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Medical Terminology

abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
acoust/o sound, hearing
an/o anus, ring
angi/o blood or lymph vessel
ankyl/o crooked, bent, stiff
anter/o before, front
aort/o aorta
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
arteri/o artery
ather/o fatty substance or plaque
arthr/o joint
aque/o water
blephar/o eyelid
burs/o bursa, sac of fluid near a joint
caud/o lower part of body, tail
carcin/o cancerous
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
col/ colon
chol/e bile, gall
cholecyst/o gallbladder
chondr/o cartilage
chrom/o colour
chron/o time
colon/o large intestine, colon
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
cyan/o blue
cyt/o cell
dextr/o right side
dors/o back of the body
ech/o sound wave
embol/o something inserted
enter/o small intestine
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
fasci/o fascia, fibrous band
fibr/o fibrous tissue, fiber
gen/o gene
geront/o old age
gynec/o woman/female
hem/o blood, relating to blood
hemat/o blood, relating to blood
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
ili/o ilium, hip bone
immun/o immune, protection, safe
irid/o iris, coloured part of the eye
kerat/o cornea, horny, hard,
kines/o movement
kinesi/o movement
kyph/o bent, hump
laryng/o throat, larynx
leuk/o white
ligament/o ligament
lingu/o tounge
lith/o stone, calculus
lord/o sawyback, curve, bent
lumb/o lower back
lymph/o lymph, lymphatic tissue
lymphaden/o lymph node or gland
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
mandibul/o lower jaw, mandible
medi/o middle
melan/o black
mobil/o capable of moving
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
myel/o spinal cord or bone marrow
myring/o tympanic membrane, eardrum
ne/o new, strange
necr/o death
nephr/o kidneys
neur/o nerve
neutr/o neutral
olig/o scanty, few
onc/o tumor
ophthalm/o eye, vision
opt/o eye, vision
oss/e bone
oss/i bone
ost/o bone
oste/o bone
ot/o ear, hearing
path/o disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
pelv/o pelvic bone
pelv/i pelvic bone
phag/o eat, swallow
phak/o lens of eye
phleb/o vein
phon/o voice
plas/i development growth, formation
plaso/o development, growth, formation
pod/o foot
poli/o gray
poster/o behind, toward the back
presby/o old age
proct/o anus, rectum
py/o pus
pyr/o fever
rect/o rectum, straight
retin/o retina, net
rhin/o nose
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
scler/o sclera, white of eye, hard
scoli/o curved bent
sept/o infection
sinistr/o left side
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
sphlen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebrae, vertebral , column, backbone
synovi/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
systol/o contraction
tars/o tarsus, ankle bone
tax/o coordination, order
ten/o tendon, stretch out, extend, strain
tend/o tendon, stretch out, extend, strain
tendin/o tendon, stretch out, extend, strain
therm/o heat
thromb/o clot
ton/o tone, stretching, tension
tort/i twist, rotate
tox/o poison, poisonous
trop/o turn, change
tympan/o tympanic membrane, eardrum
valv/o valve
valvul/o valve
vascul/o blood vessel
ven/o vein
ventr/o in front, abdomen side
vertebr/o vertebra, backbone
vir/o virus or poison
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