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a
without, absence of
ab
from
abdomin/o
abdomen
-able
capable
-ac
pertaining to
acr/o
extremity
acou/o
hearing
ad
toward,to
aden/o
gland
adenoid/o
adenoids
adren/o
adrenal gland
adrenal/o
adrenal gland
adip
fat
aer
air
alb
white
albumin/o
albumin
-algia
pain
alges/i
oversensitivity to pain
aliment
food
alveol/o
alveolus
amb/i
both
ambul
walking
amni/o
amnion
amnion/o
amnion
an
without,absence of
ana
up,back,apart
andr/o
male
angi/o
vessel
ankyl/o
stiff,crooked,bent
an/o
anus
ante
before
anti
against
antr/o
antrum
aort/o
aorta
-apheresis
removal
apo
from
aponeur/o
aponeurosis
append/o
to hang from,appendix
appendic/o
appendix
-ar
pertaining to
arche/o
first,beginning
aria
air
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
-ary
pertaining to
-ase
referring to an enzyme
-asis,-asia
state or condition of
-asthenia
weakness
astr/o
star
at
to
atel/o
imperfect
-ase
referring to an enzyme
ather/o
fatty plaque
-asis,-asia
state or condition of
atresia
absence of a normal opening, occlusion or closure
-asthenia
weakness
astr/o
star
at
to
audi/o
hearing
aur/i
ear
atel/o
imperfect
ante
before
aur/o
ear
ather/o
fatty plaque
atresia
absence of a normal opening, occlusion or closure
anti
against
atri/o
atrium
antr/o
antrum
aut/o
self
audi/o
hearing
ax
axis,axillary
aur/i
ear
azot/o
urea,nitrogen
aur/o
ear
aut/o
self
ax
axis,axillary
azot/o
urea,nitrogen
aort/o
aorta
-apheresis
removal
apo
from
aponeur/o
aponeurosis
append/o
to hang from,appendix
appendic/o
appendix
-ar
pertaining to
arche/o
first,beginning
aria
air
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
-ary
pertaining to
bacteri/o
bacteria
baro
pressure
bi
two,double
bil
bile
bin
two,double
bi/o
life
bis
two,double
-blast
precursor,developing cell
blast/o
developing cell
blephar/o
eyelid
brachi/o
arm
brady
slow
bronchiol/o
bronchiole
bronch/i
bronchus,airway
bronch/o
bronchus,airway
bucc/o
cheek
burs/o
bursa
pharynx
pharynx
phasia
speak or speech
phas/o
speech
-philia
love,affection,affinity
phleb/o
vein
-phobia
fear
-phonia
sound or voice
phon/o
sound
phot/o
light
phren
diaphgram
phren/o
mind
-phylaxis
protection,preventive
physi/o
function
-physis
growth
pili
hair
pineal/o
pineal gland
pituit/o
pituitary gland
-plasia
formation,a growth or development
-plasm
abnormal growth,tumor
plasm/o
plasma
-plasty
repair
platy
flat
-plegia
paralysis
pleur/o
lung
pod
foot
-poiesis
making or production
poli/o
gray matter
poly
many
polyp/o
polyp
-pnea
breathe
pneum/o
lungs
pneumon/o
lungs
pneumat/o
lungs,air
por
pores,openings
-porosis
porous condition
post
after,behind
pre
before
presby
old
prim/i
first
pro
before,for
proct/o
rectum
prostat/o
prostate gland
proxim/o
near point of origin
pseud/o
false
psora
itch
psych/o
mind,soul
ptery
wing
-ptosis
prolapse,drooping
pub/o
pubis
peurper/o
childbirth
pulp
flesh
pulmon/o
lungs
pupill/o
pupil
pyel/o
renal pelvis
pylor/o
pylorus
py/o
pus
pyr/o
fire,fever
quad
four
quadr/i
four
quint
five
radic/o
nerve root
radicul/o
nerve root
radi/o
radiation,radius
re
again,contrary
rect/o
