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poly-
many
-ose
pertaining to
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
-pathy
disease, feelings
ureter/o
ureter, the vessel that conveys urine from the kidney to the bladder
spondyl/o
spinal column, vertebra
ptyal/o
saliva
myring/o
eardrum
-lysis, -lytic
breakdown, destruction, separation
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
-ium, -um
structure, tissue
salping/o
fallopian tube or eustachian tube
lymph/o
lymph
lei/o
smooth
eu-
good, well, normal
glyc/o
sugar, sweet
-itis
inflammation
sarc/o
flesh or fleshy
-ist
one who specializes in
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
rect/o
rectum
-iac
pertaining to
-ism
process
dactyl/o
digit, fingers, toes
spin/o
spine, backbone
chol/o, chole
bile, gall
nucle/o
nucleus
irid/o
iris of the eye
pylor/o
pylorus
pneum/o
lungs, air
gingiv/o
gums
bronch/o, bronchi/o
bronchus, bronchial tubes
pleur/o
pleura, side or rib
labi/o
lip, especially lip of the mouth
gloss/o
tongue
-cyesis
pregnancy
amyl/o
starch
mes/o
middle
cerebell/o
cerebellum, a part of the brain
-fusion
to pour
magna-, magni-
large, great
infra-
below, inferior
cholangi/o
bile duct capillaries or vessels, or the bile duct
-ectomy
excision, removal
atri/o
atrium, upper chamber of the heart
-eal
pertaining to
-er
one who
im-, in-
in, into, not
arthr/o
joint
hyper-
over, above, excessive
epi-
upon, on, above
arteri/o
artery
-drome
to run
angi/o
vessel, usually a blood vessel
endo-
within, in
dys-
bad, painful, difficult
diplo-
double, twice
-scopy
process of visually examining
cheir/o, chir/o
hand
mening/o
meninges, covering of the brain and spinal cord
galact/o
milk
de-
down, lack of
cata-
down
-sclerosis
hardening
-tomy
process of cutting, incision, section
dent/a, dent/i
tooth or teeth
kerat/o
cornea or horny tissue
circum-
around, about, surrounding
coccyg/o
coccyx (tailbone)
ambi-
both
ab-
away from
-rrhexis
rupture
larng/o
larynx, voice box
-coccus
berry-shaped bacteria
-ectasis, ectasia
dilate, stretching, expansion
com-, con-
with, together
edem-
swell
-plasm
formation
dis-
reversal, apart from, separation
ante-
before, forward
-graph
instrument for recording
blephar/o
eyelid or eyelash
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
cervic/o
neck or neck-like part
-rrhaphy
suture
abdomin/o
abdomen
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-crine
to seperate, secrete
-pepsia
digestion
olig/o
few, scanty, little
necr/o
dead
-plasty
surgical repair
-pnea
breathing
orchi/o, orchid/o
testicle or testis
-poiesis, poie
formation, make
palat/o
palate, or roof of mouth
trans-
across, through, beyond
-ptosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse
pseud/o
false
re-
back, again, contrary
pharyng/o
throat or gullet
crani/o
skull
audi/o
hear/ hearing
derm/a, dermat/o
skin
core, coro
pupil of the eye
hyster/o
womb, uterus
cili/o, cilium
eyelid or eyelash or any minute hair-like process attached to the free surface of a tissue or cell
pan-
all
neo-
new
-gram
record
-blast
embryonic, immature
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove, perforate
-al
pertaining to
ad-
toward
-genesis, gen/o, -genic
condition of producing, forming, origin
-cele
hernia, herniation
-ar
pertaining to
bi-
twice, two, double
-ary
pertaining to
ana-
up, back, again, excessive, apart
gastr/o
stomach
tachy-
fast
inguin/o
groin
syn-, sym-
together, with
sten/o
narrow
retro-
backward, located behind, back
kary/o
nucleus
ile/o
ileum, part of the intestinal tract
scler/o
hard
hepat/o, hepatic/o
liver
ili/o
ilium, or flank, part of the pelvic bone
para-
beside, beyond, near to, abnormal
peri-
around, surrounding
per-
through, excessive