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medical terminology

abdomen/o abdomen
acr/o extremities
aden/o gland
adeniod/o adenoids
adip/o fat
adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
albumin/o albumin
alveol/o alveolus; air sac
ambly/o dull or dim
amni/o amnion
an/o anus
angi/o vessel
anter/o front side (of body)
aort/o aorta
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
arteriol/o arteriole
arthr/o joint
atel/o incomplete
ather/o fatty substance, plaque
atri/o atrium
audi/o hearing
audit/o hearing
aur/o ear
azot/o nitrogen waste
bacteri/o bacteria
balan/o glans penis
bas/o base
bi/o life
blphar/o eyelid
brachi/o arm
bronch/o bronchus
bronchi/o bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchiole
burs/o bursa
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
carp/o carpals (wrist)
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerecbr/o cerebrum
cervic/o neck, cervix
chol/eo bile
cholangi/o bile duct
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
chondr/o cartilage
chori/o chorion
choroid/o choroid layer
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
coagul/o clotting
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
cochle/o cochlea
col/o colon
colon/o colon
colp/o vagina
coni/o dust
conjunctiv/o conjunctivia
core/o pupil
cone/o cornea
coron/o heart
corpor/o body
cortic/o cortex
cost/o rib
craini/o skull
crin/o secrete
cry/o cold
crypt/o hidden
cubit/o elbow
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
cycl/o ciliary duct
cyst/o bladder, sac
cyt/o cell
dacry/o tears
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
dipl/o double
dist/o farthest (away from beginning of structure)
diverticulo/o diverticulum
dors/o back side (of body)
duoden/o duodenum
electr/o electricity
embol/o embryo
encephal/o brain
enter/o intestine
eosin/o rosy red
epididym/o epididymis
epiglott/o epiglottis
episi/o vulva
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fet/o fetus
fibr/o fibrous
fibul/o fibula (thinner leg bone)
gastr/o stomach
genit/o genitals
glomerul/o glomerulus
glute/o buttocks
glycos/o sugar/glucose
gynec/o woman, female
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hapat/o liver
hidr/o sweat
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
hydr/o water
hyster/o uterus
ile/o ileum
ili/o ilium (part of the pelvis)
immun/o protection
infer/o below/lower
inguin/o groin
ir/o iris
irid/o iris
isch/o to keep back
ischi/o ishium (part of the pelvis)
jejun/o jejunum
kerat/o keratin, hard, hornlike, cornea
kyph/o hump
lacrim/o tears
lapr/o abdomen
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
later/o side
leuk/o white
lip/o fat
lith/o stone
lob/o lobe
lord/o bent backward
lumb/o low back
lymph/o lymph
lymphaden/o lymph node
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
mamm/o breast
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw)
mast/o breast
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw)
medi/o middle
mediastin/o mediastinum
medull/o medulla oblongata
melan/o melanin, black
men/o menses, menstruation
mening/o meninges
metacarp/o metacarpus (hand bones
metatars/o metatarsus (foot bones)
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