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-sis
state of
opt/o
vision
aut/o
self
ungu/o
nail
-scope
instrument used for visual examination
tend/o
tendon
antr/o
antrum
uvul/o
uvula
-stasis
control; stop
melan/o
black
chir/o
hand
valv/o
valve
peri-
surrounding (outer)
lact/o
milk
bucc/o
cheek
vas/o
vessel; duct
-stenosis
constriction; narrowing
ili/o
ilium
appendic/o
appendix
thym/o
thymus gland
pro-
before
kal/o
potassium
de-
from; down from; lack of
staphyl/o
grapelike clusters
-scopic
visual examination
rhytid/o
wrinkles
ile/o
ileum
steth/o
chest
para-
around; beside; beyond
ot/o
ear
clavicul/o
clavicle (collarbone)
tom/o
cut; section
multi-
many
pleur/o
pleura
gnath/o
jaw
trache/o
trachea
-schisis
split; fissure
mamm/o
breast
esthesi/o
sensation, sensitivity, feeling
strept/o
twisted chains
retro-
back; behind
lob/o
lobe
fet/o
fetus; unborn child
system/o
system
post-
after
my/o
muscle
epididym/o
epididymis
toxic/o
poison
nulli-
none
myos/o
muscle
dacry/o
tear, tear duct
xanth/o
yellow
-salpinx
fallopian tube
organ/o
organ
ech/o
sound
ur/o
urine; urinary tract
-oxia
oxygen
pneum/o
lung; air
endocrin/o
endocrine
ventricul/o
ventricle
trans-
through; across; beyond
lapar/o
abdomen
cec/o
cecum
thorac/o
thorax (chest)
-agra
excessive pain
son/o
sound
iatr/o
medicine; physician
vesic/o
bladder;sac
bin-
two
omphal/o
umbilicu; navel
derm/o
skin
tonsill/o
tonsils
-phily
love
py/o
pus
cortic/o
cortex (outer layer of body organ)
urethr/o
urethra
infra-
under; below
poster/o
back (of body)
erythr/o
red
viscer/o
internal organs
ana-
up; again; backward
pulmon/o
lung
dipl/o
two; double
tympan/o
eardrum; middle ear
meso-
middle
muc/o
mucus
blephar/o
eyelid
kerat/o
horny tissue; hard
re-
back
path/o
disease
acr/o
extremities; height
lei/o
smooth
-ectasis
stretching out; dilatation; expansion
sigmoid/o
sigmoid
chol/o
gall; bile
labi/o
lips
bi-
two
scoli/o
crooked, curved
dors/o
back (of the body)
meat/o
meatus (opening)
contra-
against
somat/o
body
cry/o
cold
myring/o
eardrum
-ic
pertaining to
papill/o
nipple
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
kary/o
nucleus
tachy-
fast, rapid
kyph/o
hump
arteri/o
artery
narc/o
stupor
semi-
half
phas/o
speech
hist/o
tissue
mening/o
meninges
ultra-
beyond; excess
kin/o
movement
corne/o
cornea
lingu/o
tongue
-asthenia
weakness
pyel/o
renal pelvis
gon/o
seed
men/o
menstruation
pre-
before, in front of
ischi/o
ischium
carcin/o
cancer
kinesi/o
movement; motion
hypo-
below; incomplete; deficient
spir/o
breathe; breathing
cyan/o
blue
oo/o
egg; ovum
-ostomy
creation of an artifical opening
radi/o
radius (lower arm bone)
balan/o
glans penis
isch/o
deficiency; blockage
-ac
pertaining to
labyrinth/o
labyrinth
aort/o
aorta
myc/o
fungus
-ologist
one who studies and practices (specialist)
salping/o
fallopian (uterine) tube
episi/o
vulva
ophthalm/o
eye
-morph
form; shape
par/o
bear; give birth to; labor
atel/o
imperfect; incomplete
lith/o
stone; calculus
-coccus
berryshaped (a form bacterium)
phak/o
lens of the eye
gynec/o
woman
lord/o
bent forward
ad-
to;toward
