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abdomin/o abdomen
acous/o hearing
acr/o extremities
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
aer/o air
aggutin/o clumping
albin/o white
alges/o sense of pain
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ambly/o dull, dim
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amni/o amnion
an/o anus
andr/o male
angi/o vessel
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append/o appendix
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astr/o star
atel/o incomplete
ather/o fatty substance
atri/o atrium
audi/o hearing
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azot/o nitrogenous waste
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choledoch/o common bile duct
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dist/o away from
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electr/o electricity
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lymphangi/o lymph vessel
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myocardi/o heart muscle
myos/o muscle
myring/o tympanic membrane(eardrum)
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natr/o sodium
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o/o egg
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ot/o ear
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ox/i oxygen
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papill/o optic disc
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pedicul/o lice
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pen/o penis
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phac/o lens
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phleb/o vein
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pituitar/o pituitary gland
plant/o sole of foot
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prostat/o prostate gland
prosthet/o addition
protein/o protein
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pylor/o pylorus
pyr/o fire
radi/o radius, ray(x-ray)
radic/o root
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ren/o kidney
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roentgen/o x-ray
rotat/o to revolve
sacr/o sacrum
salping/o auditory tube(Eustachian tube), uterine tubes, fallopian tubes
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sarc/o flesh(muscular substance)
scapul/o scapula
schiz/o split
scler/o hard, sclera
scoli/o crooked, bent
seb/o oil
sect/o to cut
sept/o a wall
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sinus/o sinus, cavity
soci/o society
somat/o body
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son/o sound
specul/o to look at
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sphygm/o pulse
spin/o spine
spir/o breathing
splen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebrae
staped/o stapes
stern/o sternum
steth/o chest
stigmat/o point
super/o above
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synovi/o synovial membrane
system/o systems
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ten/o tendon
tenacul/o to hold
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
testicul/o testes, testicle
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath(meninges)
therm/o heat
thorac/o chest, thorax
thromb/o clot
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
tibi/o tibia
tom/o to cut
ton/o tone
tonsill/o tonsils
topic/o a specific area
tox/o poison
toxic/o poison
trache/o trachea, windpipe
trich/o hair
tuss/o cough
tympan/o tympanic membrane(eardrum)
uln/o ulna
ungu/u nail
ur/o urine
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urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine
uter/o uterus
uve/o choroid
vagin/o valve
valvul/o valve
varic/o dilated vein
vas/o vas deferens, vessel, duct
vascul/o blood vessel
ven/o vein
ventr/o belly
ventricul/o brain ventricle, ventricle
vers/o to turn
vertebr/o vertebra
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
viscer/o internal organ
vitre/o glassy
xer/o dry
Created by: Frannkie