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coccyg/o - dynia
coccygodynia
coccyx - pain
pain in the coccygeal region
cost/o - vertebr/o - al
costovertebral
ribs - vertebrae - pertaining to, relating to
relating to the ribs and the bodies of the thoracic vertebrae with which they articulate
a - febrile
afebrile
without - fever
without fever, denoting apyrexia; having a normal body temperature
dys - uria

dysuria
bad, difficult - urine

difficulty or pain in urination
hem/o - stat

hemostat
bleeding - arresting change or movement

1. any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel

2. an instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel
hepat/o - splen/o - megaly

hepatosplenomegaly
liver - spleen - enlargement

enlargement of the liver and spleen
hyper - emia

hyperemia
excessive, above normal - blood

the presence of an increased amount of blood flow in a part or organ; congestion
hyp/o - derm/o - cylsis

hypodermocylsis
under, less than - skin - infusion of fluid, injection, edema

subcutaneous injection of saline or other solution
my/o - cardi/o - al

myocardial
muscle - heart - pertaining to, relating to

relating to the middle layer of the heart, which consists of cardiac muscle
norm/o - cephal/o - ic

normocephalic
normal - head - pertaining to, relating to

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

otoalgia
ear - pain

pain in the ear
ot/o - rrhea

otorrhea
ear - discharge, flow

a discharge from the ear
ovari/o - rrhexis

ovariorrhexis
ovary - rupture

rupture of an ovary
rhin/o - itis

rhinitis
nose - inflammation

inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane
rhin/o - rrhea

rhinorrhea
nose - discharge, flow

a discharge from the nose
sub - ungu/o - al

subungual
below, under - nail - pertaining to, relating to

beneath the fingernail or toenail
supra - ventricul/o - ar

supraventricular
above - ventricle - pertaining to, relating to

above the ventricles; especially applied to rhythms originating from centers proximal to the ventricles
tachy - cardi/o - ia

tachycardia
rapid - heart - state, condition

rapid beating of the heart, conventionally applied to rates faster than 90 beats/min
thorac/o - tomy

thoracotomy
chest - incision, a cutting operation

incision through the chest wall into the pleural space
xanth/o - chromat/o - ic

xanthochromatic
yellow - color - pertaining to, relating to

yellow-colored
tox/i, tox/o, toxic/o
poison, toxin
trache/o
trachea
viscer/o
the viscera (L. internal organs)
brachi/o - cephal/o - ic

brachiocephalic
arm - head - pertaining to, relating to

relating to both arm and head