rectum
ren/o
kidney
renal
kidney
reticul/o
net
retin/o
retina
retr/o
behind,backward
rhin/o
nose
rhiz/o
nerve root
rhytid/o
wrinkles
-rrhage
burst forth
-rrhagia
burst forth
-rrhaphy
suture,repair
-rrhea
discharge,flow
-rrhexis
rupture of
sacchar
sugar
sanguin/o
blood
salping/o
uterine tube
-salpinx
uterine tube
sarc/o
flesh
-sarcoma
malignant tumor
scapul/o
scapula
schisis
split,fissure
schiz/o
split
scler/o
sclera
-sclerosis
hardening
scoli/o
crooked,curved
-scope
instrument to view or examine
-scopy
visualize or view
seb
grease
seb/o
sebaceous glands
sect
cut
semi
half
sens
feeling
seps
infection
sept/i
infection
sept/o
infection or septum
septa
seven
serosa
closed cavity membrane
sex
six
sial/o
saliva
sigmoid/o
sigmoid colon
sinstr/o
left
sinus/o
sinus
-sis
state of
somat/o
body
somn
sleep
son/o
sound
-spasm
sudden, involuntary muscular contraction
sperm/o
sperm
spermat/o
spermatazoa
sphygm/o
pulse
spin/o
spine
spirilla
spiral shaped bacteria
spir/o
breath
spondyl/o
vertebrae or vertebral column
squam
scale
staphyl/o
grape like clusters
staped/o
stapes
-stasis
standing still
stern/o
sternum, chest
steth/o
chest
-stomy
make a new opening
stomat/o
mouth
strat
layer
-stenosis
narrowing or constriction
stern/o
sternum
strept/o
twisted chains
styl/o
stake,pole
sub
below, under
subcu
subcutaneous
super
above
supra
above
symnovi/o
with, together
syn
with, together
synovi/o
synovial membrane or fluid
system/o
system
tachy
swift, fast
tars/o
tarsals, ankle bone
tel/o
end
temp
temperature, heat
ten/o
tendon
tendin/o
tendon
tension
pressure
test/o
testicles
tetan
stiff
tetra
four
therap
treatment
therm/o
heat
-thermy
heat
thym/o
thymus gland
thorac/o
chest, thorax
thorax/o
chest, thorax
thromb/o
clot
thyr/o
thyroid gland
tibi/o
tibia
-tic
pertaining to
-tocia
labor
-tome
cutting instrument
tom/o
cut, section
-tomy
to cut into, incision
ton/o
tension, pressure
tonic
stretch, tension, pressure
tonsill/o
tonsils
trach
trachea, windpipe
trans
through, across
tri
three
trich/o
hair
-trist
a specialist
-tripsy
surgical crushing
-trophic
nutrition or development
tox
poison
trans
through, across
toxic/o
poison
trans
through, across
trans
through, across
-trophic
nutrition or development
-trophic
nutrition or development
-trophic
nutrition or development
trans
through, across
-trophic
nutrition or development
cac/o
bad
cal
pebble,stone, or calcium
calcane/o
heel
calc/i
lime, stone, or calcium
-capnia
carbon dioxide
carcin/o
cancer
cardi/o
heart
cari
decay,cavity
carp/o
carpals
cata
down
caud
tail
cec/o
cecum
-cele
herniation, protrusion
celi/o
abdomen
-cellular
cell
centa
one hundred
cephal/o
brain, head
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
brain, cerebrum
cervic/o
neck, cervix
cheil/o
lip
chem/o
drug, chemical
chlor/o
green
chol/e
bile, gall
chol/o
bile, gall
cholangi/o
bile duct
choledoch/o
common bile duct
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
chori/o
chorion
chrom/o
color
chondr/o
cartilage
-cide
kill
-cie
small, little
circum
around
-cise
cut
-clasis
break down
-clasia
break down
-clast
cell to break down
