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  1. -Phasia
    Speech
  2. a-, an-
    no;not;without
  3. ab-
    away from
  4. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  5. -ac
    pertaining to
  6. acanth/o
    spiny; thorny
  7. acetabul/o
    acetabulum (hip socket)
  8. acous/o
    hearing
  9. acr/o
    extremities; top; extreme point
  10. acromi/o
    acromion (extension of shoulder bone)
  11. actin/o
    light
  12. acu/o
    sharp; severe; sudden
  13. -acusis
    hearing
  14. ad-
    toward
  15. -ad
    toward
  16. aden/o
    gland
  17. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  18. adip/o
    fat
  19. adren/o
    adrenal gland
  20. adrenal/o
    adrenal gland
  21. aer/o
    air
  22. af-
    toward
  23. agglutin/o
    clumping; sticking together
  24. -agon
    to assemble, gather
  25. agora-
    marketplace
  26. -agra
    excessive pain
  27. -al
    pertaining to
  28. alb/o
    white
  29. albin/o
    white
  30. albumin/o
    albumin (protein)
  31. alges/o
    sensitivity to pain
  32. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  33. -algia
    pain
  34. all/o
    other
  35. alveol/o
    alveolus; air sac; small sac
  36. ambly/o
    dim; dull
  37. -amine
    nitrogen compound
  38. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo)
  39. amyl/o
    starch
  40. an/o
    anus
  41. -an
    pertaining to
  42. ana-
    up; apart; backwar; again; anew
  43. andr/o
    male
  44. aneurysm/o
    aneurysm (widened blood vessel)
  45. angi/o
    vessel (blood)
  46. anis/o
    unequal
  47. ankyl/o
    stiff
  48. ante-
    before; forward
  49. anter/o
    front
  50. anthrac/o
    coal
  51. anthr/o
    antrum of the stomach
  52. anti-
    against
  53. anxi/o
    uneasy; anxious
  54. aort/o
    aorta (largest artery)
  55. -apheresis
    removal
  56. aphth/o
    ulcer
  57. apo-
    off, away
  58. aponeur/o
    aponeurosis (type of tendon)
  59. append/o
    appendix
  60. appendic/o
    appendix
  61. aque/o
    water
  62. -ar
    pertaining to
  63. -arche
    beginning
  64. arter/o
    artery
  65. arteri/o
    artery
  66. arteriol/o
    arteriole (small artery)
  67. arthr/o
    joint
  68. -ary
    pertaining to
  69. asbest/o
    asbestos
  70. -arthria
    articulate (speak distinctly)
  71. articul/o
    joint
  72. -ase
    enzyme
  73. -asthenia
    lack of strength
  74. atel/o
    incomplete
  75. ather/o
    plaque (fatty substance)
  76. -ation
    process; condition
  77. atri/o
    atrium
  78. audi/o
    hearing
  79. audit/o
    hearing
  80. aur/o
    ear
  81. auricul/o
    ear
  82. aut/o
    self, own
  83. aut-, auto-
    self, own
  84. axill/o
    armpit
  85. azot/o
    urea; nitrogen
  86. bacill/o
    bacilli (bacteria)
  87. bacteri/o
    bacteria
  88. balan/o
    glans penis
  89. bar/o
    pressure; weight
  90. bartholin/o
    Bartholin glands
  91. bas/o
    base; opposite of acid
  92. bi-
    two
  93. bi/o
    life
  94. bil/i
    bile; gall
  95. bilirubin/o
    bilirubin
  96. -blast
    embryonic; immature cell
  97. -blastoma
    immature tumor cells
  98. blephar/o
    eyelid
  99. bol/o
    cast; throw
  100. brachi/o
    arm
  101. brachy-
    short
  102. brady-
    slow
  103. bronch/o
    bronchial tube
  104. bronchi/o
    bronchial tube
  105. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole
  106. bucc/o
    cheek
  107. bunion/o
    bunion
  108. burs/o
    bursa (sac of fluid near joints)
  109. byssin/o
    cotton dust
  110. cac/o
