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abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
acu/o
sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
agor/A
marketplace
(open, crowded spaces)
amni/o
amnion
(sac surrounding embryo)
angi/o
vessel or the blood
(blood vessel)
anter/o
anterior/front (before)
arteri/o
arter/o
artery
aRTHR/o
joint or joints
aTHER/o
fatty substance
axill/o
armpit
bas/o
'base' or 'opposite of acid'
bi/o
life
blephar/o
eyelid
bol/o
to cast; throw
bronch/o
OR
bronch(i)/o
bronchial tubes
(branch from trachea to enter lungs)
(windpipe)
calci/o
OR
calc/i
calcium
carcin/o
cancer; cancerous
cardi/o
heart
caud/o
tail; lower part of the body
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum
(largest part of the brain)
cervic/o
neck
(of the body or uterus)
chem/o
chemical or drug
chondr/o
cartilage
chrom/o
color
chron/o
time
cis/o
to cut
coccyg/o
coccyx
(tailbone)
col/o
colon
(large intestine)
crani/o
skull
crin/o
secrete; to form and give off
cyst/o
urinary bladder;
a sac or a cyst;
sac containing fluid
cyt/o
cell
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
dist/o
far; distant from origin
dors/o
back (of the body)
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
(entire) brain
enter/o
intestines, usually the small intestines
eosin/o
rosy
epitheli/o
skin;
epithelium
(the covering of internal/external surfaces of the body, including lining of vessels & other small cavities)
erythr/o
red or erythrocyte
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
glucose; sugar
gnos/o
knowledge
gon/o
seed
granul/o
granule
gynec/o
women; female diseases
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
hist/o
tissue
iatr/o
treatment
ili/o
ilium
(part of the pelvic bone)
inguin/o
groin
is/o
'same' or 'equal'
isch/o
back; to hold back
kary/o
nucleus
lapar/o
abdomen; abdominal wall; flank
laryng/o
larynx
(voice box)
later/o
side
leuk/o
leuc/o
white
lith/o
stone or calculus
log/o
study of
lymph/o
lymph
(clear liquid that bathes tissue spaces, is contained in special lymph vessels & nodes throughout the body)
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
medi/o
middle
mediastin/o
mediastinum
(located outside of & between lungs; part b. of the thoracic cavity)
mon/o
one
morph/o
shape; form
muc/o
mucus
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord and bone marrow
(context of usage indicates the meaning intended)
necr/o
death
(of cells or whole body)
nephr/o
kidney
(Greek form)
neur/o
nerve
neutr/o
'neither' or 'neutral'
OR
neutrophil (a white blood cell)
nucle/o
nucleus
onc/o
tumor
omphal/o
umbilicus; navel
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
path/o
disease
ped/o
child or foot
pelv/o
hip; pelvic cavity
peritone/o
peritoneum
(double-folded membrane surrounding the abdominal cavity)
phag/o
'to eat' or 'to swallow'
pharyng/o
pharynx
(throat)
phleb/o
vein
plas/o
formation; development; growth
pleur/o
pleura
(membranes surrounding lungs & adjacent to chest wall muscles)
pneum/o
lung; air; gas
poster/o
posterior; back; behind
proxim/o
near; proximal; nearest point of origin
psych/o
mind
pulmon/o
lung
radi/o
x-ray; radioactivity;
radius (lateral lower arm bone)
rect/o
rectum
ren/o
kidney
(Latin form)
reticul/o
network
rhin/o
nose
sacr/o
sacrum
sarc/o
flesh
seb/o
sebum
sebace/o
sebum
sect/o
to cut
spin/o
spine; backbone
splen/o
spleen
staphyl/o
clusters; uvula
strept/o
twisted (chains)
thel/o
nipple
