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Aden
gland

example: adenectomy- excision(-ectomy) of a gland
angio-
vessel

example: angioplasty: plastic surgery (-plasty) of blood vessel
arthr-
joint

example: arthralgia - pain (-algia) in the joints
cardi
heart

example:
carditis - inflammation (-itis) of the heart
cerebr-
brain

example: cerebral - referring to (-al) the brain
cephal-
head

example: cephalic: pertaining to (-ic) the head
cervic-
neck or cervix

example: cervical (-al) belonging to the cervix or neck
chole-
bile, gall

example: cholecyst - gall bladder (cyst)
crani-
skull

example: cranial - belonging (-ial) to the skull
cyst-
bladder, sac

example: cystalgia - pain (-algia) in the bladder
cyt-
cell

example: cytology - study (-ology) of cell life
derm-
skin

example: dermatitis - inflammation (-itis) of the skin
enter-
intestine

example: enterocoele: hernia(-coele) of the intestine
gastr-
stomach

example: gastrectasis - dilatation of the stomach
haem-
haemat-
sometimes spelt (hem)
Blood

example: haematemesis: vomiting (-emesis) of blood
hepat-
liver

example: hepatitis: inflammation (-itiis) of the liver
hyster-
uterus

example: hysterectomy: excision (-ectomy) of the uterus
lith-
stone

example: lithiasis - presence (-iasis) of stones in the body
my-
muscle

example: myoma - tumour (-oma) of muscle tissue
nephr-
kidney

example: nephrectomy - excision (-ectomy) of the kidney
opthalm-
eye

example: opthalmoplegia - paralysis (-plegia) of eye muscles
oste-
bone

example: osteomalacia - softening (-malacia) of bone
pneum-
air

example: pneumothorax: intorduction of air into the pleural cavity of the chest (thorax)
proct-
rectum

example: proctoscopy - instrumental examination (-oscopy) of the rectum
psych-
mind

example: psychology - science of the mind and its functions (-ology = study of)
spondyl-
vertebra

example: spondylitis - inflammation (-itis) of the vertebrae