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Aditus
"entrance"
-a passage for opening; compares to foramen

Latin
Adnexa
"bound to"
-refers to those structures adjunctive to an organ

Latin
Ampulla
"full" + "vase"
-a flask-like expansion or sac, a component part of a larger tube

Latin
Anulus
"little ring"
- a band or enveloping tissue

Latin
Antrum
"cave"
-the cavity of a hollow organ or sinus

Latin
Arcuate
"arch-shaped"

Latin
Brevis
"short"
-always used as a comparison to "Longus"

Latin
Caput
"head"

Latin
Cauda
"tail"

Latin
Cervix
"neck"

Latin
Collateral
"together" + "side"
-referring to a secondary or accessory structure, not the main one

Latin
Coronary
"pertaining to wreath"
-anything that encircles another structure

Latin
Corpus
"body"

Latin
Crista
"crest"

Latin
Cruciate
"pertaining to a cross"

Latin
Crus
"leg"
-referring to any structure having a process resembling this portion of the lower limb

Latin
Fornix
"cellar" or "vault"

Latin
Gastro-
"stomach"

Greek
Genu
"knee" or "bend"

Latin
Helix
"coil"

Greek
Hiatus
"gap"

Latin
Hilum
"attachment of a seed"
-referring to the point of entry for blood vessels into an organ

Latin
Hypo-
"under"

Greek
Hypothenar
"under the fleshy ball of the thumb"
-ie. the ball of the little finger

Greek
Longus
"long"
-the superlative form in "longissimus" the "longest"

Latin
Magnus
"great"

Latin
Meatus
"passage"

Latin
Papilla
"nipple"

Latin
Para-
"beside"

Greek
Peri-
"surrounding"

Greek
Petro-
"rocky"

Latin
Phren-
"diaphram"

Greek
Rectus
"straight"

Latin
Retro-
"behind"

Latin
Sulcus
"groove"

Latin
Supra-
"above"

Latin
Syn-
"together"

Greek
Teres
"round" (ie. "cylindrical") also, "smooth"

Latin
Thenar
"hand"
-especially the fleshy ball of the thumb; compare with "hypothenar"

Greek
Trochlea
"pulley"

Latin
Truncus
"stem" or "trunk"

Latin
Tunica
"covering" or "coat"

Latin
Vario
"dialation of a vein"

Latin
Vas
"vessel" or "dish"

Latin
Vermis
"worm"

Latin