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Final Term

a- without, not
acr/o extremity
acromi/o acromion (projection of scapula)
aden/o gland
adenoid/o adenoid
adip/o fat
adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenalin gland
agglutin/o gluing, clumping
ailment/o nourish
albin/o white
albumin/o albumin(protein)
aliment/o nourishment
alveol/o alveoli, air sac
ambly/o dull, dim
ambul/o walk
amni/o amnion; amniotic sac
an/o anus
andr/o male
aneurysm/o aneurysm
angi/o vessel
ankyl/o stiffness, bent, crooked
anthrac/o black
aort/o aorta
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
aque/o water
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
arthr/o joint
atel/o incomplete, imperfect
ather/o joint
athet/o uncontrolled
atri/o atrium
audi/o hearing
ax/o axis or mainstream
azot/o nitrogenous compounds
bacteri/o bacteria
balan/o glans penis
bas/o base (alkaline,, opposide of acid)
bilirubin/o bile pigment
blast/o embryonic cell
blephar/o eyelid
brachi/o arm
bronch/o bronchial tubes (bronchi, bronchus)
bronchi/o bronchial tubes (bronchi, bronchus)
bronchial/o bronchioles
bucc/o cheek
calc/o calcium
calcane/o heel bone
cali/o calyx
calic/o calyx
-capnia carbon dioxide
cardi/o heart
carp/o wrist
caus/o, caust/o burning
cec/o cecum
celi/o abdomen
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
cervic/o cervix, neck of uterus
cervic/o neck
cheil/o lip
chlor/o green
chol/e bile
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o bile duct
cholelith/o gall stone
chondr/o cartilage
choroid/o choroid
chrom/o colour
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
col/o colon (large intestine)
colon/o colon
colp/o vagina
concuss/o shaken together
condyl/o condyl
coni/o dust
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
contus/o bruise
convolut/o coiled and twisted
core/o pupil
corne/o cornea
coron/o heart
cortic/o outer section
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium, skull
crin/o secrete
crypt/o hidden
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
cycl/o ciliary body of the eye; circular; cycle
cyst/o bladder
dacry/o tear; lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac, or gland)
dacryocyst/o lacrimal sac
dactyl/o digit, fingers & toes
decidu/o falling off, shedding
dendr/o branching
dent/o, dent/i tooth
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
divert/i turning aside; bypass
diverti/i turning aside
duoden/o duodenum
dur/o dura mater
dys- difficult
ech/o repeating sound
-ectasis expansion, dilation, stretching
electr/o ecectric
embol/o embolus
encephal/o brain
enter/o small intestine
eosin/o purple; rose/dawn coloured
epididym/o epididymis
epiglott/o epiglottis
episi/o vulva
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
eu- good
fasci/o band
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibr/o fibre, fibrous tissue
fibrill/o muscular twitching
fibrin/o threads of a clot
fibul/o fibula
galact/o milk
gangli/o ganglion
ganglion/o ganglion
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
glauc/o gray
gli/o neuroglia, glue
glomerul/o glomerulus
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar, sweetness
glycos/o sugar, sweetness
gonad/o gonad (sex gland)
goni/o angle
granul/o granule
gynec/o woman; female
gyr/o turning or folding
hamat/o blood
hem/o blood
hemangi/o blood vessel
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hiat/o opening
hidr/o sweat
home/o same, alike
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
hypophys/o pituitary body
hyster/o uterus
ichthy/o dry, scaly
ile/o ileum
ili/o ilium (lateral, flaring portion of hip bone)
immun/o immunity
irid/o iris
isch/o to hold back (block)
ischi/o ischium (lower portion of hip bone)
jaund/o yellow
jejun/o jejunum
kal/i, kal/o potassium
karat/o horny tissue; hard; cornea
kary/o nucleus
kerat/o horny tissue, hard
ket/o ketone bodies
keton/o ketone bodies
kinesi/o movement
kyph/o hump back
labi/o lip
labyrinth/o labyrinth (inner ear)
lacrim/o tear; lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac, or gland)
lact/o milk
lamin/o lamina (part of vertebral arch)
lapar/o abdomen
laryng/o larynx
leiomy/o smooth muscle
lept/o thin, slender
leuk/o white
lex/o word, phrase
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lipid/o fat
lith/o stone
lob/o lobe
lord/o curve
lumb/o loins (lower back)
lute/o yellow
lymph/o lymph
lymphaden/o lymph gland
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
macr/o large
mamm/o breast
masoid/o mastoid process
mast/o breast
meat/o meatus opening
medull/o inner section, medulla
melan/o black, dark
men/o menses
mening/o meninges
metacarp/o metacarpus (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsus (foot bones)
-meter measure
metr/o uterus
metri/o uterus
morph/o structure, shape
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
myring/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
narc/o numbness or stupor
nas/o nose
nat/o birth
nephr/o kidney
neur/o, neur/i nerve, nervous system
neutr/o neurtral, neither
nid/o nest
noct/o night
nucle/o nucleus
ocul/o eye
odont/o tooth
olfact/o smell (sense of)
olig/o scanty
onych/o nail
oophor/o ovary
ophthalm/o eye
opt/o eye, vision
optic/o eye, vision
or/o mouth
orch/i testes
orch/o testes
orchi/o testes
orchid/o testes
orth/o strait
-osmia smell (sense of)
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
ov/o; ov/i egg
ovari/o ovary
ox/, ox/y, ox/o oxygen
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
patell/o patella (knee cap)
paus/o stop
pector/o chest
ped/i foot
pelv/i pelvis
peps/o digest, digestion
peridont/o gums
perine/o perineum
peritone/o peritoneum
phac/o lens
phag/o swallowing/eating
phalang/o phalanges (bones of fingers & toes)