    bad
  111. calc/o
    calcium
  112. calcane/o
    calcaneus (heel bone)
  113. calci/o
    calcium
  114. cali/o
    calyx
  115. calic/o
    calyx
  116. capillar/o
    capillary (tiniest blood vessel)
  117. capn/o
    carbon dioxide
  118. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  119. carcin/o
    cancerous; cancer
  120. cardi/o
    heart
  121. carp/o
    wrist bones (carpals)
  122. cata-
    down
  123. caud/o
    tail; lower part of body
  124. caus/o
    burning
  125. cauter/o
    heat; burn
  126. cec/o
    cecum (first part of colon)
  127. -cele
    hernia
  128. celi/o
    abdomen
  129. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  130. cephal/o
    head
  131. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  132. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  133. cerumin/o
    cerumen
  134. cervic/o
    neck; cervix
  135. -chalasia
    relaxation
  136. -chalasis
    relaxation
  137. cheil/o
    lip
  138. chem/o
    drug; chemical
  139. -chezia
    defecation; elimination of wastes
  140. chir/o
    hand
  141. chlor/o
    green
  142. chlorhydr/o
    hydrochloric acid
  143. chol/e
    bile; gall
  144. cholangi/o
    bile vessel
  145. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  146. choledoch/o
    common bile duct
  147. cholesterol/o
    cholesterol
  148. chondr/o
    cartilage
  149. chore/o
    dance
  150. chori/o
    chorion (outermost membrane of the fetus)
  151. chorion/o
    chorion
  152. choroid/o
    choroid layer of the eye
  153. chrom/o
    color
  154. chron/o
    time
  155. chym/o
    to pour
  156. cib/o
    meal
  157. -cide
    killing
  158. -cidal
    pertaining to killing
  159. cine/o
    movement
  160. cirrh/o
    orange-yellow
  161. cis/o
    to cut
  162. -clasis
    to break
  163. -clast
    to break
  164. claustr/o
    enclosed space
  165. clavicul/o
    clavicle (collar bone)
  166. -clysis
    irrigation; washing
  167. coagul/o
    coagulation (clotting)
  168. -coccus
    berry shaped bacterium
  169. coccyg/o
    coccyx (tailbone)
  170. cochle/o
    cochlea (inner part of the ear)
  171. col/o
    colon
  172. colp/o
    vagina
  173. comat/o
    deep sleep
  174. comi/o
    to care for
  175. con-
    together, with
  176. coni/o
    dust
  177. conjunctiv/o
    conjunctiva (lines the eyelids)
  178. -contriction
    narrowing
  179. contra-
    against; opposite
  180. cor/o
    pupil
  181. core/o
    pupil
  182. corne/o
    cornea
  183. coron/o
    heart
  184. corpor/o
    body
  185. cortic/o
    cortex, outer region
  186. cost/o
    rib
  187. crani/o
    skull
  188. cras/o
    mixture; temperament
  189. crin/o
    secrete
  190. -crine
    to secrete; separate
  191. -crit
    to separate
  192. cry/o
    cold
  193. crypt/o
    hidden
  194. culd/o
    cul-de-sac
  195. -cusis
    hearing
  196. cutane/o
    skin
  197. cyan/o
    blue
  198. cycl/o
    ciliary body of eye; cycle; circle
  199. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  200. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  201. cyt/o
    cell
  202. -cyte
    cell
  203. -cytosis
    condition of cells; slight increase in numbers
  204. dacry/o
    tear
  205. dacryoaden/o
    tear gland
  206. dacryocyst/o
    tear sac; lacrimal sac
  207. dactyl/o
    fingers, toes
  208. de-
    lack of; down; less; removal of
  209. dem/o
    people
  210. dent/i
    tooth
  211. derm/o
    skin
  212. -derma
    skin
  213. dermat/o
    skin
  214. desicc/o
    drying
