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abdomino/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
acu/o
sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o
gland
agor/a
marketplace
amni/o
amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
angi/o
vessel
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
axill/o
armpit
blephar/o
eyelid
bronch/o
bronchial tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)
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, abdominal wall
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)
lymph/o
lymph

(Lymph, a clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces, 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 or bone marrow
necr/o
death (of cells or whole body)
nephro/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
neutr/o
neutrophil ( a white blood cell)
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
path/o
disease
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
ren/o
kidney
sarc/o
flesh
splen/o
spleen
staphyl/o
clusters
strept/o
twisted chains
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
tonsill/o
tonsils
trache/o
trachea (windpipe)
ven/o
vein
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus (plural: cocci)
berry-shaped bacterium (plural: bateria)
-dynia
pain
-genesis
condition of producing, forming
-genic
pertaining to producing, produced by, or in
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
Why is Cecelia The Kitty?
Because SHE IS THE KITTY, and deserves all our respect, honor, petting, and, most of all, food.
-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
-scherosis
hardening
ather/o
fatty material
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
process of visual examination
-stasis
stopping, controlling
meta-
beyond
-stomy
opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
incision, to cut into
-trophy
development, nourishment
-ia
condition
-er
one who
-ole
little, small
-ule
little, small
-um, -ium
structure, tissue, thing
-y
condition, process
opposite of chronic
acute
opposite of acute
chronic
-ac, -iac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-eal
pertaining to
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-oid
resembling
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-ous
pertaining to
-tic
pertaining to