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human body


a-,an- without,lack of,absence of
ante- before,forward,in front of
anter(i),anter(o) front,forward
anti- aganist
-ase enzyme
audi(o) hearing
cephal(o) head
cerebr(o) cerebrum,brain
cervic(o) around,about,encirling
-coccus bacterium,bacteria
contra- against
diplo- double,twofold
dors(o) back dorsal
dys- difficult,abnormal,bad,painful
-ectomy excision,excise,to cut out
encephal(o) brain,inside the head
endo- inside,inner,within
epi- outer,upon
eu- normal,easy,good
extra- outside,beyond
ger(o) old age
-gram picture,grapg,record
-graph recording instrument
-graphy process of making an image
mal- bad,abnormal
-pathy disease
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse,sagging,sagged
pyr-,pyro- fever,fire
-tomy incision,incise,to cut into
lapar(o) abdomen
-logist one who studies or specializes
-lysis destrction,dissolution,breakdown
-osis condition,increase
poly- much,many
thorac(o) chest,thorax
later(o) side lateral
-logy the study of
mast(o) breast,mammary gland
meter instrument of measuring or counting
myc(o) fungus,fungi
non- not
ophthalm(o) eye
ot(o) ear
para- beside,near,beyond,abnormal
-phobia fear
physi(o) body function
-plasia development,formation
-plasty surgical repair
pod(o) foot
post- after
presby(o) old age
psych(o) mind,mental
radi(o) x-ray
-rrhea flow,discharge
semi- half,partly,partially
sub- under,below
supra- above,over,at the top
-trophy development growth nutrition
hemi- half
iso- equal,same
peri- near,around,surrounding
hypo deficient,low,below,down
-iasis condition of disease
inter between among
intra- within, inside
megalo large,enlarged
homo- same,alike
hydr water
hydro- water
infra- below,beneath
-itis inflammation
mommo(0) breast,mammary,gland
-megaly enlargement
-opia vision
-penia deficiency, low number
-pexy fixation
poster(i),poster(o) back,behind
retro- behind,backward,in back of
-scope instrument used to exam or look
-scopy process of examining
syn- together,with,joined,fused
tox-,toxi-,toxo- poison,toxin,toxic
trans- across, over, through
hyper- excessive, high,above,upward
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