  215. -desis
    to bind, tie together
  216. dia-
    through, complete
  217. diaphor/o
    sweat
  218. -dilation
    widening; stretching; expanding
  219. dipl/o
    double
  220. dips/o
    thirst
  221. dist/o
    far; distant
  222. dors/o
    back (of body)
  223. dorsi-
    back
  224. -dote
    to give
  225. -drome
    to run
  226. duct/o
    to lead, carry
  227. duoden/o
    duodenum
  228. dur/o
    dura mater
  229. -dynia
    pain
  230. dys-
    bad; painful; difficult; abnomal
  231. -eal
    pertaining to
  232. ec-
    out; outside
  233. echo-
    reflected sound
  234. -ectasia
    dilation; widening
  235. -ectasis
    dilation; widening
  236. ecto-
    out; outside
  237. -ectomy
    removal; excision; resection
  238. -edema
    swelling
  239. -elasma
    flat plate
  240. electr/o
    electricity
  241. em-
    in
  242. -ema
    condition
  243. -emesis
    vomiting
  244. -emia
    blood condition
  245. -emic
    pertaining to blood condition
  246. emmetr/o
    in due measure
  247. en-
    in; within
  248. encephal/o
    brain
  249. end-
    in; within
  250. endo-
    in; within
  251. enter/o
    intestines (usually small)
  252. eosin/o
    red; rosy; dawn-colored
  253. epi-
    above; upon
  254. epididym/o
    epididymis
  255. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  256. episi/o
    vulva (external female genitalia)
  257. epitheli/o
    skin; epithelium
  258. equin/o
    horse
  259. -er
    one who
  260. erg/o
    work
  261. erythem/o
    flushed; redness
  262. erythr/o
    red
  263. -esis
    action; condition; state of
  264. eso-
    inward
  265. esophag/o
    esophagus
  266. esthes/o
    nervous sensation
  267. esthesi/o
    nervous sensation
  268. -esthesia
    nervous sensation
  269. estr/o
    female
  270. ethm/o
    sieve
  271. eti/o
    cause
  272. eu-
    good; normal
  273. -eurysm
    widening
  274. ex-
    out; away from
  275. exanthemat/o
    rash
  276. exo-
    out; away from
  277. extra-
    outside
  278. faci/o
    face
  279. fasci/o
    fascia (membrane supporting muscles)
  280. femor/o
    femur
  281. -ferent
    to carry
  282. fibr/o
    fiber
  283. fibros/o
    fibrous connective tissue
  284. fibul/o
    fibula
  285. -fication
    process of making
  286. -fida
    split
  287. flex/o
    to bend
  288. fluor/o
    luminous
  289. follicul/o
    follicle; small sac
  290. -form
    resembling; in the shape of
  291. fung/i
    fungus; mushroom
  292. furc/o
    forking; branching
  293. -fusion
    to pour; to come together
  294. galact/o
    milk
  295. ganglion/o
    ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies
  296. gastr/o
    stomach
  297. -gen
    substance that produces
  298. -genesis
    forming
  299. -genic
    produced by or in
  300. ger/o
    old age
  301. geront/o
    old age
  302. gest/o
    pregnancy
  303. gester/o
    pregnancy
  304. gingiv/o
    gum
  305. glauc/o
    gray
  306. gli/o
    glial cells
  307. -globin
    protein
  308. -globulin
    protein
  309. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  310. gloss/o
    tongue
  311. gluc/o
    sugar
  312. glyc/o
    sugar
  313. glycogen/o
    glycogen; animal starch
  314. glycos/o
    sugar
  315. gnos/o
    knowledge
  316. gon/o
    seed
  317. gonad/o
    sex glands
  318. goni/o
    angle
  319. -grade
    to go
  320. -gram
    record
  321. granul/o
    granules
  322. -graph
    instrument for recording
  323. -graphy
    process of recording
  324. gravid/o
