BIO 2113

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  1. hyper-
    Over, above, excessive

    Hypertrophy (overgrowth)
  2. hypo-
    Under, below, deficient

    Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  3. hyster-
    Uterus

    Hysterectomy (removal of uterus)
  4. -ia
    Expressing condition

    Neuralgia (pain in nerve)
  5. -iatr-
    Treat, cure

    Pediatrics (treatment of children)
  6. -id
    Expressing condition

    Flaccid (state of being weak)
  7. idio-
    Self-produced

    Idiopathic (self-originated, of unknown cause)
  8. im-
    Not

    Impermeable (not permeable)
  9. in-
    In, into

    Injection (forcing fluid into)
  10. infra-
    Below

    Infraorbital (below the eye)
  11. inter-
    Between

    Intercostal (between the ribs)
  12. intra-
    Within

    Intraocular (within the eye)
  13. ipsi-
    Same

    Ipsilateral (same side)
  14. -ism
    Condition, state of

    Dimorphism (condition of two forms)
  15. iso-
    Equal

    Isotonic (same tension)
  16. -itis
    Inflammation

    Gastritis (inflammation of the stomach)
  17. -ity
    Expressing condition

    Acidity (condition of acid)
  18. juxta-
    Near or adjoining

    Juxtaspinal (close to spinal column
  19. kerato-
    Cornea or horny tissue

    Keratinization (formation of a hard tissue)
  20. -kin-
    Move

    Kinesiology (study of movement)
  21. lact-
    Milk

    Lactation (secretion of milk)
  22. leuko-
    White

    Leukocyte (white blood cell)
  23. -liga-
    Bind

    Ligament (structure that binds bone to bone)
  24. lipo-
    Fat

    Lipolysis (breakdown of fats)
  25. litho-
    Stone, calculus

    Lithogenic (promoting formation of calculi)
  26. -logy
    Study

    Histology (study of tissue)
  27. -lysis
    Breaking up, dissolving

    Glycolysis (breakdown of sugar)
  28. macro-
    Large

    Macrophage (large phagocytic cell)
  29. mal-
    Bad

    Malnutrition (bad nutrition)
  30. -mania
    Madness

    Necromania (morbid attraction to dead bodies)
  31. malaco-
    Soft

    Osteomalacia (soft bone)
  32. mammo-
    Breast

    Mammogram (X-ray film of breasts)
  33. mast-
    Breast

    Mastectomy (excision of the breast)
  34. mega-
    Great

    Megacolon (large colon)
  35. melano-
    Black

    Melanocyte (black pigment producing skin cell)
  36. meso-
    Middle, mid

    Mesoderm (middle skin)
  37. meta-
    Beyond, after, change

    Metastasis (beyond original position)
  38. micro-
    Small

    Microorganism (small organism)
  39. mito-
    Thread, filament

    Mitosis (threadlike chromosomes/cell division)
  40. mono-
    One, single

    Monosaccharide (one sugar)
  41. -morph-
    Form

    Morphology (study of form)
  42. multi-
    Many, much

    Multinucleated (two or more nuclei)
  43. myelo-
    Marrow, spinal cord

    Myeloid (derived from bone marrow)
  44. myo-
    Muscle

    Myocardium (heart muscle)
  45. narco-
    Numbness

    Narcotic (drug producing stupor or weakness)
  46. necro-
    Death

    Necropsy (examination of dead body)
  47. neo-
    New

    Neonatal (first four weeks of life)
  48. nephro-
    Kidney

    Nephrectomy (removal of a kidney)
  49. neuro-
    Nerve

    Neuritis (inflammation of a nerve)
  50. oculo-
    Eye

    Oculomotor (movement of the eye)
  51. odonto-
    Tooth or teeth

    Odontomy (cutting a tooth)
  52. -oid
    Expressing resemblance

    Epidermoid (resembling epidermis)
  53. oligo-
    Few, scanty, little

    Oliguria (little urine)
  54. -oma
    Tumor

    Carcinoma (cancerous tumor)
  55. omni-
    All

    Omnidirectional (involving all directions)
  56. -op-
    See

    Myopia (nearsighted)
  57. ophthalm-
    Eye

    Ophthalmology (study of the eye)
  58. ortho-
    Straight, normal

    Orthodontics (straightening of teeth)
  59. -ory
    Referring to

    Olfactory (relating to the sense of smell)
  60. -ose
    Full of

    Adipose (full of fat)
  61. -osis
    A condition of

    Osteoporosis (porous condition of bone)
  62. osteo-
    Bone

    Osteocyte (bone cell)
  63. oto-
    Ear

    Otolith (ear stone)
  64. -ous
    Expressing material

    Serous (composed of serum)
  65. pan-
    All

    Panphobia (fear of everything)
  66. para-
    Beside, beyond, near to

    Paranasal (near the nose)
  67. -pathy
    Disease

    Cardiopathy (disease of the heart)
  68. pedo-
    Child

    Pedophilic (fond of children)
  69. -penia
    Deficiency

    Thrombocytopenia (deficiency of thrombocytes)
  70. penta-
    Five

    Pentamer (contains five monomers)
  71. per-
    Through, excessive

    Permeate (pass through)
  72. peri-
    Around

    Periosteum (around bone)
  73. -phag-
    Eat

    Dysphagia (difficult eating or swallowing)
  74. -phas-
    Speak, utter

    Aphasia (unable to speak)
  75. -phil-
    Like, love

    Hydrophilic (water-loving)
  76. phleb-
    Vein

    Phlebotomy (incision into a vein)
  77. phlogo-
    Inflammation

    Phlogogenic (causing inflammation)
  78. -phobia
    Fear

    Hydrophobia (fear of water)
  79. phyto-
    Plant

    Phytoestrogens (estrogens from plant sources)
  80. -plas-
    Form, grow

    Neoplasm (new growth)
  81. -plegia
    Paralyze

    Paraplegia (paralysis of lower limbs)

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