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ab- away from
ad- toward or in the direction of
dys- difficulty, bad, painful
endo- within
eu- good, normal
hyper- excessive or increased
hypo- deficient or decreased
inter- between or among
intra- within or inside
neo- new
peri- surrounding
post- after
pre- before
sub- under, less or below
super- above
supra- excessive
abdomin/o abdomen
angi/o blood vessel
append/o , appendic/o appendix
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
arther/o fatty substance or plaque
cardi/o heart
col/o colon
chondr/o cartilage
crani/o skull
cyan/o blue
enter/o small intestine
erythr/o red
gastr/o stomach
geront/o old age
hepat/o liver
hem/o blood
laryng/o throat, larynx
leuk/o white
melan/o black
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
myel/o bone marrow or spinal cord
nat/o birth
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ot/o ear
poli/o grey
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
pyr/o fever
rhin/o nose
tonsill/o tonsils
-ac , -al pertaining to
-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-derma skin
-dia through
-dynia pain
-ectomy surgical removal
-graphy producing a picture or record
-gram a picture or record
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-osis conditions
-malacia abnormal softening
-megaly enlargement
-necrosis tissue death
-ologist specialist
-ology study of
-oma tumor
-ostomy surgically creating an artificial opening
-otomy cutting into or surgical incision
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhage , -rrhagia bleeding or excessive flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
-scopy visual examination
-stenosis abnormal narrowing
end- with
ex- out
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
cyt/o cell
gen/o or gene producing
hist/o tissue
-crine secrete
-plasm material of cells
-tics pertaining to
arthr/o joint
burs/o bursa
cervic/o neck
chondr/o cartilage
crani/o head
ili/o ilium or hip
hem/o , hemat/o blood
ligament/o ligament
lumb/o lower back
mandibul/o lower jaw
myel/o bone marrow
oste/o bone
pelv/o pelvis
pod/o feet
sacr/o sacrum
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
stern/o chest
synov/o , synovi/o synovial fluid
tars/o tarsal bones in the feet
vertebr/o vertebra
-poietic pertaining to formation
ab- away from
ad- toward
ex- away from
hemi- half
para- along side of
cardi/o heart
dorsi/o , dors/o back of body
duct/o to lead
fasci/o fascia
flex/o to bend
kinesi/o movement
my/o , myos/o , muscul/o muscle
quadr/i four
ten/o , tend/o , tendin/o tendon
tens/o to stretch out
-al pertaining to
-ion action
-paresis partial or incomplete paralysis
-plegia total paralysis
brady- slow
hyper- excessive, increased
hypo- deficient, decreased
tachy- fast
angi/o blood vessels
arteri/o arteries
capill/o capillaries
card/o , cardi/o heart
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
phleb/o veins
thromb/o clot
vas/o , vascul/o blood vessels
ven/o veins
-cytes cells
meta- beyond
neo- new
adenoid/o adenoids
axill/o armpit
cervic/o neck
immun/o protected
inguin/o groin
lymph/o lymph
lymphaden/o lymph nodes
lymphangi/o lymph vessels
lymphocyt/o lymphocyte
onc/o tumor
phag/o to eat or destroy
splen/o spleen
thym/o thymus
tonsill/o tonsils
-ary pertaining to
-lytic to destroy
-plasm formation
-stasis stopping
alveo/o alveoli
bronch/o , bronchi/o bronchi
capn/o carbon dioxide
epiglott/o epiglottis
laryng/o larynx
lob/o lobe
nas/o nose
ox/o , oxy/o oxygen
phon/o voice or sound
pleur/o pleura
pharyng/o pharynx
rhin/o nose
sinus/o sinuses
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea
-oxia oxygen
-pnea breathing
-thorax chest
-ventilation breathing
an/o anus
append/o , appendic/o appendix
cholecyst/o gallbladder
col/o , colon/o large intestine (colon)
dent/o teeth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
hepat/o liver
ile/o ileum
intestin/o intestine
jejun/o jejunum
gastr/o stomach
odont/o teeth
or/o mouth
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
pharyng/o pharynx
proct/o rectum and anus
rect/o rectum
stomat/o mouth
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing
cyst/o urinary bladder
glomerul/o glomerulus
home/o sameness
nephr/o kidneys
pyel/o renal pelvis
ren/o kidneys
ur/o urine
ureter/o ureters
urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine
-lith stones
-lithiasis presence of stones
-stasis control
-uria urine
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
encephal/o brain
esthesi/o , esthet/o sensation, feeling
lob/o lobe
mening/o meninges
myel/o spinal cord
neur/o nerves
psych/o mind
somn/o sleep
spin/o spinal cord
therm/o temperature
-algia pain
-phasia speech
-sthesia sensation, feeling
-taxia muscle coordination
acous/o , acoust/o hearing, sound
audi/o , audit/o hearing, sound
dacryocyst/o lacrimal apparatus
blephar/o eyelid
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
ir/i , ir/o , irid/o , irit/o iris
labyrinth/o labyrinth
lacrim/o lacrimal apparatus
myring/o tympanic membrane
ocul/o , ophthalm/o , opt/i , opt/o , optic/o eye
ot/o hearing, sound
phac/o , phak/o lens
pinn/i pinna
retin/o retina
sclera/o sclera
tympan/o tympanic membrane
cutane/o , derm/o , dermat/o skin
diaphor/o sweat profusely
hidr/o sweat
onych/o nails
pil/o , pil/i hair
rhytid/o wrinkles
seb/o sebaceous glands
trich/o hair
ungu/o nails
adren/o adrenal glands
calc/i , calc/o calcium
crin/o secrete
gluc/o , glyc/o , glycos/o sugar, glucose
gonad/o sex gland
kal/i potassium
natr/o sodium
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
pineal/o pineal gland
pituit/o , pituitary/o pituitary gland
thym/o thymus
thry/o , thyroid/o thyroid gland
balan/o glans penis
cervic/o cervix
colp/o vagina
epididym/o epididymis
episi/o vulva
hyster/o uterus
lact/o milk
mamm/o , mast/o breast
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