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  1. A- , An-
    No; not; without
  2. Ab-
    Away from
  3. Abdomin/o
    Abdomen
  4. -ac
    Pertaining to
  5. Acanth/o
    Spiny; thorny
  6. Acetabul/o
    Acetabulum (hip socket)
  7. Acous/o
    Hearing
  8. Acr/o
    Extremities; top; extreme point
  9. Acromi/o
    Acromion ( extension of shoulder bone)
  10. Actin/o
    Light
  11. Acu/o
    Sharp; severe; sudden
  12. -acusis
    Hearing
  13. Ad- ; -ad
    Toward
  14. Aden/o
    Gland
  15. Adenoid/o
    Adenoids
  16. Adip/o
    Fat
  17. Adren/o ; adrenal/o
    Adrenal gland
  18. Aer/o
    Air
  19. Af-
    Toward
  20. Agglutin/o
    Clumping; sticking together
  21. -agon
    To assemble, gather
  22. Agora-
    Marketplace
  23. -agra
    Excessive pain
  24. -al
    Pertaining to
  25. Alb/o
    White
  26. Albin/o
    White
  27. Albumin/o
    Albumin (protein)
  28. Alges/o
    Sensitivity to pain
  29. -alegesia
    Sensitivity to pain
  30. -algia
    Pain
  31. All/o
    Other
  32. Alveol/o
    Alveolus; air sac; small sac
  33. Ambly/o
    Dim; dull
  34. -amine
    Nitrogen compound
  35. Amni/o
    Amnion (sac surrounding the embryo)
  36. Amyl/o
    Starch
  37. An/o
    Anus
  38. -an
    Pertaining to
  39. Ana-
    Up; apart; backward; again, anew
  40. Andr/o
    Male
  41. Aneurysm/o
    Aneurysm (widened blood vessel)
  42. Angi/o
    Vessel (blood)
  43. Anis/o
    Unequal
  44. Ankyl/o
    Stiff
  45. Ante-
    Before; forward
  46. Anter/o
    Front
  47. Anthrac/o
    Coal
  48. Anthr/o
    Antrum of the stomach
  49. Anti-
    Against
  50. Anxi/o
    Uneasy; anxious
  51. Aort/o
    Aorta
  52. -apheresis
    Removal
  53. Aphth/o
    Ulcer
  54. Apo-
    Off, away
  55. Aponeur/o
    Aponeurosis (type of tendon)
  56. Append/o
    Appendix
  57. Appendic/o
    Appendix
  58. Aque/o
    Water
  59. -ar
    Pertaining to
  60. -arche
    Beginning
  61. Arter/o
    Artery
  62. Arteri/o
    Artery
  63. Arteriol/o
    Arteriole (small artery)
  64. Arthr/o
    Joint
  65. -arthria
    Articulate (speak distinctly)
  66. Articul/o
    Joint
  67. -ary
    Pertaining to
  68. Asbest/o
    Asbestos
  69. -ase
    Enzyme
  70. -asthenia
    Lack of strength
  71. Atel/o
    Incomplete
  72. Ather/o
    Plaque (fatty substance)
  73. -ation
    Process; condition
  74. Atri/o
    Atrium (upper heart chambers)
  75. Audi/o
    Hearing
  76. Audit/o
    Hearing
  77. Aur/o
    Ear
  78. Auricul/o
    Ear
  79. Aut/o
    Self; own
  80. Aut-, auto-
    Self, own
  81. Axill/o
    Armpit
  82. Azot/o
    Urea; nitrogen
  83. Bacill/o
    Bacilli (bacteria)
  84. Bacteri/o
    Bacteria
  85. Balan/o
    Glans penis
  86. Bar/o
    Pressure; weight
  87. Bartholin/o
    Bartholin glands
  88. Bas/o
    Base; opposite of acid
  89. Bi-
    Two
  90. Bi/o
    Life
  91. Bil/I
    Bile; gall
  92. Bilirubin/o
    Bilirubin
  93. -blast
    Embryonic; immature cell
  94. -blastoma
    Immature tumor (cells)
  95. Blephar/o
    Eyelid
  96. Bol/o
    Cast; throw
  97. Brachi/o
    Arm
  98. Brachy-
    Short
  99. Brady-
    Slow
  100. Bronch/o
    Bronchial tube
  101. Bronchi/o
    Bronchial tube
  102. Bronchiol/o
    Bronchiole
  103. Bucc/o
    Cheek
  104. Bunion/o
    Bunion
  105. Burs/o
    Bursa ( sac of fluid near joints)
  106. Byssin/o
    Cotton dust
  107. Cac/o
    Bad
  108. Calc/o
    Calcium
  109. Calcane/o
    Calcaneus (heel bone)
  110. Calci/o
    Calcium
  111. Cali/o
