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hepat/o liver
crin/o secrete
crani/o skull
vascul/o blood vessel
mediastin/o mediastinum
coccyg/o tail bone
poster/o back
neur/o nerve
anter/o front
path/o disease
esophag/o esophagus
lymph/o lymph
cyst/o urinary bladder
cervic/o neck
epitheli/o epithelial tissue
sept/o infection
encephal/o brain
electr/o electricity
dermat/o skin
glyc/o sugar
hemat/o blood
gastr/o stomach
cerebr/o cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
oste/o bone
hem/o blood
thorac/o chest
gynec/o women, female
sarc/o flesh
erythr/o red
lumb/o loin, waist
cephal/o head
cardi/o heart
carcin/o cancer, cancerous
later/o side
bi/o life
vertebr/o back bone
spin/o back bone
abdomin/o abdomen
rhin/o nose
latr/o treatment
nos/o disease
ped/o child
psych/o mind
orth/o straight
obstetr/o midwife
odont/o tooth
opt/o eye
optic/o eye
esthesi/o sensation
ger/o old age
arthr/o joint
nephr/o kidneys
leuk/o white
pleur/o pleura
lapar/o abdomen
derm/o skin
cyt/o cell
aden/o gland
rheumat/o flow, watery discharge
mening/o meninges
isch/o to hold back
inguin/o groin
cholecyst/o gallbladder
myel/o spinal cord
peritone/o peritoneum
ren/o kidney
laryng/o voice box
pharyng/o throat
ophthalm/o eye
gnos/o knowledge
an/o anus
carp/o carpals (wrist bones)
cis/o to cut
cost/o ribs
cutane/o skin
dur/o dura mater
gen/o to produce, to begin
nat/i birth
norm/o rule, order
plas/o formation, growth, development
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
son/o sound
thyroid/o thyroid gland
top/o to put, place, position
troph/o development, nourishment
urethr/o urethra
uter/o uterus
ven/o vein
my/o muscles
men/o menses
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
hyster/o uterus
cry/o cold
chron/o time
col/o colon
arteri/o artery
ather/o plaque
axill/o armpit, under arm
chem/o chemical
amni/o amnion
angi/o vessel
trache/o windpipe
bronch/o bronchial tubes
enter/o intestine
thromb/o clotting
pelv/o bones of the hip region
chondr/o cartilage
psych/o mind
onc/o tumor
necr/o death
oophor/o ovary
ot/o ear
phleb/o vein
pneumon/o lung(s)
pulmon/o lung(s)
radi/o x-rays
salping/o fallopian tubes
septic/o pertaining to infection
tonsill/o tonsil
ur/o urine
trache/o trachea
Created by: skylardesiray