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a-
without
atraumatic (without injury)
abdomino-
abdomen
abdominoscopy (examination of abdomen wtih endoscopic instrument)
ad-
toward
adduction (to draw toward center)
adeno-
gland
adenopathy (enlargement of glands)
adipo-
fat
adiposuria (occurence of fat in urine)
adreno-
adrenal
adrenocorticoid (compound produced by adrenal cortex)
alveol-
alveolus
alveolotomy (incision of part of the alveolar process)
ambi-
both
ambilateral (pertaining to both sides)
amnio-
amnion
amniotomy (surgical rupture of fetal membranes)
amylo-
starch
amylogenesis (formation of starch)
an-
without
analgesia (without sensibility to pain)
angio-
vessel
angiocardiography (radiography of heart and great vessels using contrast medium)
ano-
anus
anoplasty (repair of anus)
ante-
before
antemortem (occurring before death)
anti-
against
antibacterial (agent acting against growth of bacteria)
apo-
from, separated
apomorphine (an alkaloid from morphine)
aqueo-
water
aqueocentesis (surgical puncture of eye for removal of aqueous humor
arterio-
artery
arteriogram (radiograph of an artery)
arthro-
joint
arthrodysplasia (abnormality of joint development)
articulo-
joint
articulate (to unite by joints)
atrio-
atrium
atriomegaly (abnormal enlargement of atrium of heart)
audito-
hearing
audiogenic (produced by sound)
auto-
self
autolesion (self-inflicted injury)
autonomo-
autonomic
autonomotropic (an affinity for autonomic nervous system)
bi-
two
biceps (a muscle having two heads)
bili-
bile
bililith (gallstone)
bio-
living
biology (study of living organisms)
brachio-
arm
brachiocephalic (pertaining to proximal forelimb and head)
brachy-
short
brachygnathia (abnormal shortness of mandible resulting in longer maxilla)
brady-
slow
bradyuria (slow discharge of urine)
bronchi-
bronchus
bronchitis (inflammation of one or more bronchi)
broncho-
bronchus
bronchostomy (surgical opening through chest wall into bronchus)
bucco-
cheek
buccal (pertaining to cheek)
calculo-
stone
calculolytic (lysis of calculi usually in urinary tract)
capillaro-
capillary
capillarectasia (dilation of capillaries)
capito-
head
capitular (pertaining to head of a bone)
cardio-
heart
cardiomyoliposis (fatty degeneration of heart muscle)
carpo-
wrist
carpopedal (affecting carpus and foot)
cata-
down, lower, under, against
catabasis (stage of decline of disease)
ceco-
cecum
cecopexy (fixation of cecum to correct excessive mobility)
centi-
one hundredth
centigrade (having one hundred gradations as in the celsius scale)
cephalo-
head
cephalomotor (moving the head)
cer-
oil, wax
cerate (medicinal preparatin for external use)
cerebello-
cerebellum
cerebellitis (inflammation of the cerebellum)
cerebro-
cerebrum
cerebrosis (disease of the cerebrum)
cervico-
neck
cervicoplasty (plastic surgery on the neck)
cheilo-
lip
cheilotomy (incision of the lip)
chole-
bile, gall
cholemesis (vomiting of bile)
chondro-
cartilage
chondrolipoma (tumor containing cartilaginous and fatty tissue)
chorio-
membrane
chorioamnionitis (inflammation of fetal membranes)
chromo-
color
chromophobe (any cell, structure, or tissue that does not stain readily)
chromato-
color
chromatogenous (producing color)
circum-
around
circumscribed (bounded or limited or confined to a space)
cirrho-
yellow-orange
cirrhosis (liver disease)
clavico-
clavicle
clavicular intersection (tendinous band in brachiocephalic muscle near point of shoulder)
coccygo-
coccyx
coccygodynia (pain in the tail)
cochleo-
cochlea
cochleovestibular (pertaining to cochlea and vestibule of ear)
colo-
colon
colonorrhagia (hemorrhage from the colon)
colpo-
vagina
colpoptosis (prolapse of the vagina)
con-
with, together
concentrate (to bring to a common center or gather at one point)
conjunctivo-
conjunctiva
conjunctivoma (tumor of eyelid composed of conjunctival tissue)
contra-
against
contraception (prevention of conception)
corneo-
cornea
corneoiridial (pertaining to cornea and iris)
corono-
arteries of heart
coronary arteries (two large arteries that branch from ascending aorta and supply heart with blood)
cortico-
cortex
corticosterone (a steroid hormone of the adrenal cortex)
costo-
rib
costalgia (pain in the ribs)
coxo-
hip
coxitis (inflammation of the hip joint)
cranio-
cranium
craniomalacia (abnormal softness of the bones of the skull)
crin-
secretion
crinogenic (causing secretion in a gland)
cryo-
cold
cryostat (device by which temperature can be maintained at very low level)
crypto-
hidden
cryptorchid (an animal with undescended testes)
cubito-
elbow
cubitus (forelimb distal to humerus)
cutaneo-
skin
cutaneous (pertaining to skin)
cyano-
blue
cyanosis (bluish discoloration of skin and mucous membranes)
cysto-
bladder
cystocentesis (puncture of bladder for purpose of obtaining urine sample)
cyto-
cell
cytomegaly (enlargement of cells)
dacryo-
tears
dacryorrhea (excessive flow of tears)
dactylo-
digit
dactylolysis (loss or amputation of digit)
deca-
ten
deci-
one tenth
decibel (one tenth of a bel)
defeca-
elimination of feces
defecate (act of eliminating wastes)
dento-
teeth
dentoalveolar (pertaining to a tooth and its aveolus)
dermo-
skin
dermonecrosis (necrosis of the skin)
dermato-
skin
dermatophyte (fungi parasitic upon the skin)
dia-
through, between, apart, across
dialysis (diffusion of solute molecules through a semipermeable membrane)
diplo-
double
diploblastic (having two germ layers)
dis-
apart, reversal, separation
discrete (made up of separated parts)
dolicho-
long
dolicomorphic (having long thin asthenic body type)
dormi-
sleeping
dormitory (housing for multiple individuals)
duodeno-
duodenum
duedenotomy (incision in the first portion of the small intestine)