    Calyx
  112. Calic/o
    Calyx
  113. Capillar/o
    Capillary
  114. Capn/o
    Carbon dioxide
  115. -capnia
    Carbon dioxide
  116. Carcin/o
    Cancerous; cancer
  117. Cardi/o
    Heart
  118. Carp/o
    Wrist bones( carpals)
  119. Cata-
    Down
  120. Caud/o
    Tail; lower part of body
  121. Caus/o
    Burn; burning
  122. Cauter/o
    Heat; burn
  123. Cec/o
    Cecum (first part of the colon)
  124. -cele
    Hernia
  125. Celi/o
    Belly; abdomen
  126. -centesis
    Surgical puncture to remove fluid
  127. Cephal/o
    Head
  128. Cerebell/o
    Cerebellum ( posterior part of the brain)
  129. Cerebr/o
    Cerebrum ( largest part if the brain)
  130. Cerumin/o
    Cerumen
  131. Cervic/o
    Neck; cervix ( neck od uterus)
  132. -chalasia
    Relaxation
  133. -chalasis
    Relaxation
  134. Cheil/o
    Lip
  135. Chem/o
    Drug; chemical
  136. -chezia
    Defecation; elimination of wastes
  137. Chir/o
    Hand
  138. Chlor/o
    Green
  139. Chlorhydr/o
    Hydrochloric acid
  140. Chol/e
    Bile; gall
  141. Cholangi/o
    Bile vessel
  142. Cholecyst/o
    Gallbladder
  143. Choledoch/o
    Common bile duct
  144. Cholesterol/o
    Cholesterol
  145. Chondr/o
    Cartilage
  146. Chore/o
    Dance
  147. Chori/o
    Chorion (outmost membrane of the fetus)
  148. Chorion/o
    Chorion
  149. Choroid/o
    Choroid layer of eye
  150. Chrom/o
    Color
  151. Chron/o
    Time
  152. Chym/o
    To pour
  153. Cib/o
    Meal
  154. -cide
    Killing
  155. -cidal
    Pertaining to killing
  156. Cine/o
    Movement
  157. Cirrh/o
    Orange-yellow
  158. Cis/o
    To cut
  159. -clasis
    To break
  160. -clast
    To break
  161. Claustr/o
    Enclosed space
  162. Clavicul/o
    Clavicle
  163. -clysis
    Irrigation; washing
  164. Coagul/o
    Coagulation (clotting)
  165. -coccus -cocci (plural)
    Berry-shapped bacterium
  166. Coccyg/o
    Coccyx (tailbone)
  167. Cochle/o
    Cochlea ( inner part of ear)
  168. Col/o
    Colon
  169. Coll/a
    Glue
  170. Colon/o
    Colon
  171. Colp/o
    Vagina
  172. Comat/o
    Deep sleep
  173. Comi/o
    To care for
  174. Con-
    Together, with
  175. Coni/o
    Dust
  176. Conjunctiv/o
    Conjunctiva (lines the eyelids)
  177. -constriction
    Narrowing
  178. contra-
    Against; opposite
  179. Cor/o
    Pupil
  180. Core/o
    Pupil
  181. Corne/o
    Cornea
  182. Coron/o
    Heart
  183. Corpor/o
    Body
  184. Cortic/o
    Cortex, outer region
  185. Cost/o
    Rib
  186. Crani/o
    Skull
  187. Cras/o
    Mixture; temperament
  188. Crin/o
    Secrete
  189. -crine
    To secrete; separate
  190. -crit
    To separate
  191. Cry/o
    Cold
  192. Crypt/o
    Hidden
  193. Culd/o
    Cul-de-sac
  194. -cusis
    Hearing
  195. Cutane/o
    Skin
  196. Cyan/o
    Blue
  197. Cycl/o
    Ciliary body of eye; cycle; circle
  198. -cyesis
    Pregnacy
  199. Cyst/o
    Urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid
  200. Cyt/o
    Cell
  201. -cyte
    Cell
  202. -cytosis
    Condition of cells; slight increase in numbers
  203. Dacry/o
    Tear
  204. Dacryoaden/o
    Tear gland
  205. Dacryocyst/o
    Tear sac; lacrimal sac
  206. Dactyl/o
    Fingers; toes
  207. De-
    Lack of; down; less; removal of
  208. Dem/o
    People
  209. Dent/i
    Tooth
  210. Derm/o
    Skin
  211. -derma
    Skin
  212. -dermat/o
    Skin
  213. Desicc/o
    Drying
  214. -desis
    To bind, tie together
  215. Dia-
    Complete; through
