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aden/o
gland
append/o, appendic/o
appendix
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
living thing, life
cardi/o
heart, upper part of stomach
col/o, colon/o
large intestine, colon
crani/o
skull
cyst/o
sac of fluid, bladder
cyt/o
cell
derm/o, dermat/o
skin
duct/o
carry
enter/o
small intestine
gastr/o
stomach
gen/o
giving rise to, creating
gloss/o
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
hist/o
tissue
hydr/o
water, fluid
leuk/o
white
lith/o
stone
muc/o
mucus
my/o
muscle
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
neur/o
nerve
norm/o
proper, rule
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
shild, infant, foot
pulmon/o
lung
ren/o
kidney
secti/o
cut into
splen/o
spleen
tens/o
pressure
the/o
put
therm/o
heat
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
ven/o
vein
acr/o
extremity, tip
a/, an/
without, absent
ab/
away from
ac/
toward, near
ad/
toward, near (same as ac/)
anti/
against, opposed
brady/
slower than usual
de/
lessened, removed
dia/
through
ec/, ex/
outside, outer
ecto/, exo/
outside, outer
en/, endo/
within
intra/
within
epi/
upon, in addition
hemi/
half
hyper/
increased, above
hypo/
decreased, below
cata/
negative, down
in/
into; not
infra/
inferior to, below
inter/
between
macro/
gross, large
micro/
small, tiny
pan/
all, every
para/
beside, beyond
per/
through
peri/
around, surrounding
post/
after, past
pre/
before
re/
again, back
retro/
behind, back
sub/
under, inferior to
tachy/
faster than usual
/algia (noun)
pain
/centesis (noun)
withdrawing fluid
/cyte (noun)
cell
/ectomy (noun)
removal
/emia or /hemia (noun)
throughout the blood
/grade (adj.)
go
/gram (n.)
picture, record, tracing
/graph (n.)
instrument that creates a picture or recording
/graphy (n.)
process of creating a picture, record, tracing
/ia (n.)
condition
/ism (n.)
situation, process, condition
/ist (n.)
one who specializes
/itis, /itic
(n.) (adj.)
inflammation
/ium (n.)
structure
/logy (n.)
study of, also used as a
root word-log/o
/megaly (n.)
enlargement
/meter (n.)
distance, measure, instrument to measure
/opsy (n.)
look at
/osis (n.)
pathologic condition
/pathy (n.)
disease process
/scope (n.)
instrument to see through or with
/stasis (n.)
control, hold in
/y (n.)
process of
/ac (adj.)
relating to
/al (adj.)
relating to
/ar (adj.)
relating to
/ary (adj.)
relating to
/eal (adj.)
relating to
/iac (adj.)
relating to
/ic (adj.)
relating to
/ior (adj.)
relating to
/oid (adj.)
like
/ose (adj.)
like, relating to (also suffix for chemical name for sugar)
/ous (adj.)
relating to
/tic (adj.)
relating to
abdomin/o
abdomen
acu/o
sudden, sharp
adip/o
fat tissues
angi/o
vessel containing fluid
acill/o
armpit
carcin/o
cancer of gland tissue
cerebr/o
brain
chem/o
chemical, drug
cis/o
cut
cost/o
rib
electr/o
electrical activity
gynec/o
female
iatr/o
treatment
klept/o
steal
laryng/o
voicebox, larynx
mandibul/o
lower jaw
maxill/o
upper jaw
nat/o
birth, born
nect/o
bind
ox/o
oxygen
sarc/o
nongland tissue, flesh
son/o
sound, ultrasound
vit/o
living, alive
auto/
self
bi/
two
con/
with
contra/
opposite, against
meta/
change, beyond
poly/
many
syn/
together with
sym/
together with
trans/
across
ultra/
beyond, higher than
/blast (n.)
undifferentiated, original
/drome (n.)
run
/fusion (n.)
pour, bond
/genesis (n.)
creating
/malacia (n.)
softening
/mania, /manic
(n.) (adj.)
excessive preoccupation or obsession
/oma (n.)
tumor, mass
/partum (n.)
labor, delivery
/penia (n.)
lack of, decrease, poor
/plasty (n.)
restore by surgery
/stoma (n.)
body opening (to the outside)
/stomy (n.)
surgically created body opening
/therapy (n.)
treatment
/tome (n.)
cutting instrument
/tomy (n.)
cut into or slice
/trophy (n.)
growth, development by size or nourishment
/trophic (adj.)
relating to growth, development
bronch/o
airway tubes in lung
cephal/o
head
cervic/o
neck
chondr/o
cartilage
crin/o
to separate from blood, secrete
cutane/o
skin surface
dactyl/o
digits, fingers, toes
eosin/o
rose colored
erythr/o
red
furc/o
branch, fork
gnos/o
knowledge, understanding
lapar/o
abdomen
lymph/o
watery fluid
morph/o
form, structure
mort/o
death
necr/o
dead
nephr/o
kidney
ophthalm/o
eye
ot/o
ear
phag/o, /phage
eat, swallow, engulf
phob/o
fear
physi/o
nature, natural
plasm/o
development, growth
pneum/o
air, gas, lung air sacs
psych/o
mind
radi/o
rays or waves, x-ray, radius, forearm
rect/o
upright, rectum
rhin/o
nose
seps/o, sept/i
infection, bacteria
thyr/o
shield, thyroid
tom/o
cut, slice or a hole
tonsill/o
tonsils
top/o
location
tox/o
poison, damaging
trache/o
windpipe
vertebr/o
back bones
ana/
positive, up
ante/
before
dys/
bad, labored
eu/
normal, even, good
mal/
bad, abnormal
meso/
middle
pro/
before
pseudo/
false
semi/
half
supra/, super/
above, superior to
/cele (n.)
sac protruding, hernia
/crine (adj.)
secrete
/cyesis (n.)
pregnancy
/dynia (n.)
pain
/lysis, /lytic
(n.) (adj.)
break down or apart, dissolve
/pexy (n.)
affix, attach into place
/phobia (n.)
fear
/phoria (n.)
bear
/physis (n.)
grow
/plasia (n.)
growth, development
/pnea (n.)
breathing
/poiesis (n.)
formation
/ptosis (n.)
drooped, slipped down
/rrhea (n.)
flow
/sclerosis, /sclerotic
(n.) (adj.)
hardening