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  1. Aden/o
    Gland
  2. Arthr/o
    Joint
  3. Bi/o
    Life
  4. Carcin/o
    Cancer
  5. Cardi/o
    Heart
  6. Cephal/o
    Head
  7. Cerebr/o
    Cerebrum
  8. Cis/o
    To cut
  9. Crin/o
    To secrete
  10. Cyst/o
    Cyst, bladder, sac containing fluid
  11. Cyt/o
    Cell
  12. Derm/o
    Skin
  13. Dermat/o
    Skin
  14. Electr/o
    Electricity
  15. Encephal/o
    Brain
  16. Enter/o
    Intestines
  17. Erthr/o
    Red
  18. Gastr/o
    Stomach
  19. Gnos/o
    Knowledge
  20. Gynec/o
    Female
  21. Hemat/o
    Blood
  22. Hepat/o
    Liver
  23. Iatr/o
    Treatment, physician
  24. Leuk/o
    White
  25. Nephr/o
    Kidney
  26. Neur/o
    Nerve
  27. Onc/o
    Tumor
  28. Ophthalm/o
    eye
  29. oste/o
    bone
  30. path/o
    disease
  31. ped/o
    child
  32. psych/o
    mind
  33. radi/o
    x-rays
  34. ren/o
    kidney
  35. rhin/o
    nose
  36. sarc/o
    flesh
  37. sect/o
    to cut
  38. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  39. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  40. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  41. adip/o
    fat
  42. anter/o
    front
  43. bol/o
    to cast (throw)
  44. cervic/o
    neck of body or uterus
  45. chondr/o
    cartilage, type of connective tissue
  46. chrom/o
    color
  47. coccyg/o
    coccyx (tailbone)
  48. crani/o
    skull
  49. cyt/o
    cell
  50. dist/o
    far, distant
  51. dors/o
    back portion of the body
  52. hist/o
    tissue
  53. ili/o
    ilium (part of pelvic bone)
  54. inguin/o
    groin
  55. kary/o
    nucleus
  56. later/o
    side
  57. lumb/o
    lower back
  58. medi/o
    middle
  59. nucle/o
    nucleus
  60. pelv/i
    pelvis
  61. poster/o
    back, behind
  62. proxim/o
    nearest
  63. sacr/o
    sacrum
  64. spin/o
    spine, backbone
  65. thel/o
    nipple
  66. thorac/o
    chest
  67. trache/o
    trachea, windpipe
  68. umbilic/o
    naval, umbilicus
  69. ventr/o
    belly side of body
  70. vertebr/o
    vertebra(e), backbones
  71. viscer/o
    internal organs
  72. acr/o
    extremities, top, extreme
  73. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  74. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in uterus)
  75. angi/o
    vessel
  76. arteri/o
    artery
  77. axill/o
    armpit
  78. blephar/o
    eyelid
  79. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  80. chem/o
    drug
  81. chron/o
    time
  82. col/o
    colon (lg intestine)
  83. encephal/o
    brain
  84. erythr/o
    red
  85. hem/o
    blood
  86. hepat/o
    liver
  87. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  88. inguin/o
    groin
  89. isch/o
    to hold back
  90. lapar/o
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  91. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  92. lymph/o
    lymph
  93. mamm/o
    breast
  94. mast/o
    breast
  95. morph/o
    shape, form
  96. muc/o
    mucus
  97. my/o
    muscle
  98. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  99. necr/o
    death (cells or body)
  100. nephr/o
    kidney
  101. neur/o
    nerve
  102. neutr/o
    neutrophil (a white blood cell)
  103. nucle/o
    nucleus
  104. oste/o
    bone
  105. ot/o
    ear
  106. path/o
    disease
  107. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  108. phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  109. phleb/o
    vein
  110. plas/o
    formation, development
  111. pleur/o
    pleura (membrane surrounding lungs)
  112. pneumon/o
    lungs
  113. pulmon/o
    lungs
  114. rect/o
    rectum
  115. ren/o
    kidney
  116. sarc/o
    flesh
  117. splen/o
    spleen
  118. staphyl/o
    clusters
  119. strept/o
    twisted chains
  120. toncill/o
    tonsils
  121. thromb/o
    clot
  122. ven/o
    vein

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