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

    Urinary (associated with urine
  26. -ase
    Enzyme

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

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

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

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

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

    Bilateral (both sides)
  32. bio-
    Live

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

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

    Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  35. brevi-
    Short

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

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

    Cardiac (referring to heart)
  38. carcin-
    Cancer

    Carcinogenic (causing cancer)
  39. cardio-
    Heart

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

    Catabolism (breaking down)
  41. cephal-
    Head

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

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

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

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

    Acholic (without bile)
  46. cholecyst-
    Gallbladder

    Cholecystokinin (causes gallbladder contraction)
  47. chondr-
    Cartilage

    Chondrocyte (cartilage cell)
  48. chrono-
    Time

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

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

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

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

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

    Colpoxerosis (abnormal dryness of vagina)
  54. com-

    con-
    With, together

    Commissure (coming together)

    Convergence
  55. contra-
    Against, opposite

    Contralateral (opposite side)
  56. copro-
    Feces

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

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

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

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

    -cyto
    Cell
  61. de-
    Away from

    Dehydrate (remove water)
  62. demi-
    Half

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

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

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

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

    Dissect (cut apart)
  67. -duct-
    Draw

    Abduct (lead away from)
  68. -dynia
    Pain

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

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

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

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

    Ectoderm (outer skin)
  73. -ectomy
    Cut out

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

    Myoedema (swelling of a muscle)
  75. em-

    en-
    In Empyema (pus in)

    Encephalon (in the brain)
  76. -emia
    Blood

    Anemia (deficiency of blood)
  77. endo-
    Within

    Endometrium (within the uterus)
  78. entero-
    Intestine

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

    Epidermis (on the skin)
  80. erythro-
    Red

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

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

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

    Exogenous (originating outside)
  84. extra-
    Outside

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

    Abortifacient (causing abortion)
  86. -ferent
    Carry

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

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

    Fusiform (resembling a fusion)
  89. galacto-
    Milk

    Galactophygous (arresting milk secretion)
  90. gastro-
    Stomach

    Gastrodynia (stomach ache)
  91. -gen
    Producing

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

    Pathogenesis (origin of disease)
  93. gloss-
    Tongue

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

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

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

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

    Heliosis (sunstroke)
  98. hem-
    Blood

    Hemolysis (breakdown of blood)
  99. hemi-
    Half

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

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

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

    Hexamer (contains six monomers)
  103. hist-
    Tissue

    Histology (study of tissues)
  104. homeo-
    Same

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

    Hydrocephalus (fluid within the head)
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