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adeno gland
angio vessel
aortal aorta; main artery
arterio artery
arthro joint
audio sound
axilla armpit
blepharo eyelid
broncho bronchi; airway
bulbo bulblike; bulbourethral gland
calculi stone
cardio heart
carpo wrist
cele tumor, cyst; hernia
cerebro brain
cervi neck; uterus
chole bile; gallbladder
chondro cartilage
cili hair-like processes
colon large intestine
costa rib
cranio skull
creatine metabolic waste material in urine
cutis skin
cysto bladder
cyto cell
dactyl finger
dent teeth
derma skin
ectasis expansion, distension, dilation
emboli vessel obstruction (embolism)
emesis vomiting
emia blood [anemia]
enchephalo brain
entero intestine [gastroenterologist]
esthesia sensation [anesthesia]
galacto milk
gastro stomach
genito reproductive system
glomerulo nephron part; little ball
glosso tongue
glyco sugar; sweet
hapsia touch
hema, hemo blood [hematocrit; hemoglobin]
hepat liver
homeo, homo similar, same, like
hyster uterus
ile ileum
ili hip [iliopagus - joined at the hip]
lactin milk
laparo abdomen (laparoscopy)
laryngo larynx, voice box
lingua tongue
lip fat
lith stone
madaro falling hair
manus hand
mast breast
medulla brain middle
meningo spinal cord; membranes [meningitis]
metr uterus [endometriosis]
myel bone marrow
myo muscle [cardiomyopathy]
myxo mucous
naso nose
natal born
nephro kidney
neuro nerves
occiput back of skull
oculo eye
odont teeth
onco tumor
onychia nail beds
oophoro ovary
opthalmo eye
orchido testicle
ortho straighten [orthodontist]
osteo bone
oto ear [otoscope]
ova, ovi, ovo egg
oxy oxygen; keen
parietes wall part; parietal [walls of a cavity or an organ]
pector breast, chest
pedi foot
pedia child
pedicular lice
peritoneo lining of the abdominal organs
phleb vein
pleura rib side
pneumo lung
pons bridges
procto anus; rectum
prurigo itching
psora itch
psych mind
ptysis to spit [hemoptysis - spitting up blood]
pulmo lungs
pyelo pelvis
pyloro pylorous; gatekeeper
pyo pus
radi rays
reni kidney
rhin nose
salping tube; fallopian
sarco flesh
sclero hard
sperma, spermato seed
spondyl vertebra
squama scaly
stoma surgical opening; mouth
tempora temporal
thermic heat
thrombo blood clot
tracheo trachea, windpipe
tricho hair
uretero ureter
urethro urethra
uri urine
uric pertaining to urine
urina urine
uro urine
varico varicose veins
vas duct; vessel [vas deferens]
vaso blood vessel
vena vein
ventricu heart cavity/chamber
viscero internal organs
pnea breath, breathing
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