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a
without, not
ab
away from
abdomino
abdomen
aborto
to miscarry
-ac
pertaining to
acouso
hearing
acro
extremity
acromio
acromion
-acusis
hearing
ad/af
toward
adeno
gland
adenoido
adenoids
adipo
fat
adreno/adrenalo
adrenal glands
agglutino
clumping, gluing
agora
marketplace
albino
white
albumino
albumin, protein
-algesia/algia
pain
allo
other, differing from the normal
alveolo
alveolus
amblyo
dull, dim
amnio
amnion
ano
anus
ana
against, up, back
andro
male
aneurysmo
a widening, a widened blood vessel
angio
vessel (blood or lymph)
aniso
unequal, dissimilar
ankylo
stiffness, bent, crooked
ante
before, in front of
antero
anterior, front
anthraco
black, coal
anti
against
aorto
aorta
appendo/appendico
appendix
aqueo
water
-arche
beginning
arterio
artery
arteriolo
arteriole
arthro
joint
asbesto
asbestos
-asthenia
weakness, debility
astro
star
-ate
having the form of, possessing
atelo
incomplete, imperfect
athero
fatty plaque
-ation
process of
atrio
atrium
audio/audito
hearing
auro/auriculo
ear
auto
self, own
axo
axis, axon
azoto
nitrogenous compounds
bacterio
bacteria
balano
glans penis
baso
base, alkaline
bi
two
bio
life
-blast/blasto
embryionic cell
blepharo
eyelid
brachio
arm
brady
slow
broncho/bronchio
bronchus
bronchiolo
bronchiole
bucco
cheek
calco
calcium
calcaneo
calcaneum
-capnia
carbon dioxide
carcino
cancer
cardio
heard
-cardia
heart condition
carpo
carpus, wrist
cata
down
caudo
tail
cautero
heat, burn
-cele
hernia, swelling
-centesis
surgical puncture
cephalo
head
-ception
conceiving
cerebello
cerebellum
cerebro
cerebrum
cervico
neck, neck of uterus
chalico
limestone
cheilo
lip
chemo
chemical, drug
chloro
green
chole
bile, gall
cholangio
bile vessel
cholecysto
gall bladder
choledocho
bile duct
chondro
cartilage
chorio
chorion
choroido
choroid
chromo/chromato
color
-cide
killing
cine
movement
cinemato
things that move
circum
around
cirrho
yellow
-cision
cutting
clasia/clasis/clast
to break, surgical fracture
claviculo
clavical, collar bone
-cleisis
closure
clono
clonus, turmoil
-clysis
irrigation, washing
coccygo
coccyx, tailbone
cochleo
cochlea
colo/colono
colon
colpo
vagina
condylo
condyle
conio
dust
conjunctivo
conjunctiva
-continence
to hold back
contra
against, opposite
coreo/coro
pupil
corneo
cornea
corpo/corporo
body
cortico
cortex
costo
ribs
cranio
cranium, skull
crino/-crine
secrete
crucio
cross
cryo
cold
crypto
hidden
culdo
cul-de-sac
-cusia/-cusis
hearing
cutaneo
skin
cyano
blue
cyclo
ciliary body of eye, circular, cycle
-cyesis
pregnancy
cysto
bladder
cyto/-cyte
cell
dacryo
tear, lacrimal apparatus
dacryocysto
lacrimal sac
dactylo
fingers, toes
de
cessation
dendro
tree
dento
teeth
dermo/-derma/dermato
skin
-desis
binding, fixation
di/diplo
double
dia
through, across
-dipsia/dipso
thirst
disto
far
dorso
back of body
ducto
to lead, carry
duction
act of leading, bringing, conducting
duodeno
duodenum
duro
dura mater, hard
-dynia
pain
dys
bad, painful, difficult
ec
out
echo
a repeated sound
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
ecto
outside, outward
-ectomy
excision, removal
-edema
swelling
ef
away from
electro
electricity
-ema
state of, condition
embolo
plug
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
emphyso
to inflate
end/endo
within
encephalo
brain
entero
intestine
eosino
dawn, rose colored
epi
above, upon
epididymo
epididymis
epiglotto
epiglottis
episio
vulva
erythemo/erythro
red
escharo
scab
-esis
condition
eso
inward
esophago
esophagus
estheso/-esthesia
feeling
etio
cause
eu
good
ex/exo/extra
out, outside
facio
face
fascio
band, fascia
femoro
femur
-ferent
to carry
fibro
fiber, fibrous tissue
fibulo
fibula
fluoro
luminous, fluorescence
frotteuro
to rub
galacto
milk
ganglio
ganglion, knot
gastro
stomach
gen/genesis
forming, origin
gingivo
gums
glauco
gray
glio/-glia
glue, neurological tissue
-globin
protein
glomerulo
glomerulus
glosso
tongue
glotto
glottis
gluco/glucoso/glyco
sugar
-gnosis
knowing
gonado
gonads, sex glands
gonio
angle
-graft
transplantation
-gram
record, writing
granulo
granule
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-gravida
pregnant woman
gyno/gyneco
woman, female
hallucino
hallucination
hedono
pleasure
hemo/hemato
blood
hemangio
blood vessel
hemi
one half
hepato
liver
hetero
different
hidro
sweat
histo/histio
tissue
homo/homeo
same, alike
humero
humerus
hydro
water
hyper
excessive, above normal
gypno
sleep
hypo
under, below, deficient
hystero
uterus, womb
-ia
condition
-iasis
abnormal condition
iatro
physician, medicine, treatment
-iatry
medicine, treatment
ichthyo
dry, scaly
-ician
specialist
-icle
small, minute
-icterus
jaundice
idio
unknown, peculiar
ileo
ileum
ilio
ilium
im
not
im/in
not
immuno
immune, safe
infero
lower, below
infra
under, below
inguino
groin
insulino
insulin
inter
between
intra
in, within
-ion
the act of
irido
iris
-ice/-is
noun ending
ischo
to hold back
ischio
ischium
-ism
condition
iso
same, equal
-isy
state of, condition
-itis
inflammation
-ization
process of
jaundo
yellow
jejuno
jejunum
kali
potassium
karyo
nucleus
kerato
horny tissue, hard, cornea
kerno
kernel
keto
ketone bodies, acids
kinesio/kineto
movement
klepto
to steal
kypho
hill, mountain
labio
lip
labyrintho
labyrinth (ear)
lacrimo
tear, lacrimal apparatus
lacto
milk
-lalia
speech, babble
lamino
lamina
laparo
abdomen
laryngo
larynx
latero
side
leio
smooth
leiomyo
smooth/visceral muscle
-lepsy
seizure
lepto
thin, slender
leuko
white
lexo
word, phrase
linguo
tongue
lipo/lipido
fat
lith
stone, calculus
lobo
lobe
logo/logy
study of
lordo
curve, swayback
-lucent
to shine, clear
lumbo
loins
lympho
lymph
lymphadeno
lymph gland
lymphangio
lymph vessel
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
macro
large
mal
bad
malacia
softening
mammo/masto
breast
mania
mental disorder, frenzy
mastoido
mastoid process
maxillo
maxilla
meato
opening, meatus
medi/medio
middle
medullo
medulla
mega/megalo/megaly
enlargement
melano
black
meno
menses, menstruation
meningo
meninges
ment
mind
meso
middle
meta
change, beyond
metacarpo/metatarso
hand and foot bones
meter
instrument for measureing
metro/metrio
uterus