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aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
cerebrum
cis/o
to cut
crin/o
secrete
cyst/o
urinary bladder; a sac or cyst (sac containing fluid)
derm/o
dermat/o
skin
electr/o
electricty
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestines (usually the small intestine)
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
gnos/o
knowledge
gynec/o
female/woman
hemat/o
hem/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
treatment
leuk/o
white
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-rays
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot, clotting
ur/o
urinary tract, urine
-ac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
excision, removal
-emia
blood condition
-genic
pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in
-gram
record
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy
process of viewing
-osis
condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
-pathy
disease condition
-scope
instrument to visually examine
-scopy
process of cutting, incision
-sis
state of
-tomy
process of cutting, incision
-y
process, condition
a-, an-
no, not, without
auto-
self
dia-
through, complete
endo-
within
epi-
above, upon
ex-
out
exo-
out
hyper-
excessive
hypo-
deficient, below, under, lessthan normal
in-
into, in
peri-
surrounding, around
pro-
berore, forward
re-
back, backward, again
retro-
behind
sub-
below, under
trans-
across, through
abdomni/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
bol/o
to cast (throw)
chondr/o
cartliage, (type of connective tissue)
chrom/o
color
coccyg/o
coccys (tailbone)
crain/o
skull
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
far, distant
dors/o
back protion of the body
hist/o
tissue
ili/o
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
inguin/o
groin
kary/o
nucleus
later/o
side
lumb/o
lower back
medi/o
middle
nucle/o
nucleus
pelv/o
hip, pelvic cavity
poster/o
back, behind
proxim/o
nearest
sacr/o
sacrum
sarc/o
flesh
spin/o
spine, backbone
thel/o
nipple
thorac/o
chest
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
umbilic/o
navel, umbilicus
ventr/o
belly side of the body
vertebr/o
vertebrae, backbones
viscer/o
internal organs
ana-
up
cata-
down
epi-
above
hypo-
below
hypo-
below
inter-
between
meta-
change
-eal
pertaining to
-iac
pertaining to
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
process
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-plasm
formation
-somes
bodies
-type
picture, classification
acr/o
ectremities, top, extreme point
acu/o
sharp, severe, sudden
agor/a
market place
amni/o
amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
angi/o
vessel
arteri/o
artery
axill/o
armpit
blephar/o
eyelid
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
carcin/o
cancer
chem/o
drugs, chemical
chron/o
time
col/o
colon (large intestines)
cyst/o
urinary bladder
encephal/o
brain
hydr/o
water
isch/o
to hold back
lapar/o
abdonem, abdominal walls
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)