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clavic
clavicle (collarbone)
scoli
crooked-curved
cata-
down
contra-
against
dia-
complete - thorough
eu-
normal-good
ab-
from - away from
ex-
outside-outward
ten
tendon
hemi-
half
in-
in-into-not
infra-
under-below
mal-
bad
meta-
after-beyond-change
multi-
many
vulv
vulva
pan-
all-total
poly-
many-much
pro-
before
retro-
back-behind
sub-
under-below
supra-
above
tetra-
four
tri-
three
uni-
one
an-
without - absence of
-eal
pertaining to
-ial
pertaining to
-agra
excessive pain
-algia
pain
-ase
enzyme
-atresia
absence of a normal body opening-occlusion-closure
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
-cidal
killing
-clasia
break
-oid
resembling
-ology
study of
-opia
vision (condition)
-phobia
abnormal fear of-aversion to specific objects-things
-phonia
sound-voice
-phoria
feeling
-plasia
formation-deveopment-growth
-plasty
plastic-surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
-porosis
passage
-praxia
in front of-before
-salpinx
fallopian tube
-schisis
spit-fissure
-scopy
visual examination
-sepsis
infection
caud
tail-toward the lower part of the body
-spasm
sudden involuntary muscle contraction
-stalsis
contraction
-tome
instrument used to cut
-ule
little
abdomin
abdomen
-ectopia
displacement
splen
spleen
tend
tendon
acanth
torny-spiny
acou
hearing
actin
ray-radius
adenoid
adenoids
adrenal
adrenal gland
adren
adrenal gland
aer
air-gas
algesi
pain
alveol
alveolus
amni
amnion
amnion
amnion
andr
male
angi
vessel
ankyl
crooked-stiff-bent
antr
antrum
aort
aorta
aponeur
aponeurosis
arche
first-beginning
arteriol
arteriole (small artery)
articul
joint
aatel
imperfect-incomplete
ather
yellowish-fatty plaque
atri
antrium
aur
ear
aut
self
axill
armpit
bacteri
bacteria
bi
life
bil
bile
blast
developing cell
brachi
arm
carcin
cancer
cec
cecum
cerebell
cerebellum
cervic
cervix
chir
hand
cholangi
bile duct
choledoch
common bile duct
chondr
cartilage
chrom
color
col
colon
chori
chorion
coni
dust
conjunctiv
conjunctiva
core
pupil
clavicul
clavicle (collarbone)
coron
heart
cortic
cortex (outer layer of body organ)
cor
pupil
crani
cranium (skull)
cry
cold
culd
culdesac
cyan
blue
cyes
pregnancy
cyt
cell
dent
tooth
dermat
skin
dextr
right
diaphor
sweat
dips
thirst
diverticul
diverticulum
dors
back (of the body)
dur
hard-dura mater
ech
sound
electr
electricity-electrical activity
encephal
brain
epiglott
epiglottis
episi
vulba
epitheli
epithelium
esophag
esophagus
faci
face
fibr
fibrous tissue-fibers
gangli
ganglion
gastr
stomach
gingiv
gum
gnath
jaw
gon
seed
gynec
woman
gyn
woman
hepat
liver
heter
other
hidr
sweat
hist
tissue
humer
humerus (upper arm bone)
hydr
water
hypn
sleep
hyster
uterus
ili
ilium
irid
iris
ischi
ischium
isch
deficiency-blockage
jejun
jejunum
kary
nucleus
kerat
horny tissue-hard
kin
movement
labyrinth
labyrinth
lact
milk
lamin
lamina (thin-flat plate-layer)
lapar
abdomen
laryng
larynx
lei
smooth
leuk
white
lith
stone-calculus
lob
lobe
lymph
lymph
mastoid
mastoid
maxill
maxilla (upper jawbone)
mastoid
mastoid
melan
black
men
menstruation
metr
uterus
onc
tumor
morph
form-shape
muc
mucus
myc
fungus
myelon
bone marrow
myring
eardrum
my
muscle
necr
death (cells-body)
neur
nerve
nyct
night
ocul
eye
olig
scanty-few
omphal
umbilicu-navel
onych
nail
oophor
ovary
ophthalm
eye
orchid
testis-testicle
-iatry
physician-treatment
organ
organ
orth
straight
oste
bone
ot
ear
pachy
thick
pancreat
pancreas
papill
nipple
path
disease
cerumin
cerumen (earwax)
pector
chest
