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acanth(o)
spiny;thorny
acanthoid, spine shaped
actin(o)
light
actinotherapy, ultraviolet light therapy used in dermatology
aer(o)
air; gas
aerogen, gas pproducing microoganism
alge, algesi, algio, algo
pain
algospasm, pain caused by a spasm
amyl(o)
starch
amylophagia, abnormal craving for starch
andro
masculine
androblastoma, testicular tumor
ather(o)
plaque;fatty substance
atheroma, swelling on the surface of an artery from a fatty deposit
bacill(i)
bacilli; bacteria
bacilliform, rod shaped like a bacterium
bacteri(o)
bacyeria
bacteriogenic, caused by bacteria

bar(o)
weight; pressure
barostat, pressure regulating device
bas(o), basi(o)
base
basophilic, having an affinity for basic dyes (said of tissue)
bio-
life
biopsy, sampling of tissue from living patients
blasto
immature cells
glioblastoma, growth consisting of immature neural cells
cac(o)
bad: ill
cacomelia, congential limb deformity
calc(o), calci(o)
calcium
calcipenia, calcium defiency