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abdomin/o
abdomen

Ex. abdominal
acr/o
extremities

Ex. acromegaly
aden/o
gland

Ex. adenocarcinoma
adenoid/o
adenoids

Ex. adenoidectomy
adip/o
fat

Ex. adipose
aer/o
air

Ex. aerobic
alb/o
white

Ex. albino
albumin/o
albumin

Ex. albuminemia
amni/o
amnion

Ex. amniotic
amyl/o
starch

Ex. amylase
angi/o
vessel

Ex. angiogram
ankyl/o
crooked or fused

Ex. ankylosing
anter/o
anterior/before

Ex. anterolateral
aort/o
aorta

Ex. aortic
append (ic) /o
appendix

Ex. appendicitis
arteri/o
artery

Ex. arteriovenous
arthr/o
joint

Ex. arthroplasty
articul/o
joint

Ex. articulation
atel/o
imperfect

Ex. atelectasis
ather/o
yellow, fatty plaque

Ex. atheroma
aur/i
ear

Ex. auricle
bil/i
bile

Ex. biliary
blast/o
embryonic form

Ex. blastoma
blephar/o
eyelid

Ex. blepharitis
brachi/o
arm

Ex. brachiocephalic
brachy
short

Ex. brachyesophagus
bronchi/o, bronch/o
windpipe

Ex. bronchospasm
bucc/o
cheek

Ex. buccal
burs/o
bursa

Ex. bursectomy
calc/i
calcium

Ex. calcification
calcane/o
heel

Ex. calcaneocuboid
carcin/o
cancer

Ex. carcinoma
cardi/o
heart

Ex. cardiomyopathy
carp/o
carpus/wrist

Ex. carpometacarpal
caud/o
tail

Ex. caudal
cec/o
cecum

Ex. cecal
cephal/o
head

Ex. cephalad
cerebr/o
brain

Ex. cerebral
cervic/o
neck

Ex. cervicothoracic
chlor/o
green

Ex. chloraphyll
chol/e
bile
(Although 'chole' means bile, its most common usage is in the terms related to 'cholecyst' - gallblatter)
Ex. cholecystectomy
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
(Although 'chole' means bile, its most common usage is in the terms related to 'cholecyst' - gallblatter)
Ex. cholecystitis
chondr/o
cartilage

Ex. chondrocalcinosis
chori/o
fetal covering

Ex. chorioamnionitis
clavicul/o
clavicle

Ex. acromioclavicular
coccyg/o
coccyx

Ex. coccygeal
col/o
colon

Ex. colonoscopy
colp/o
hollow/vagina

Ex. colporrhaphy
cost/o
rib

Ex. costovertebral
crani/o
cranium/skull

Ex. craniocervical
cry/o
cold

Ex. cryotherapy
crypt/o
hide, conceal

Ex. cryptogenic
cutane/o
skin

Ex. subcutaneous
cyan/o
blue

Ex. cyanosis
cyst/o
cyst, bladder

Ex. cystitis
cyt/o (-cyte)
cell

Ex. plasmacytoma
dactyl/o
finger, toe

Ex. hexadactylism
dent/i dent/o
teeth

Ex. dental
derm/a dermat/o
skin

Ex. dermatitis
dextr/o
right

Ex. dextroscoliosis
dips/o
thirst

Ex. polydipsia
disc/o
disc/disk

Ex. discogenic
dist/o
far/distant from origin

Ex. distally
dors/o
directed toward/on the back

Ex. dorsal
duoden/o
duodenum

Ex. duodenal
ech/o
sound

Ex. echogram
electr/o
electricity

Ex. electrodermal
encephal/o
brain

Ex. encephalomalacia
enter/o
intestine

Ex. enterocolitis
erythr/o
red

Ex. erythrocyte
esophag/o
esophagus

Ex. esophageal
esthesi/o
feeling

Ex. anesthesia
femor/o
femur

Ex. femoral
fet/o
fetus

Ex. fetal
fibr/o
fiber

Ex. fibroma
fibul/o
fibula

Ex. fibulotibial
front/o
forehead/front

Ex. frontalis
galact/o
milk

Ex. galactorrhea
gastr/o
stomach

Ex. gastrectomy
genit/o
genitals

Ex. genitourinary
ger/o
old

Ex. geriatric
glomerul/o
glomerulus

Ex. glomerulonephritis
gloss/o
tongue

Ex. glossotonsillar
glyc/o
sugar/sweet

Ex. hyperglycemia
gnath/o
jaw

Ex. gnathodynia
granul/o
grain/particle

Ex. granulocyte
gynec/o
female

Ex. gynecology
hem/a hem/o hemat/o
blood

Ex. hematochezia
hepat/o
liver

Ex. hematomegaly
hist/o
tissue

Ex. histoplasmosis
hom/o
common/same

Ex. homogeneous
humer/o
humerus

Ex. humeral
hydr/o
water

Ex. hydrometer
hyster/o
uterus/womb

Ex. hysterosalpingogram
ile/o
ileum (small intestine)

Ex. ileocecal
ili/o
ilium (hip bone)

Ex. sacroiliac
immun/o
immune

Ex. immunodeficiency
infer/o
lowermost/below

Ex. inferior
intestin/o
intestine

Ex. gastrointestinal
irid/o
colored circle/iris

Ex. iridectomy
ischi/o
ischium (hip

Ex. ischiodynia
jejun/o
jejunum

Ex. jejunostomy
labi/o
lip

Ex. labial
lacrim/o
tear/crying

Ex. lacrimal
lact/o
milk

Ex. lactose
lapar/o
flank/abdominal wall

Ex. laparoscope
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)

