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abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities; top; extreme point
acu/o
sharp; severe; sudden
aden/o
gland
agor/a
market place
amni/o
amnion (sac surrounding the embryro in the uterus)
angi/o
vessel
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
axill/o
armpit
blephar/o
eyelid
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
carcin/o
cancer
chem/o
drug; chemical
chondr/o
cartilage
chron/o
time
col/o
colon (large intestine)
cyst/o
urinary bladder
encephal/o
brain
hydr/o
water; fluid
inguin/o
groin
isch/o
to hold back
lapar/o
abdomen; abdomainal wall
laryng/o
larynx--VOICE BOX
lymph/o
lymph (a clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces which is contained in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body.)
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
morph/o
shape; form
muc/o
mucus
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord; bone marrow
necr/o
death (of cells or whole body)
neutr/o
neutrophil (white blood cell)
ot/o
ear
peritone/o
peritoneum
phag/o
to eat; swallow
phleb/o
vein
plas/o
formation; development
pleur/o
pleura (membranes surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall muscles)
pneumon/o
lungs
pulmon/o
lungs
rect/o
rectum
splen/o
spleen
staphyl/o
clusters
strept/o
twisted chains
tonsill/o
tonsils
ven/o
vein
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus
-cocci (pleural)
berry-shaped bacterium or bacteria (plural)
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectomy
excision; removal; resection
-emia
blood condition
-genesis
condition of producing; forming
-genic
pertaining to producing; produced by; or in
-gram
record
-graph
instrument used for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-lysis
breakdown; destruction; separation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-opsy
to view
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
fear
-plasia
development; formation; growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
drooping; sagging; prolapse
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
process of visual examination
-stasis
stopping; controlly
-stomy
opening to form a mouth--STOMA
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
incision; to cut into
-trophy
development; nourishment
-er
one who
-ia
condition
-ist
specialist
-ole
little; small
-ule
little; small
-um; -ium
structure; tissue; thing
-y
condition; process
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-oid
resembling
-ose
pertaining to ; full of
-ous
pertaining to
-tic
pertaining to