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ab-
away (away from)
-able
capable of or ability to
abrut/io-
to tear away from
abscess
a going away
acne
pointed
acoust/i-
hearing
acr/o-
extremeties, height and pointed
actin/o-
sun, ray, radium
acu-
sharp
-ac
refers to, pertains to, or state of
ad-
near or beside
aden/o-
gland
adip/o-
fat
aer/o-
air or gas
af-
toward
alb/o-
white
alges/i-
pain
-algia
pain
alopec/i-
fox mange or baldness
alveol/i-
cavity
ambi-
both
ambul/o-
to walk
amphi-
both
amylo-
starch
an-
lack of or without
an/o-
ring
ana-
apart or up
angi/o-
vessel
angi/o-
vessel
angin/o-
to choke
ankyl/o-
fuse or bind
ante-
before
anter/o-
before or foremost
anthrax
coal or carbuncle
anti-
against
aneurysm-
dilation or ballooning
-apheresis
to remove or separate (blood into parts)
apo-
above or upon
aqua-
water
arachino-
spider
arche/o-
first
-aria
air
arteri/o-
artery
arthr/o-
joint
articul/o-
jointed
-ar
refers to
ascar/i-
worm
-ase
enzyme
-asthenia
weakness
asthma-
panting
atelo-
incomplete, without end, imperfect ending
athero-
porridge or yellow fat
-ation
process of or procedure of
-atresia
closure
atri/o-
chamber
attrit/i-
wearing out
audi-
hearing
aur/i-
ear
auscult/o-
to listen
auto-
self
avuls/i-
to tear
bacill/o-
rod-like
bacteri/o-
rod
balan/o-
penis
baro-
weight
bas/o-
basic or at base
bene-
good or normal
benign-
kind
beri-
weakness
bi-
two
bil/i-
bile or gall
bin-
two
bio-
life
-blast
beginning or young
bleb/o-
blister
blenno-
mucus
blepharo-
eyelid
bol/o-
lump or ball
branch/i-
arm
brachy-
short
brady-
slow
brevi-
short
brux-
grinding
bucca-
cheek
bulba
blister or vesicle
bulimo-
hunger
burs/o-
sac, wine sac, pouch
cal/o-
heat, heated or hot
calcin/o-
calcium
calco-
pebbles or granules of calcium mineral
calx-
heel or lime
candid/i-
glowing white
canth/o-
corner of eye
capill/o-
hair-like
capit/o-
head
capn/o-
carbon dioxide
caput
head
carbun/o-
glowing ember
carcin/o-
crab-like
cardi/o-
heart
carp/o-
wrist
cata-
breakdown or down
cataract
waterfall or cloudiness
catarrh-
to flow down
catheter/o-
to let down into
caud/o-
tail or toward tail
caust/o-
burn or heat
cauter/o-
to burn or to heat
cav-
hollow
cebo-
meal or food
cec/o-
blind pouch
-cele
swelling or tumor
celi/o-
abdominal/swelling or tumor
cellul/o-
chambers
cement/o-
hard
-centesis
surgical puncture to drain fluid
centi-
one-hundredth part
centr/i-
center
cephal/o-
head
-cept-
receiver
cirrh/o-
yellow-orange
ceru-
wax
cerv/i-
neck
chalaz/io-
hailstone
chancr/o-
ulcer (sore)
cheil/o-
lip
chiro-
hand
chlor/o-
green
chrom/o-
colored
chyme-
juice
-cicatrix
scar
-cid
to kill
cil/i-
eyelash-like
cine/o-
movement filming
circum-
around