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A-
no, not, without

acholia
lack or absence of secretion
AN-
no, not, without

analgesic
releiving pain
ANA-
up, apart

anabasis
the stage of increase in disease
ANTI-
against

antibody
immune body that fights foreign substances
AUTO-
self

autonomic

not subject to voluntary control
BI-
two

bilateral
pertaining to both sides
BRADY-
deficient, under

bradycardia
abnormally slow heartbeat
CHLORO-
green

chloroma
malignant, green colored tumor
CHROMO-
color

chromhidrosis
secretion of colored sweat
CO-
with, togther

cohort

a group with a characteristic aquired at the same time
COM-
with, together

communicability
ability to to spread from infected to susceptible hosts
CON-
with, together

contagious
capable of being transmitted from host to host
CYANO-
blue

cyanosis
blusih skin and mucosal dicoloration
DE-
down, lack of

dehydration
lack of water
DECI-
one tenth

deciliter
one tenth of a liter
DI-
two

diataxia
ataxia affecting both sides of the body
DIA-
through, between, apart, across, completely

diarrhea
rapid movement of fecal matter through the intestine
DYS-
bad, painful

dysphagia
difficulty in swallowing
ERYTHRO-
red

erythrocyte
red blood cell
HEMI-
half

hemihypotonia
diminished muscle tone on one side of the body
HEXI-
six

hexavitamin
preparation of six vitamins
HYPER-
excessive, above

hypertension
persistently high blood pressure
HYPO-
below, deficient

hypoglycemia
abnormally low level of sugar in the blood
LEUKO-
white

leukoencephalitis
inflammation of white brain substance
MACRO-
large

macroglossia
excessive size of the toungue
MAL-
bad

malignant
tending to worsen and cause death
MELANO-
black

melanotrichia
abnormal increased pigmentation of the hair
META-
change, beyond

metamorphosis
change of structure or shape
MICRO-
small

micromastia
abnormal smallness of the mammory gland
MONO-
one, single

monogerminal
developed from a single ovum
MULTI-
many

multiarticular
peretaining to or affectig many joints
NEO-
new

neonate
a newborn animal
PAN-
all

pandemic
a widespread epidemic
PENT-
five

pentadactyl
having five digits
POLY-
many, much

poloycromatic
many colored
PSEUDO-
false

pseudopregnancy
false pregnancy
QUADR-
four

quadrilocular
having four cavities
SUB-
less than,beneath

subclinical
without clinical manifestations
SYM-, SYN-
with, together

symbiosis
mutually reinforcing
TACHY-
fast

tachcardia
abnormally fast heartbeat
TRI-
three

tribrachius
monster with three forelimbs
ULTRA-
beyond

ultrasonic
beyond the audible range
XANTH-
yellow

xanthemia
presence of yellow coloring matter in the blood