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A, An
Without, not
abdomin/o
abdominal
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
adren/o
adrenal glands
-algia
pain
angi/o
vessel
anter/o
front, anterior
aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
athr/o
joint
audi/o
sound
auto
self
bi
two, double
brady
slow
bronchi/o, broncho
bronchus
calc/o
calcium
carcin/o
cancer
cardi/o
heart
-centesis
surgical puncture
cephalo
head
cerebr/o
brain, cerebrum
chondr/o
cartilage
col/o, colon/o
colon
cost/o
ribs
crani/o
cranium, skull
cutane/o
skin
cyan/o
blue
cyst/o
bladder
cyt/o
cell
Dento
Teeth
Dermo
SKin
Dia
Through
Diplo
Double
Disto
Far
Dorso
Back
Dys
Bad, painful
Echo
Sound
-Ectasis
Dilation, expansion
-Ectomy
Excision, removal
-Edema
Swelling
-Emesis
Vomiting
-Emia
Blood
Encephalo
Brain
Entero
Intestine
Epi
above, upon
Erythro
Red
Esophago
esophagus
Gastro
stomach
genesis
producing, forming
glosso
tongue
gluco, glyco
sugar, glucose
gram
record
graph
recording instrument
hema, hemato, hemo
blood
hemi
half, partly
hepato
liver
histo
tissue
hydro
water
hyper
excessive, high
hypo
under, low
iasis
abnormal condition
inter
between
ist
specialist
itis
inflammation
laryngo
larynx (voice box)
leuko
white
linguo
tongue
lipo
fat
litho
stone
-logy
study of
lumbo
lower back
lympho
lymph
-lysis
separation, destruction
macro
large
malacia
softening
megaly
enlargement
melano
black
meningo
meninges
micro
small
myco
fungus
myelo
spinal cord; marrow
myo
muscle
naso
nose
necro
death
neo
new
nephro
kidneys
neuro
nerve
nocto
night
oligo
scantly, little
oma
tumor
ophthalmo, oculo, opto
eye
opia, opsia
vision
oro
mouth
ortho
straight
osis
abnormal condition
osteo
bone
oto
ear
para
near, beside, around
-pathy
disease
pelvo, pelvi
pelvis
penia
decrease
pepsia
digestion
peri
around
phagia
eat, swallow
phalango
fingers and toes
pharyngo
pharynx (throat)
-phasia
speech
-phillic
love
phlebo
vein
-phobia
fear
-plasia, -plasm,
form, growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
pleur/o
pleura
-pnea
breathing
pneum/o
lung
poly
many, much
post
after, behind
postero
back, behind
Pre
before
proximo
near, nearest
pyo
pus
qudri
four
radio
x-rays, radiation
-rrhea
flow, discharge
rhino
nose
sclero
hardening, white of eye
scope
instrument to view
semi
half, partly
-spasm
involuntary contraction
-stasis
standing still
-stenosis
narrowing
-stomy
forming a new opening
supra
above
tachy
rapid
tendo
tendons
-therapy
treatment
thermo
heat
thoraco
chest
thrombo
blood clot
-tomy
incision, to cut into
toxico, toxo
poison
tracheo
trachea (windpipe)
tri
three
tripsy
crushing
uro, -uria
urine
vasculo
blood vessel
vertebro
vertebra (backbone)