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acous/o
hearing
audi/o, audit/o
sense of hearing
aur/i, auricul/o
ear
blenn/o
mucus
bucc/o
cheek
cheil/o
lips
gingiv/o
gingivae, gums of the mouth
gloss/o
language (L. tongue)
gnath/o
jaw
laryng/o
larynx
lingu/o
tongue
mandibul/o
lower jaw
maxill/o
upper jaw
myring/o
tympanic membrane
nas/o
nose
occipit/o
occiput, occipital structures (back of the head)
odont/o
tooth, teeth
or/o
mouth
osm/o
1. osmosis
2. smell, odor
osphresi/o
1. odor
2. sense of smell
ot/o
ear (also aur/i)
palat/o
palate
pharyng/o
pharynx
phon/o
sound, speech
prosop/o
the face
rhin/o
nose
sept/o
septum
sial/o
saliva, salivary glands
sphen/o
1. wedge, wedge-shaped
2. the sphenoid bone
staped/i, staped/o
stapes, the smallest of the three auditory ossicles (L. stirrup)
stomat/o
mouth
tonsill/o
tonsils
trache/o
trachea
tyman/i, tympan/o
typanum, tympanites (G. drum)
ul/e, ul/o
1. scar, scarring
2. gums
3. curly
uran/o, uranisc/o
the hard palate
uvul/o
uvula (L. a grape)
myc/o
fungus
crypt/o
hidden
mast/o
mastoid
salping/o
eustachian tube
icter/o
icterus, jaundice
ocul/o
the eye, ocular
ophthalm/o
relationship to the eye
optic/o
optical, optic, ocular (vision)
palpebr/o
eyelid
trache/o - bronch/i - itis

tracheobronchitis
trachea - bronchus - inflammation

inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea and bronchi
brachi/o - cephal/o - ic

brachiocephalic
arm - head - pertaining to, relating to

relating to both arm and head
aur/i - al

aural
ear - pertaining to, relating to

relating to the ear
cheil - osis

cheilosis
lips - abnormal condition

condition characterized by dry scaling and fissuring of the lips, attributed by some to ribflavin and other nutritional deficiences
gingiv/o - gloss/o - itis

gingivoglossitis
gums - tongue - inflammation

inflammation of both the gingival tissues and tongue
myring/o - tomy

myringotomy
tympanic membrane, eardrum - incision, operating with cutting

incision of the tympanic membrane
nas/o - pharyng/o - al

nasopharyngeal
nose - pharynx - pertaining to, relating to

relating to the nose or nasal cavity and the pharynx
norm/o - cephal/o - ic

normocehpalic
normal - head - pertaining to, relating to

having a head of medium length; denoting a skull with a cephalic index between 75 nad 80 and with a capacity of 1350 to 1450 ml, or an individual with such a skull
ot/o - algia

otalgia
ear - pain

pain in the ear
ot/o - rrhea

otorrhea
ear - discharge, flow

a discharge from the ear
rhin/o - itis

rhinitis
nose - inflammation

inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane
rhin/o - plasty

rhinoplasty
nose - forming, plastic repair

1. repair of a defect of the nose

2. plastic surgery to change the shape or size of the nose
rhin/o - rrhea

rhinorrhea
nose - discharge, flow

a discharge from the nose
stomat/o - myc/o - osis

stomatomycosis
mouth - fungus - abnormal condition

disease of the mouth due to a fungus
trich/o - gloss/o - ia

trichoglossia
hair-like - tongue - pertaining to, relating to

a tongue with abnormal elongation of the filiform papillae, resulting in a thickened, furry appearance