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abdomen
abdomin/o (use with -al, -centesis)
abnormal
dys
abnormal
-osis
condition

above
epi-, hyper
across
trans
adrenal gland
adren/o
after
post
against
anti
air
pneum/o
air sac
alveol/o
along the side of
para
alveolus
alveol/o
amnion
amni/o
anus
an/o
anus and rectum
proct/o
apart
ana
appendix
append/o (use with -ectomy)
armpit
axill/o
artery
arteri/o
attraction to
-philia
away from
ab
backbone
spin/o (use with -al)
bacteria (berry- shaped)
-coccus (pl. -cocci)
bad
dys-, mal
before
ante-, pre-, pro-, pros
behind
post-, re-, retro
below
hypo-, sub
beside
para
between
inter
beyond
meta-, ultra
birth
nat/i, -partum
bladder (urinary)
cyst/o (use with -ic, -itis, -cele, -gram, -scopy)
blood
hem/o (use with -cyte, -dialysis, -globin, -lysis,
-oma,

blood condition
-emia
blood vessel
angi/o (use with -ectomy, -dysplasia, -genesis, -gram, -graphy, -oma, -plasty, -spasm)
body
-somatic
bone
oste/o
bone marrow
myel/o
brain
encephal/o
breakdown
-lysis, lys/o
breast
mamm/o (use with -ary, -gram, -graphy, -plasty)
breast bone
stern/o
breathing
-pnea
bronchial tube
bronch/o
bronchiole
bronchiol/o
bursting forth of blood
-rrhage, -rrhagia
calcaneus
calcane/o
cancer
carcin/o
cancerous
carcin/o
capillary
capillar/o
care for (to)
comi/o
carpals
carp/o
cartilage
chondr/o
cell
-cyte, cyt/o
cerebellum
cerebell/o
cerebrum
cerehr/o
change
meta
chemical
chem/o
chest
thorac/o
child
ped/o
clavicle
clavicul/o
clot
thromb/o
cold
cry/o
collarbone
clavicul/o
colon
col/o (use with -ectomy, -itis, -stomy)
common bile duct
choledoch/o
complete
dia-
condition
-ation, -ia, ism, -osis, -sis, -y
constriction
-spasm
control
-stasis, -stat
cut
-cision, cis/o, -section, -tomy
death
-mortem, necr/o
deficient
hypo-
destroy
lys/o, -lysis
development
troph/o, -trophy
diaphragm
phren/0
difficult
dys-
discharge
-rrhea
disease
path/o, -pathy; nos/o
drug
chem/o
dura mater
dur/o
dust
coni/o
dust condition
-coniosis
ear
ot/o
eardrum
myring/o (use with -ectomy, -itis, -tomy)
electricity
electr/o
endocrine gland
endocrin/o
endometrium
endometr/o
enlargement
-megaly
epiglottis
epiglott/o
esophagus
esophag/o
eustachian tube
salping/o
excessive
hyper-
eye
ocul/o (use with -ar, -facial, -motor)
fallopian tube
salping/o, -salpinx
fast
tachy
female
gynec/o
femur
femor/o
fibula
fibul/o, perone/o
fixation (surgical)
-pexy
flesh
sarc/o
flow
-rrhea
fluid
rheumat/o
foot bones
metatars/o
formation
plas/o, -plasm, -poiesis, -genesis
forward
ante-, pro-, pros
gallbladder
cholecyst/o
gland
aden/o
groin
inguin/o
growth
plas/o, -plasm
hand bones
metacarp/o
hardening
-sclerosis
head
cephal/o
heart
cardi/o (use with -ac, -graphy, -logy, -logist, -megaly, -pathy, -vascular)
heelbone
calcane/o
hernia
-cele
hip bone
pelv/o
hold back
isch/o
humerus
humer/o
ileum
ile/o
ilium
ili/o
in, into
in-, en
incision
-tomy, -section
infection
sept/o, septic/o
inflammation
-itis
inner
endo
instrument to record
-graph
instrument to view
-scope
intestines (small)
enter/o
joint
arthr/o
kidney
nephr/o (use with -algia, -ectomy, -ic, -itis, -lith, -megaly,-oma, -osis, -pathy, -ptosis, -sclerosis, -stomy, -tomy)
kidney (central section)
pyel/o
knowledge
gnos/o
larynx
laryng/o
life
bi/o
liver
hepat/o
loin
lumb/o
lung
pneum/o (use with -coccus, -coniosis)
pneumon/o
(use with -ectomy, -ia, -ic, -itis, -pathy, -therapy, -thorax)
lymph
lymph/o
lymph node
lymphaden/o
lymph vessel
lymphangi/o
mass
-oma
measure
metr/o, -meter, -metry
mediastinum
mediastin/o
medulla oblongata
medull/o
meninges
mening/o
menstruation
men/o
metacarpals
metacarp/o
metatarsals
metatars/o
midwife
obstetr/o
mind
psych/o
mouth
or/o (use with -al)
movement
-motor
muscle
muscul/o (use with -ar, -skeletal)
near
para
neck
cervic/o
nerve
neur/o
new
neo-
nipple
theli/o
no, not
a-, an
nose
nas/o (use with -al)
nourishment
troph/o, -trophy
old age
ger/o
one
uni
opening
-stomy
out, outside
ec-, ecto-, ex-, extra.
