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abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
acu/o
sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
agglutin/o
clumping, sticking together
agor/a
marketplace
amni/o
amnion (sac surrounding embryo in uterus)
angi/o
vessel
anter/o
front
arthr/o
joint
axill/o
armpit
bi/o
life
blephar/o
eyelid
bol/o
to cast (throw)
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
carcin/o
cancerous, cancer
cardi/o
heart
carp/o
wrist bones
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
cervic/o
neck (of the body or of the uterus)
chrom/o
color
chron/o
time
cib/o
meals
cis/o
to cut
coagul/o
clotting
coccyg/o
coccyx (tailbone)
col/o
colon (large intestine)
cost/o
rib
crani/o
skull
crin/o
secrete (to form and give off)
cutane/o
skin
cyst/o
urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)
cyt/o
cell
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
dist/o
far, distant
dors/o
back portion of the body
duct/o
to lead, carry
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestines (usually the small intestine)
eosin/o
red, dawn, rosy
erythr/o
red
flex/o
bend
furc/o
forking, branching
gastr/o
stomach
gloss/o
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
gnos/o
knowledge
granul/o
granules
gynec/o
woman, female
hem/o
blood
hemoglobin/o
hemoglobin
hepat/o
liver
hist/o
tissue
hydr/o
water, fluid
iatr/o
treatment
ili/o
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
immun/o
protection
inguin/o
groin
isch/o
to hold back
is/o
same, equal
kary/o
nucleus
lapar/o
abdomen, abdominal wall
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)
later/o
side
leuk/o
white
lumb/o
lower back (side and back between the ribs and the pelvis)
lymph/o
lymph (clear fluid)
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
medi/o
middle
mon/o
one, single
morph/o
shape, form
mort/o
death
muc/o
mucus
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
my/o
muscle
nat/i
birth
necr/o
death (of cells or body)
nect/o
to bind, tie, connect
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
neutr/o
neutrophil (type of white blood cell, neither base nor acid)
norm/o
rule, order
nucle/o
nucleus
onc/o
tumor
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
ox/o
oxygen
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
pelv/o
hip, pelvic cavity
peritone/o
peritoneum
phag/o
to eat, swallow
phleb/o
vein
plas/o
formation, development
pleur/o
pleura (membranes surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall muscles)
pneumon/o
lungs
poikil/o
varied, irregular
poster/o
back, behind
proxim/o
nearest
psych/o
mind
pulmon/o
lungs
radi/o
x-rays
rect/o
rectum
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sacr/o
sacrum
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
seps/o
infection
sider/o
iron
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
spher/o
globe, round
spin/o
spine, backbone
splen/o
spleen
staphyl/o
clusters
strept/o
twisted chains
the/o
to put, place
thel/o
nipple
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clot, clotting
thyr/o
shield
tonsill/o
tonsils
top/o
place, position, location
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
umbilic/o
navel, umbilicus
ur/o
urinary tract, urine
urethr/o
urethra
ven/o
vein
ventr/o
belly side of the body
vertebr/o
vertebrae, backbones
viscer/o
internal organs
tox/o
poison
bas/o
base (alkaline, opposite of acid)
hemat/o
blood
lymphaden/o
lymph node (gland)
thym/o
thymus gland