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bi/o life or living
cardi/o heart
crin/o to secrete
dent/o, odont/o tooth
esthesi/o feeling
ger/a, ger/o, geront/o aged
gynec/o female
hist/o tissue
immun/o immune
laryng/o larynx
neur/o nerve or nervous system
onc/o tumor
opthalm/o eye
opt/o, optic/o vision
orth/o straight
derm/o, dermat/o skin
ot/o ear
path/o disease
ped/o child or foot
pharmac/o drugs or medicine
physi/o nature
plast/o repair
psych/o mind
radi/o radius or radiant energy
rheumat/o rheumatism
rhin/o nose
tom/o to cut
tox/o, toxic/o poison
ur/o urine or urinary tract
abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremities
anter/o anterior
blephar/o eyelid
caud/o tail, lower portion of body
cephal/o head
chir/o hand
crani/o skull
cyan/o blue
dactyl/o digit (finger and toes)
dist/o, tele/o distant
dors/o dorsal, back side
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
gram/o to print or record
infer/o inferior, or situated below
kinesi/o movement
later/o side
medi/o medial, middle
my/o muscle
omphal/o umbilicus
pelv/i pelvis
peritone/o peritoneum
poster/o posterior
proxim/o near
somat/o body
super/o superior, uppermost
thorac/o thorax (chest)
ventr/o ventral, belly
aer/o air
chlor/o green
chrom/o color
coagul/o coagulation
cyt/o cell
erythr/o red
fibrin/o fibrin
hem/o, hemat/o blood
hemoglobin/o hemoglobin
hydr/o water
is/o equal
kary/o, nucle/o nucleus
leuk/o white
lys/o destruction or dissolving
macr/o large
megal/o enlarged
melan/o black
micr/o small
morph/o shape; form
norm/o normal
phag/o to eat
phil/o attraction
poikil/o irregular
scop/o to view or to examine
spher/o round
thromb/o thrombus; clot
xanth/o yellow
aden/o gland
adenoid/o adenoids
angi/o, vas/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
ather/o yellowish, fatty plaque
atri/o atrium
cancer/o, carcin/o cancer
ech/o, son/o sound
lymph/o lymph; lymphatics
lymphat/o lymphatics
mediastin/o mediastinum
phleb/o, ven/o vein
phot/o light
scler/o hard, hardening
sept/o septum; partition
splen/o spleen
steth/o chest
thym/o thymus
tonsill/o tonsils
valv/o, valvul/o valve
ventricul/o ventricle
venul/o venule
acid/o acid
alkal/o alkaline, basic
alveol/o alveoli
anthrac/o coal
bronch/o, bronchi/o bronchi
bronchiol/o bronchioles
coni/o dust
gen/o origin or beginning
fibr/o fiber or fibrous
lith/o stone or calculus
malac/o softness; softening
muc/o mucus
nas/o nose
or/o mouth
ox/o oxygen
palat/o palate
pharyng/o pharynx
phas/o speech
phon/o voice
phren/o diaphragm or mind
plas/o formation or development
pleg/o paralysis
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o lungs or air
pulm/o, pulmon/o, pneumon/o lungs
trache/o trachea
amyl/o starch
an/o anus
append/o, appendic/o appendix
cec/o cecum
cheil/o lip
chol/e bile or gall
col/o colon; large intestine
cyst/o bladder or sac
dent/i teeth
dips/o thirst
diverticul/o diverticula
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestines; small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
hepat/o liver
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
lact/o milk
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
muc/o mucus
myc/o fungus
pancreat/o pancreas
pex/o surgical fixation
proct/o anus, rectum
prote/o protein
pylor/o pylorus
rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva, salivary glands
stomat/o mouth
vag/o vagus nerve
bacteri/o bacteria
dipl/o double
glomerul/o glomerulus
glycos/o sweet or sugar
gon/o genitals or reproduction
nephr/o, ren/o kidney
nos/o disease
pyel/o renal pelvis
staphyl/o grape-like cluster
strept/o twisted
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine
amni/o amnion
cervic/o neck; cervix uteri
chori/o chorion
colp/o, vagin/o vagina
crypt/o hidden
fet/o fetus
genit/o organs of reproduction
hyster/o, uter/o uterus
lapar/o abdominal wall
men/o month
metr/o measure; uterine tissue
nat/i birth
o/o egg
oophor/o ovary
orchi/o, orchid/o, test/o testicle
par/o bearing offspring
prostat/o prostate
pseud/o false
salping/o uterine tube
spermat/o sprmatozoa
top/o place
vulv/o vulva
ankyl/o stiff
arthr/o joint; articulation
blast/o embryonic form
burs/o bursa
calc/i calcium
calcane/o heel bone
carp/o wrist
chondr/o cartilage
clavicul/o calvicle
coccyg/o coccyx
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
humer/o humerus
ili/o ilium
ischi/o ischium
lumb/o lower back
muscul/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow or spinal cord
oste/o bone
patell/o patella
phalang/o phalanges
pub/o pubis
rach/i, rachi/o spine
radi/o radius (sometimes radiant energy)
sacr/o sacrum
scapul/o scapula
schis/o, schiz/o split
spondyl/o, vertebr/o vertebrae
stern/o sternum
tars/o tarsus (sometimes edge of eyelid)
ten/o, tend/o tendon
tibi/o tibia
troph/o nutrition
uln/o ulna
viscer/o viscera
algesi/o sensitivity to pain
arachn/o spider
astr/o star
audi/o hearing
aut/o self
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
chem/o chemical
dacry/o, lacrim/o tear
dendr/o tree
mening/o meninges
ment/o mind
narc/o sleep
ocul/o eye
olig/o few
pyr/o fire
adip/o fat
alb/o, albin/o white
axill/o axilla (armpit)
bacter/i bacteria
cry/o cold
cutane/o skin
heli/o sun
hidr/o sweat
ichthy/o fish
kerat/o horney or cornea
necr/o dead or death
onych/o nail
py/o pus
rhytid/o wrinkle
seb/o sebum
seps/o infection
sept/o infection or septum
therm/o heat
trich/o hair
xer/o dry
adren/o, adrenal/o adrenal gland
adrenalin/o adrenalin
andr/o male or masucline
gigant/o large
gonad/o gonad
home/o sameness or constant
iod/o iodine
mamm/o, mast/o breast
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thyr/o, thyroid/o thyroid gland
trop/o to stimulate
Created by: lizasam