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a-
wotiout: avascular
ab-
from: abduct
-ac
-akos, pertaining to: cardiac
ad-
toward: afferent
aden-, adeno-
adenos, gland: adenoid
af-
ad, to, toward: adduct
al
-alis, pertaining to: brachial
-algia
algos, pain: neuralgia
ana-
ana, up, back: anaphase
andro-
angeion, vessel: angiogram
anit-
ant-, anti, against: antibiotic
apo-
from: apocrine
arachn-
arachne, spider: arachnoid
arthro-
arthros, joint: arthroscopy
-asis, -asia
state, condition: homeostasis
astro-
aster, star: astrocye
atel-
ateles, imprerfect: atelectasis
baro-
baros, pressure: baroreceptor
bi-
two: fibfurcate
blast-, -blast
blastos, precursor: blastocyst
brachi-
brachium, arm: brachiocephalic
brady-
bradys, slow: bradycardia
bronch-
bronchus, windpipe, airway: bronchial
cardi-, cardio-, -cardia
kardia, heart: cardiac
-centesis
kentis, puncture: thoracocentesis
cerebro-
cerebrum, brain: cerebrospinal
chole-
bile: cholecystitis
chondro-
chondros, cartilage: chondrocyte
chrom-, chromo-
chroma, color: chromatin
circum-
around: circumduction
-clast
klastos, broken: osteoclast
coel-, -coel
koila, cavity: coelom
contra-
against: contralateral
cranio-
cranium, skull: craniosacral
cribr-
cribrum, sieve: cribriform
-crine
krinein, to separate: endocrine
cyst-, -cyst
kystis, sac: blastocyst
desmo-
desmos, band: desmosome
di-
dis, twice: disaccharide
dia-
through: deameter
diure-
diourein, to runiate: iuresis
dys-
painful: dysmenorrhea
-ectasis
ektasis, expansion: atelectasis
ecto-
ektos, outsie: ectoderm
ef-
ex, away from: efferent
emmetro-
emmetros, in proper measure: emmetropia
encephalo-
enkephalos, brain: encephalitis
end-, endo-
endos, inside: endometrium
entero-
enteron, intestine: enteric
epi-
on: epimysium
erythema-
flushed (skin): erythematosis
erythro-
erythros, red: erythrocyte
ex-
out, away from: exocytosis
ferr-
ferrum, iron: rnasferrin
-gen, -genic
gennan, to produce: mutagen
genicula-
geniculum, kneelike structure: geniculate
genio-
geneion, chin: geniohyoid
glosso-, -glossus
glossus, tongue: hypoglossal
glyco-
glykys, sugar: glycogen
-gram
gramma, record: myogram
-graphy, -graphia
graphein, to write, record: electroencephalograph
gyne-, gyno-
gynaikos, woman: gyneocologist
hem-, hemato-
haima, blood: hemopoiesis
hemi-
half: hemisphere
hepato-
hepaticus, liver: hepatocyte
hetero-
heteros, other: heterosexual
histo-
histos, tissure: histology
holo-
holos, entire: holocrine
homeo-, homo-
homos, same: homeostasis
hyal-, hyalo-
hyalos, glass: hyaline
hydro-
hydros, water: hydrolysis
hyo-
hyoeides, U-shaped: hyoid
hyper-
above: hyperpolarization
ili-, ilio-
ilium: iliac
infra-
beneath: infraorbital
inter-
between: interventricular
ipsi-
ipse, itself: ipsilateral
iso-
isos, equal: isomtnic
-itis
inflammation: dermatitus
karyo-
karyon, body: megakaryocyte
kerato-
keros, horm: keratin
kino-, -kinin
kinein, to move: bradykinin
lact-, lacto-, -lactin
lac, milk: prolactin
-lemma
husk: plasmalemma
leuko-
leukos, white: leukocyte
liga-
ligare, to bind together: ligase
lip-, lipo-
lipos, fat: lipoid
lyso-, -lysis, -lyze
lysis, dissolution: hydrolysis
mal-
abnormal: malabsorption
mamilla-
little breast: mamillary
mast-, masto-
mastos, breast: mastoid
mega-
megas, big: megakaryocyte
mero-
meros, part: merocrine
meso-
mesos, middle: mesoderm
meta-
after, beyond: metaphase
mono-
monos, single: monocyte
morpho-
morphe, form: morphology
-mural
murus, wall: intramural
myelo-
myelos, marrow: myeloblast
myo-
mys, muscle: myofilament
natri-
natrium sodium: natriuretic
neur-, neuro-
neuron, nerve: neuromuscular
oculo-
oculus, eye: oculomotor
oligo-
oligos, little, few: oligopeptide
-ology
logos, the study of: physiology
-oma
swelling: carcinoma
onco-
onkos, mass, tumor: oncology
-opia
ops, eye: optic
-osis
state, condtion: neurosis
osteon, osteo-
os, bone: osteocyte
oto-
otikos, ear: otoconia
para-
beyond: paraplegia
patho-, -path, -pathy
pathos, disease: pathology
pedia-
paidos, child: pediatrician
peri-
around: perineurium
-phasis
phasis, speech: aphasia
-phil, -philia
philus, love: hydrophilic
-phobe, -phobia
phobos, fear: hydrophobic
-phylaxis
phylax, a guard: prophylaxis
physio-
phsis, nature: physiology
-plasia
plasis, formation: dysplasia
platy-
platys, flat: platysma
-plegia
plege, a blow, paralysis: paraplegia
-plexy
plessein, to strike: apoplexy
podo-
podon, foot: podocyte
-poiesis
making: hemopoiesis
poly-
polys, many: polysaccharide
presby-
presbys, old: presbyopia
pro-
before: prophase
pterygo-
pteryx, wing: pterygoid
pulp-
pulpa, flesh: pulpitis
retro-
backward: retroperitoneal
--rrhea
rhein, flow, discarge: amenorrhea
sarco-
sarkos, flesh: sacrocmere
scler-, sclero-
skleros, hard: sclera
semi-
semis, half: semitendinosus
-septic
septikos, putrid: antiseptic
-sis
state or condition: metastasis
som-, -some
soma, body: somatic
spino-
spina spine, vertebral column: spinodeltoid
-stomy
stoma, mouth, opening: colostomy
stylo-
stylus, stake, pole: styloid
sub-
below: subcutaneous
syn-
together: synthesis
tachy-
tachys, swift: tachycardia
telo-
telos, end: telophase
therm-, thermo-
therme, heat: thermoregulation
-tomy
temmein, to cut: appendectomy
trans-
through: transudate
-trophic, -trophin, -trophy
trophikos, nourishing: adrenocorticotropic
tropho-
trope, nutrition: trophoblast
tropo-
tropikos, turning: troponin
uro-, -uria
ouron, urine: glycosuria