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adren/o gland
adrenal/o gland
andr/o male
calc/o calcium
crin/o secrete
chrom/o colour
cyt/o cell
dips/o thirst
glyc/o sugar
glycos/o sugar
gluc/o sugar
glucos/o sugar
home/o same, alike
insulin/o insulin
kal/i potassium
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid parathyroid gland
phe/o dusky, dark
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thorac/o the chest
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
toxic/o poison
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy excision
-emia blood condition
-gen forming producing origin
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-gram record, writing
-graph insturment for recording
-ism condition
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembles
-oma tumor
-stasis standing still
-tomy incision
-toxic toxin
-tropin stimulate
-uria urin
endo within, in
eu good
exo outside, outward
hyper excessive, above
hypo below, under, deficient
poly many, much
abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremity
albin/o white
anter/o anterior/front
bi/o life
cardi/o heart
caud/o tail
cervic/o neck, cervix, neck of uterus
chlor/o green
cirrh/o yellow
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium
crin/o secrete
cyan/o blue
dist/o far/farthest
dors/o back
erythr/o red
eti/o cause
gastr/o stomach
glucos/o sugar/sweetness
gnos/o knowing
hist/o tissue
histi/o tissue
idi/o unknown/perculiar
infer/o lower/below
inguin/o groin
jaund/o yellow
kary/o nucleus
later/o side to one side
leuk/o white
lumb/o lower back
medi/o middle
melan/o black
morph/o form shape, structure
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
nucle/o nucleus
omphal/o navel (umbilical)
pancreat/o pancreas
path/o disease
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
pituitar/o pituitary gland
poli/o grey, gray matter
poster/o back of body, behind, posterior
proxim/o near, nearest
radi/o radiation xray
somat/o body
son/o sound
spin/o spine
super/o upper, above
umbilic/o umbilius, naval
ventr/o belly, belly side
viscer/o internal organs
xanth/o yellow
-ac pertaining to
-ad toward
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-cyte cell
-duction act of leading, bringing forward
-ectomy excision, removal
-gen forming, producing origin
-gnosis knowing
-graphy process of
-ic pertaining to
-ice noun, ending
-ior pertaining to
-lysis separation, destruction, losening
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-opia vision
-opsy view of
-ose pertaining to, sugar
-osis abnormal condition, increased (usually pertaining to blood cells)
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-plasia formation, growth
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
hetero- different
homeo- same, alike
infra- below, under
pan- all
peri- around
super- upper, above
trans- across, through
ultra- excess, beyond
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