  216. Diaphor/o
    Sweat
  217. -dilation
    Widening; stretching; expanding
  218. Dipl/o
    Double
  219. Dips/o
    Thirst
  220. Dist/o
    Far; distant
  221. Dors/o
    Back of the body
  222. Dorsi-
    Back
  223. -dote
    To give
  224. -drome
    To run
  225. Duct/o
    To lead, carry
  226. Duoden/o
    Duodenum
  227. Dur/o
    Dura mater
  228. -dynia
    Pain
  229. Dys
    Bad; painful; difficult; abnormal
  230. -eal
    Pertaining to
  231. Ec-
    Out; outside
  232. Echo-
    Reflected sound
  233. -ectasia
    Dilation; dilatation; widening
  234. -ectasis
    Dilation; dilatation; widening
  235. Ecto-
    Out; outside
  236. -ectomy
    Removal; excision; resection
  237. -edema
    Swelling
  238. -elasma
    Flat plate
  239. Electr/o
    Electricity
  240. Em-
    In
  241. -ema
    Condition
  242. -emesis
    Vomiting
  243. -emia
    Blood condition
  244. -emic
    Pertaining to blood condition
  245. Emmetr/o
    In due measure
  246. En-
    In; within
  247. Endo-
    In; within
  248. Encephal/o
    Brain
  249. End-
    In; within
  250. Enter/o
    Intestines
  251. Eosin/o
    Red; rosy; dawn- colored
  252. Epi-
    Above; upon; on
  253. Epididym/o
    Epididymis
  254. Epiglott/o
    Epiglottis
  255. Episi/o
    Vulva (external female genitalia)
  256. Epitheli/o
    Skin; epithelium
  257. Equin/o
    Horse
  258. -er
    One who
  259. Erg/o
    Work
  260. Erythem/o
    Flushed; redness
  261. Erythr/o
    Red
  262. -esis
    Action; condition; state of
  263. Eso-
    Inward
  264. Esophag/o
    Esophagus
  265. Esthes/o
    Nervous sensation
  266. Esthesi/o
    Nervous sensation
  267. -esthesia
    Nervous sensation
  268. Estr/o
    Female
  269. Ethm/o
    Sieve
  270. Eti/o
    Cause
  271. Eu-
    Good; normal
  272. -eurysm
    Widening
  273. Ex-
    Out; away from
  274. Exanthemat/o
    Rash
  275. Exo-
    Out; away from
  276. Extra-
    Outside
  277. Faci/o
    Face
  278. Fasci/o
    Fascia ( membrane supporting muscles)
  279. Femor/o
    Femur
  280. -ferent
    To carry
  281. Fibr/o
    Fiber
  282. fibros/o
    fibrous connective tissue
  283. fibul/o
    fibula
  284. -fication
    process of making
  285. -fida
    split
  286. Flex/o
    to bend
  287. Fluor/o
    Luminous
  288. Follicul/o
    Follicle; small sac
  289. -form
    resembling; in the shape of
  290. Fung/i
    Fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll)
  291. Furc/o
    Forking; branching
  292. -fusion
    to pour; come together
  293. Galact/o
    Milk
  294. Ganglion/o
    ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies
  295. Gastr/o
    Stomach
  296. -gen
    Substance that produces
  297. -genesis
    Porduced by or in
  298. ger/o
    old age
  299. Geront/o
    Old age
  300. Gest/o
    Pregnancy
  301. Gester/o
    Pregnancy
  302. Gingiv/o
    Gum
  303. glauc/o
    Gray
  304. Gli/o
    Glial Cells; Neuroglial cells (supportive tissue of nervous system)
  305. -globin
    protein
  306. -globulin
    Protein
  307. Glomerul/o
    Glomerulus
  308. Gloss/o
    Tongue
  309. Gluc/o
    Sugar; Glucose
  310. Glyc/o
    Sugar; glucose
  311. Glycogen/o
    Glycogen; animal starch
  312. Glycos/o
    Sugar; glucose
  313. Gnos/o
    Knowledge
  314. Gon/o
    Seed
  315. Gonad/o
    Sex Glands
  316. Goni/o
    Angle
  317. -grade
    to go
  318. -gram
    Record
  319. granul/o
    granule(s)
  320. -graph
    Instrument for recording
  321. -graphy