irid/o
iris
abdomin/o
abdomen
jejun/o
jejunum
dia-
thorough; complete
pub/o
pubis
electr/o
electricity, electrical activity
lamin/o
lamina (think; flat plate or layer)
cata-
down
spondyl/o
vertebra; spinal or vertebral column
cervic/o
cervix
metr/o
uterus
exo-
outside; outward
lip/o
fat
emmetr/o
a normal measues
macr/o
abnormal largeness
dys-
difficult; labored; painful; abnormal
later/o
side
chrom/o
color
mastoid/o
mastoid
-meter
instrument used to measure
pod/o
foot
calc/o
calcium
laryng/o
larynx
-oma
tumor; swelling
peritone/o
peritoneum
hem/o
blood
myelon/o
bone marrow
hemi-
half
physi/o
nature
arthr/o
joint
mandibul/o
mandible (lower jawbone)
-desis
surgical fixation; fusion
orth/o
straight
bil/o
bile
onc/o
tumor
-ar
pertaining to
humer/o
humerus (upper arm bone)
gloss/o
tongue
nat/o
birth
endo-
within
mast/o
breast
dur/o
hard; dura mater
lacrim/o
tear duct, tear
orrhexis
rupture
tars/o
edge of eyelid; tarsal (instep of foot)
heter/o
other
sphygm/o
pulse
-crit
to separate
lymph/o
lymph
ganglion/o
ganglion
vagin/o
vagina
per-
through
phot/o
light
dis-
to undo; free from
clavic/o
clavicle (collarbone)
-pepsia
digestion
onych/o
nail
algesi/o
pain
axill/o
armpit
-esis
condition
myel/o
bone marrow; spinal cord
hepat/o
liver
ven/o
vein
an-
wihtout or absence of
is/o
equal; same
glyc/o
sugar
cyes/o
pregnancy
-apheresis
removal
ichthy/o
fish
aer/o
air; gas
tars/o
tarsals (ankle bones)
poly-
many; much
ocul/o
eye
disk/o
intervertebral disk
valvul/o
valve
anti-
against
ox/o
oxygen
amnion/o
amnion
amni/o
amnion
eso-
inward
mon/o
one
-capina
carbon dioxide
aur/o
ear
-orrhaphy
suturing; repairing
sept/o
septum
hypn/o
sleep
caud/o
tail; toward the lower part of the body
-ia
condition of diseased; abnormal state
oophor/o
ovary
diaphor/o
sweat
stomat/o
mouth
brady-
slow
radic/o
nerve root
conjunctiv/o
conjunctiva
ather/o
yellowish; fatty plaque
-eal
pertaining to
ment/o
mind
home/o
sameness; unchanging
sinus/o
sinus
neo-
new
rhabd/o
rodshaped, striated
cyst/o
bladder; sac
aden/o
gland
-gen
substance or agent that produces or causes
sperm/o
spermatozoan; sperm
ecto-
ouside; outer
cerumin/o
cerumen (earwax)
con-
together
hyster/o
uterus
cerebr/o
crebrum, brain
vesicul/o
seminal vesicles
-graph
instrucment used to record
necr/o
death (cells; body0
iri/o
iris
uln/o
ulna (lower arm bone)
-phagia
eating; swallowing
ren/o
kidney
immun/o
immune
hemat/o
blood
ante-
before
palat/o
palate
fibul/o
fibula (lower leg)
cerebell/o
cerebellum
-mania
madness; insane
poikil/o
varied; irregular
ger/o
old age; aged
angi/o
vessel
-pathy
disease
quadr/o
four
cost/o
rib
gnos/o
knowledge
a-
without, absence of
scapul/o
scapula (shoulder bone)
colp/o
vagina
crypt/o
hidden
-ism
state of
phac/o
lens of the eye
culd/o
culdesac
enter/o
intestines
sym-
together; joined
pseud/o
false
cephal/o
head
dips/o
thirst
pan-
all; total
orchi/o
testis; testicle
carp/o
carpals (wrist bones)
vulv/o
vulva
-odynia
pain
pector/o
chest
adrenal/o
adrenal gland
cutane/o
skin
-genic
producing; originating; causing
nyct/o
night
dent/o
tooth
epiglott/o
epiglottis
