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aden/o
gland
-ac
-iac
-al
-ar
-ary
-eal
-genic
-ic
-ical
-ose
-ous
-tic
pertaining to
-algia
-dynia
pain
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus
-cocci
berry-shaped bacterium
-crine
to secrete
-cyesis
pregnancy
-drome
to run
-ectomy
excision, removal, resection
-emia
blood condition
-er
-or
one who
-fusion
coming together; to pour
-gen
substance that produces
-genesis
condition of producing; forming
-globin
protein
-gram
record
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-ion
process
-itis
inflammation
-ia
condition
-ist
specialist
-lapse
to slide, fall, sag
-logy
study of
-lysis
breakdown, destruction, separation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
to measure
-mission
to send
-oma
mass, tumor, collective of fluid
-opsy
to view
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-partum
birth, labor
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
fear
-phoria
to bear, carry; feeling
-physis
to grow
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-plasm
structure or formation
-plasty
surgical repair
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
falling, dropping, prolapse
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument for vision exams
-scopy
process of visual examination
-sis
state of; condition
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-stomy
opening to form a mouth
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
incision, cutting into
-trophy
development, nourishment
-ole
-ule
little, small
-um
-ium
structure, tissue
-us
structure, substance
-y
condition, process
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous, cancer
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum
cis/o
to cut
crin/o
to secrete
cyst/o
urinary bladder
cyt/o
cell
derm/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
small intestines
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
sugar
gnos/o
knowledge
gynec/o
women/female
hemat/o
hem/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
treatment, physician
leuk/o
white
log/o
study of
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor
opthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-rays
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot, clotting
ur/o
urinary tract, urine
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
bol/o
to cast; throw
cervic/o
neck
chrond/o
cartilage
chrom/o
color
coccyg/o
tailbone
crani/o
skull
dist/o
far, distant
dors/o
back portion of the body
hist/o
tissue
ili/o
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
inguin/o
groin
kary/o
nucleus
later/o
side
lumb/o
lower back
medi/o
middle
poster/o
back, behind
proxim/o
nearest
sacr/o
sacrum
pelv/i
pelvis, hip region
nucle/o
nucleus
spin/o
spine, backbone
thel/o
nipple
thorac/o
chest
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
ventr/o
belly side of the body
umbilic/o
navel, umbilicus
vertebr/o
vertebrae, backbone
viscer/o
internal organs
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
acu/o
sharp, severe, and sudden
amni/o
amnion
angi/o
vessel
anteri/o
artery
axill/o
armpit
blephar/o
eyelid
hydr/o
water, fluid
isch/o
to hold back
lapar/o
abdomen, abdominal wall
laryng/o
larynx
lymph/o
lymph; a clear fluid that bathes the tissue spaces
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
morph/o
shape, form
muc/o
mucus
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
necr/o
death
neutr/o
neutrophil; a white blood cell
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
chem/o
drug, chemical
chron/o
time
col/o
colon, large intestine
hem/o
blood
carp/o
wrist bones
cib/o
meals
cast/o
rib
cutane/o
skin
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
duct/o
to lead
flex/o
to bend
furc/o
forking, branching
gloss/o
tongue
immun/o
protection
mort/o
death
nat/i
birth
nect/o
to bind, tie, connect
norm/o
rule, order
ox/o
oxygen
pub/o
pubis; anterior portion of the pelvic or hip bone
seps/o
infection
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
the/o
to put, place
thyr/o
thyroid gland; shield
top/o
place, position, location
tox/o
poison
aut-
auto-
self, own
a-
an-
no, not, without
anti-
against
ante-
before, forward
ana-
up, apart
ad-
toward
ab-
away from
ana-
up
brady-
slow
bi-
two
contra-
against, opposite
con-
with, together
cata-
down
dia-
through, complete
de-
down, lack of
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
eu-
good, normal
ec-
ecto-
out, outside
en-
endo-
in, within
epi-
above, upon
ex-
exo-
out, outside of, outward
hyper-
excessive, above
hemi-
half
hypo-
below
in-
into, in
inter-
between
intra-
in, within, into
infra-
beneath, under
macro-
large
mal-
bad
micro-
small
meta-
change
neo-
new
pseudo-
false
pro-
before, forward
pre-
before
post-
after
peri-
surrounding
poly-
many, much
per-
through
pan-
all
retro-
behind
re-
again
syn-
sym-
together, with
supra-
above, upper
sub-
below, under
tachy-
fast
trans-
across, through
uni-
one
ultra-
beyond, excess