    Process of recording
  322. gravid/o
    Pregnancy
  323. -gravida
    Pregnant woman
  324. gynec/o
    woman; female
  325. Hallucin/o
    Hallucination
  326. hem/o
    Blood
  327. hemat/o
    Blood
  328. Hemi-
    half
  329. Hemoglobin/o
    Hemoglobin
  330. Hepat/o
    liver
  331. Herni/o
    Hernia
  332. -hexia
    Habit
  333. Hidr/o
    Sweat
  334. Hist/o
    tissue
  335. Histi/o
    Tissue
  336. Home/o
    sameness; unchanging; constant
  337. Hormon/o
    Hormone
  338. Humer/o
    humerus
  339. Hydr/o
    Water
  340. Hyper-
    Above; excessive
  341. Hypn/o
    Sleep
  342. hypo-
    Deficient; below; under; less than normal
  343. Hypophys/o
    Pituitary gland
  344. Hyster/o
    Uterus; womb
  345. -ia
    Condition
  346. -iac
    pertaining to
  347. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  348. Iatr/o
    Physician; treatment
  349. -ic
    pertaining to
  350. -ical
    pertaining to
  351. Ichthy/o
    dry; scaly
  352. -icle
    small
  353. Idi/o
    Unknown; individual; distinct
  354. Ile/o
    ileum
  355. Ili/o
    Ilium
  356. Immun/o
    Immune; protection; safe
  357. In-
    in; into; not
  358. -in, -ine
    a substance
  359. -ine
    pertaining to
  360. Infra-
    Below; inferior to; beneath
  361. Inguin/o
    Groin
  362. Insulin/o
    insulin
  363. Inter-
    Between
  364. Intra-
    Within; into
  365. Iod/o
    iodine
  366. Ion/o
    ion; to wander
  367. -ion
    process
  368. -ior
    pertaining to
  369. ipsi-
    same
  370. ir-
    in
  371. Ir/o
    iris
  372. Irid/o
    iris
  373. Is/o
    Same; equal
  374. Isch/o
    To hold back; back
  375. Ischi/o
    Ischium (part of the hip bone)
  376. -ism
    process; condition
  377. -ist
    Specialist
  378. -itis
    Inflammation
  379. -ium
    Structure; tissue
  380. Jaund/o
    Yellow
  381. Jujun/o
    Jejenum
  382. Kal/i
    potassium
  383. Kary/o
    Nucleus
  384. Kerat/o
    Cornea; hard, horny tissue
  385. Kern-
    Nucleus (Collection of nerve cells in the brain)
  386. Ket/o
    Ketones; acetones
  387. Keton/o
    Ketones; acetones
  388. Kines/o
    Movement
  389. Kinesi/o
    Movement
  390. -kinesia
    Movement
  391. -kinesis
    Movement
  392. Klept/o
    To steal
  393. Kyph/o
    Humpback
  394. Labi/o
    Lip
  395. Lacrim/o
    Tear; tear duck; lacrimal Duct
  396. Lact/o
    Milk
  397. Lamin/o
    Lamina (Part of vertebral arch)
  398. Lapar/o
    Abdominal wall; abdomen
  399. -lapse
    To slide, fall, sag
  400. Laryng/o
    Larynx (voice box)
  401. Later/o
    side
  402. Leiomy/o
    Smooth (visceral) Muscle
  403. -lemma
    sheath, covering
  404. -lepsy
    seizure
  405. Lept/o
    Thin, slender
  406. -leptic
    to seize, take hold of
  407. Leth/o
    Death
  408. Leuk/o
    white
  409. Lex/o
    Word; Phrase
  410. -lexia
    Word; phrase
  411. Ligament/o
    Ligament
  412. Lingu/o
    Tongue
  413. Lip/o
    Fat; lipid
  414. -listhesis
    slipping
  415. Lith/o
    Stone; calculus
  416. -lithiasis
    Condition of stones
  417. -lithotomy
    Incision (for removal) of a stone
  418. Lob/o
    Lobe
  419. Log/o
    Study
  420. -logy
    study (process of)
  421. Lord/o
    Curve; swayback
  422. -lucent
    to shine
  423. Lumb/o
    Lower back; loin
  424. lute/o
    yellow
  425. Lux/o
    To slide
  426. Lymph/o
    lymph
  427. Lymphaden/o
    Lymph gland (node)
  428. Lymphangi/o
    Lymph vessel
  429. -lysis
    Breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