pelv
pelvis-pelvic bone
perine
perineum
phac
lens of the eye
phak
lens of the eye
phas
speech
phot
light
plasm
plasma
pneumat
lung-air
pneumon
lung-air
poikil
varied-irregular
poster
back (of body)
-sclerosis
hardening
proct
rectum
pseud
fake-false
ppulmon
lung
pylor
pylorus (pyloric sphincter)
quadr
four
radicul
nerve root
ren
kidney
rhiz
nerve root
spondyl
vertebra-spinal-vertebral column
strept
twisted chains
trachel
neck-necklike
urethr
urethra
uter
uterus
vagin
vagina
chol
gall-bite
cheil
lip
chol
gall-bile
system
system
dynam
power or strength
blephar
eyelid
adren
adrenal gland
dipl
two-double
episi
vulva
colp
vagina
diaphragmat
diaphragm
cost
rib
crypt
hidden
corne
cornea
cutane
skin
gravid
pregnancy
cyst
bladder-sac
derm
skin
dactyl
fingers or toes
dacry
tear-tear duct
-physis
growth
disk
intervertebral disk
duoden
duodenum
-sarcoma
malignant tumor
-poiesis
formation
de-
from - down from - lack of
-odia
smell
-plasm
growth-substance-formation
embry
embro-to be full
-prandial
meal
epididym
epididymis
ectop
located away from usual place
emmetr
a normal measues
-pnea
breathing
enter
intestines
endocrin
endocrine
esthesi
sensation-sensitivity-feeling
-ptysis
spitting
erythr
red
gnos
knowledge
ger
old age - aged
ganglion
ganglion
eti
cause (of disease)
-ectomy
excision-surgical removed
femor
femur (upper leg bone)
fibul
fibula (lower leg)
rect
rectum
fet
fetus-unborn child
fibr
fibrous tissue-fibers
-ptosis
dropping-sagging-prolapse
glycos
sugar
geront
old age-aged
gluc
sweetness-sugar
-mania
madness-insane desire
gloss
tongue
glomerul
glomerulus
-meter
instrument used to measure
-morph
from-shape
-metry
measurement
glyc
sugar
-ia
condition of diseased-abnormal state
calc
calcium
bucc
cheek
-gen
substance-agent that produces-causes
rhin
nose
hem
blood
hom
same
cancer
cancer
-emeia
vomiting
cerebr
cerebrum-brain
-philia
love
heter
other
-er
one who
herni
hernia
ile
ileum
hemat
blood
bronchiol
bronchiole
-emia
bood condition
home
sameness-unchanging
later
side
ichthy
fish
hymen
hymen
iatr
medicine-physician
nyctal
night
-oma
tumor-swelling
bronch
bronchus
-odynia
pain
-scope
instrument used for visual examination
aden
gland
-phily
love
-iasis
condition
immun
immune
-pepsia
digestion
kinesi
movement-motion
kerat
cornea
kal
potassium
iri
iris
is
equal-same
lamin
lamina (thin-flat plate-layer)
-sis
state of
labi
lips
kyph
hump
-oorhaphy
rapid flow of blood
-ologist
one who studies & practices (specialist)
viscer
internal organs
lacrim
tear duct-tear
-scopic
visual examination
vesic
bladder-sac
lamin
lamina (thin-flat plate-layer)
-genesis
origin-cause
staphyl
grapelike clusters
cardi
heart
con-
together
lord
bent forward
macr
abnormal largeness
mast
breast
-opsy
to view
noct
night
lip
fat
lingu
tongue
mast
breast
vas
vessel-duct
mamm
breast
mandibul
mandible (lower jawbone)
acetabul
acetabulum (hip socket)
brady-
slow
meat
meatmeatus (opening)
-genic
producing-originating-causing
acr
extremities-height
-graph
recording instrument
menisc
meniscus (crescent)
dephr
kidney
mening
meninges
mon
one
ment
mind
nat
birth
stern
sternum (breastbone)
nas
nose
xer
dry
-gram
recording-x-ray film
uvul
uvula
narc
stupor
-graphy
process of recording(x-ray film)
myel
bone marrow-spinal cord
-ary
pertaining to
balan
glans penis
orchi
testis-testicle
patell
patella (kneecap)
ad-
to - toward
-phagia
eating-swallowing
-tripsy
surgical crushing
phren
mind
amyl
starch
ecto-
outside-outer
dis-
to undo - free from
sphygm
pulse
-crine
to seperate-secrete