clavic/o
clavicle
-clysis
irrigation, washing
co
with, together
coccus
round, spherical
coel
cavity
colla
glue
col/o
large intestine
colon/o
large intestine
colp/o
vagina
com
with, together
con
with, together, opposite
coni/o
dust
conjunctiv/o
conjunctiva
contra
against, opposite
core/o
pupil
corne/o
cornea
cor/o
pupil
coron/o
heart
cortic/o
cortex or outer layer of a gland
cost/o
rib
crani/o
cranium, helmet, skull
cribr
sieve
-crine
to secrete
crist
ridge
-crit
to separate
cry/o
cold
crypt/o
hidden
cubit/o
elbow
culd/o
cul-de-sac
cut
skin
cutane/o
skin
cyan/o
blue
cyes/i
pregnancy
cyst/o
bladder, sac, fluid filled sac
-cyte
cell
cyt/o
cell
dacry/o
tears, tear duct
dactyl/o
finger/toes, digits
de
down, from
deca
ten
demi
half
dendr/o
tree
dent/i
tooth
dent/o
tooth
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
-desis
surgical union
desm/o
band
dextr/o
right
dextrous
hands
di
twice
dia
through, apart, across
diaphragmat/o
diaphragm
dif
apart
dipl/o
double
-dipsia
thirst, drink
dips/o
thirst, drink
dis
apart, away
disk/o
intervertebral disc
dist
away from the point of origin
diure
to urinate
diverticul/o
diverticulum
dont
tooth
dors
back
-drome
running with, symptoms
duct
tube, movement
duct
tube, movement
duction
movement
duoden/o
duodenum
dur/o
dura mater
dynia
pain
dys
painful, bad, difficult, labored
-e
means of
-eal
pertaining to
ech/o
reflected sound
-ectasia
expansion, dilitation, or stretching
-ectasis
expansion, dilitation, or stretching
ect/o
out, outside, outer
ectop
misplaced
-ectomy
removal of, cut out, excision of
edem
selling
ef
away from
electr/o
electricity
embry/o
embryo, to be full
emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
en
in
encelphal/o
brain
end/o
inside
endocrin/o
endocrine
enter/o
small intestine
spi
on, upon
epididym/o
epididymis
epiglott/o
epiglottis
episi/o
vulva
epitheli/o
epithelium
erg
work
erythr/o
red
-esis
condition
esophag/o
esophagus
esthesi/o
feeling, sensation
eti/o
cause of disease
eu
true, good, normal
ex
away from, outside
ex/o
outside
extra
outside
fasci/o
fascia, fibrous band
febrile
fever
femor/o
femur
-ferent
caryy
-ferous
producing
ferr
iron
fe/i
fetus
fet/o
fetus
fibr/o
fiber, fibrous
fibul/o
fibula
flu
fluid, flow
follic
follicle
fore
in front of
form
expressing shape or resemblance
fov
pit
-fuge
driving away from, expelling
furc
branch
gangli/o
ganglion
ganglion/o
ganglion
gastr/o
stomach
gemin
branch
-gen
to produce, origin
-genesis
to produce, origin
-genic
to produce, origin
geni/o
chin
genit/o
reproductive organs
-genous
kind, type
geront/o
old age, elderly
gingiv/o
gum
-glia
glue
glomerul/o
glomerulus
gloss/o
tongue
gluc/o
sugar, sweet
glyc/o
sugar, sweet
glycos/o
sugar, sweet
gnos
knowledge
gondad/o
gonads
-gram
record picture
-graph
instrument that records
-grapher
a person who records
-graphy
the process of making a picture
gravid/o
pregnancy
gynec/o
female
gyn/o
female
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
hemi
half
hepat/o
liver
herni/o
hernia or protrusion
heter/o
other, different
hiat
opening
hidr/o
sweat glands
dist/o