    pregnancy
  325. -gravida
    pregnant woman
  326. gynec/o
    woman; female
  327. hallucin/o
    hallucination
  328. hem/o
    blood
  329. hemat/o
    blood
  330. hemi-
    half
  331. hemoglobin/o
    hemoglobin
  332. hepat/o
    liver
  333. herni/o
    hernia
  334. -hexia
    habit
  335. hidr/o
    sweat
  336. hist/o
    tissue
  337. histi/o
    tissue
  338. home/o
    sameness; unchanging; contant
  339. hormon/o
    hormone
  340. humer/o
    humerus
  341. hydr/o
    water
  342. hyper-
    above; excessive
  343. hypn/o
    sleep
  344. hypo-
    deficient; below; under
  345. hypophys/o
    pituitary gland
  346. hyster/o
    uterus; womb
  347. -ia
    condition
  348. -iac
    pertaining to
  349. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  350. iatr/o
    physician; treatment
  351. -ic
    pertaining to
  352. -ical
    pertaining to
  353. ichthy/o
    dry; scaly
  354. -icle
    small
  355. idi/o
    unknown; individual; distinct
  356. ile/o
    ileum
  357. ili/o
    ilium
  358. immun/o
    protection; immune
  359. in-
    in; into; not
  360. -in, -ine
    a substance
  361. -ine
    pertaining to
  362. infra-
    below; inferior to; beneath
  363. inguin/o
    groin
  364. insulin/o
    insulin
  365. inter-
    between
  366. intra-
    within; into
  367. iod/o
    iodine
  368. ion/o
    ion; to wander
  369. -ion
    process
  370. -ior
    pertaining to
  371. ipsi-
    same
  372. ir-
    in
  373. ir/o
    iris (colored portion of the eye)
  374. irid/o
    iris (colored portion of the eye)
  375. is/o
    same; equal
  376. isch/o
    to hold back; back
  377. ischi/o
    ischium (part of hip bone)
  378. -ism
    process; condition
  379. -ist
    specialist
  380. -itis
    inflammation
  381. -ium
    structure; tissue
  382. jaund/o
    yellow
  383. jejun/o
    jejunum
  384. kal/i
    potassium
  385. kary/o
    nucleus
  386. kerat/o
    cornea; hard, horny tissue
  387. kern-
    nucleus (collection of nerve cells in the brain)
  388. ket/o
    ketones; acetones
  389. keton/o
    ketones; acetones
  390. kines/o
    movement
  391. kinesi/o
    movement
  392. -kinesia
    movement
  393. -kinesis
    movement
  394. klept/o
    to steal
  395. kyph/o
    humpback
  396. labi/o
    lip
  397. lacrim/o
    tear; tear duct
  398. lact/o
    milk
  399. lamin/o
    lamina (part of vertebral arch)
  400. lapar/o
    abdominal wall; abdomen
  401. -lapse
    to slide, fall, sag
  402. laryng/o
    laryx (voice box)
  403. later/o
    side
  404. leiomy/o
    smooth muscle
  405. -lemma
    sheath, covering
  406. -lepsy
    seizure
  407. lept/o
    thin, slender
  408. -leptic
    to seize, take hold of
  409. leth/o
    death
  410. leuk/o
    white
  411. lex/o
    word; phrase
  412. -lexia
    word; phrase
  413. ligament/o
    ligament
  414. lingu/o
    tongue
  415. lip/o
    fat; lipid
  416. -listhesis
    slipping
  417. lith/o
    stone; calculus
  418. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  419. -lithotomy
    incision (for removal) of a stone
  420. lob/o
    lobe
  421. log/o
    study
  422. -logy
    study (process of)
  423. lord/o
    curve; swayback
  424. -lucent
    to shine
  425. lumb/o
    lower back; loin
  426. lute/o
    yellow
  427. lux/o
    to slide
  428. lymph/o
    lymph
  429. lymphaden/o
    lymph gland (node)
  430. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  431. -lysis
    breakdown; destruction
  432. -lytic
    to reduce, destroy; breakdown