opt
vision
oo
egg-ovum
cephal
head
celi
abdomen (abdominal cavity)
endo-
within
dys-
difficult-labored-painful-abnormal
or
mouth
-al
pertaining to
par
bear-give birth to-labor
orch
testis-testicle
arteri
artery
-ac
pertaining to
ov
egg
-orrhaphy
suturing- repairing
parathyroid
parathyroid gland
epi-
on-upon-over
palat
palate
ox
oxygen
eso-
inward
exo-
outside-outward
ped
child-foot
-ar
pertaining to
meso-
middle
vesicul
seminal vesicles
-tocia
birth-labor
phleb
vein
-pexy
surgical fixation-suspension
intra-
within
part
bear-give birth to-labor
hyper-
above-excessive
hypo-
below-incomplete-deficient
inter-
between
ur
urine-urinary tract
-ictal
seizure-attack
ambly
dull-dim
phalang
pharynx
son
sound
peritone
peritoneum
albumin
albumin
-orrhexis
rupture
micro-
small
-thorax
chest
pre-
before-in front of
para-
beside-beyond-around
nulli-
none
neo-
new
per-
though
peri-
surrounding (outer)
-ician
one who
post-
after
phag
eat-swallow
-stasis
control-stop
-stenosis
constriction-narrowing
trans-
though-across-beyond
ultra-
beyond-excess
re-
back
semi-
half
sperm
spermatozoan-sperm
tachy-
fast-rapid
petr
stone
super-
over-above
syn-
together-joined
sym-
together-joined
-trophy
nourishment
pyel
renal pelvis
ana-
up - again - backward
ante-
before
polyp
polyp-small growth
-ic
pertaining to
appendic
appendix
extra-
outside of-beyond
sinus
sinus
somn
sleep
carp
carpals (wrist bones)
physi
nature
-otomy
cut into-incision
poli
gray matter
pod
foot
-ism
state of
spermat
spermatozoan-sperm
bin-
two
ureter
ureter
apo-
upon
pleur
pleura
pneum
lung-air
-lysis
loosining-dissolution-separating
a-
Without Or absence of
pub
pubis
anis
unequal-dissimilar
prostat
prostate gland
psych
mind
prim
first
anti-
against
bi-
two
puerper
childbirth
pupill
pupil
retin
retina
rachi
vertebra-spinal-vertebral column
somat
body
-ous
pertaining to
ventricul
ventricle
-aphersis
removal
pyr
fevor-heat
an
anus
-cele
hernia-protrusion
-uria
urine-urination
-asthenia
weakness
radic
nerve root
-lepsy
seizure
radi
radius (lower arm bone)
-itis
inflammation
-osis
abnormal condition (means increased when used with blood cell word roots)
rhytid
wrinkles
rhabd
rodshaped-striated
salping
fallopian (uterine) tube
sigmoid
sigmoid
-orrhea
flow-excessive discharge
-lytic
destroy-reduce
sept
septum
-capnia
carbon dioxide
uln
ulna (lower arm bone)
trich
hair
scapul
scapula (shoulder bone)
steth
chest
test
testis-testicle
burs
bursa (cavity)
azot
urea-nitrogen
spir
breathe-breathing
staped
stapes (middle ear bone)
xanth
yellow
thyroid
thyroid gland
synovi
synovia-synovial membrane
tonsill
tonsils
thym
thymus gland
-clasis
break
stomat
mouth
toxic
poison
tars
tarsals (ankle bones)
-megaly
enlargement
therm
heat
thromb
clot
tendin
tendon
tars
edge of eyelid-tarsal (instep of foot)
tibi
tibia (lower leg bone)
arthr
joint
-clast
break
-coccus (pl. cocci)
berryshaped (a form of bacterium)
-clysis
irrigating-washing
ton
tension-pressure
thyr
thyroid gland
tom
cut-section
-crit
to seperate
top
place
-oxia
oxygen
urin
urine- tract
-malacia
softening
sial
saliva
-desis
surgical fixation-fusion
-esis
condition
trache
trachea
ungu
nail
-ostomy
creation of an artifical opening
tympan
eardrum-middle ear
-penia
abnormal reduction in number
valvul
valve
thorac
thorax (chest)
-paresis
slight paralysis
-cyte
cell
valv
valve
ven
vein
vertebr
vertebra-spinal-vertebral column
-ectasis
streching out-dilatation-exspansion
-pathy
disease
seb
sebum (oil)
-drome
run-running
sarc
flesh-connective tissue