BIO 2113

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  1. a-
    WITHOUT, LACK OF
  2. ab-
    Away from, from
  3. -able
    Capable
  4. acou-
    Hearing
  5. acro
    Extremity, peak
  6. acu-
    Needle

    Acupunture
  7. ad-
    To, toward, near to

    Adrenal (near the kidney)
  8. adeno-
    Gland

    Adenoma (glandular tumor)
  9. adipo-
    Fat

    Adipocyte (fat cell)
  10. aero-
    Air, gas

    Aerobic (growing in presence of oxygen)
  11. -agogue
    Leading, inducing

    Galactagogue (promoting the flow of milk)
  12. -al
    Expressing relationship

    Neural (referring to nerves)
  13. -algia
    Pain

    Gastralgia (stomach pain)
  14. allotri-
    Strange, foreign

    Allotriuria (strange condition of the urine)
  15. ambi-
    Both

    Ambilateral (affecting both sides)
  16. amphi-
    Both

    Amphibious (on land and in water)
  17. an-
    Without, lack of

    Anaerobic (without oxygen)
  18. ana-
    Up, back, again

    Anatomy (a cutting up
  19. andro-
    Male

    Androcyte (male sex cell)
  20. angio-
    Vessel

    Angiography (radiography of blood vessels)
  21. ante-
    Before, forward

    Antecubital (before elbow)
  22. anti-
    Against, reversed

    Antiperistalsis (reversed peristalsis)
  23. apo-
    Separation, off

    Apocope (cutting off)
  24. arthr-
    Joint

    Arthritis (inflammation of a joint)
  25. -ary
    Associated with
  26. Urinary (associated with urine
  27. -ase
    Enzyme

    Amylase (catalyzes the hydrolysis of starch)
  28. -asis
    Condition, state of

    Homeostasis (state of staying the same)
  29. atelo-
    Incomplete

    Atelopodia (incomplete development of foot)
  30. auto-
    Self

    Autolysis (self breakdown)
  31. basi-
    Base or foundation

    Basicranial (base of skull)
  32. bi-
    Twice, double

    Bilateral (both sides)
  33. bio-
    Live

    Biology (study of living)
  34. -blast-
    Bud, germ

    Fibroblast (fiber - producing cell)
  35. brady-
    Slow

    Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  36. brevi-
    Short

    Brevicollis (shortness of the neck)
  37. bucco-
    Cheek

    Buccally (toward the cheek)
  38. -c
    Expressing relationship

    Cardiac (referring to heart)
  39. carcin-
    Cancer

    Carcinogenic (causing cancer)
  40. cardio-
    Heart

    Cardiopathy (heart disease)
  41. cata-
    Down, lower

    Catabolism (breaking down)
  42. cephal-
    Head

    Cephalic (toward the head)
  43. -cele
    Hollow, cavity

    Blastocele (cavity inside a blastocyst)
  44. celio-
    Abdomen

    Celioma (tumor of the abdomen)
  45. cerebro-
    Brain

    Cerebrospinal (referring to brain and spinal cord)
  46. chol-
    Bile

    Acholic (without bile)
  47. cholecyst-
    Gallbladder

    Cholecystokinin (causes gallbladder contraction)
  48. chondr-
    Cartilage

    Chondrocyte (cartilage cell)
  49. chrono-
    Time

    Chronobiology (effect of time on living systems)
  50. -cide
    Kill

    Bactericide (agent that kills bacteria)
  51. circum-
    Around, about

    Circumduction (circular movement)
  52. -clast-
    Smash, break

    Osteoclast (cell that breaks down bone)
  53. co-
    With, together

    Coenzyme (molecule that functions with an enzyme)
  54. colpo-
    Vagina

    Colpoxerosis (abnormal dryness of vagina)
  55. com-

    con-
    With, together

    Commissure (coming together)

    Convergence
  56. contra-
    Against, opposite

    Contralateral (opposite side)
  57. copro-
    Feces

    Coprology (study of the feces)
  58. crypto-
    Hidden

    Cryptorchidism (undescended or hidden testes)
  59. cyano-
    Blue

    Cyanosis (bluish discoloration)
  60. cysto-
    Bladder or sac

    Cystocele (hernia of a bladder)
  61. -cyte-

    -cyto
    Cell
  62. de-
    Away from

    Dehydrate (remove water)
  63. demi-
    Half

    Demilune (halfmoon or crescent shaped)
  64. derm-
    Skin

    Dermatology (study of the skin)
  65. di-
    Two

    Diploid (two sets of chromosomes)
  66. dia-
    Through, apart, across

    Diapedesis (ooze through)
  67. dis-
    Reversal, apart from

    Dissect (cut apart)
  68. -duct-
    Draw

    Abduct (lead away from)
  69. -dynia
    Pain

    Mastodynia (breast pain)
  70. dys-
    Difficult, bad

    Dysmentia (bad mind)
  71. e-
    Out, away from

    Eviscerate (take out viscera)
  72. ec-
    Out from

    Ectopic (out of place)
  73. ecto-
    On outer side

    Ectoderm (outer skin)
  74. -ectomy
    Cut out

    Appendectomy (cut out the appendix)
  75. -edem-
    Swell

    Myoedema (swelling of a muscle)
  76. em-

    en-
    In Empyema (pus in)
  77. Encephalon (in the brain)
  78. -emia
    Blood

    Anemia (deficiency of blood)
  79. endo-
    Within

    Endometrium (within the uterus)
  80. entero-
    Intestine

    Enteritis (inflammation of the intestine)
  81. epi-
    Upon, on

    Epidermis (on the skin)
  82. erythro-
    Red

    Erythrocyte (red blood cell)
  83. eu-
    Well, good

    Euphoria (well-being)
  84. ex-
    Out, away from

    Exhalation (breathe out)
  85. exo-
    Outside, on outer side

    Exogenous (originating outside)
  86. extra-
    Outside

    Extracellular (outside the cell)
  87. -facient
    Causing, making

    Abortifacient (causing abortion)
  88. -ferent
    Carry

    Afferent (carrying into a location)
  89. -ferous
    Producing, bearing

    Odoriferous (giving off an odor)
  90. -form
    Expressing resemblance

    Fusiform (resembling a fusion)
  91. galacto-
    Milk

    Galactophygous (arresting milk secretion)
  92. gastro-
    Stomach

    Gastrodynia (stomach ache)
  93. -gen
    Producing

    Cryogen (producing cold)
  94. -genesis
    Produce, origin

    Pathogenesis (origin of disease)
  95. gloss-
    Tongue

    Hypoglossal (under the tongue)
  96. glyco-
    Sugar, sweet

    Glycolysis (breakdown of sugar)
  97. -gram
    A drawing

    Myogram (drawing of a muscle contraction)
  98. -graph
    Instrument that records

    Myograph (instrument measuring muscle contraction)
  99. helio-
    Sun

    Heliosis (sunstroke)
  100. hem-
    Blood

    Hemolysis (breakdown of blood)
  101. hemi-
    Half

    Hemiplegia (paralysis of half of the body)
  102. hepato-
    Liver

    Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
  103. hetero-
    Different, other

    Heterozygous (different genes for a trait)
  104. hexa-
    Six

    Hexamer (contains six monomers)
  105. hist-
    Tissue

    Histology (study of tissues)
  106. homeo-
    Same

    Homeostasis (state of staying the same)
  107. hydro-
    Wet, water

    Hydrocephalus (fluid within the head)

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