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aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancer
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum(largest part of the brain)
cyst/o
cell
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestines (often the samll intestine)
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
gnos/o
knowledge
hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
lapar/o
abdomen
leuk/o
white
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
oste/o
bone
onc/o
tumor
path/o
disease
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
thromb/o
clotting
anter/o
front
cervic/o
neck- of body or cervix
crani/o
skull
later/o
side
lumb/o
loin, waist
poster/o
back, behind
thorac/o
chest
spin/o
spine
angi/o
vessel
axill/o
armpit
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
chem/o
drug
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
cry/o
cold
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord
necr/o
death
ot/o
ear
phleb/o
vein
cyst/o
urinary, bladder
epitheli/o
skin, surface tissues
ather/o
plaque
hyster/o
uterus
pneumon/o
lung
radi/o
xrays
septic/o
pertaining to infection
vascul/o
blood vessel
cis/o
to cut
cost/o
ribs
cutane/o
skin
gen/o
to produce, begin
glyc/o
sugar
nat/i
birth
plas/o
formation, growth, development
acou
hearing
acoustic
acr(o)
extremety, peak
acrodermis (inflammation of the skin of the extremeties)
adipo
fat
adipose (fatty)
alb
white
albumin (protein found in the blood)
andr(o)
male
androgen (male sex hormone)
ankyl
crooked, fusion
ankylosis (consolidation of a joint)
bili
bile
biliary (pertaining to the bile of gallbladder)
blast
embryonic state
blastocyte (embryonic cell)
blephar(o)
eyelid
blepharitis (inflammaiton of the eyelid)
brachi(o)
arm
brachial artery
brady
slow
bradycardia (slow heart rythm)
calc
heel
calcaneus (heel bone)
caud
tail
caudal (toward the tail)
chol(e)
bile
cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder)
chondr(o)
cartilage
chondritis (inflammation of the cartilage)
cut
skin
cutaneous
cyan
blue
cyanotic (blue colored)
cyst
bladder
cystitis (inflammation of the urinary bladder)
dors
back
dorsiflexion (upward bending of the hand or foot)
fasci
bundle
fascia (bundles of muscle fibers)
febri
fever
febrile (feverish)
fil
threadlike
filament
galact(o)
milk
galactose (sugar abtained from milk)
ger(o) or geront(o)
aging
gerontology
gest
carry
gestation (pregnancy)
gloss
tongue
glossitis (inflammation of the tongue)
hist(i)(o)
tissue
histography (process of describing tissue and cells)
hyster
uterus
ischi(o)
hip
ischiopubic (pertaining to the ischium and pubes)
jejun(o)
jejunum
jejunectomy (excision of the jejunum)
kerat(o)
horny tissue, cornea
keratectasia (a thin, scarred cornea)
kine(t)(o)
movement
kinetic (pertaining to motion)
labio
lips
labiograph (an instrument that records lip movement)
lip(o)
fat
lipedema (excess fat and fluid in the subcutaneous tissue)
lith(o)
stone
lithocystotomy (surgical removal of bladder stones)
melan(o)
black
melancholia (depression)
meno
menses
ment
mind
mental illness
mio
less, smaller
miosis (excessive contraction of the pupil)
mito
threadlike
mitochondria
myc(o)
fungus
mycology (study of fungi)
myx
mucus
myxoid (resembling mucus)
ocul(o)
eye
oculomotor (eye movement)
orchil(o)
testes
orchitis (inflammation of the testes)
oro
mouth
oronasal (mouth and nose)
oss
bone
ox(y)
oxygenation
pharmaco
medicine
phot(o)
light
phototherapy
plasm(o)
liquid part of blood
plasminogen (protein found in tissues and body fluids)
pleur(o)
pleura, rib, side
pleurisy (inflammation of the pleura)
pod(o)
foot
proct(o)
rectum
prote(o)
protein
proteinemia (excess protein in the blood)
pulmo(n)
lung
pyel(o)
kidney
pyelonephrosis (disease of the kidney and renal pelvis)
pyr(o)
heat
pyrogen (an agent that couses fever)
rub(r)
red
bilirubin
sangui
blood
sanguinious drainage (bloody drainage)
scler(o)
hard
sclersois (hardening of tissue)
scolio
crooked
scoliosis
sensi
perception, feeling
sensory
sep
decay
sepsis (infection in the bloodstream)
soma or samat(o)
body
somatization (psychiatric condition expressed through physical symptoms)
sten(o)
narrow
stenosis (narrowing of a body passage)
tachy
rapid, swift
tachycardia (rapid heart beat)
vas(o)
vessel
vasospasm (spasm of blood vessel)
vesic(o)
bladder
vesicospinal (pertaining to the urinary bladder and spine)