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a-
no;not:without
ab-
away from
abdomin/o
abdomen
-ac
pertaining to
acid/o
acid
acr/o
extremeties:arms or legs
ad-
toward
aden/o
gland
adenoid/o
adenoids
adip/o
fat
adren/o
adrenal glands
adrenal/o
adrenal glands
adrenalin/o
adrenalin
aer/o
air
-al
pertaining to
alb/o
white
albin/o
white
algesi/o
sesnitivity to pain
-algia
pain
alkal/o
alkaline;basic
alveol/o
alveolus:air sac
amyl/o
starch
an-
no;without
angi/o
vessel
anis/o
unequal
ankyl/o
stiff
ante-
before
anter/o
front
anti-
against
aort/o
aorta
append/o
appendix
appendic/o
appendix
arteri/o
artery
arteeriol/o
arterioles
arthr/o
joint
-ase
enzyme
-asthenia
weakness
ather/o
yellowish,fatty plaque
atri/o
atrium
aut/o
self
audi/o
hearing
axill/o
armpit
bacteri/o
bacteria
bi-
two
bi/o
life;living
-blast
embryonic form
blast/o
embryonic form
blephar/o
eyelid
brady-
slow
bronch/o
bronchi
bronchi/o
bronchi
bronchiol/o
bronchi
bronchiol/o
bronchiole
calc/i
calcium
calcane/o
calcaneus (heel bone)
carcin/o
cancer
cardi/o
heart
carp/o
carpus (wrist bone)
cec/o
cecum
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture
cephal/o
head
cerebell/o
cerebellum
cerebr/o
cerebbrum:brain
cervic/o
neck;cervix uteri
cheil/o
lip
chem/o
chemical
chir/o
hand
chlor/o
green
chole/o
gall:bile
chondr/o
cartiliage
chrom/o
color
-cidal
killing
-clasia
break
clavic/o
clavicle (collar bone)
-clysis
irrigation;washing out
coccyg/o
coccyx (tail bone)
Col/o
colon (large intestine)
colp/o
vagina
contra-
against
cost/o
ribs
crani/o
cranium;skull
crin/o
secrete
crine
secrete
cry/o
cold
crypt/o
hidden
cutane/o
skin
cyan/o
blue
-cyesis
pregnancy
cyst/o
bladder:cyst:sac
cyt/o
cell
-cyte
cell
dacry/o
tear
dactyt/o
digits:fingers or toes
de-
down;from
dendr/o
tree
dent/i
teeth
dent/o
teeth
derm/a
skin
dermat/o
skin
di-
twice:two
dia-
through
dipl/o
double
dips/o
thirst
dist/o
distant;far
dors/o
back
duoden/o
duodenum
-dynia
pain
dys-
bad;difficult
ech/o
sound
-ectasia
stretching;dilation
-ectasis
stretching;dilation
ecto-
situated on or outside
-ectomy
excision;removal
ectop/o
outside the usual place
-edema
swelling
electr/o
electric
-emesis
vommitting
-emia
blood
en-
inside
encephal/o
brain
endo-
inside
enter/o
intestine;small intestine
epi-
above;upon
-er
one who
erythr/o
red
esophag/o
esophagus
esthesi/o
feeling
eu-
good;normal
ex-
out;without;away from
exo-
out;without;away from
extra-
outside
femor/o
femur
fibr/o
fiber;fibrous
fibrin/o
fibrin
fibul/o
fibula
jejun/o
jejunum
gastr/o
stomach
gen/o
beginning;origin
-genesis
beginning;orign
ger/a
old;elderly
ger/o
old;elderly
geront/o
old;elderly
gigant/o
large
gingiv/o
gums
glomerul/o
glomerulus
gloss/o
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
gon/o
gentials;reproduction
gonad/o
gonads (ovaries or testes)
-gram
a record
gram/o
to record
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
gynec/o
female
heli/o
sun
hem/a
sun
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
hemi-
half
hepat/o
liver
hidr/o
sweat;perspiration
hist/o
tissue
home/o
constant;sameness
humer/o
humerus (upper arm bone)
hydr/o
water
hyper-
excessive;above normal
hypo-
beneath;below normal
hyster/o
uterus
-ia
condition
-iasis
condition
-iatric
medicine
-ic
pertaining to
idio-
individual
ile/o
ileum
ili-o
ilium
immun/o
immune
in-
not;inside
infer/o
inferior; situated below
infra-
below
inter-
between
intra-
within
is/o
equal
ishi/o
ischium
-ist
one who
-itis
inflammation
kerat/o
horny;hard
kinesi/o
movement
lacrim/o
tear
lact/o
milk
lapar/o
abdominal wall
laryng/o
larynx
later/o
side
-lepsy
seizure
leuk/o
white
lingu/o
tongue
lip/o
fat
lith/o
fat
-lith
stone;calculus
-logist
one who studys
-logy
study or science of
lumb/o
lower back
lymph/o
lymph;lymphatics
lys/o
destruction;dissolving
-lysin
that which destroys
-lysis
process of destroying
-lytic
capable of destroying
macr/o
large
mal-
bad
malac/o
soft;softening
-malacia
softness
mamm/o
breast
-mania
excessive preoccupation
mast/o
breast
medi/o
middle
megal/o
large:enlarge
-megaly
enlargement
melan/o
black
men/o
month
mening/o
meninges
ment/o
mind
meta-
change;next,in a series
mert/o
measure:uterine tissue
-meter
instrument used to measure
-metry
process of measuring
micro-
small
morph/o
form;shape
muc/o
mucus
multi-
many
muscul/o
muscle
my/o
muscle
myc/o
