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a
noun ending
a-
no, not, without, lack of
ab-
away from
abdomin/o
abdomen
-ablation
removal
-abrasion
scraping of
-ac
pertaining to
acid/o
acid
acous/o
acromion
acu
sharp
-acusis
hearing
-ad
toward
ad-
toward
add to
aden/o
gland
adenoid/o
adenoid (pharyngeal tonsil)
adip/o
fat
adnex/o
accessory
bracelets, rings, glasses
adren/o
adrenal gland
aer/o
air
af-
toward
agglutin/o
dumping
I'm going to agglutition you.
agora-
marketplace
-al
pertaining to
albin/o
white
abumin/o
protein
-algia
pain
aliment/o
nutrition
mentos don't have much ________.
allo-
other, different
not an ally
ambly/o
dull, dim
ambul/o
walking
amni/o
amnion
-amnios
amnion, inner fetal sac
amphi-
both
amyl/o
starch
amy is starchy
-an
pertaining to
an-
no, not, without
an/o
anus
ana-
up, apart, away
andr/o
male
angi/o
vessel
ankyl/o
stiffening
ante-
forward, in front of
anter/o
front
anthrop/o
man
anti-
agianst
antr/o
antrum cavity
aort/o
aorta (largest artery)
-apherisis
removal
take out of
aphth/o
ulceration
apic/o
pointed extremity, apex
apo-
seperate, away from
apologize to do what with sin?
append/o
appendic/o
veriform appendix, that which is added
-ar -ary -al -an -eal -id -ic -itic -atic -ion
-ine -ive -id -ile -ous
pertaining to
-arche
beginning
arteri/o
artery
arteriol/o
arteriole (small artery)
arthr/o
articul/o
articulation (joint)
-ase
enzyme
astr/o
star
ather/o
fatty plaque
-ation
process of
atri/o
atrium
audi/o
hearing
aur/o
auricul/o
ear
auto-
self
axill/o
axilla (armpit)
az/o
azot/o
nitrogen
bacteri/o
bacteria
balan/o
glans penis
bar/o
pressure, weight
barometric _______.
bartholin/o
Bartholin gland
bas/o
base, bottom
bi-
two
bi/o
life, living
bil/i
bile
-blast
blast/o
embryonic, immature
blephar/o
eyelid
bol/o
to throw, throwing
brachi/o
arm
brachy-
short
not long
brady-
slow
bronch/o
bronchi/o
bronchus
bronchilo/o
bronchiole
bucc/o
cheek
bunion/o
bunion
burs/o
bursa
calco/o
calcium
calcane/o
calcaneous (heelbone)
-calculia
condition of ability to do math; to calculate
calcul/o
stone, calculus
cali/o
calic/o
calyc/o
calyx, calix
cancer/o
cancer, malignancy
canth/o
canthus (corner of eye)
capit/o
head
capn/o
carbon dioxide
carcin/o
cancer
-carcinoma
cancer of the epithelial origin
cardi/o
cordi/o
heart
-cardia
condition ot the heart
carp/o
curpus / wrist
cartilage/o
chondr/o
cartilage
cata-
down
caud/o
tail
cauter/i
burning
the house down
cec/o
cecum (first part of large intestine
-cele
herniation, protrusion
celi/o
abdomen
cellul/o
cell
-centesis
surgical puncture
cephal/o
head
cerebro/o
cerebrum
cerumin/o
cerumen (earwax)
cervic/o
neck, cervix
-chalasia
condition of relaxation, slackening
relaxation, slackening
cheil/o
lips
chili powder burns your _____.
