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eosin/o red; rosy; dawn-colored
epididym/o epididymis
epiglott/o epiglottis
episi/o vulva (external female genitalia)
epitheli/o skin; epithelium
equin/o horse
emmetr/o in due measure
erg/o work
erythem/o flushed; redness
esthes/o nervous sensation (feeling)
estr/o female
ethm/o sieve
eti/o cause
exanthemat/o rash
faci/o face
fasci/o fascia (membrane supporting muscles)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibros/o fibrous connective tissue
flex/o to bend
fluor/o luminous
follicul/o follicle; small sac
fung/i fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll)
furc/o forking; branching
galact/o milk
ganglion/o ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies
gest/o pregnancy
gester/o pregnancy
glauc/o gray
gli/o glial cells; neuroglial cells (supportive tissue of nervous system)
gluc/o glucose; sugar
glycogen/o glycogen; animal starch
gnos/o knowledge
gon/o seed
gonad/o sex glands
goni/o angle
hallucin/o hallucination
herni/o hernia
hypn/o sleep
hypophys/o pituitary gland
hyster/o uterus; womb
ichythy/o dry; scaly
idi/o uknown; individual; distinct
immun/o immune, protection; safe
inguin/o groin
insulin/o insulin (pancreatic hormone)
ion/o ion; to wander
ir/o iris (colored portion of eye)
irid/o iris (colored portion of eye)
isch/o to hold back; back
ischi/o ischium (part of hip bone)
jaund/o yellow
kal/i potassium
kary/o nucleus
ket/o ketones; acetones
keton/o ketones; acetones
klept/o to steal
kyph/o humpback
labi/o lip
lacrim/o tear; tear duct; lacrimal duct
lamin/o lamina (part of vertebral arch)
leiomy/o smooth (visceral) muscle
lept/o thin, slender
leth/o death
lex/o word; phase
lob/o lobe
log/o study
lord/o curve; swayback
lute/o yellow
lux/o to slide
lymphaden/o lymph gland (node)
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
malleol/o malleolus
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw bone)
mastoid/o mastoid process (behind the ear)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
meat/o meatus (opening)
medull/o medulla (inner section); middle; soft, marrow
men/o menses; menstruation
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsals (foot bones)
metri/o uterus (womb)
mi/o smaller; less
mon/o one; single
mort/o death
mucos/o mucous membrane (mucosa)
mutagen/o causing genetic change
mydr/o wide
myocardi/o myocardium (heart muscle)
myom/o muscle tumor
myos/o muscle
myring/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
myx/o mucus
Created by: lizasam