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cephalo
head
encephalo
brain
cerebello
cerebellum
cerebro
cerebrum
myelo
spinal cord
cardio
heart
myocardio
myocardium: muscle of heart
endocardio
endocardium: lining of heart
pericardio
pericardium: serosa of heart
atrio
atrium (atria, pl.): upper chambers of the heart
auriculo
auricle(s): atrium (atria)
ventriculo
ventricle(s): lower chambers of heart
angio
vessel-general term
hemangio
blood vessel
telangio
capillaries
veno
vein(s)
phlebo
vein(s)-most commonly used
arterio
artery (arteries, pl.)
hemo, hemato
blood
thrombo
thrombus (thrombi, pl.): blood clot fixed to the wall of a blood vessel
embolo
embolus (emboli, pl.): undisolved foreign matter present in bloodstream
spleno
spleen
lieno
spleen
lympho
lymph
lymphadeo
lymph gland/node
lymphangio
lymph vessel
lymphonodo
lymph node/gland
-angiectasis
distension of a vessel
-stasis
pooling, stagnant
ophthalmo
the eye
oculo
the eye
opto
vision: the ability to see
-opsia, -opia
vision
blepharo
eyelid
palpebro
eyelid
conjunctivo
conjunctiva: mucosa of eye
retino
retina
dacryo
tears
lacrimo
tears
sclero
sclera: white of the eyes
oto
ear
auri
ear; ear-shaped
acouso
hearing: the ability to hear
-cusis
hearing
audio, audito
hearing
presby-
old age
dermo, dermato
skin
tricho
hair
onycho
nails-finger and/or toe
-onycha
nails
mammo, mamma
breasts(s)
pachy-
thickening
-geusia
the sense of taste
lepto-
thin, slender