chem/o
drug, chemical
-chezia
condition of stools
chol/e
bile, gall
cholangi/o
bile vessel
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
coledoch/o
common bile duct
cbd
cholestorol/o
cholesterol
chord/o
cord/o
cord, spinal cord
chori/o
chorion/o
chorion (outer fetal sac)
choriod/o
choriod
chrom/o
chromat/o
color
chym/o
juice
circum-
around
cirrh/o
orange-yellow
-cision
process of cutting
-clasis
intentional breaking
-clast
breaking down
claustr/o
closing
claicul/o
cleid/o
clavicle
clitorid/o
clitoris
-coagulation
process of clotting
coccyg/o
coccyx
cochle/o
cochlea
col/o
colon/ colono
colon (larg intestine)
colp/o
vagina
commissur/o
connection
con-
together
con/o
cone
don't overthink this one
condyl/o
condyle, knob
coni/o
dust
conjuctiv/o
conjunctiva
contra-
opposite, against
cor/o
pupil
core/o
pupil
the core of the eye
corne/o
cornea
coron/o
crown, heart
corpor/o
body
cortic/o
cortex (outer portion)
cost/o
costa (rib)
cox/o
coxa (hip)
crani/o
skull
crin/o
-crine
to secrete, secreting
-crit
to separate, separating
crur/o
leg
cry/o
extreme cold
crypt-
hidden
cubit/o
elbow, ferearm
culd/o
cul-de-sac (rectourerine pouch)
-cusis
hearing
an acute sense
cut/o
cutane/o
skin
cyan/o
blue
cycl/o
ciliary body, recurring, round
cyesis
pregnancy, gestation
cyst/o
bladder, sac
cyt/o
-cyte
cell
-cytosis
abnormal increase in cells
abnormal _________ in cells.
dacry/o
tear
dacryoaden/o
lacrimal gland
dacryocyst/o
lacrimal sac
dactyl/o
digitus (finger or toe)
de-
down, lack of
dendr/o
dendrite, tree
dent/i
teeth
derm/o
dermat/o
skin
-desis
binding
dees is _______ me to the train tracks
dextr/o
right
di-
two, both
dia-
through, complete
diaphragm/o
diaphragmat/o
diaphragm
digit/o
finger or toe
dipl/o
double
dips/o
thirst
I need to take a dip so that I won't be ________.
-dipsia
condition of thirst
dis
bad, abnormal, apart
dist/o
far
diverticul/o
diverticulum, pouch
dors/o
back
-drome
to run, running
duct/o
to carry, carrying
duoden/o
duodenum
dur/o
dura mater, hard
-dynia
pain
dys-
bad, difficult, painful, abnormal
-e
noun ending
e-
ec-
ecto-
outward, out, outer
echo-
sound, reverberation
-ectasia
-ectasis
condition of expansion, dilation
expansion, dilation
-ectomy
removal, excision
-edema
swelling
ef-
away from
electr/o
electricity
-emesis
vomiting, vomit
-emia
-emic
hemo-
hemat/o-
blood condition
pertaining to blood condition
blood
pertaining to blood
en-
in
encephal/o
brain
end/o
within
endocardi/o
inner lining of the heart
endometri/o
endometrium
enter/o
small intestines, intestines
eosin/o
rosy, dawn colored
dye used to color cells
epi-
above, upon
episi/o
vulva (external female genitalia)
erythr/o
red
erythrocyt/o
red, red blood cell
eschar/o
scab
-esis
state of
eso
inward
what kind of ward?
esophag/o
esophagus
esthesi/o
feeling, sensation
-esthesia
condition of feeling, sensation
ethmoid/o
ethmoid bone
eu-
heathy, normal
euphoric
ex-
exo-
extra
out
outside
outside
exanthemat/o
rash
-exia
condition
not shampoo but
faci/o
face
fallopi/o
fallopian tube
fasci/o
fascia
fec/o
feces, stool
femor/o
femur
fer/o
to bear, carry
whtat doe pharo do?