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clot, clotting, or thrombosis
thym/o
thymus gland
(primary gland of the lymphatic system)
tonsill/o
tonsils
trache/o
trachea
(windpipe)
umbilic/o
umbilicus; navel
ur/o
urinary tract; urine
ureter/o
ureter
(1 pair fibromuscular tubes that transport urine from kidneys to bladder)
ven/o
vein
ventr/o
front (side of the body)
vertebr/o
vertebrae or backbones
viscer/o
internal organs
carp/o
wrist bones (carpals)
cib/o
meals, food
cost/o
rib
cutane/o
skin
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
duct/o
to lead, carry
flex/o
bend
furc/o
forking, branching
gloss/o
tongue
immun/o
protection
mort/o
death
nat/I
birth
nect/o
to bind, tie, connect
norm/o
rule, order
ox/o
oxygen
pub/o
pubis (pelvic bone);

anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
seps/o
infection
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
the/o
to put, place
thyr/o
'a shield';
OR
thyroid gland
top/o
place, position, location
tox/o
poison
metr/o
measure OR uterus
urethr/o
urethra
adenoid/o
adenoid
aer/o
air
alb/o
white
amyl/o
starch
albumin/o
albumin
ankyl/o
crooked; bent;
stiff; fused
aort/o
aorta (largest artery)
append (ic)/o
appendix
articul/o
joint
atel/o
incomplete; imperfect
aur/o
ear
bil/i
bile
brachi/o
arm
blast/o
embryonic form
bucc/o
cheek
burs/o
bursa
(sac of fluid near joints)
calcane/o
calcaneus (heel bone)
cec/o
cecum
chlor/o
green
chol/e
bile or gall
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
chori/o
fetal covering
clavicul/o
clavicle
colp/o
vagina/hollow
cry/o
cold
crypt/o
hide; conceal
cyan/o
blue
dent/i
dent/o
teeth
dextr/o
right
dips/o
thrist
disc/o
disk/disc
duoden/o
duodenum
esophag/o
esophagus
esthesi/o
esthes/o
feeling
femor/o
femur
fet/o
fetus
fibr/o
fiber
fibul/o
fibula
front/o [CS]
forehead/front
galact/o
milk
genit/o [CS]
genitals
ger/o
old age; the aged
glomerul/o
glomerulus
(a network of capillaries)
gnath/o
jaw
hom/o
same; alike; common
humer/o
humerus (upper arm bone)
hydr/o
water
hyster/o
uterus/womb
ile/o
ileum (small intestine)
salping/o
tube (uterine; auditory)
infer/o
inferior
intestin/o
intestine
irid/o
colored circles/iris
ischi/o
ischium (hip bone/joint)
jejun/o
jejunum
labi/o
lip
lacrim/o
tear/crying
lact/o
milk
lingu/o
tongue
lip/o
fat
lob/o
lobe
lumb/o
lower back
men/o
menses; month
mening/o
meninges
(membranes covering spinal cord & brain)
metri/o
uterus (uterine tissue)
myc/o
fungus
narc/o
sleep; numbness; stupor
nas/o
nose
odont/o
teeth
odyn/o
pain; distress
orth/o
straight
pancreat/o
pancreas
patell/o
patella (kneecap)
pharmac/o
drugs/medicine
pelv/i
pelvic bone; hip
phon/o
sound; voice
phot/o
light
phren/o
diaphragm, phrenic nerves; mind
proct/o
rectum; anus
prostat/o
prostate
coni/o
dust
py/o
pus
pyel/o
trough (cleft);
renal pelvis (area @ center of kidney)
scrot/o
scrotum
semin/i
semen
ser/o
serum; serous
somat/o
body
spermat/o
seed; spermatozoon
sphen/o
wedge-shaped; sphenoid bone or a wedge
spondyl/o
vertebra
stern/o
sternum
tars/o
tarsus; hindfoot; ankle
tempor/o
temporal bone of the skull;
temporary
ten/o
tendon; tight band
synov/o
synovial fluid; synovial membrane;
synovial sheath around a tendon
therm/o
heat
tibi/o
tibia
uln/o
ulna
uter/o
uterus
vag/o
vagus nerve [CN X]
vas/o
vessel; duct; vas deferens
vulv/o
vulva
xanth/o
yellow
faci/o
face
lingu/o
tongue
dur/o
dura mater
(Pachymeninxa; tough, fibrous membrane forming the outer covering of the central nervous system)