hallucination
  198. hem/o
    blood
  199. hemat/o
    blood
  200. hemi-
    half
  201. -eal
    pertaining to
  202. ec-
    out; outside
  203. echo-
    refelcted sound
  204. -ectasia
    dilation; widening
  205. -ectasis
    dilation; widening
  206. ecto-
    out; outside
  207. -ectomy
    removal; excision; resection
  208. -edema
    swelling
  209. -elasma
    flat plate
  210. electr/o
    electricity
  211. em-
    in
  212. -ema
    condition
  213. -emesis
    vomiting
  214. -emia
    blood condition
  215. emmetr/o
    in due measure
  216. en-
    in; within
  217. encephal/o
    brain
  218. end-
    in; within
  219. endo-
    in; within
  220. enter/o
    intestines (usually small intestines)
  221. eosin/o
    red; rosy; dawn-colored
  222. epi-
    above; upon; on
  223. epididym/o
    epididymis
  224. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  225. episi/o
    vulva (external female genitalia)
  226. epitheli/o
    skin; epithelium
  227. equin/o
    horse
  228. -er
    one who
  229. erg/o
    work
  230. erythr/o
    red
  231. -esis
    action; condition; state of
  232. eso-
    inward
  233. esophag/o
    esophagus
  234. esthes/o
    nervous sensation (feeling)
  235. esthesi/o
    nervous sensation
  236. -esthesia
    nervous sensation
  237. estr/o
    female
  238. ethm/o
    sieve
  239. eti/o
    cause
  240. eu-
    good normal
  241. -eurysm
    widening
  242. ex-
    out; away from
  243. exanthemat/o
    rash
  244. exo-
    out; away from
  245. extra-
    outside
  246. faci/o
    face
  247. fasci/o
    fascia (membrane supporting muscles)
  248. femor/o
    femur (thigh bones)
  249. -ferent
    to carry
  250. contra-
    against; opposite
  251. cor/o
    pupil
  252. core/o
    pupil
  253. corne/o
    cornea
  254. coron/o
    heart
  255. corpor/o
    body
  256. cortic/o
    cortex, outer region
  257. cost/o
    rib
  258. crani/o
    skull
  259. cras/o
    mixture, temperture
  260. crin/o
    secrete
  261. -crine
    to secrete; seperate
  262. -crit
    to seperate
  263. cry/o
    cold
  264. crypt/o
    hidden
  265. culd/o
    cul-de-sac
  266. -cusis
    hearing
  267. cutane/o
    skin
  268. cyan/o
    blue
  269. cycl/o
    ciliary body of eye; cycle; sac of fluid
  270. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  271. cyst/o
    urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid
  272. cyt/o
    cell
  273. -cyte
    cell
  274. -cytosis
    condition of cells; slight increase in numbers
  275. dacry/o
    tear
  276. dacryoaden/o
    tear gland
  277. dacryocyst/o
    tear sac; lacrimal sac
  278. dactyl/o
    fingers; toes
  279. de-
    lack of; down; less; removal of
  280. dem/o
    people
  281. dent/i
    tooth
  282. derm/o
    skin
  283. -derma
    skin
  284. dermat/o
    skin
  285. desicc/o
    drying
  286. -desis
    to bind, tie together
  287. dia-
    complete, throgugh
  288. diaphor/o
    sweat
  289. -dilation
    widening, stretching, expanding

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