-ferous
pertaining to carrying
ferr/o
iron
fet/o
fetus
fibr/o
fiber
fibrin/o
fibrous substance
-fida
to split, splitting
infidelity causes
flex/o
to bend, bending
fluor/o
-flux
to flow, flowing
follicul/o
follicle
foramin/o
hole, foramen
fornic/o
arched structure, fornix
/ \
/ \
/ \
foss/o
hollow, depression
front/o
front, forehead
fund/o
fundus (base, bottom
fung/i
fungus
-fusion
process of pouring
same thing as you do with lemonade
galact/o
milk
gastr/o
stomach
-gen
producing
gen/o
origin
-genesis
production origin
-genic
pertaining to produced by
-genous
pertaing to originating from
ger/o
old age
geus/o
taste
-geusia
condition of sense of taste
gingiv/o
gums
glauc/o
gray, bluish green
-glia
glia cell, blue
glue of the nervous system
-globin
-globulin
protein substance
glomerul/o
glomerulous
gloss/o
lingu/o
tongue
gluc/o
glyc/o
glycos/o
sugar, glucose
glute/o
gluteus (buttocks)
gnath/o
jaw, entire
gnos/o
knowledge
-gnosia
condition of knowing
gon/o
seed
plant a ___.
gonad/o
gonad, sex organ
goni/o
angle
-gram
record, recording
granul/o
little grain
-graph
instrument to record
-graphia
condition of writing
gravid/o
-gravida
pregnancy gestation
gynec/o
female, woman
halit/o
breath
-hedonia
condition of pleasure
a paradise
hemi-
half
hemorrhoid/o
hemorrhoid
hepat/o
liver
herni/o
hernia
heter/o
different
hiat/o
an opening
hidr/o
sweat
hiraden/o
sudoriferous gland (sweat gland)
hil/o
hilum
hist/o
tissue
to blow your nose you need a ______.
home/o
homo-
same
humor/o
liquid
hydr/o
water, fluid
hymen/o
hymen
hyper-
excessive, above
hypo-
deficient, below, under, decreased
hypophys/o
uterus
girl part
-ia
condition, state of
-iac
pertaining to
-iasis
condition, presence of
con..., pr... of
iatr/o
treatment
-iatric
pertaining to treatment
-iatrician
-iatrist
one who specializes in treatment
ichthy/o
fishlike
-icle
small, tiny
idi/o
unique, unknown
the ______, _______ idiot.
ile/o
ileum (third part small intestines)
ili/o
ilium (superior, widest pelvic bone)
immun/o
safety, protecion
-in
substance
_____stance.
in-
in, not
infer/o
downward
infra-
down
not up
inguin/o
groin
insulin/o
insulin
inter-
between
interstit/o
space between
intestin/o
intestine
intra-
within
-ion
process of
ipsi-
same
ir/o
irid/o
iris
-is
structure, thing noun ending
is/o
equal
isch/o
hold back, suppress
ischi/o
ischium (lower part of pelvic bone)
-ism
condition, state of
-ist
-olgist
-ician
one who specializes
one who specializes in the study of
one who studies
-itis
inflammation
-ium
sturcture, membrane
-ization
process of
jejun/o
second part of small intestine jejunum
kal/i
potasssium
kary/o
nucleus
-kathisia
condition of sitting
kathis/o
sitting
_______ on kathi's cat.
kerat/o
hard, horny, cornea
not soft, inside your eye
ket/o
keton/o
ketone
an organic compound
-kine
kinesi/o
movement
-kinin
monement substance
klept/o
to steal, stealing
kyph/o
roundback
labi/o
lips, labia
labyrinth/o
labyrinth (inner ear)
lacrim/o
tear
lact/o
milk
-lalia
condition of babbling
lamin/o
lamina, thin plate
lapar/o
abdomen
-lapse
fall
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)
later/o
side
lei/o
smooth
leiomy/o
smooth muscle
lieing down muscle becomes flacid
-lepsy
seizure
leuk/o
white
leukocyt/o
white blood cell
levo-
left
opposite of dexter
lex/o
word, speech
-lexia
condition of reading
ligament/o
ligament
ligat/o
to tie, tying
in music legato
lip/o
fat
lipid/o
lipid, fat
-listhesis
slipping
lith/o
stone, calculus
-lithotomy
removal of a stone
lob/o
lobe, section
lobul/o
small lobe
log/o
study
-logy
study of
long/o
long
lord/o
swayback
lumb/o
lower back
lumin/o
lumen (space within vessel)
lymph/o
lymphat/o
lymph
lymph
lymphangi/o
lymphaden/o
lymph vessel
lymph gland (lymph node)
-lytic
pertaining to breaking down
-lysis

-lys/o
breaking down, dissolving, loosening, freeing from
macro-
large
macul/o
macula, macule, macula lutea, spot
mal-
bad, poor
-malacia
softening
malle/o
malleus, hammer
malleol/o
distal process lower leg, little malleolus
malleus
malle/o, hammer
mamm/o
breast
man/o
scanty, thin (often used to mean pressure)
mandibul/o
lower jaw
-mania
condition of madness
man/u
hand
mast/o
breast
mastoid/o
mastoid process
maxill/o
maxilla (upper jaw bone)
meat/o
meatus
medi/o
meso-
mid-
middle
mediastin/o
mediastinum
medull/o
medulla, inner portion
-megaly
enlargement
melan/o
black, dark
men/o
menstru/o
menstration, menses
mening/o
meningi/o
meninges
menisc/o
meniscus, crescent
ment/o
mind, chin
meta-
beyond, change
bey..., ch....
