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131 Cards in this Set

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acr-o
extremity
aden-o
gland
carcin-o
cancer
cardi-o
heart
cephal-o
head
cerebr-o
cerebrum
crani-o
skull
cyan-o
blue, blueness
cyt-o
cell
derm-o
dermat-o
skin
duoden-o
first portion of the small intestine
encephal-o
brain
erythr-o
red
gastr-o
stomach
ile-o
last portion of the small intestine
jejun-o
middle portion of the small intestine
leuk-o
white
log-o
study of
malac-o
softening of tissue
megal-o
enlarged, large, big
melan-o
black
muc-o
mucus
path-o
disease
thromb-o
clot
alges-i
sensitivity to pain
angi-o
vas-o
vessel
arteri-o
artery
col-o
colon-o
large intestine
crypt-o
hidden
enter-o
all of small intestine
esophag-o
esophagus
esthesi-o
feeling, sensation
gingiv-o
gums
gloss-o
lingu-o
tongue
gynec-o
woman, women
hem-o
hemat-o
blood
hepat-o
liver
hyster-o
uter-o
uterus
kinesi-o
full body movement, motion
mast-o
mamm-o
breast
my-o
muscle
nephr-o
kidney
neur-o
nerve
olig-o
small amount
oophor-o
ovary
orchid-o
orch-o
orchi-o
testicle
pancreat-o
pancreas
phleb-o
ven-o
vein
pneum-o
air
pneumon-o
lung
pyel-o
renal pelvis
rect-o
rectum
salping-o
fallopian tube
scler-o
hardening, hard
splen-o
spleen
stomat-o
mouth
ureter-o
ureter
urethr-o
urethra
ur-o
urine
anter-o
ventr-o
front
caud-o
tail, tailbone
dipl-o
double, two
dips-o
thirst
dist-o
farther away from the body
dors-o
poster-o
back
ect-o
outer layer, outside
end-o
inner layer
gluc-o
simplest molecule of sugar(cannot be broken down)
glyc-o
complex sugar/carbohydrate
is-o
equal
lapar-o
abdominal wall
later-o
located away from the midline
macr-o
large
medi-o
located toward the midline
mes-o
middle layer, middle
micr-o
small
myel-o
spinal cord, bone marrow
narc-o
sleep
necr-o
dead tissue
par-o
to bear (referring to mom)
pol-y
excessive
proxim-o
closer to the body
(opposite of distal)
psych-o
mind
retr-o
behind
therm-o
heat
append-o
appendix
bronch-o
bronch-i(plural)
bronchus, one air tube or two airtubes
cervic-o
neck, neck of uterus
febr-i

febrile -
fever, elevated temperature

pertaining to elevated temp.
heter-o
different
hom-o
same
lacrim-o
tears, tear duct
laryng-o
vocal cords
nas-o
nose
nat-o
birth, born
ne-o
new
ophthalm-o
eye
pod-o
foot, feet
pharyng-o
throat
pleg-o
paralysis
sanguin-o
sanguineous
sanguinorrhea
bloody drainage
pertaining to bloody drainage
bloody drainage
seps-o
sept-o
infection, infected
spondyl-o
spine
stern-o
breastbone
trache-o
windpipe
abdomin-o
abdomen
arthr-o
joint
chol-e
gall, bile
cocc-o
bacteria
cost-o
rib
cyst-o
bladder
dent-o
tooth, teeth
gen-o
creation of, creating
hydr-o
water
lith-o
stone
lumb-o
low back
men-o
menses, menstruation
orth-o
straight
oste-o
bone
ot-o
ear
pelv-i
pelvis
pne-o
breathing, breath
pub-o
pubis
py-o
pus
rhin-o
nose
staphyl-o
cluster
strept-o
twisted chains
thorac-o
chest
tympan-o
eardrum
Noun Suffixes
y, ia, e, a, us, um, is, on, x -- (y & is) represent an action noun. all others are discriptive nouns.
Adj. Suffixes
al, eal, ic, ac, ar, ous, eous ----- Means "pertaining to"