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-act-
to do, to drive
cephal/o
head
An octopus is a cephalopod. What is it's biggest feature?
cyt/o
related to cells
cytoplasm is the liquid inside these
dys-
painful, bad, difficult, diseased, faulty
dysentery can't be pleasant
fibr/o
fibrous, fiber
If you need a hint on this....
hetero/o
different
a heterogeneous mixture his made up of many distinct, nonsoluble components
lip/o
fat
liposuction is sucking it
micr/o
small
microsopes are used to look at ____ things
necr/o
pertaining to death
a necromancer supposedly conjures up the spirits of those past to guide us
pex/o
fixation
pex/fix?
phob/o
abnormal fear
arachnophobia
poly-
many
some men wouldn't mind being polyamourous, if the women let them
rach/i, rachi/o
spine
retro-
backward
supra-
outside, higher in position, further, on
the skin is supramuscular
anti-
against
col/o
pertaining to the colon
a colostomy is no fun....
dic
to say
dictionary, maybe?
end/o
inside, inner
the endoplasmic reticulum is... um. inside something?
homo-
same, equal
homeostasis
kinesi/o
movement, motion
kinesthetic people are always _______
mort
to die
mortuary
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
myelin is the white matter coating nerves
oo/ovo
egg, ovum
par/a
beside, beyond, near, abnormal
paranomal
phleb/o
vein
phleb/o
vein
pol/y
many, too much
pro-
in front of, before, forward
proactive is acting before
sanguin/o
blood
one of the four "vital humours"
super-
above, beyond
superimposing one image on another does what?
acr-o-
top, tip, pertaining to extremities
acrophobia is fear of extreme hights
carcin/o-
cancerous, malignant
di/a
through
edema
excess fluids in cells or tissues
my eye had this for a while after LASIK
gingiv/o
pertaining to the gums
gotta love gingivitis
hidr/o
sweat
a hidrocystoma is a cyst of an eccrine gland
leps/y
attack, seizure
narcolepsy is uncontrollable sleeping seizures
metr/o,meter
instrument
thermometer
nyct/o
night
nyctalopia is helped by eating carrots
orraphy
suturing, stitching
pharmac/o
drugs, medicine
L. Roth has a degree in pharmacology
pleg/o
paralysis
plegophonia is an inability to speak due to paralyis of the vocal cords
post, poster/o
after, behind
the butt is a posterior appendage
sinistr/o
left
FFX-2, Dextral and Sinistral winks
syn
together, joined
synthesis is a joining together of stuff
an-
without
anhydrous
caud/o
downward, toward the tail
It looks like those big cats on our property had caudectomies.
dipl/o
double
haploid:diploid::1:?
esthesi/o
feeling, perception
kinesthetic is perception through motion, anesthetic is no feeling
hemo/o, hemat/o
blood
hemolysis is not a good thing.
hyster/o
pertaining to the uterus
my anatomy teacher had a hysterectomy
is/o
equal
isotonic, as compared to hypertonic and hypotonic
lumb/o
pertaining to the loin
the lumbar spine is between the thorax(?) and pelvis
mes/o
middle, average
I'm currently barely mesosane.
opthalm/o
pertaining to the eye
optometrist, opthamologist
par/o
to bear
pod/o
foot
amoeba have psuedopods
re-
again, back
reiterate
spir/o
breath
respire, perspire
therm/o
heat
blast/o
pertaining to processes of cell/tissue budding
a blastocyst is a ball of cells that differentiate into a full organism
calcane/o
heel
the calecaneous bone is at the bottom of your foot
com-, con-
with, together
contract, communicate, all group activities
cor/e, core/o
pupil
At the Sooner Mall, I underwent corectasis for surgery prep
emesis
vomiting
tossing your cookies
extra
outside, beyond
graph
writing
lithograph, EEG
infra-
below, under
a city's infrastructure is the part that you can't see
ir/o, irid/o
iris
later/o
the side
lateral, not dorsal or pectoral
megal/o
enlarged
megalocystis is a large bladder
mening/o
pertaining to membranes around the brain and spinal cord
meningitis inflames these important pathways
mis-
wrong
misnomer
omni-
everywhere, all
God is omniscient and omnipresent
peri
around
the pericardium is the tissue surrounding the heart