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chiasm - Gr. chiasma,
cross. (Optic chiasma)
choan - Gr. choane, f
unnel. (Choana)
chol - Gr. chole,
bile. (Ductus choledochus)
chondr - Gr. chondros,
cartilage. (Chondrichthyes, chondrify, chondrocranium)
chord - L. chorda,
string. (Chordae tendineae, Chordata, notochord)
chorio - Gr. khorion,
skin, afterbirth. (Chorion, choroid layer of eyeball, choroid plexus)
ciner - L. cinereus,
the color of ashes (from cinis, ashes). (Incinerate, tuber cinereum) ,
cingul - L. cingulum,
girdle. (Cingulate cortex)
clav - L. clavis, dim., clavicula,
key; also, the clavicle. (Clavicle, subclavian artery)
cleid - Gr. kleis, gen., kleidos,
key; also, the clavicle. (Cleidoic egg, cleidomastoid muscle)
cleithr - Gr. kleithron,
a key, bar. (Cleithrum)
cloac - L. cloaca,
sewer. (Cloaca) ,
cnem \r- Or. kneme,
shin or tibia. (Gastrocnemius muscle)
coccy- Gr. kokkux, cuckoo, kokkyx,
shape of cuckoo's bill. (Coccyx)
coch - Gr. kokhlos,
land snail. (Cochlea, vestibulocochlear nerve)
coel.- Gr. koilos,
hollow. (Acoela, celiac artery, coelom, neurocoele)
coll~ L. collis, dim., colliculus,
hill. (Rostral colliculus)
coll - L. collum,
neck. (Collar, longus colli muscle)
commissur - L. commissura,
point of union of two things. (Rostral commissure of brain)
condyl - Gr. kondylos,
articulatory prominence at a joint, a knuckle.'(Epicondyle, occipital
condyle)
copro - Gr. kopros,
dung. (Coprodeum, coprophagy)
corac - Gr. korax, gen., korakos,
a raven or crow. (Coracobrachialis I,llUs~'
cle, coracoid [resembles a crow's beak])
corn - L. cornu,
horn. (Cornea, cornify, hyoid cornua)
coron - L. corona,
crown, or something curved. (Coronary arteries, coronation, coronoid process)
cort - L. cortex, gen., corticis,
bark. (Cerebral cortex, corticospinaltrasff
cas: - L. costa, rib. cost- L costa,
rib (Costal cartilage, intercostal space) '~,
cox. - L. coxa,
hip bone. (Coxal)
cran - Gr. kranion,
skull. (Chondrocranium, cranial)
coccy- Gr. kokkux, cuckoo, kokkyx,
shape of cuckoo's bill. (Coccyx)
coch - Gr. kokhlos
land snail. (Cochlea, vestibulocochlear nerve)
coel.- Gr. koilos
hollow. (Acoela, celiac artery, coelom, neurocoele)
coll~ L. collis, dim., colliculus,
hill. (Rostral colliculus)
coll - L. collum,
neck. (Collar, longus colli muscle)
commissur - L. commissura,
point of union of two things. (Rostral commissure of brain)
condyl - Gr. kondylos,
articulatory prominence at a joint, a knuckle.'(Epicondyle, occipital
condyle)
corac - Gr. korax, gen., korakos,
a raven or crow. (Coracobrachialis I,llUs~' cle, coracoid [resembles a crow's beak])
corn - L. cornu,
horn. (Cornea, cornify, hyoid cornua)
coron - L. corona,
crown, or something curved. (Coronary arteries, coronation, coronoid process)
cort - L. cortex, gen., corticis,
bark. (Cerebral cortex, corticospinaltrasff
cas: - L. costa, rib. cost- L costa,
rib (Costal cartilage, intercostal space) '~,
cox. - L. coxa,
hip bone. (Coxal)
cran - Gr. kranion,
skull. (Chondrocranium, cranial)
cre \- Gr. kreas,
flesh. (Cremasteric muscle, cremate, pancreas)
cribr-L. cribum,
sieve. (Cribriform plate)
cric - Gr. krikos,
ring. (Cricoid cartilage)
cross - Gr. krossoi,
fringe. (Crossopterygian)
crus- L. crus, pl., crura,
lower leg or shank. (Abductor cruris muscle, crural fascia, crus penis)
cucull - L. cucullus,
cap, hood. (Cucullaris muscle)
cun -.- L. cuneus,
wedge. (Cuneiform bone, funiculus cuneatus)
cup- L. cupa, dim., cupula,
tub, (Cupula, cupule)
cut -' L. cutis,
skin. (Cutaneous, cuticle, cutis)
cyst - Gr. kystis,
bladder. (Cyst, cystic duct)
cyt - Gr. kytos,
hollow vessel, cell. (Lymphocyte, osteocyte)
decid - L. decidere,
to fall off. (Deciduous placenta)
dendr - Gr. dendron,
tree. (Dendrite of a nerve cell)
dens, dent - L. dens, gen.,dentis,
tooth. (Dens, dentary bone, dentine, dentist .
derm - Gr. derma,
skin, leather. (Dermal bone, dermis, ostracoderm)
deum/daeum - Gr. hodaios,
on the way. (Proctodeum, stomodeum, urodeum)
dia - Gr. dia-,
prefix meaning across, betweeh. (Di [a] encephalon, diapophysis, diaphragm)
didym - Or. didymos,
testicle. (Epididymis)
digit - L. digitus,
finger. (Digit, digitigrade, extensor digitorum muscle)
duct - L. ductus,
a leading (from ducere, to lead). (abduction, duct, oviduct)
duoden - New L. duodenum,
the first part of the intestine, which is about twelve fingerbreadths long
(a contraction of intestinum duodenum digitorum, from duodeni, twelve each). (Duodenal, duodenum)
dur -, L. durus,
hard. (Durable, dura mater)
elasm - Gr. elasma,
a thin plate. (Elasmobranchii)
encephal - Gr. enkephalos,
brain (from en + kephale). (Diencephalon, encephalitis, mesencephalon) .
endo, ento - Gr. endon, entos,
within. (Endoderm, endolymph, endostyle, endotherm, entoderm,
entotympanic bone)
enter - Gr. enteron,
intestine. (Enteron, mesentery)
eo - Gr. eos,
dawn. (Eocene, Eotheria)
epiplo - Gr. epiploon,
the greater omentum. (Epiploic foramen)
esoph - Gr. oisophag os,
gullet. (Esophagus)
ethm - Gr. ethmos,
sieve. (Ethmoid bone)
eu - Gr. eu-,
prefix meaning good, true. (Eutheria)
ex - L. ex-, ef-,
prefix meaning out or away from. (Ductuli efferentes, efferent neuron, extrinsic muscle)