  433. macro-
    large
  434. mal-
    bad
  435. -malacia
    softening
  436. malleol/o
    malleolus
  437. mamm/o
    breast
  438. mandibul/o
    mandible (lower jaw bone)
  439. -mania
    obsessive preoccupation
  440. mast/o
    breast
  441. mastoid/o
    mastoid process (behind the ear)
  442. maxill/o
    maxilla (upper jaw bone)
  443. meat/o
    meatus (opening)
  444. medi/o
    middle
  445. mediastin/o
    mediastinum
  446. medull/o
    medulla (inner section); middle; soft, marrow
  447. mega-
    large
  448. -megaly
    enlargement
  449. melan/o
    black
  450. men/o
    menses; menstruation
  451. mening/o
    meninges (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)
  452. meningi/o
    meninges
  453. ment/o
    mind; chin
  454. meso-
    middle
  455. meta-
    change; beyond
  456. metacarp/o
    metacarpals (hand bones)
  457. metatars/o
    metatarsals (foot bones)
  458. -meter
    measure
  459. metr/o
    uterus (womb); measure
  460. metri/o
    uterus (womb)
  461. mi/o
    smaller; less
  462. micro-
    small
  463. -mimetic
    mimic; copy
  464. -mission
    to send
  465. mon/o
    one; single
  466. morph/o
    shape; form
  467. mort/o
    death
  468. -mortem
    death
  469. -motor
    movement
  470. muc/o
    mucus
  471. mucos/o
    mucous membrane
  472. multi-
    many
  473. mut/a
    genetic change
  474. mutagen/o
    causing genetic change
  475. my/o
    muscle
  476. myc/o
    fungus
  477. mydr/o
    wide
  478. myel/o
    spinal cord; bone marrow
  479. myocardi/o
    myocardium (heart muscle)
  480. myom/o
    muscle tumor
  481. myos/o
    muscle
  482. myring/o
    tympanic membrane (eardrum)
  483. myx/o
    mucus
  484. narc/o
    numbness; stupor; sleep
  485. nas/o
    nose
  486. nat/i
    birth
  487. natr/o
    sodium
  488. necr/o
    death
  489. nect/o
    to bind, tie, connect
  490. neo-
    new
  491. nephr/o
    kidney
  492. neur/o
    nerve
  493. neutr/o
    neither; neutral; neutrophil
  494. nid/o
    nest
  495. noct/o
    night
  496. norm/o
    rule; order
  497. nos/o
    disease
  498. nucle/o
    nucleus
  499. nulli-
    none
  500. nyct/o
    night
  501. obstetr/o
    pregnancy; childbirth
  502. ocul/o
    eye
  503. odont/o
    tooth
  504. odyn/o
    pain
  505. -oid
    resembling; derived from
  506. -ole
    little; small
  507. olecran/o
    olecranon (elbow)
  508. olig/o
    scanty
  509. om/o
    shoulder
  510. -oma
    tumor; mass; fluid collection
  511. omphal/o
    umbilicus (navel)
  512. onc/o
    tumor
  513. -one
    hormone
  514. onych/o
    nail (of fingers or toes)
  515. o/o
    egg
  516. oophor/o
    ovary
  517. -opaque
    obscure
  518. ophthalm/o
    eye
  519. -opia
    vision condition
  520. -opsia
    vision condition
  521. -opsy
    view of
  522. opt/o
    eye; vision
  523. optic/o
    eye; vision
  524. -or
    one who
  525. or/o
    mouth
  526. orch/o
    testis
  527. orchi/o
    testis
  528. orchid/o
    testis
  529. -orexia
    appetite
  530. orth/o
    straight
  531. -ose
    full of; pertaining to; sugar
  532. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  533. -osmia
    smell
  534. ossicul/o
    ossicle (small bone)
  535. oste/o
    bone
  536. -ostosis
    condition of bone
  537. ot/o
    ear
  538. -otia
    ear condition
  539. -ous
    pertaining to
  540. ov/o
    egg
  541. ovari/o
    ovary
  542. ovul/o
    egg
  543. ox/o
    oxygen
  544. -oxia
    oxygen
  545. oxy-
    swift; sharp; acid