-lepsy
seizure
maxill/o
maxilla (upper jawbone)
hydr/o
water
trich/o
hair
intra-
within
test/o
testis; testicle
gingiv/o
gum
therm/o
heat
ab-
from; away from
proct/o
rectum
chondr/o
cartilage
cancer/o
cancer
-ician
one who
leuk/o
white
andr/o
male
crani/o
cranium (skull)
-ectopia
displacement
pelv/o
pelvis; pelvic bone
ambly/o
dull; dim
top/o
place
-lytic
destroy; reduce
hymen/o
hymen
-clasia
break
esophag/o
esophagus
super-
over; above
nas/o
nose
epi-
on; upon; over
ureter/o
ureter
micro-
small
puerper/o
childbirth
anis/o
unequal; dissimilar
dactyl/o
fingers or toes
apo-
upon
plasm/o
plasma
-clast
break
amyl/o
starch
-opsy
to view
perine/o
perineum
eu-
normal; good
ankyl/o
crooked; stiff; bent
-emia
blood condition
nyctal/o
night
acetabul/o
acetabulum (hip socket)
acanth/o
thorny, spiny
azot/o
urea; nitrogen
nephr/o
kidney
adenoid/o
adenoids
ton/o
tension, pressure
faci/o
face
olig/o
scanty; few
bronch/o
bronchus
cholangi/o
bile duct
atri/o
atrium
oste/o
bone
arche/o
first beginning
noct/o
night
glycos/o
sugar
phren/o
mind
ectop/o
located away from usual place
morph/o
form; shape
col/o
colon
part/o
bear; give birth to; labor
gravid/o
pregnancy
polyp/o
polyp; small growth
femor/o
femur (upper leg bone)
pupill/o
pupil
chori/o
chorion
pancreat/o
pancreas
cardi/o
heart
pylor/o
pylorus (pyloric sphincter)
alveol/o
alveolus
ov/o
egg
pyr/o
fever; heat
ped/o
child; foot
fibr/o
fibrous tissue, fibers
prostat/o
prostate gland
articul/o
joint
pneumon/o
lung; air
bronchiol/o
bronchiole
psych/o
mind
sarc/o
flesh; connective tissue
poli/o
gray matter
dermat/o
skin
pneumat/o
lung; air
bacteri/o
bacteria
parathyroid/o
parathyroid gland
core/o
pupil
orch/o
testis; testicle
spermat/o
spermatozoan; sperm
phalang/o
pharynx
celi/o
abdomen (abdominal cavity)
prim/o
first
coron/o
heart
pachy/o
thick
arteriol/o
arteriole (small artery)
petr/o
stone
dynam/o
power or strength
phag/o
eat; swallow
actin/o
ray; radius
patell/o
patella (kneecap)
diaphragmat/o
diaphragm
orchid/o
testis; testicle
gangli/o
ganglion
phleb/o
vein
brachi/o
arm
an/o
anus
vertebr/o
vertebra; spinal or vertebral column
cor/o
pupil
xer/o
dry
gyn/o
woman
seb/o
sebum (oil)
embry/o
embryo; to be full
scler/o
sclera
hom/o
same
hidr/o
sweat
duoden/o
duodenum
blast/o
developing cell
epitheli/o
epithelium
coni/o
dust
acou/o
hearing
dextr/o
right
eti/o
cause (of disease)
burs/o
bursa (cavity)
gastr/o
stomach
herni/o
hernia
trachel/o
neck; necklike
cyt/o
cell
ten/o
tendon
splen/o
spleen
albumin/o
albumin
diverticul/o
diverticulum
bi/o
life
choledoch/o
common bile duct
gluc/o
sweetness; sugar
somn/o
sleep
uter/o
uterus
geront/o
old age; aged
encephal/o
brain
tibi/o
tibia (lower leg bone)
glomerul/o
glomerulus
thromb/o
clot
urin/o
urine; urinary tract
thyroid/o
thyroid gland
cheil/o
lip
staped/o
stapes (middle ear bone)
aponeur/o
aponeurosis
synovi/o
synovia; synovial membrane
tendin/o
tendon
sial/o
saliva
stern/o
sternum (breastbone)
rect/o
rectum
radicul/o
nerve root
rachi/o
vertebra; spinal or vertebral column
retin/o
retina
rhin/o
nose
rhiz/o
nerve root