Ex. laryngeal
later/o
side

Ex. anterolateral
leuc/o leuk/o
white

Ex. leukocyte
lingu/o
tongue

Ex. lingula
lip/o
fat

Ex. liposuction
lith/o
stone

Ex. cholelithiasis
lob/o
lobe

Ex. lobular
lumb/o
lower back

Ex. lumbosacral
lymph/o
lymph/lymphatics

Ex. lymph nodes
mamm/o mast/o
breast

Ex. mammogram/mastectomy
medi/o
middle

Ex. mediolateral
melan/o
black

Ex. malanotic
men/o
month

Ex. dysmenorrhea
mening/o
membrane

Ex. menigocele
metr/i
uterine tissue

Ex. endometritis
mon/o
one/only

Ex. monoclonal
muc/o
mucus

Ex. mucoperiosteal
muscul/o
muscle

Ex. musculotendinous
my/o
muscle

Ex. myometrium
mys/o
fungus

Ex. mycosis
myel/o
marrow/spinal cord

Ex. myeloma
narc/o
sleep/numbness

Ex. narcolepsy
nas/o
nose

Ex. nasopharyngeal
ne/o
new

Ex. neoblastic
necr/o
dead/corpse

Ex. necrosis
nephr/o
kidney

Ex. nephrolithiasis
neur/o
nerves

Ex. neuritis
odont/o
teeth

Ex. odontoid
odyn/o
paint/distress

Ex. odynophagia
onc/o
bulk/tumor

Ex. oncology
oophor/o
ovary

Ex. oophorosaipingtis
ophthalm/o
eye

Ex. opthalmology
or/o
mouth

Ex. intraoral
orchi/o
testicle

Ex. orchiectomy
orth/o
straight

Ex. orthopedic
oste/o
bone

Ex. osteopathic
ot/o
ear

Ex. otolaryngology
pancreat/o
pancreas

Ex. pancreatitis
patell/o
patella (kneecap)

Ex. patellofemoral
path/o
disease

Ex. pathologist
pelv/i
pelvis

Ex. pelvimetry
periton/o
peritoneum

Ex. intraperitoneal
pharmac/o
drugs/medicine

Ex. pharmacological
pharyng/o
pharynx

Ex. cricopharyngeal
phleb/o
vein

Ex. phebolith
phon/o
sound/voice

Ex. phonation
phot/o
light

Ex. photophobia
phren/o
mind/diaphragm

Ex. costophrenic
pleur/o
pleura

Ex. pleurodesis
poster/o
posterior/toward back

Ex. posterolateral
pneum/o
air/breathing/lung

Ex. pneumothorax
proct/o
rectum/anus

Ex. proctitis
prostat/o
prostate

Ex. prostatectomy
proxim/o
nearest point of origin

Ex. proximal
pseud/o
false

Ex. pseudarthrosis
psych/o
mind

Ex. psychiatry
pub/o
pubis

Ex. pubococcygeal
pulm/o pulmon/o
lung

Ex. pulmonary
py/o
pus

Ex. pyoid
pyel/o
trough/renal pelvis

Ex. pyelogram
radi/o
radius/radiant energy

Ex. radiology
rect/o
rectum

Ex. rectal
ren/o
kidneys

Ex. renal
rhin/o
nose

Ex. rhinoplasty
sacr/o
sacrum

Ex. lumbosacral
salping/o
tube

Ex. salpingo-oophorectomy
scrot/o
scrotum

Ex. scrotal
semin/o
semen

Ex. seminal
ser/o
serum

Ex. serosanguineous
somat/o
body

Ex. somatization
son/o
sound

Ex. sonogram
spermat/o
seed

Ex. spermatocele
sphen/o
wedge/sphenoid

Ex. sphenoethmoid
splen/o
spleen

Ex. hepatosplenomegaly
spondyl/o
vertebra

Ex. spondylolisthesis
ster/o
sternum

Ex. sternocleidomastoid
tars/o
ankle bone (tarsal)

Ex. metatarsal
tempor/o
temple

Ex. temporomandibular
ten/o
tendon/tight band

Ex. tenosynovitis
therm/o
heat

Ex. thermometer
thorac/o
chest

Ex. thoracic
thromb/o
clot/thrombus

Ex. thrombosis
tibi/o
tibia

Ex. tibiotalar
tonsill/o
tonsil

Ex. tonsillectomy
tox/o
poison

Ex. toxemia
trache/o
trachea (windpipe)

Ex. tracheotomy
uln/o
ulna

Ex. ulnoradial
ur/o
urine

Ex. polyuria
ureter/o
ureter

Ex. ureterovesical
urethr/o
urethra

Ex. urethritis
uter/o
uterus

Ex. uterovaginal
vag/o
vagus nerve

Ex. vagotomy
vas/o
vessel/ductus deferens

Ex. vasovagal
ven/o
vein

Ex. venotomy
ventr/o
ventral/belly side

Ex. ventral
vertebr/o
vertebra

Ex. costovertebral
vulv/o
vulva

Ex. vulvectomy
xanth/o
yellow

Ex. xanthoma