  546. oxysm/o
    sudden
  547. pachy-
    heavy; thick
  548. palat/o
    palate (roof of mouth)
  549. palpebr/o
    eyelid
  550. pan-
    all
  551. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  552. papill/o
    nipple-like; optic disk
  553. par-
    other than; abnormal
  554. para-
    near; beside; abnormal
  555. -para
    to bear, bring forth
  556. -parous
    to bear, bring forth
  557. parathyroid/o
    parathyroid glands
  558. -paresis
    weakness
  559. -pareunia
    sexual intercourse
  560. -partum
    birth; labor
  561. patell/a
    patella
  562. patell/o
    patella
  563. path/o
    disease
  564. -pathy
    disease; emotion
  565. pector/o
    chest
  566. ped/o
    child; foot
  567. pelv/i
    pelvis; hip region
  568. pelv/o
    pelvis; hip region
  569. pend/o
    to hang
  570. -penia
    deficiency
  571. -pepsia
    digestion
  572. per-
    through
  573. peri-
    surrounding
  574. perine/o
    perineum
  575. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  576. perone/o
    fibula
  577. -pexy
    fixation; to put in place
  578. phac/o
    lens of eye
  579. phag/o
    eat; swallow
  580. -phage
    eat; swallow
  581. -phagia
    eating; swallowing
  582. phak/o
    lens of eye
  583. phalang/o
    phalanges
  584. phall/o
    penis
  585. pharmac/o
    drug
  586. pharmaceut/o
    drug
  587. pharyng/o
    throat (pharynx)
  588. phas/o
    speech
  589. -phasia
    speech
  590. phe/o
    dusky; dark
  591. -pheresis
    removal
  592. phil/o
    like; love; attraction to
  593. -phil
    attraction to
  594. -philia
    attraction for
  595. phim/o
    muzzle
  596. phleb/o
    vein
  597. phob/o
    fear
  598. -phobia
    fear
  599. phon/o
    voice; sound
  600. -phonia
    voice; sound
  601. phor/o
    to bear
  602. -phoresis
    carrying; transmission
  603. -phoria
    to bear; carry; feeling
  604. phot/o
    light
  605. phren/o
    diaphragm; mind
  606. -phthisis
    wasting away
  607. -phylaxis
    protection
  608. physi/o
    nature; function
  609. -physis
    to grow
  610. phyt/o
    plant
  611. -phyte
    plant
  612. pil/o
    hair
  613. pineal/o
    pineal gland
  614. pituitar/o
    pituitary gland
  615. -plakia
    plaque
  616. plant/o
    sole of the foot
  617. plas/o
    development; formation
  618. -plasia
    development; formation; growth
  619. -plasm
    formation; structure
  620. -plastic
    pertaining to formation
  621. -plasty
    surgical repair
  622. ple/o
    more; many
  623. -plegia
    paralysis; palsy
  624. -plegic
    paralysis; palsy
  625. pleur/o
    pleura
  626. plex/o
    plexus; network of nerves
  627. -pnea
    breathing
  628. pneum/o
    lung; air; gas
  629. pneumon/o
    lung; air; gas
  630. pod/o
    foot
  631. -poiesis
    formation
  632. -poietin
    substance that forms
  633. poikil/o
    varied; irregular
  634. pol/o
    extreme
  635. polio-
    gray matter
  636. poly-
    many; much
  637. polyp/o
    polyp; small growth
  638. pont/o
    pons
  639. -porosis
    condition of pores
  640. post-
    after; behind
  641. poster/o
    back (of body); behind
  642. -prandial
    meal
  643. -praxia
    action
  644. pre-
    before; in front of
  645. presby/o
    old age
  646. primi-
    first
  647. pro-
    before; forward
  648. proct/o
    anus and rectum
  649. pros-
    before; forward
  650. prostat/o
    prostate gland
  651. prot/o
    first
  652. prote/o
    protein
  653. proxim/o
    near
  654. prurit/o
    itching
  655. pseudo-