  430. -lytic
    To reduce, destroy; separate; breakdown
  431. Macro-
    large
  432. Mal-
    bad
  433. -malacia
    Softening
  434. Malleol/o
    Malleolus
  435. Mamm/o
    Breast
  436. Mandibul/o
    Mandible
  437. -mania
    obsessive preoccupation
  438. Mast/o
    Breast
  439. Mastoid/o
    Mastoid process (behind the ear)
  440. Maxill/o
    Maxilla
  441. Meat/o
    Meatus
  442. Medi/o
    Middle
  443. Mediastin/o
    Mediastinum
  444. Medull/o
    Medulla; middle; soft, marrow
  445. Mega-
    large
  446. -megaly
    Enlargement
  447. Melan/o
    Black
  448. Men/o
    Menses; menstruation
  449. Mening/o
    Meninges
  450. Meningi/o
    Meninges
  451. Ment/o
    Mind; chin
  452. Meso-
    Middle
  453. Meta-
    Change; beyond
  454. Metacarp/o
    Metacarpals
  455. Metatars/o
    Metatarsals
  456. -meter
    Measure
  457. Metr/o
    Uterus (womb); measure
  458. Metri/o
    Uterus (womb)
  459. Mi/o
    Smaller; less
  460. Micro-
    Small
  461. -mimetic
    mimic; copy
  462. -mission
    to send
  463. Mon/o
    One; single
  464. Morph/o
    Shape; form
  465. Mort/o
    Death
  466. -mortem
    death
  467. -motor
    Movement
  468. Muc/o
    Mucus
  469. Mucos/o
    Mucous membrane (mucosa)
  470. Multi-
    Many
  471. Mut/a
    Genetic change
  472. Mutagen/o
    Causing genetic change
  473. My/o
    Muscle
  474. Myc/o
    Fungus
  475. Mydr/o
    Wide
  476. Myel/o
    Spinal cord; bone marrow
  477. Myocardi/o
    Myocardium
  478. Myom/o
    Muscle Tumor
  479. Myos/o
    Muscle
  480. Myring/o
    Tympanic membrane
  481. Myx/o
    Mucus
  482. Narc/o
    Numbness; stupor; sleep
  483. Nas/o
    Nose
  484. Nat/i
    Birth
  485. Natr/o
    sodium
  486. Necr/o
    Death
  487. Nect/o
    To bind, tie, Connect
  488. Neo-
    New
  489. Nephr/o
    Kidney
  490. Neur/o
    Nerve
  491. Neutr/o
    Neither; Neutral; Neutrophil
  492. Nid/o
    Nest
  493. Noct/o
    Night
  494. Norm/o
    Rule; order
  495. Nos/o
    Disease
  496. Nucle/o
    Nucleus
  497. Nulli-
    None
  498. Nyct/o
    Night
  499. Obstetr/o
    Pregnancy; childbirth
  500. Ocul/o
    Eye
  501. Odont/o
    Tooth
  502. Odyn/o
    Pain
  503. -oid
    resembling; derived from
  504. -ole
    Little; small
  505. Olecran/o
    Olecranon (elbow)
  506. Olig/o
    scanty
  507. Om/o
    Shoulder
  508. -Oma
    Tumor; mass; fluid collection
  509. Omphal/o
    umbilicus (navel)
  510. Onc/o
    Tumor
  511. -one
    Hormone
  512. Onych/o
    Nail
  513. O/o
    egg
  514. Oophor/o
    ovary
  515. -opaque
    obscure
  516. ophthalm/o
    eye
  517. -opia
    vision condition
  518. -opsia
    vision condition
  519. -opsy
    view of
  520. Opt/o
    eye; vision
  521. Optic/o
    Eye; vision
  522. -or
    one who
  523. Or/o
    mouth
  524. Orch/o
    testis
  525. Orchi/o
    Testis
  526. Orchid/o
    Testis
  527. -orexia
    Appetite
  528. Orth/o
    Straight
  529. -ose
    Full of; pertaining to; sugar
  530. -osis
    Condition, usually abnormal
  531. -osmia
    Smell
  532. Ossicul/o
    Ossicle (small bone)
  533. Oste/o
    Bone
  534. -ostosis
    Condition of bone
  535. Ot/o
    ear
  536. -otia
    Ear condition
  537. -ous
    Pertaining to
  538. ov/o
    egg
  539. ovari/o
    ovary
  540. ovul/o
    egg
  541. ox/o
    oxygen
  542. -oxia
    Oxygen
  543. oxy-
    swift; sharp; acid
  544. oxysm/o
    sudden
  545. pachy-
    heavy; thick
  546. palat/o
