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nicks medical stuff

adip/o fat
anter/o front
bol/o throw
chrondro/o cartilage
hist/o tissue
inguin/o groin
kary/o nuclues
sacr/o flesh
ana- up
cata- down
pleural cavity space surrounding each lung
mediastinum centrally located area outside of and between the lungs
peritoneum double folded membrane surrounding the abdominal cavity
acr/o extremities
acu/o sudden (acute)
angi/o vessel
arthr/o joint
axill/o armpit
blephar/o eyelid
chondr/o cartilage
col/o colon
cyst/o urinary bladder
encephalo/o brain
erythr/o red
hepat/o liver
inguin/o groin
isch/o to hold back
lapar/o abdomen
leuk/o white
mamm/o brest
mast/o breast
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow (context)
necr/o death
neutr/o neutrophil (white blood cell)
ophthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o to eat, swallow
phleb/o vein
plas/o formation, development
rect/o rectum
sarc/o flesh
splen/o spleen
staphyl/o clusters
strept/o twisted chains
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical procedure ot remove fluid
-coccus berry shaped bacteria
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy removal
-emia blood condition
-genesis beginning
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis breakdwon, destruction, separation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-opsy to view
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
plasia development, formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examination
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stomy opening ot form a mouth (stoma)
-tomy incision, cutting into
-trophy development, nourishment
-er one who does something (geographer)
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-ole, ule little, small
-um, -ium structure, tissue
-us structure, substance
-y condition, process
-ac, -iac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal pertaining to
-genic pertaining to producing, produced by, or in
-ic, -ical pertaining to
-oid resembling
-ose pertaining to, full of
-ous, -tic pertaining to
carp/o wrist bones
cib/o meals
cis/o to cut
cost/o rib
cutane/o skin
dactyl/o dingers, toes
duct/o to lead, carry
flex/o to bend
furc/o forking, branching
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
immuno/o protection
morph/o shape, form
mort/o death
nati/i birth
nect/o to bind, tie, connect
norm/o rule, order
ox/o oxygen
pub/o pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
seps/o infection
somn/o sleep
son/o sound
the/o to put, place
thel/o nipple
thyr/o thyroid gland
top.o place, position, location
tox/o poison
trache/o windpipe, treache
urethr/o urethra
-blast embryonic, immature
-crine to secrete
-cyesis pregnancy
-drome to run
-fusion coming together; to pour
-gen substance that produces
-lape to side, fall, sag
-lysis breakdown, separation, loosening
-mter to measure
-mission to send
-or one who
-partum birth, labor
-phoria to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
-physis to grow
-plasia development, formation
-plasm structure or formation
-pnea breathing
-ptosis droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea flow, discharge
-stasis stop, control
-trophy nourishment, development
ab- away from (b faces away from a)
ad- toward (d faces towards a)
ana- up, apart
ante- before, forward
cata- down
con- with, together
dia- through, complete
dys- bad, painful, abnormal
ec-, ecto- out, outside
en-, endo- in, within
epi- upon, on, above
eu- good, normal
ex- out, away from (exophthalmos - protrusion of the eye)
in- not/in, within
infra- beneath
intra- within
mal- bad
meta- beyond, change
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
para- abnormal, beside, near
per- through
peri- surrounding
poly- many, much
re- back, again
retro- behind, backward
sub- under
supra- above, upper
syn-,sym- together, with
trans- across, through
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