like a metro train
-meter
-metry
instrument to measure
process of measurement
metr/o
metri/o
uterus
-mission
to send, sending
mitochondri/o
mitochondria
mono/
one
morph/o
shape, form
muc/o
mucus
multi-
many
muscul/o
myoso

my/o
muscle
muscle
muscle, to shut
mut/a
change
myc/o
fungus
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
myocardi/o
myocardium (heart muscle)
myrig/o
eardrum
myx/o
mucus
narc/o
sleep, stupor
nas/o
nose
nat/o
birth, born
natr/o
sodium
neo-
new
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
neutr/ol
neutral
nev/o
nevus, birthmark
nid/o
nest
bird
noct/i
night
nod/o
node, knot
-noia
condition of mind
non-
not
nuch/o
neck
nucle/o
nucleus
nulli-
none
nyctal/o
night
nick at _____
nymph/o
woman, female
o/o
ovum, egg, female sex cell
occiput/o
occiput
occlus/o
to close, closing, a blockage
-occlusion
condition of closure
-occult
secret, hidden
ocul/o
eye
odont/o
teeth
-oid
resembling, like
all droids look the same
olecran/o
elbow
olig/o
scanty, few
-oma
tumor, mass
omphal/o
umbilicus
onc/o
tumor
-on
structure
-one
hormone, substance that forms
onych/o
nail
oophor/o
ovary (femal gonad)
ophthalm/o
eye
-opia
-opsia
vision condition
-opsy
process of viewing
opt/o
optic/o
vision
or/o
mouth, oral cavity
orbit/o
orbit
orch/o
orchi/o
orchid/o
testicle (male gonad)
orex/o
apetite
-orexia
appetite condition
organ/o
organ, viscus
orth/o
straight, upright
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-osis
abnormal condition
-osmia
condition of sense of smell
osm/o
sense of smell
oss/i
osse/o
oste/o
bone
ossicul/o
ossicle (tiny bone)
ot/o
ear
ov/o
ovum (egg)
ovari/o
ovary (female gonad)
ovul/o
ovum (female sex cell)
ox/i
ox/o
oxygen
oxy-
rapid
palat/o
palate, roof of mouth, palatine bone
palm/o
palm
palpebr/o
eyelid
pan-
all
pan america
pandemic
'everyone'
papill/o
papilla, nipple, optic disk
papul/o
papule, pimple
par-
beside, near
-para
delivery, parturition
para-
near, beside, abnormal
parathyroid/o
parathyroid
parenchym/o
parenchyma
-paresis
slight paralysis
pariet/o
wall, partition
part/o
-partum
parturition (deliver)
patell/o
patell/a
patella
path/o
disease
-pathy
disease process
-pause
stop, cease
pector/o
chest
ped/o
foot, child
pedicul/o
lice
pelv/i, pelvo
pelvis
pen/i
penis
-penia
deficiancy
not enough 'd'
-pepsia
digestion
per-
through
peri-
surrounding, around
pericardi/o-
sac surrounding the heart