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acr-
greek- akron.
meaning-(highest point)extemities(particularly the hands and feet)
example- acr-odermatitis
ambly-
greek-amblys.
meaning- dull, faint.
example- ambly-acousia.
carcin-
greek-karkinous.
meaning- (crab) carcinomia, cancer.
Example- carcin-oma.
-cel-
greek-kele.
meaning-hernia, tumor, swelling.
example-hydro-cel-e.
cheir-, chir-
greek-cheir.
meaning- hand.
Example- cheir-ospasm.
chol(e)-
greek- chole.
meaning-bile, gall.
example-chol-olith.
col(i)-, colon-
greek- kolon.
meaning-colon.
example- colon-oscope.
cyan-
greek-kyanos.
meaning-blue.
example-cyan-otic.
cyst(i)-, cystis-
greek-kystis.
meaning-bladder, cyst.
example-cyst-itis.
diplo-
greek-diploos.
meaning-double, twin.
example-diplo-bacillus.
enter-
greek- enteron.
meaning-(small intestine).
example- enter-algia.
erg-
greek-ergon.
meaning- action, work.
example- erg-ometer.
gastr-
greek- gaster, gastos.
meaning- stomach.
example-gastr-ectomy.
hem-, hemat-,-em-,
greek- haima.
meaning-blood.
example-hem-orrhage.
hepar-, hepat-,
greek- hepar.
meaning- liver.
example- hepat-itis.
lip-
greek-lipos.
meaning-fat.
example-lip-osuction.
macr-
greek-makros.
(abnormally) large or long.
example- macr-opodia.
mega-, megal-
greek-megas.
meaning-(abnormally) large or long.
example- mega-colon.
melan-
greek-melas, melamos.
meaning-dark, black.
exapmle- melan-in.
micr-
greek-mikros.
meaning-(abnormally) small.
example- micr- obe.
nyct-
greek-nyx, nyctos.
meaning- night.
example-nyct-algia.
odyn-
greek-odyne.
meaning-pain.
example- odyn-ophagia.
onc-
greek- onkos.
meaning- tumor.
example- onc-ologist.
pachy-
greek-pachys.
meaning- thick.
example- pachy- derma.
pseud-
greek- pseudes.
meaning-false.
example-pseud- arthritis.
py-
greek- pyon.
meaning- plus.
example-py-emia.
sarc-
greek-sarx, sacros.
meaning- flesh, soft tissue.
example- sarc-olysis.
spasm-
greek-spasmos.
meaning- spasm, involuntary. muscular contraction.
example- neuro-spasm.
splen-
greek-splen.
meaning- spleen.
example- splen-omegalia.
stom-, stomat-
greek-stoma, stomatos.
meaning-mouth, opening.
example- stomat-odynia.