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append-
to hang something; appendicular legs and arms
cardi-
heart; pericardium- a membrane that surrounds the heart
cran-
helmet; cranial- portion of the skull that surrounds the brain
dors-
back; dorsai- position towards the back of the body
homeo-
same; homeostasis- the maintenance of a stable internal environment
-ology
the study of; biology- the study of life
meta-
change; metabolism- the chemical changes that occur wihtin the body
pariet-
wall; parietal membrane- a membrane that lines the wall of a cavity
pelv-
basin; pelvic cavity- a basin shaped cavity enclosed by the pelvic bones
peri-
around; pericardial membrane- a membrane that surrounds the heart
pieur-
rib; pleural membrane- a membrane that encloses the lungs within the rib cage
stasis-
standing still; homeostasis- the maintaining of a relatively stable internal environment
-tomy
cutting; anatomy- the study of structure, which often involves cutting or removing body parts