pharyng/o pharynx
phleb/o vein
phon/o sound, voice
-phonia voice
phot/o light
phren/o diaphragm
pil/o hair
pineal/o pineal gland
pituit/o pituitary gland
plas/o formation, growth
-plegia paralysis
pleur/o side of body, pleura
-pnea breathing
pneu- air, lung
pneumon/o lungs
pod/o foot
poikil/o irregular
poli/o gray matter of the brain/spinal cord
presby/o old age
proct/o anus, rectum
prostat/o prostate gland
-ptysis spitting
pub/o pelvis bone
pulm/o lungs
pulmon/o lungs
pupil/o pupil
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
pylor/o pylorus of the stomach
pyr/o fever, fire
rachi/o spine
radi/o radiation, xray
radicul/o root, nerve root
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
reticul/o reticulocyte (immature RBC), net, mesh
retin/o retina
rhabd/o rod shaped (striated)
rhabdomy/o rod shaped (striated) muscle
rhin/o nose
rhod/o red
rube/o red
rug/o wrinkle, fold
salping/o tubes (usually fallopian or eustachian)
scler/o hardening
scoli/o bent
scot/o darkness
seb/o sebum, sebaceous
sept/o septum
septic/o poison
ser/o serum
sial/o saliva
sider/o iron
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
sinus/o sinus cavity
somat/o body
somn/o sleep
sperm/o sperm
spermat/o sperm
sphygm/o pulse
spir/o breathing/ breathe
splen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebra(e)
squam/o scale
staped/o stapes
steat/o fat
sten/o narrowing, stricture
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
steth/o chest
sthen/o strength
stomat/o mouth of the stomach or organ
sudor/o sweat
sulc/o groove
sympath/o sympathetic nerve
synaps/o point of contact
synapt/o point of contact
synov/o synovial fluid, synovial membrane
tal/o ankle
ten/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thalam/o thalamus, chamber
thec/o sheath
thel/o nipple
thorac/o chest
-thorax pleural cavity, chest
thromb/o blood clot
thry/o thyroid gland
thym/o thymus gland
tibi/o tibia (large bone of lower leg)
ton/o tone, tension, pressure
tonsill/o tonsil
tox/o poison
toxic/o poison
trache/o trachea (airway & sinus)
trich/o hair
tympan/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
ungu/o nail
ur/o urine, urinary
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine, urinary
uter/o uterus
uvul/o uvula (little grape)
vagin/o vagina
valv/o valve
valvul/o valve
vas/o vas deferens, duct, vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle
ventrul/o ventricle
vertebr/o vertebra(e)
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o seminal vesicle
vill/o tuft of hair
vitr/o vitreous body (of the eye)
vulv/o vulva
xanth/o yellow
xen/o foreign, strange
xer/o dry
a-, an- not, without
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
allo- different
aniso- unequal, dissimilar
ante- before
anti- against
bi- two
bin- two
brady- slow
deca- ten
deka- ten
di- two
dia- through, across
diplo- two
dys- bad, painful, difficult
endo- in, within
epi- above, upon
eu- good
exo- outside, outward
extra- outside, outward
hetero- different
hexa- six
home- same
homo- same
hydro- water
hyper- excessive
hypo- deficient
infra below, under
infra- below, under
inter- between
intra- within
iso- same, equal
juxta- beside, next to
lacti- milk
macro- large
mono- one
multi- many
nano- nine
octa- eight
pachy- thick
pan- all
para- near, beside, beyond
penta- five
per- through
peri- around
poly- many, much
post- after
primi- one
pro- before
quad- four
quadra- four
quadri- four
septa- seven
sub- below, under
supra- above, excessive, superior
syn- union, together, joined
tachy- fast
trans- through
tri- three
ultra- excess, beyond
uni- one
ab- from, away from
-ac pertaining to
-acusia hearing
-al pertaining to
-algesia pain
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-arche beginning
-asthenia weakness, debility
-blast embryonic cell
-capnia pertaining to carbon dioxide
-cele hernia, herniation of
-clasis to break, surgical fracture
-clast to break
-crasia mixture, blending
-crine secrete
-cusis hearing
-cyesis pregnancy
-cyte cell
-derma skin
-desis binding, fixation (of a bone)
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy surgical removal of, excision
-ema state of, condition
-emesis vomit
-emia blood condition
-esthesia feeling
-fusion joining, pour
-gen forming, producing, origin
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-globin protein
-graft transplantation
-gram record
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-gravida pregnant woman
-iasis abnormal condition
-ism condition of
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-lepsy seizure
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-micro small
-ologist specialist
-ology study of
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-opsia vision
-orexia appetite
-osis abnormal condition
-para live birth, to bear
-paresis partial paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-pepsia digestion
-pexy fixation of (an organ), suspension
-phage cell that eats
-phagia swallowing; eating
-phasia speech
-phil attraction for
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-phylaxis protection
-physis growth
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-poiesis formation
-porosis porous
-prandial meal
-rrhea discharge, flow
-salpinx tube
-schisis split, cleft, fissure
-scopy visual exam
-spadias fissure
-spasm involuntary contraction
-sphyxia pulse
-stasis stopping, controlling, standing still
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-taxia order; coodination
-therapy treatment
-tocia labour, childbirth
-toxic poison
-trophy development, nourishment
-tropia turning
-tropic stimulating, influencing
-tropin stimulating
-uria urine condition
-version turning
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