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acetabul/o
acetabulum/hip socket
-blast, blast/o
embryonic stage of development
calc/o, calc/i
calcium
calcane/o
heel bone
carp/o
wrist
-clast, -clastic
to break
clavicul/o
collarbone
coccyg/o
coccyx
cost/o
ribs
crani/o
skull, cranium
femor/o
femur
fibul/o
fibula
gen/o
to produce
humer/o
humerus
ili/o
ilium
ischi/o
ischium
kyph/o
humpback; pertaining to a hump
lamin/o
lamina
lord/o
swayback; bent
lumb/o
loins; lower back
-malacia
softening
mandibul/o
mandible (lower jaw)
mastoid/o
mastoid process
maxill/o
upper jaw
metacarp/o
hand bones
metatars/o
foot bones
myel/o
spinal cord or bone marrow
olecran/o
elbow
orth/o
straight
oste/o
bone
patell/o, patell/a
kneecap
pelv/i
pelvis
phalang/o
fingers, toes
-physis
growth, growing
-porosis
passage or pore
pub/o
pubis
rach/i
spinal column
radi/o
radiation
scapul/o
shoulder blade
scoli/o
crooked, bent
spondyl/o
vertebra
stern/o
sternum
tars/o
ankle bone
tempor/o
temples of the head
vertebr/o
vertebra
-desis
binding or surgical fusion
-graphy
process of recording
-itis
inflammation
ligament/o
ligament
oste/o
bone
-plasty
surgical repair
-scopy
process of viewing with an endoscope
ten/o, tendin/o, tend/o
tendon
ankyl/o
stiff
arthr/o
joint
articul/o
joint
burs/o
bursa
-centesis
surgical puncture
a-
without, not
an-
without, not
-algesia
sensitivity to pain
alges/o
sensitivity to pain
-algia
pain
brady-
slow
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crani/o
skull, cranium
encephal/o
brain
-esthesia
sensation or feeling
esthesi/o
feeling, sensation
gli/o
neurolgia or gluey substance
-kinesia
movement
kinesi/o
movement
-lepsy
seisure, attack
-lexia
reading
mening/o
meninges
myel/o
spinal cord or bone marrow
narc/o
sleep
neur/o
nerve
-paresis
partial paralysis
-phasia
speech
-plegia
paralysis
-praxia
perform
-sthenia
strength
thec/o
sheath
ton/o
tension, tone
ventricul/o
ventricle of the brain
agglutin/o
to clump
aniso-
unequal
bas/o
base
blast/o, -blast
enbryonic stage of development
chrom/o
color
coagul/o
clotting
cyt/o
cell
-emia
blood condition
eosin/o
red, rosy
erythr/o
red
-globin
containing protein
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
is/o
equal
kary/o
nucleus
leuk/o
white
-lytic
destruction
mono-
one
morph/o
form, shape
myel/o
bone marrow or spinal cord
nucle/o
nucleus
-oid
resembling
-osis
condition
-penia
decrease in; deficiency
-phage
to eat
phag/o
to eat
-philia
attraction to
-phoresis
transmission
-poiesis
formation
poikil/o
varied; irregular
sider/o
iron
spher/o
round; sphere
-stasis
stopping or controlling
thromb/o
clot
aneurysm/o
aneurysm
angi/o
vessel
arter/o, arteri/o
artery
arteriol/o
arteriole
ather/o
fatty
cardi/o
heart
coron/o
heart
echo-
sound
electr/o
electrical, electricity
endo-
within
graph/o
to record
megal/o
enlarged
my/o
muscle
ventricul/o
ventricle of the brain
alveol/o
alveolus
bronch/o
bronchus
bronchiol/o
bronchus
epiglott/o
epiglottis
laryng/o
larynx
nas/o
nose
orth/o
straight
pector/o
chest
pharyng/o
pharynx
phren/o
mind; also refers to the diaphragm
pleur/o
pleura
pne/o
breathing
pneum/o
lungs; air
pneumon/o
lungs; air
pulmon/o
lungs
rhin/o
nose
scop/o
to view
sinus/o
sinus
thorac/o
chest
trache/o
trachea
amyl/o
starch
append/o
appendix
appendic/o
appendix
-ase
enzyme
bil/i
bile
bucc/o
cheek
cec/o
cecum
celi/o
pertaining to the abdomen
-centesis
surgical puncture
cheil/o
lips
chol/e
bile
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
cirrh/o
yellow, tawnyu
col/o
colon
colon/o
colon
dent/o
tooth
duoden/o
duodenum
-ectasia
stretching or dilatation
-emesis
to vomit
enter/o
intestine
esophag/o
esophagus
gastr/o
stomach
gingiv/o
gums
gloss/o
tongue
gluc/o
sugar, sweet
glyc/o
sugar, sweet
hepat/o
liver
-iasis
presence of an abnormal condition
ile/o
ileum
jejun/o
jejunum
lapar/o
abdominal wall
lingu/o
tongue
lip/o
fat
lith/o
stone; calculus
-lysis
destruction or detachment
mandibul/o
mandible
odont/o
teeth
or/o
mouth
pancreat/o
pancreas
-pepsia
state of digestion
-phagia
to eat
pharyng/o
pharynx
peritone/o
peritoneum
-plasty
surgical repair
proct/o
anus or rectum
rect/o
rectum
-rrhagia
excessive flow or discharge
-rrhaphy
suturing
sial/o
salivary gland; saliva
sigmoid/o
sigmoid colon
-spasm
twitching, involuntary contraction
steat/o
fat
stomat/o
mouth
-tresia
perforation
-tripsy
intentional crushing
acr/o
extremities
aden/o
gland
adren/o
adrenal glands
adrenal/o
adrenal glands
andr/o
man; male
calc/o
calcium
cortic/o
cortex
crin/o
secrete
-crine
secrete
dips/o
thirst
-dipsia
thirst
gonad/o
sex glands
gluc/o
sugar, sweet
glyc/o
sugar, sweet
kal/i
potassium
lact/o
milk
myx/o
relating to mucus
natr/o
sodium
oxy-
sharp, quick
pancreat/o
pancreas
parathyroid/o
parathyroid glands
somat/o
body
thym/o
thymus gland
thyr/o
thyroid gland
thyroid/o
thyroid gland
toxic/o
poisons
-tropin
stimulating effect of a hormone
-uria
urine condition