    palate
  547. palpebr/o
    eyelid
  548. pan-
    all
  549. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  550. papill/o
    nipple-like; optic disc
  551. par-
    other than; abnormal
  552. para-
    near; beside; abmormal; apart from; along the side of
  553. -para
    to bear, bring forth
  554. -parous
    to bear, bring forth
  555. parathyroid/o
    parathyroid glands
  556. -paresis
    weakness
  557. -pareunia
    sexual intercourse
  558. -partum
    birth; labor
  559. patell/a
    patella
  560. patell/o
    patella
  561. path/o
    disease
  562. -pathy
    disease; emotion
  563. pector/o
    chest
  564. ped/p
    child; foot
  565. pelv/i
    pelvis; hip region
  566. pelv/o
    pelvis; hip region
  567. pend/o
    to hang
  568. -penia
    deficiency
  569. -pepsia
    digestion
  570. per-
    through
  571. peri-
    surrounding
  572. perine/o
    perineum
  573. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  574. perone/o
    fibula
  575. -pexy
    fixation; to put in place
  576. phac/o
    lens of eye
  577. phag/o
    eat; swallow
  578. -phage
    eat; swallow
  579. -phagia
    eating; swallowing
  580. phak/o
    lens of eye
  581. phalang/o
    phalanges
  582. phall/o
    penis
  583. pharmac/o
    drug
  584. pharmaceut/o
    drug
  585. pharyng/o
    throat (pharynx)
  586. phas/o
    speech
  587. -phasia
    speech
  588. phe/o
    dusky; dark
  589. -pheresis
    removal
  590. phil/o
    like; love; attraction to
  591. -phil
    attraction for
  592. -philia
    attraction for
  593. phim/o
    muzzle
  594. phleb/o
    vein
  595. phob/o
    fear
  596. -phobia
    fear
  597. phon/o
    voice; sound
  598. -phonia
    voice; sound
  599. -phor/o
    to bear
  600. -phoresis
    carrying; transmission
  601. -phoria
    to bear, carry; feeling
  602. phot/o
    light
  603. phren/o
    diaphragm; mind
  604. -phthisis
    wasting away
  605. -phylaxis
    protection
  606. physi/o
    nature; function
  607. -physis
    to grow
  608. phyt/o
    plant
  609. -phyte
    plant
  610. pil/o
    hair
  611. pineal/o
    pineal gland
  612. pituitar/o
    pituitary gland
  613. -plakia
    plaque
  614. plant/o
    sole of the foot
  615. plas/o
    development; formation
  616. -plasia
    development; formation; growth
  617. -plasm
    formation; stucture
  618. -plastic
    pertaining to formation
  619. -plasty
    surgical repair
  620. ple/o
    more; many
  621. -plegia
    paralysis; palsy
  622. -plegic
    paraplysis; palsy
  623. pleur/o
    pleura
  624. plex/o
    plexus; network (or nerves)
  625. -pnea
    breathing
  626. phneum/o
    lung; air; gas
  627. pneumon/o
    lung; air; gas
  628. pod/o
    foot
  629. -poiesis
    formation
  630. -poietin
    substance that forms
  631. poikil/o
    varied; irregular
  632. polo
    extreme
  633. polio-
    gray matter (of brain or spinal cord)
  634. poly-
    many; much
  635. polyp/o
    polyp; small growth
  636. pont/o
    pons
  637. -porosis
    condition of pores (spaces)
  638. post-
    after; behind
  639. poster/o
    back; behind
  640. -prandial
    meal
  641. -praxia
    action
  642. pre-
    before; in front of
  643. presby/o
    old age
  644. primi-
    first
  645. pro-
    before; forward
  646. proct/o
    anus and rectum
  647. pros-
    before; forward
  648. prostat/o
    prestate gland
  649. prot/o
    first
  650. prote/o
    protein
  651. proxim/o
    near
  652. prurit/o
