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Suffixes March 2017

More Root Words for Suffixes section

amni/o amnion (sac of fluid surrounding the fetus)
angi/o vessel
arthr/o joint
arteri/o artery
ather/o plaque (a yellow, fatty material)
axill/o armpit
cholecyst/o gallbladder
chron/o time
cry/o cold
hyster/o uterus
inguin/o groin
ungu/o nail
isch/o to hold back
mast/o, mamm/o breast
men/o menses (menstruation)
myel/o spinal cord or bone marrow
my/o muscle
myc/o pertaining to fungi
necr/o death
oophor/o ovary
phleb/o vein
pneumon/o, pulmon/o lung
ren/o kidney
salping/o fallopian tube
tonsill/o tonsil
ur/o urine or urea; urinary tract
vascul/o blood vessel
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