fungus
myel/o
bone marrow; spinal cord
narc/o
sleep
nas/o
nose
nat/i
birth
necr/o
death
neo-
new
nephro/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
norm/o
normal
nucle/o
nucleus
nulli-
none
o/o
egg
ocul/o
eye
odont/o
teeth
-oid
resembling
-ole
small
oligo-
few
-oma
tumor
omphal/o
umbilicus (navel)
onc/o
tumor
onych/o
nail
oophoro/o
ovary
opthalm/o
eye
-opia
vision
opt/o
vision
optic/o
vision
or/o
mouth
irchi/o
testis
orchid/o
testis
orth/o
straight
-ose
sugar
-osis
condition;disease;increase
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
ox/o
oxygen
pancreat/o
pancreas
par-
near;beside;abnormal
para-
nrea;beside;abnormal
para
woman who has given birth
par/o
to give birth
patell/o
patella (knee cap)
path/o
disease
-pathy
disease
ped/o
child;foot
pel/i
pelvis
-penia
deficient: decreased
-pepsia
digestion
peri-
around
pex/o
surgical fixation
-pexy
surgical fixation
phag/o
eat:ingest
phalang/o
phalanges (finger and toe bones)
pharmac/o
drugs;medicine
pharyng/o
throat; pharnyx
phas/o
speech
phleb/o
vein
-phobia
abdnormal fear
phon/o
voice
phot/o
light
phren/o
diaphragm;mind
-phylaxis
protection
physi/o
nature
-physis
growth
pituitari/o
pituitary gland
plas/o
formation;developed
-plasia
formation;developed
plast/o
repair
-plasty
surgical repair
pleg/o
paralysis
-plegia
paralysis
pleur/o
pleura
-pnea
breathing
pneum/o
air;lung
pneumon/o
lung
pod/o
foot
-poiesis
production
poly-
many
post-
after-behind
poster/o
behind
pre-
before
primi-
first
pro-
before;for
proct/o
anus;rectum
prostat/o
prostate gland
proxim/o
near
pseud/o
false
psych/o
mind
-ptosis
sag:prolapse
-ptysis
spitting
pub/o
pubis
pulm/o
lungs
pulmon/o
lungs
py/o
pus
pyelo/o
renal pelvis
quadri-
four
rach/i
spine
rachi/o
spine
radi/o
radius;radiant energy
rect/o
rectum
ren/o
kidney
retro-
behind;backward
rhin/o
nose
-rrhagia
hemorrhage
-rrhaphy
suture
-rrhea
flow;discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
sacr/o
sacrum
salping/o
uterine tube;auditory tube
scapul/o
scapula (shoulder blade)
schis/o
split
schiz/o
split
scler/o
hard
scop/o
examine: to view
-scope
instrument used for viewing
-scopy
process of visually examing
seb/o
sebum
semi-
half
seps/o
infection
sept/o
infection; septum
som/a
body
somat/o
body
son/o
sound
-spasm
cramo;twitcing
spermat/o
spermatozoa
spher/o
round
splen/o
spleen
spondyl/o
vertebrae (spine)
staphyl/o
cluster;uvual
-stasis
stopping:controlling
stern/o
stternum (breat bone)
steth/o
chest
stomat/o
mouth
-stomy
formation of an opening
strept/o
twisted
sub-
below;under
super/o
situated above or uppermost
super-
above
supra-
above;beyond
tachy-
fast
tars/o
tarsals; edge of eyelid
tel/e
distant
ten/o
tendon
tend/o
tendon
test/o
testes
tetra-
four
therm/o
heat
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clot
thym/o
thymus gland
thyr/o
thyroid gland
thyroid/o
thyroid gland
tibi/o
tibia
tom/o
to cut
-tome
instrument used in cutting
-tomy
incision; cutting
tonsill/o
tonsils
top/o
place;position
tox/o
place; position
toxic/o
Poison
trache/o
trachea (wind pipe)
trans-
through, acrss
tri-
three
trich/o
hair
-tripsy
surgical crushing
trop/o
to stimulate
troph/o
nutrition
-trophy
nutrition
-tropic
capable of stimulation
-tropin
that which stimulates
uln/o
ulna
uni-
one
ur/o
urine; urinary tract
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
-uria
urine or urination
vas/o
vessel;duct;vas deferens
ven/o
vein
ventr/o
ventral; belly side
ventricul/o
ventricle of brain or heart
venul/o
venule
vertebr/o
vertebrae
viscer/o
viscera
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
-tropin
that which stimulates
uln/o
ulna
uni-
one
ur/o
urine;urinary tract
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
-uria
urine or urination
vas/o
vessel;duct;vas deferens
ven
vein
ventr/o
ventral;belly side
ventricul/o
ventricle of brain or heart
venul/o
venule
vertebr/o
vertebrae
viscer/o
viscera
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
-tropin
that which stimulates
uln/o
ulna
uni-
one
ur/o
urine;urinary tract
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
-uria
urine or urination
vas/o
vessel;duct;vas deferens
ven/o
vein
ventr/o
ventral;belly side
ventricul/o
ventricle of brain or heart
venul/o
venule
vertebr/o
vertebrae
viscer/o
viscera
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry