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mio
smaller, less
micro
small
mono
one
morpho
form, shape, structure
muco, myxo
mucus
multi
many, much
musculo/myoso, myo
muscle
muta
genetic change
myco
fungus
mydro
widen, enlarge
meylo
bone marrow, spinal cord
myringo
tympanic membrane, eardrum
narco
stupor, numbness, sleep
naso
nose
nato
birth
natro
sodium
necro
death, necrosis
neo
new
nephro
kidney
neuro
nerve
neutro
neutral, neither
nido
nest
nocto, nyctal
night
nucleo
nucleus
nulli
none
obstetro
midwife
oculo
eye
odonto
teeth
-oid
resembling
-ole
small, minute
oligo
scanty
-oma
tumor
omphalo
navel
onco
tumor
onycho
nail
oophoro
ovary
-opaque
obscure
ophthalmo
eye
-opia, opsia, opsy, opto, optico
vision, view, eye
oro
mouth
orcho, orchido
testis
-orexia
appetite
ortho
straight
-osis
abnormal condition, increase
-osmia
smell
osteo
bone
oto
ear
ovario
ovary
oxi/-oxia/oxo
oxygen
oxy
quick, sharp
pachy
thick
palato
palate, roof of mouth
pan
all
pancreato
pancreas
-para
to bear offspring
para
near, beside, beyond
parathyroido
parathyroid glands
-paresis
partial paralysis
patello
patella
patho/-pathy
disease
pectoro
chest
pedi/pedo
foot, child
pediculo
louse
pelvi/pelvo
pelvis
peno
penis
-penia
decrease
-pepsia
digestion
per
through
peri
around
perineo
perineum
peritoneo
peritoneum
-pexy
fixation of an organ
phaco
lens
phago,-phage
swallowing, eating
phalango
phalanges, fingers and toes
pharmaceutico
drug, medicine
pharyngo
pharynx
-phasia
speech
pheo
dusky, dark
-phil
attraction for
phimo
muzzle
phlebo
vein
-phobia
fear
phono
voice, sound
phoresis
carrying, transmission
phoria
feeling, mental state
photo
light
phreno
diaphragm, mind
phylaxis
protection
physis
growth
pilo
hair
pituitaro
pituitary gland
plakia
plaque
plaso/plasia/plasm
formation, growth
plasty
surgical repair
plegia
paralysis
pleuro
pleura
plexy
stroke
pnea
breathing
pneumo
air, lung
podo
foot
poiesis
formation, production
poikilo
varied, irregular
polio
gray, gray matter
poly
many, much
polypo
small growth
porosis
porous
post
after, behind
postero
back of body, behind
potence
power
prandial
meal
pre, pro
before, in front of
presbyo
old age
primi
first
procto
anus, rectum
prostato
prostate gland
proximo
near
pseudo
false
psycho
mind
ptyalo
saliva
ptosis
prolapse, downward displacement
ptysis
spitting
pubo
belvis bone
pulmono
lung
pupillo
pupil
pyo
pus
pyelo
renal pelvis
pyloro
pylorus
pyro
fire
quadri
four
rachio
spine
radio
radiation, radius
radiculo
nerve root
recto
rectum
reno
kidney
reticulo
net, mesh
retino
retina
retro
backward, behind
rhabdo
rodshaped, striated
rhabdomyo
striated muscle
rhino
nose
rhytido
wrinkle
roentgeno
xrays
rrhage/rrhagia
bursting forth of
rrhaphy
suture
rrhea
discharge, flow
rrhexis
rupture
rubeo
red
sacro
sacrum
salpingo
tube (fallopian or eustachian)
salpinx
tube
sarco
flesh
scapulo
scapula
sarcoma
tumor of connective tissue
schisis
a splitting
sclero
hardening, sclera
scolio
crooked, bent
scope
instrument for examining
scopy
visual examination
scoto
darkness
sebo
sebum, sebaceous
semi
half
septo
septum
sequestro
a separation
sero
serum
sialo
saliva
sidero
iron
sigmoido
sigmoid colon
silico
flint
sino
sinus, cavity
somato
body
somno
sleep
sono
sound
spadias
slit, fissure
spasm
involuntary contraction, twitching
spermo
sperm cells
sphygmo/sphyxia
pulse
spino
spine
spiro
breathe
spleno
spleen
spondylo
vertebrae
squamo
scale
stapedo
stapes
stasis
standing still
steato
fat
steno
narrowing
sterno
sternum
stetho
chest
stheno
strength
stigmato
a point
stomato
mouth
stomy
forming an opening
sub
under, below
sudor
sweat
super
upper, above
supra
excessive, above, superior
sym/syn
union, together, joined
synapto
synapsis, point of contact
synovo
synovial membrane/fluid
tachy
rapid
taxo/taxia
order, coordination
teno/tendino
tendon
tension
to stretch
testo
testis
thalamo
thalamus
thalasso
sea
theco
sheath
thelo
nipple
therapeuto
treatment
thermo
heat
thoraco
chest
thrombo
blood clot
thymo
thymus
thymia
mind, emotion
thyro
thyroid gland
tibio
tibia
tillo
to pull
tocia
childbirth
tomo
to cut
tome
instrument to cut
tomy
incision
tono
tension
tonsillo
tonsils
toxo
poison
trabeculo
trabecula, supporting bundles of fibers
tracheo
trachea
trans
through, across
tri
three
tricho
hair
trigono
trigone at base of bladder
tripsy
crushing
trophy
development, nourishment
tropia
turning
tropin
stimulate
tuberculo
a little swelling
tympano
eardrum
ula/ule
small, minute
ulno
ulna
ultra
excess, beyond
um
structure, thing
umbilico
umbilicus, navel
unguo
nail
uni
one
uro/uria
urine
uretero
ureter
urethro
urethra
us
condition/structure
utero
uterus, womb
uvulo
uvula
vagino
vagina
valvo
valve
varico
dialated vein
vaso
vessel, vas deferens
vasculo
vessel
veno
vein
ventro
belly side
ventriculo
ventricle of heart or brain
version
turning
vertebro
vertebrae
vesico
bladder
vesiculo
seminal vesical
vesto
clothes
viscero
internal organs
vitro
vitreous body of eye
vitreo
glassy
volo
volume
voyeuro
to see
vulvo
vulva
xantho
yellow
xeno
foreign, strange
xero
dry
xipho
sword
y
condition, process