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abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremities
aden/o gland
adenoid/o adenoids
adip/o fat
aer/o air
alb white
albumin/o albumin
amni/o amnion
amyl/o starch
angi/o vessel
ankyl/o crooked/fused
anter/o anterior/before/in front
aort/o aorta
append(ic)/o appendix
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
atel/o imperfect
ather/o yellow, fatty plaque
aur/i ear
bil/i bile
blast/o embryonic form
blephar/o eyelid
brachi/o arm
brachy short
bronch(i)/o windpipe
bucc/o cheek
burs/o bursa
calc/i calcium
calcane/o heel
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
carp/o carpus/wrist
caud/o tail
cec/o cecum
cephal/o head
cerebr/o brain
cervic/o neck
chlor/o green
chol/e bile
cholecyst/o gallbladder
chondr/o cartilage
chori/o fetal covering
clavicul/o clavicle
coccyg/o coccyx
col/o colon
colp/o hollow/vagina
cost/o rib
crani/o cranium/skull
cry/o cold
crypt/o hide/conceal
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
cyst/o cyst/bladder
cyt/o (-cyte) cell
dactyl/o finger/toe
dent/i teeth
dent/o teeth
derm/a skin
dermat/o skin
dextr/o right
dips/o thirst
disc/o disc/disk
dist/o far/distant from origin
dors/o directed toward/on the back
duoden/o duodenum
ech/o sound
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
enter/o intestine
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
esthesi/o feeling
femor/o femur
fet/o fetus
fibr/o fiber
fibul/o fibula
front/o forehead/front
galact/o milk
gastr/o stomach
genit/o genitals
ger/o old
glomerul/o glomerulus
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar/sweet
gnath/o jaw
granul/o grain/particle
gynec/o female
hem/a blood
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
hom/o common/same
humer/o humerus
hydr/o water
hyster/o uterus/womb
ile/o ileum (small intestine)
ili/o ilium (hip bone)
immun/o immune
infer/o lowermost/below
intestin/o intestine
irid/o colored circle/iris
Created by: sdunaway