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carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
cis/o
to cut
cost/o
rib
cutane/o
skin
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
duct/o
to lead, carry
flex/o
to bend
furc/o
forking, branching
gloss/o
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
immun/o
protection
morph/o
shape, form
mort/o
death
nat/i
birth
nect/o
to bind, tie, connect
norm/o
rule, order
ox/o
oxygen
pub/o
pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
seps/o
infection
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
the/o
to put, place
thel/o
nipple
thyr/o
shield; the shape of the thyroid gland resembled (-oid)a shield to those who named it
top/o
place, position, location
tox/o
poison
trache/o
windpipe, trachea
urethr/o
urethra
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cyesis
pregnancy
-drome
to run
-fusion
coming together; to pour
-glen
producing, forming
-lapse
to slide, fall, sag
-lysis
breakdown, separation, loosening
-meter
to measure
-mission
to send
-or
one who
-partum
birh, labor
-phoria
to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
-physis
to grow
-plasia
development, formation
-plasm
development, formation
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-stasis
control, stop; place
-trophy
nourishment, development
a-, an-
no, not, without
ab-
away from (notice the "b" faces away from the "a")
ad-
towad (notice that the "d" faces the "a")
ana-
up, apart
ante-
before, forward
anti-
against
auto-
self, own
bi-
two
brady-
slow
cata-
down
con-
with, together
contra-
against, opposite
de-
down, lack of
dia-
through, complete
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec-, ecto-
out, outside
en-, endo-
in, within
epi-
upon, on, above
eu-
good, normal
ex-
out, away from
hemi-
half
hyper-
excessive, above
hypo-
deficient, under
in-
not
in-
into, within
infra-
beneath
inter-
between
intra-
into, within
macro-
large
mal-
bad
meta-
beyond, change
micro-
small
neo-
new
pan-
all
para-
abnormal, beside, near
per-
through
peri-
surrounding
poly-
many, much
post-
after, behind
pre-
before, in front of
pro-
before, forward
pseudo-
false
re-
back, again
retro-
behind, backward
sub-
under
supra-
above, upper
syn-, sym-
together, with
tachy-
fast
trans-
across, through
ultra-
beyond, excess
uni-
one
adrenal glands
endocrine glands located above each kidney
antibiotic
destroys or inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria
antigen
a substance, usually foreign (such as poison, virus, or bacterium), that stimulates the production of antibodies
autoimmune disease
the body makes antibodies against its own good cells and tissues causing inflammation and injury