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abdomin/o
abdominal
aden/o
gland

adenectomy (excision of a gland)
adenopathy (swelling and morbid change in lymph nodes: glandular disease)
adip/o
fat

adipoma (fatty tissue tumor)
adipose(fatty; pertaining to fat)
adiposis (abnormal accumulation of fat in the body)
adren/o
adrenal glands

adrenalectomy (excision of an adrenal gland)
adrenalcorticotropic (having a stimulatin effect on the adrenal cortex)
aer/o
air

aerobic (living only in the presence of air)
aerophagia (the swallowing of air)
aerogenic (formation of a gas)
angi/o
vessel

angioplasty (plastic surgery upon blood vessels)
angioplasm (spasmotic contraction of blood vessels)
anter/o
front/anterior

anteposition (anterior displacement of the uterus)
antecubital (at the front bend side of the elbow)
aort/o
aorta

aortectasis (dilation of the aorta)
aortography (x-ray exam of the aorta)
aortopathy (any aortic disease)
arteri/o
artery

arteriosclerosis
(a condition where blood vessels, especially arteries, have thickened and hardened and become non-elastic)
arterostosis (calcification of an artery)
audio
sound

audiometer (a delicate instrument for testing hearing)
audiogram (the record of the audiometer)
auditory (pertaining to the sense of hearing)
acr/o
extremities

acropathy (any disease of the extremities
acrotic (pertaining to defective or absent beating of the pulse)
arthr/o
joint

arthritis (inflamation of a joint)
arthrectomy (removal of a joint)arthragra (attack of acute pain in joints)