tissue
home/o
same
homo
same
hormon
to excite
humer/o
humerus
hydr/o
water
hyy/o
u-shaped
hyper
above, more than normal
hypo
below, less than normal
hymen/o
hymen
hyster/o
uterus
-ia
state of
-ial
pertaining to
-iasis
pathological or abnormal condition
-iathy
treatment, cure
-ic
pertaining to
-ical
pertaining to
-id
expressing condition
-ician
one who
-ictal
seizure, attack
id(io)
one's own self
ile/o
ileum
ili/o
illium
im
not
immun/o
immunity
in
in, into, without
inflam
set on fire
infra
beneath, below
inguin/o
inguinal or groin
inter
between
intra
within
irid/o
iris
-is
pertaining to
isch/o
deficiency, blockage
ischi/o
ischium
-ism
state of or condition
is/o
equal
-ist
a specialist
-itis
inflammation or infection
-ity
condition of
-ium
pertaining to
jejun/o
jejunum
juxta
near
-trophy
nourishment, growth or development
-tropic
influencing, affect
tuber
swelling
tympan/o
eardrum
uln/o
ulna
ultra
beyond, excess
-um
pertaining to
umb/o
umbilicus
umbilic/o
umbilicus
ungu/o
nail
uni
one
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
-uria
urine, urination
urin/o
urine, urinary tract
uter/o
uterus
uvul/o
uvula
vagin/o
vagina
valv/o
valve
valvul/o
valve
vas/o
vessel, duct
ven/i
vein
ven/o
vein
ventr/o
belly, front
ventricul/o
ventricles
vesic/o
bladder, sac
vesicul/o
seminal vesicles
villi
fingerlike
viscer/o
internal organs
vita
necessary for life
vitre/o
glass-like
vulv/o
vulva
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
y
the act, or result of an action, a condition or quality
zoa
animal
zoo
animal
labyrinth/o
labyrinth
lacrim/o
tears
lact/o
milk
lamin/o
lamina
lapar/o
abdominal wall, abdomen
laryng/o
larynx, voice box
laten
hidden
later/o
side
lei/o
smooth
-lemma
membrane
lepsy
seizure
leuk/o
white
ligament/o
ligament
lingu/o
tongue
lip/o
fat
liter
liquid unit of measure
lith/o
stone
lob/o
lobe
-logy
study of
-logist
person who specializes in a particular field of study
lord/o
bent forward
lumb/o
lumbar, lower back
lut
yellow
lymph/o
lymph, lymph tissue
-lysis
dissolution, destruction
lys/o
to kll, separating, destruction
lytic
to kill, separating, destruction
macr/o
large
mal
bad, abnormal
-malacia
soft
mamm/o
breast
mandibul/o
mandible
mania
madness
mast/o
breast
mastoid/o
mastoid
maxill/o
maxilla
meat/o
passage, opening, meatus
medi
middle
mega
large
megal/o
large
-megaly
large
melan/o
black
mening/i
meninges
mening/o
meninges
menisci/o
meniscus
ment/o
chin
mentia
mental, mind
men/o
menstruation
meso
middle
meta
beyond, change
-meter
instrument to measure
-metr/y
measurement
metr/i
uterine tissue
metr/o
uterine tissue
micr/o
small
mito
thread, filament
mon/o
single
morph/o
form
-mortem
death
mot/o
moving
muc/o
mucus
multi
many, much
myc/o
fungus
myel/o
bone marrow or spinal cord
my/o
muscle
myring/o
eardrum
narc/o
numbness, sleep
nas/o
nose
nos/o
classification, naming
nat/o
birth, newborn
-natal
birth, newborn
natri
sodium
necr/o
death of cells or body
neutr
neutral
noct/i
night
ne/o
new
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
neuron, nerve
non
no, none
nona
nine
null
none
nutri
nutrition