    itching
  653. pseudo-
    false
  654. phych/o
    mind
  655. -ptosis
    droop; sag; prolapse; protrude
  656. -ptysis
    spitting
  657. pub/o
    pubis
  658. pulmon/o
    lung
  659. pupill/o
    pupil
  660. purul/o
    pus
  661. py/o
    pus
  662. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  663. pylor/o
    pylorus; pyloric sphincter
  664. pyr/o
    fever; fire
  665. pyret/o
    fever
  666. pyrex/o
    fever
  667. quadri-
    four
  668. rachi/o
    spinal column; vertebrae
  669. radi/o
    x-rays; radioactivity; radius
  670. radicul/o
    nerve root
  671. re-
    back; again; backward
  672. rect/o
    rectum
  673. ren/o
    kidney
  674. Reticul/o
    network
  675. retin/o
    retina
  676. retro-
    behind; back; backward
  677. rhabdomy/o
    striated muscle (skeletal)
  678. rheumat/o
    watery flow
  679. rhin/o
    nose
  680. rhytid/o
    wrinke
  681. roentgen/o
    x-rays
  682. -rrhage
    bursting forth
  683. -rrhagia
    bursting forth
  684. -rrhaphy
    suture
  685. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  686. -rrhexis
    rupture
  687. rrhythm/o
    rhythm
  688. sacr/o
    sacrum
  689. salping/o
    fallopian tube; auditory tube
  690. -salpinx
    fallopian tube; oviduct
  691. sarc/o
    flesh
  692. scapul/o
    scapula; shoulder blade
  693. -schisis
    to split
  694. schiz/o
    split
  695. scint/i
    spark
  696. scirrh/o
    hard
  697. scler/o
    sclera (white part of eye)
  698. -sclerosis
    hardening
  699. scoli/o
    crooked; bent
  700. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  701. -scopy
    visual examination
  702. scot/o
    darkness
  703. seb/o
    sebum
  704. sebace/o
    sebum
  705. sect/o
    to cut
  706. semi-
    half
  707. semin/i
    semen; seed
  708. seps/o
    infection
  709. sial/o
    saliva
  710. sialaden/o
    salivary glands
  711. sider/o
    iron
  712. sigmoid/o
    sigmoid colon
  713. silic/o
    glass
  714. sinus/o
    sinus
  715. -sis
    state of; condition
  716. -sol
    solution
  717. somat/o
    body
  718. -some
    body
  719. somn/o
    sleep
  720. -somnia
    sleep
  721. son/o
    sound
  722. -spadia
    to tear, cut
  723. -spasm
    sudden comtraction of muscles
  724. sperm/o
    spermatozoa; sperm cells
  725. spermat/o
    spermatozoa; sperm cells
  726. sphen/o
    wedge; sphenoid bone
  727. spher/o
    globe-shaped; round
  728. sphygm/o
    pulse
  729. -sphyxia
    pulse
  730. splanchn/o
    viscera (internal organs)
  731. spin/o
    spine
  732. spir/o
    to breathe
  733. splen/o
    spleen
  734. spondyl/o
    vertebra
  735. squam/o
    scale
  736. -stalsis
    contraction
  737. staped/o
    stapes (ear bone)
  738. staphyl/o
    clusters; uvula
  739. -stasis
    to stop; control; place
  740. -static
    pertaining to stopping; controlling
  741. steat/o
    fat, sebum
  742. -stenosis
    tightening; stricture
  743. ster/o
    soid structure; steroid
  744. stere/o
    solid; three-dimensional
  745. stern/o
    sternum
  746. steth/o
    chest
  747. -sthenia
    strength
  748. -stitial
    to set; pertainin to standing or positioned
  749. stomat/o
    mouth
  750. -stomia
    condition of the mouth
  751. -stomy
    new opening
  752. strept/o
    twisted chains
  753. styl/o
    pole or stake
  754. sub-
    under; below
  755. submaxill/o
    mandible
  756. -suppression
    to stop
  757. supra-
    above, upper
  758. sym-
    together; with