    false
  656. psych/o
    mind
  657. -ptosis
    droop; sag; prolapse
  658. -ptysis
    spitting
  659. pub/o
    pubis (anterior part of hip bone)
  660. pulmon/o
    lung
  661. pupill/o
    pupil
  662. purul/o
    pus
  663. py/o
    pus
  664. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  665. pylor/o
    pylorus; pyloric sphincter
  666. pyr/o
    fever; fire
  667. pyret/o
    fever
  668. pyrex/o
    fever
  669. quadri-
    four
  670. rachi/o
    spinal column; vertebrae
  671. radi/o
    x-rays; radius
  672. radicul/o
    nerve root
  673. re-
    back; again; backward
  674. rect/o
    rectum
  675. ren/o
    kidney
  676. reicul/o
    network
  677. retin/o
    retina
  678. retro-
    behind; back
  679. rhabdomy/o
    striated (skeletal) muscle
  680. rheumat/o
    watery flow
  681. rhin/o
    nose
  682. rhytid/o
    wrinkle
  683. roentgen/o
    x-rays
  684. -rrhage
    bursting forth of blood
  685. -rrhagia
    bursting forth of blood
  686. -rrhaphy
    suture
  687. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  688. -rrhexis
    rupture
  689. rrhythm/o
    rhythm
  690. sacr/o
    sacrum
  691. salping/o
    fallopian tube; auditory tube
  692. -salpinx
    fallopian tube; oviduct
  693. sarc/o
    flesh
  694. scapul/o
    scapula; shoulder blade
  695. -schisis
    to split
  696. schiz/o
    split
  697. scint/i
    spark
  698. scirrh/o
    hard
  699. scler/o
    sclera (white of eye)
  700. -sclerosis
    hardening
  701. scoli/o
    crooked; bent
  702. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  703. -scopy
    process of visual examination
  704. scot/o
    darkness
  705. seb/o
    sebum
  706. sebace/o
    sebum
  707. sect/o
    to cut
  708. semi-
    half
  709. semin/i
    semen; seed
  710. seps/o
    infection
  711. sial/o
    saliva
  712. sialaden/o
    salivary gland
  713. sider/o
    iron
  714. sigmoid/o
    sigmoid colon
  715. silic/o
    glass
  716. sinus/o
    sinus
  717. -sis
    state of; condition
  718. -sol
    solution
  719. somat/o
    body
  720. -some
    body
  721. somn/o
    sleep
  722. -somnia
    sleep
  723. son/o
    sound
  724. -spadia
    to tear; cut
  725. -spasm
    sudden contraction of muscles
  726. sperm/o
    spermatozoa; sperm cells
  727. spermat/o
    spermatozoa; sperm cells
  728. sphen/o
    wedge; sphenoid bone
  729. spher/o
    globe-shaped; round
  730. sphygm/o
    pulse
  731. -sphyxia
    pulse
  732. splanchn/o
    viscera
  733. spin/o
    spine (backbone)
  734. spir/o
    to breathe
  735. splen/o
    spleen
  736. spondyl/o
    vertebra (backbone)
  737. squam/o
    scale
  738. -stalsis
    contraction
  739. staped/o
    stapes (middle ear bone)
  740. staphyl/o
    clusters; uvula
  741. -stasis
    to stop; control; place
  742. -static
    pertaining to stopping; controlling
  743. steat/o
    fat, sebum
  744. -stenosis
    tightening; stricture
  745. ster/o
    solid structure; steroid
  746. stere/o
    solid; 3-D
  747. stern/o
    sternum (breastbone)
  748. steth/o
    chest
  749. -sthenia
    strength
  750. -stitial
    to set; pertaining to standing or positioned
  751. stomat/o
    mouth
  752. -stomia
    condition of the mouth
  753. -stomy
    new opening
  754. strept/o
    twisted chains
  755. styl/o
    pole or stake
  756. sub-
    under; below
  757. submaxill/o
    mandible (lower jaw bone)
  758. -suppression
    to stop
  759. supra-
    above, upper
  760. sym-
    together; with
  761. syn-
    together; with