ovary
oophor/o (use with -itis, -ectomy, -pexy, -plasty, -tomy)
pain
-algia
painful
dys
pancreas
pancreat/o
paralysis
-plegia
pelvis
pelv/o
pelvis (renal)
pyel/o
penis
balan/o
peritoneum
peritone/o
pertaining to
-ac, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ine, -ior, -ous, -tic
phalanges
phalang/o
pharynx
pharyng/o
pituitary gland
hypophys/o
place
top/o; -stasis
pleura
pleur/o
pressure
-tension
process
-ation, -ism, -y
process of cutting
-cision, -tomy, -section
process of recording
-graphy
process of viewing
-opsy, -scopy
produce (to)
-gen, gen/o
produced by
-genic
producing
-genic, -genesis
prolapse
-ptosis
prostate gland
prostat/o
puncture to remove fluid
-centesis
put, place
top/o, -thesis
radius (lower arm bone)
radi/o
record
-gram
recording (process)
-graphy
rectum
rect/o
red
erythr/o
repair
-plasty
retina
retin/o
rib
cost/o
sacrum
sacr/o
sagging
-ptosis
scapula
scapul/o
scrotum
scrot/o
secrete, secretion
-crine, crin/o
sensation
esthesi/o
separation
-crit, -lysis
shin bone
tibi/o
shoulder blade
scapul/o
side
later/o
skin
cutane/o (use with -ous)
skull
crani/o
slip (to)
-listhesis
slow
brady
small artery
arteri/o
small intestine
enter/o
sound
son/o
specialist
-ist
spinal cord
myel/o
spine
spin/o
spitting
-ptysis
spleen
splen/o
stand (to)
-stasis
sternum
stern/o
stomach
gastr/o
stone
lith/o, -lith
stop
-stasis, -stat
straight
orth/o
structure
-um
study of
-logy
sugar
glyc/o
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-centesis
surgical repair
-plasty
surrounding
peri
swelling
-oma
tailbone
coccyg/o
testicle, testis
orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o
thigh bone
femor/o
throat
pharyng/o
three
tri
through
dia-, per-, trans
thymus gland
thym/o
thyroid gland
thyr/o, thyroid/o
tibia
tibi/o
time
chron/o
together
con-, syn
tonsil
tonsill/o
trachea
trache/o
treatment
iatr/o, -therapy
tumor
onc/o, -oma
two
bi
under
hypo-, sub
up
ana
upon
epi
ureter
ureter/o
urethra
urethr/o
urinary bladder
cyst/o, vesic/o
urinary tract
ur/o
urine
ur/o
urine condition
-uria
uterine tube
salping/o
uterus
hyster/o (use with -ectomy, -graphy, -gram)
uterus (inner lining)
endometr/o, endometri/o
vagina
colp/o (use with -pexy, -plasty, -scope, -scopy, -tomy)
vas deferens
vas/o
vein
phleb/o (use with -ectomy, -itis, -lith, -thrombosis,
vertebra
spin/o (use with -al)
vessel
angi/o (use with -ectomy, -dysplasia, -genesis
view (to)
-opsy
visual examination
-scopy
voice box
laryng/o
waist region
lumb/o
white
leuk/o
windpipe
trache/o
with
con-, syn
within
en-, endo-, intra
woman
gynec/o
wrist bones
carp/o
x-ray
radi/o