  759. syn-
    together; with
  760. syncop/o
    to cut off, cut short; faint
  761. syndesm/o
    ligament
  762. synov/o
    synovia; synovial membrane; sheth around a tendon
  763. syring/o
    tube
  764. tachy-
    fast
  765. tars/o
    tarsus; hindfoot or ankle
  766. tax/o
    order; cooordination
  767. tel/o
    complete
  768. tele/o
    distant
  769. ten/o
    tendon
  770. tendin/o
    tendon
  771. -tension
    pressure
  772. terat/o
    moster; malformed fetus
  773. test/o
    testis
  774. tetra-
    four
  775. thalam/o
    thalamus
  776. thalass/o
    sea
  777. the/o
    put; place
  778. thec/o
    sheath
  779. thel/o
    nipple
  780. therapeut/o
    treatment
  781. -therapy
    treatment
  782. therm/o
    heat
  783. thorac/o
    chest
  784. -thorax
    chest; pleural cavity
  785. thromb/o
    clot
  786. thym/o
    thymus gland
  787. -thymia
    mind
  788. -thymic
    pertaining to mind
  789. thyr/o
    thyroid gland; shield
  790. thyroid/o
    thyroid gland
  791. tibi/o
    tibia
  792. -tic
    pertaining to
  793. toc/o
    labor; birth
  794. -tocia
    labor; birth (condition of)
  795. -tocin
    labor; birth (a substance for)
  796. tom/o
    to cut
  797. -tome
    instument to cut
  798. -tomy
    process of cutting
  799. ton/o
    tension
  800. tone/o
    to stretch
  801. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  802. top/o
    place; postion; location
  803. tox/o
    poison
  804. toxic/o
    poison
  805. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  806. trans-
    across; through
  807. -tresia
    opening
  808. tri-
    three
  809. trich/o
    hair
  810. trigon/o
    trigone
  811. -tripsy
    to crush
  812. troph/o
    nourishment; development
  813. -trophy
    nourishment; development (condition of)
  814. -tropia
    to turn
  815. -tropic
    turning
  816. -tropin
    stimulate; act on
  817. tympan/o
    tympanic membrane; middle ear
  818. -type
    classification; picture
  819. -ule
    little; small
  820. uln/o
    ulna
  821. ultra-
    beyond; excess
  822. -um
    structure; tissue; thing
  823. umbilic/o
    umbilicus
  824. ungu/o
    nail
  825. uni-
    one
  826. ur/o
    urine; urinary tract
  827. ureter/o
    ureter
  828. urethr/o
    urethra
  829. -uria
    urination; condition fo urine
  830. urin/o
    urine
  831. -us
    structure; thing
  832. uter/o
    uterus
  833. uve/o
    uvea, vascular layer of eye
  834. uvul/o
    uvula
  835. vag/o
    vagus nerve
  836. vagin/o
    vagina
  837. valv/o
    valve
  838. valvul/o
    valve
  839. varic/o
    varicose veins
  840. vas/o
    vessel; duct; vas deferens
  841. vascul/o
    vessel
  842. ven/o, ven/i
    vein
  843. vener/o
    venereal (sexual contact)
  844. ventr/o
    belly side of body
  845. ventricul/o
    ventricle
  846. venul/o
    venule
  847. -verse
    to turn
  848. -version
    to turn
  849. vertebr/o
    vertebra
  850. vesic/o
    urinary bladder
  851. vesicul/o
    seminal vesicle
  852. vestibul/o
    vestibule of the inner ear
  853. viscer/o
    internal organs
  854. vit/o
    life
  855. vitr/o
    vitreous body of the eye
  856. vitre/o
    glass
  857. vol/o
    to roll
  858. vulv/o
    vuvla (female external genitalia)
  859. xanth/o
    yellow
  860. xen/o
    stranger
  861. xer/o
    dry
  862. xiph/o
    sword
  863. -y
    condition; process
  864. zo/o
    animal life

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