  762. syncop/o
    to cut off, cut short; faint
  763. syndesm/o
    ligament
  764. synov/o
    synovia; synovial membrane
  765. syring/o
    tube
  766. tachy-
    fast
  767. tars/o
    tarsus; hindfoot or ankle
  768. tax/o
    order; coordination
  769. tel/o
    complete
  770. tele/o
    distant
  771. ten/o
    tendon
  772. tendin/o
    tendon
  773. -tension
    pressure
  774. terat/o
    monster; malformed fetus
  775. test/o
    testis (testicle)
  776. tetra-
    four
  777. thalam/o
    thalamus
  778. thalass/o
    sea
  779. the/o
    put; place
  780. thec/o
    sheath
  781. thel/o
    nipple
  782. therapeut/o
    treatment
  783. -therapy
    treatment
  784. therm/o
    heat
  785. thorac/o
    chest
  786. -thorax
    chest
  787. thromb/o
    clot
  788. thym/o
    thymus gland
  789. -thymia
    mind
  790. -thymic
    pertaining to mind
  791. thyr/o
    thyroid gland; shield
  792. thyroid/o
    thyroid gland
  793. tibi/o
    tibia (shin bone)
  794. -tic
    pertaining to
  795. toc/o
    labor; birth
  796. -tocia
    labor; birth (condition of)
  797. -tocin
    labor; birth (a substance for)
  798. tom/o
    to cut
  799. -tome
    instrument to cut
  800. -tomy
    process of cutting
  801. ton/o
    tension
  802. tone/o
    to stretch
  803. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  804. top/o
    place; position; location
  805. tox/o
    poison
  806. toxic/o
    poison
  807. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  808. trans-
    through; across
  809. -tresia
    opening
  810. tri-
    three
  811. trich/o
    hair
  812. trigon/o
    trigone (area within bladder)
  813. -tripsy
    to crush
  814. troph/o
    nourishment; development
  815. -trophy
    nourishment; development
  816. -tropia
    to turn
  817. -tropic
    turning
  818. -tropin
    stimulate; act on
  819. tympan/o
    tympanic membrane (eardrum)
  820. -type
    classification; picture
  821. -ule
    little; small
  822. uln/o
    ulna (medial lower arm bone)
  823. ultra-
    beyond; excess
  824. -um
    structure; tissue; thing
  825. umbilic/o
    umbilicus (navel)
  826. ungu/o
    nail
  827. uni-
    one
  828. ur/o
    urine; urinary tract
  829. ureter/o
    ureter
  830. urethr/o
    urethra
  831. -uria
    urination; condition of urine
  832. urin/o
    urine
  833. -us
    structure; thing
  834. uter/o
    uterus (womb)
  835. uve/o
    uvea, vascular layer of eye
  836. uvul/o
    uvula
  837. vag/o
    vagus nerve
  838. vagin/o
    vagina
  839. valv/o
    valve
  840. valvul/o
    valve
  841. varic/o
    varicose veins
  842. vas/o
    vessel; duct; vas deferens
  843. vascul/o
    vessel (blood)
  844. ven/o, ven/i
    vein
  845. vener/o
    venereal (sexual contact)
  846. ventr/o
    belly side of the body
  847. ventricul/o
    ventricle (of heart or brain
  848. venul/o
    venule (small vein)
  849. -verse
    to turn
  850. -version
    to turn
  851. vertebr/o
    vertebra (backbone)
  852. vesic/o
    urinary bladder
  853. vesicul/o
    seminal vessel
  854. vestibul/o
    vestible of the inner ear
  855. viscer/o
    internal organs
  856. vit/o
    life
  857. vitr/o
    vitreous body (of eye)
  858. vitre/o
    glass
  859. viv/o
    life
  860. vol/o
    to roll
  861. vulv/o
    vulva
  862. xanth/o
    yellow
  863. xen/o
    stranger
  864. xer/o
    dry
  865. xiph/o
    sword
  866. -y
    condition; process
  867. zo/o
    animal life

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