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andr

combining form
man, male

ex. androgynous
ankyl-, ancyl-

combining form
fused, stiffened; hooked, crooked

ex. ankylodactylia
aphrodis(i)-

combining form
[of or pertaining ro Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love] sexual desire

ex. aphrodisiac
brachy-

combining form
short

ex. brachydactylia
crypt-

combining form
hidden, latent

ex. cryptic
dem-

combining form
people, population

ex. epidemic
dolich-

combining form
long, narrow, slender

ex. dolichomorphic
drom-

combining form
a running

ex. dromomania
er-, erot-

combining form
[Eros, son of Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love] sexual desire

ex. erotic
gyn(ec)-

combining form
woman, female

ex. gynecologic
helmint(h)-

combining form
(intestinal) worm

ex. helminthicide
nemat-

combining form
thread (worm)

ex. nematode
nos-

combining form
disease, illness

ex. nosophobia
odont-

combining form
tooth

ex. orthodontist
pali(n)-

combining form
back, again

ex. pali-lalia
pan(t)-

combining form
all, entire, every

ex. pancarditis
phor-

combining form
bearing, carrying

ex. phosphorus
phos-, phot-

combining form
light, daylight

ex. photosynthesis
plec-, pleg-

combining form
strike, paralyze

ex. paraplegia
r(h)achi-

combining form
spine

ex. rachitome
schiz-, schist-, -schisis

combining form
split,cleft, fissure

ex. schizophrenia
spondyl-

combining form
vertebra

ex. spondylarthritis
-staxis, -staxia

combining form
dripping, oozing (of blood)

ex. epistaxis
than(at)-

combining form
death

ex. thanatobiological
the-

combining form
place, put

ex. synthesis
trich-

combining form
hair

ex. tichogen
troph-

combining form
nourishment

ex. atrophy