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abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
acu/o
sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o
gland
agor/a
marketplace
amni/o
amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
angi/o
vessel
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
axill/o
armpit
blephar/o
eyelid
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
carcin/o
cancer
chem/o
drug, chemical
chondr/o
cartilage
chron/o
time
col/o
colon
cyst/o
urinary bladder
encephal/o
brain
hydr/o
water, fluid
inguin/o
groin
isch/o
to hold back
lapar/o
abdomen, abdominal cavity
laryng/o
larynx
lymph/o
lymph
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
morph/o
shape, form
muc/o
mucus
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord or bone marrow, depending on the context of usage
necr/o
death
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
neutr/o
neutrophil (a WBC)
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
path/o
disease
peritone/o
peritoneum
phag/o
to eat, swallow
phleb/o
vein
plas/o
formation, development
pleur/o
pleura
pneumon/o
lungs
pulmon/o
lungs
rect/o
rectum
ren/o
kidney
sarc/o
flesh
splen/o
spleen
staphyl/o
clusters
strept/o
twisted chains
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
tonsill/o
tonsils
trache/p
trachea
ven/o
vein
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus
berry-shaped bacterium
-cocci
berry-shaped bacteria
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectomy
excision, removal, resection
-emia
blood condition
-genesis
condition of producing, forming
-genic
pertaining to producing, produced by, or in
-gram
record
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-lysis
breakdown, destruction, separation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor, mass, collection of fluid
-opsy
to view
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
fear
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument for visual examiniation
-scopy
process of visual examination
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-stomy
opening to form a mouth
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
incision, to cut into
-trophy
development, nourishment
-er
one who
-ia
condition
-ist
specialist
-ole
little, small
-ule
little, small
-um, -ium
structure, tissue, thing
-y
condition, process
-ac, -iac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-eal
pertaining to
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-oid
resembling
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-ous
pertaining to
-tic
pertaining to
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
cis/o
to cut
cost/o
rib
cutane/o
skin
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
duct/o
to lead, carry
flex/o
to bend
furc/o
forking, branching
gloss/o
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
immun/o
protection
morph/o
shape, form
mort/o
death
nat/i
birth
nect/o
to bind, tie, connect
norm/o
rule, order
ox/o
oxygen
pub/o
pubis
seps/o
infection
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
the/o
to put, place
thel/o
nipple
thyr/o
shield
top/o
place, position, location
tox/o
poison
trache/o
windpipe, trachea
urethr/o
urethra
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cyesis
pregnancy
-drome
to run
-fusion
coming together; to pour
-gen
producing, forming
-lapse
to slide, fall, sag
-lysis
breakdown, separation, loosening
-meter
to measure
-mission
to send
-or
one who
-partum
birth, labor
-phoria
to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
-physis
to grow
-plasia
development, formation
-plasm
development, formation
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-stasis
stop, control; place
-trophy
nourishment, development
a-, an-
no, not, without
ab-
away from
ad-
toward
ana-
up, apart
ante-
before, forward
anti-
against
auto-
self, own
bi-
two
brady-
slow
cata-
down
con-
with, together
contra-
against, opposite
de-
down, lack of
dia-
through, complete
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormail
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec-, ecto-
out, outside
en-, endo-
in, within
epi-
upon, on, above
eu-
good, normal
ex-
out, away from
hemi-
half
hyper-
excessive, above
hypo-
deficient, under
in-
not and/or into, within
infra-
beneath
inter-
between
intra-
into, within
macro-
large
mal-
bad
meta-
beyond, change
micro-
small
neo-
new
pan-
all
para-
abnormal, beside, near
per-
through
peri-
surrounding
poly-
many, much
post-
after behind
pre-
before, in front of
pro-
before, forward
pseudo-
false
re-
back, again
retro-
behind, backward
sub-
under
supra-
above, upper
syn-, sym-
together, with
tachy-
fast
trans-
across, through
ultra-
beyond, excess
uni-
one