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a-, an-
no, not, without
chron
time
dips/o
thirst
dip into the water...
eu
well, easy, normal, true
eudaemonism
gnos/ia
knowledge
gnosticism
lys/o
dissolution, loosening, to break
cell lysis
men/o
menstruation
Strangely enough, has nothing to do with men.
-orrhea
flow, discharge
diarrhea
phag/o
eat
phagocytes
phon/o
voice, sound
phonograph
pre-
before
premonition
retr/o
behind
retrospect
spondyl/o
spine
sym-
joined, together
symbiosis
trans-
across, beyond, over
transfusion
anis/o-
unequal
anisotropic - a crystal that looks different when viewed from different directions
chir/o
hand
a chiral molecule is a "handed" molecule
crypt/o-
hidden
cryptography - the art of writing in code
ectasia, ectasis
dilation, stretching
equi-
equally, equal
hydr/o
water, fluid
metr/o
uterus
metrectomy = hysterectomy
nas/o
nose
nasal
-otomy
incision
lobotomy
pne/o
breath, breathing
pneumonia
proct/o
rectum
A proctologist will stick his hand up yours.
ren/o
kidney
In a renogram, they track radioactive particles that you drink.
scler/o
hard
scleroderma is a stiffening of the skin.
staphyl/o
bunch of grapes
staphylococcus bacteria form irregular clusters in the mucous membranes.
tach/y
fast, rapid
tachycardia is an excessive quickening of the heartbeat
auto-
self
autonomic
chrom/o
color
chromophose is the sensation of activation of the cones in the eye.
dacry/o
tears
An onion is dacryogenic.
dis-
to separate, free from, undo
disassociate
gloss/o
tongue
Can you blame involuntary cursing on a glossospasm?
dacry/o
tears
An onion is dacryogenic.
gloss/o
tongue
Can you blame involuntary cursing on a glossospasm?
in-
not, in, into
involuntary
lith/o
calculus, stone
a calculus is a concretion of mineral salts
my/o
pertaining to the muscles
myocelitis might give you a six pack like you didn't plan for...
ob-
against
obstinate
paralysis
loss of movement
phren/o
personality
a phrenetic person was thought to have an inflammation of the brain
prim/i
first
primary
rhin/o
pertaining to the nose
rhinitis is hayfever
stasis
stopping
homeostasis
thromb/o
blood clot
-acer, -acri-
bitter, sharp, pointed
An acrid taste is not pleasant.
brad/y-
slow
Individuals who are bradylexic are usually behind in school.
chol/e
gall, bile
a cholelith is a gallstone.
cyst/o
bladder
guys can do it standing up.
dors/o
back
dorsal fin
enter/o
pertaining to the small intestine
gastroenteritis
hypo-
below, under, less than normal
hypothermia is related to what kind of body temperature?
mania
madness
mult/i
many, more than one
omphal/o
umbilicus (navel)
are you an inny or an outy?
ot/o
ear
An infection here will cause a doctor to stick an otoscope into you.
plast/o
surgical repair
plastic surgery?
semi-
half, partly
strept/o
twisted
streptococcus is a filament bacteria, often like a rope
alges/i
sensitivity to pain
an analgesic stops this.
bene
good
beneficial
clys/o
washing, irrigation
ehh, a clyster is another name for an enima.
de-
from, away
detoxify
ect/o
outer, on the outside
the ectoderm is the part of our skin you can see.
erythr/o
red
erythrocytes are our main blood cells
gram/o
record
histogram, electrocardiogram
kerat/o
cornea
In LASIK, the K stands for a derivation of this.
macr/o
large
macroeconomics
null/i
none
the null value in programming is?
orrhexis
rupture
metrorhexis is uterine rupture
phas/o
speech
pneum/o
air
also related to lungs, breathing
py/o
pus
zits are a manifestation of pyosebaceous products.
stern/o
sternum