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balan-
glans penis
didym-
orchid-
orchi-
orche-
orch-
test-
testis [pl. testes]; testicle
epididym-
epididymis
gonad-
gonad; testes or ovaries [generic term]
osche-
scrotum
pen-
phall-
penis
prostat-
prostate
pubi-
pub-
pubis; pubic bone; pubic region
semin-
semen
sperm-
spermat-
semen; spermatozoa; seminal cord; seminal vesicle
vas-*
vas deferens

See Mod. 8
trachel-*
cervic-*
cervix; the neck of the uterus

See Mod. 2.
vagin-
colp-
vagina
vulv-
episi-
vulva
hymen-
hymen
uter-
hyster-
metr-
uterus
mast-*
mamm-
breast

See Mod 10
men-
menstruation; menstrual cycle
ov-
o-
egg
ovari-
oophor-
ovary
perine-
perineum; region between anus and scrotum or anus and vulva
salping-
tub-
Fallopian tube; a tube [within a biological structure]
thel-
nipple
erot-
sexual desire; sexual act
genit-
reproduction; genitals
toc-
childbirth
ambly-
dull; blunt
[no connecting vowel follows]
amph-
amb-
both

both
[connecting vowel for amph- is either i or o; connecting vowel for amb- is always i]
arch-
archae-
arche-
ancient; primitive; original; first; chief; principal
aut-
spontaneous; itself; own; self

spontaneous; itself; own; self
[ is almost always placed at the beginning of a term, even if it modifies a termination]
kak-
cac-
unpleasant; bad
crypt-
hidden
echin-
spiny [adjective]; spine [noun]
gymn-
naked
sem-
hem-*
half
[connecting vowel for both roots is i]
[see Mod. 8]
hol-
pan-
all; entire; whole
[no connecting vowel follows pan-]
-atresia
absence (of a normal bodily opening)
-blast*
embryonic cell
[See Mod 12]
-cide
act of killing/destroying; agent used to kill/destroy
-cleisis
closure
-cyesis
pregnancy
-genesis
formation; development; growth
-genic
producing; forming; produced by
-gravida
woman who is (or has been) pregnant for (nth time)
[the root which immediately precedes
-gravida indicates the number of pregnancies experienced; the connecting vowel preceding
-gravida is always i]
-para
woman who has given birth (n times)
[see note above for -gravida, which also applies to -para; the connecting vowel preceding -para is always i]
-pexy
-pexis
surgical attachment [often of one organ or tissue to another]
-strophe
turning; twisting
-poiesis
production; formation; development; act of shaping
-poietic
pertaining to formation or development