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col/o
colon (large intestine)
umbilic/o
navel, umbilicus
path/o
disease
-ist
one who specializes in the study of...
spin/o
spine, backbone
ren/o
kidneys
medi/o
middle
-cele
hernia
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
pneumon/o
lungs
-eal
pertaining to
adip/o
fat
encephal/o
brain
chron/o
time
blephar/o
eyelid
tonsill/o
tonsils
-y
process condition
crin/o
secrete
-pathy
disease, condition
-plasty
surgical repair
amnio/o
amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
-penia
deficiency
hypo-
below or under
rhino/o
nose
-trophy
nourishment, development
thel/o
nipple
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
sarc/o
flesh
crani/o
skull
ana-
up
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-therapy
treatment
-graphy
the process of recording
enter/o
intestines
bol/o
to cast (throw)

metabolism
oste/o
bone
cervic/o
neck (of the body or of the uterus)
thorac/o
chest
anter/o
front
chrom/o
color
proxim/o
nearest
neutro/o
neutrophil (a type of leukocyte)
-ous
pertaining to
cis/o
cut
chem/o
drug
sub-
below, under
pro-
before, forward
chondr/o
cartilage (type of connective tissue)
-scope
an instrument used for visual examination
arthr/o
joint
opthalm/o
eye
-ole
small, little
peritone/o
peritoneum (lining of the abdomen surrounding the internal organs)
gynec/o
woman, female
-sclerosis
hardening
nucle/o
nucleus
agor/a
marketplace
axill/o
armpit
-iac
pertaining to
sacro/o
sacrum (part of the spine)
-ose
pertaining to full of
-ar
pertaining to
hepat/o
liver
-ary
pertaining to
peri-
surrounding, around
-dynia
pain
-al
pertaining to
endo-
within
ex-, exo-
out
plas/o
formation, development
aden/o
gland
iatr/o
treatment
hypo-
deficient, below, under, less than normal
-phobia
fear
-gram
record
ped/o
child
inter/o
between
psych/o
mind
-ac, -iac
pertaining to
staphyl/o
clusters
-centesis
a surgical puncture used to remove fluids
-ion
process
viscer/o
internal organs
trans-
across, through
-plasm
formation
-um, -ium
tissue, structure, thing
-algia
pain
re-
backward, again, back
-er
one who
-ism
process
ili/o
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
-ior
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
osis
condition, usually abnormal
lumb/o
lumbar, lower back (side and back between the ribs & pelvis)
ven/o
vein
-tomy
cut, incission
-eal
pertaining to
-oma
tumor or mass
-genic
producing, produced by or produced in
dia-
complete

(diagnosis)
gnos/o
knowledge

(diagnosis)
arthr/o
joint
abdomin/o
abdomen
neur/o
nerve
pro-
before
sect/o
to cut
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
a-, an-
no, not, without

atrophy
-ion
process
inguin/o
groin
cyt/o
cell
-ptosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse
poster/o
behind, back
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
retro-
behind
ventr/o
belly side of the body
erythro/o
red
thromb/o
clotting
-sis
state of

(diagnosis)
cyst/o
urinary bladder
endo-
within
rect/o
rectum
-type
picture, classification
ur/o
urinary tract, urine
-ectomy
to excise or remove, cut out
pulmon/o
lungs
radi/o
radiation
-emia
blood condition
gastr/o
gastric, stomach
-globin
protein
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-lysis
breakdown, destruction, separation
-ic
pertaining to
-megaly
enlargment
glyc/o
sugar
leuk/o
white
hemat/o, hem/o
blood
-somes
bodies
later/o
side
kary/o
nucleus
-cyte
cell
pelv/o
hip, pelvic cavity
verterbr/o
vertebrae, backbones
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-graph
instrument for recording
phag/o
eat, swallow
acu/o
severe, sharp, sudden
-stomy
opening to form a mouth
hyper-
above, more than normal, excessive,
-ule
small, little
phleb/o
vein
ot/o
ear
hist/o
tissue
cerebr/o
brain
-malacia
softening
dors/o
back portion of the body
dist/o
distant
cephal/o
head
onc/o
tumor
meta-
change
nephr/o
kidney
epi-
above, upon

epidermis
derm/o, dermat/o
skin
-itis
inflammation
splen/o
spleen
-coccus, -cocci (pl)
berry shaped bacterium
-tic
pertaining to
angi/o
vessel
-scopy
visual examination using a scope
uni-
one
ultra-
beyond, excess
tacy-
fast
syn-, sym-
together, with
supra-
above, upper
pseudo-
false
pro-
before, forward
pre-
before, in front of
post-
after, behind
poly-
many, much
per-
through
para-
abnormal, beside, near
pan-
all
neo-
new
micro-
small
mal-
bad
macro-
large
intra-
into, within
inter-
between
infra-
beneath
in-
not, into, within
hemi-
half
ex-
out
eu-
good, normal
en, endo-
in, within
ec-, ecto-
out, without
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnornal
de-
down, lack of
contra-
against, opposite
con-
with, together
brady-
slow
bi-
two
auto-
self, own
anti-
against
ad-
toward
ab-
away from
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-physis
to grow
-partum
birth, labor
-mission
to send
-meter
to measure
-lapse
fall back, slide, prolapse
-gen
producing, forming
-fusion
coming together, to pour
-drome
to run
-blast
embryonic, immature
urethr/o
urethra
tox/o
poison
cutane/o
skin
cost/o
rib
cib/o
meals
carp/o
wrist
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
duct/o
carry, to lead
flex/o
bend
furc/o
forking or branching
gloss/o
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
immun/o
protection
morph/o
shape, form
mort/o
death
nat/i
birth
nect/o
connect, bind, tie
norm/o
rule, order
ox/o
oxygen
pub/o
pubic bone
seps/o
infection
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
the/o
to put, place
thyr/o
thyroid (literal meaning-shield)
top/o
place, position, location