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05/21/2008

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adeno
Definition
(ROOT WORD) gland
Term
angio
Definition
(ROOT WORD) vessel
Term
anterio
Definition
(ROOT WORD) artery
Term
arthro
Definition
(ROOT WORD) joint
Term
cardio
Definition
(ROOT WORD) heart
Term
cerebro
Definition
(ROOT WORD) brain
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cyst
Definition
(ROOT WORD) bladder
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cyto
Definition
(ROOT WORD) cell
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derma
Definition
(ROOT WORD) skin
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hemo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) blood
Term
hepato
Definition
(ROOT WORD) liver
Term
hystero
Definition
(ROOT WORD) uterus
Term
lith
Definition
(ROOT WORD) stone; calculus
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meningo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) meninges
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myelo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) bone marrow, spinal cord
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myo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) muscle
Term
nephro
Definition
(ROOT WORD) kidney
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neuro
Definition
(ROOT WORD) nerves
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-oma
Definition
(ROOT WORD) tumor
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ophtha
Definition
(ROOT WORD) eye
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ortho
Definition
(ROOT WORD) straight
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osteo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) bone
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oto
Definition
(ROOT WORD) ear
Term
-oxia
Definition
(ROOT WORD) oxygen
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patho
Definition
(ROOT WORD) disease
Term
phlebo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) vein
Term
pnea, pneum
Definition
(ROOT WORD) breathing; lungs
Term
pyelo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) renal pelvis
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pyo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) pus
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pyro
Definition
(ROOT WORD) heat
Term
reno
Definition
(ROOT WORD) kidney
Term
thrombo
Definition
(ROOT WORD) blood clot
Term
thora
Definition
(ROOT WORD) chest
Term
uro
Definition
(ROOT WORD) urine
Term
vaso
Definition
(ROOT WORD) vessel
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veno
Definition
(ROOT WORD) vein
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a- or an-
Definition
(PREFIX) without
Term
anti-
Definition
(PREFIX) against
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bi
Definition
(PREFIX) twice, two
Term
bio-
Definition
(PREFIX) life
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brady-
Definition
(PREFIX) slow
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chloe-
Definition
(PREFIX) bile; gall
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di-
Definition
(PREFIX) double
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dys-
Definition
(PREFIX) difficult, painful
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ecto-
Definition
(PREFIX) outside
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endo-
Definition
(PREFIX) within
Term
hemi-
Definition
(PREFIX) half
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hyper-
Definition
(PREFIX) above; excessive
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hypo-
Definition
(PREFIX) decreased
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leuko-
Definition
(PREFIX) white
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noct-
Definition
(PREFIX) night
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olig-
Definition
(PREFIX) deficiency
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para-
Definition
(PREFIX) beside
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peri-
Definition
(PREFIX) around
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poly-
Definition
(PREFIX) many; multiple
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supra-
Definition
(PREFIX) above
Term
tachy-
Definition
(PREFIX) fast
Term
trans-
Definition
(PREFIX) across
Term
uni-
Definition
(PREFIX) one
Term
-cele
Definition
(SUFFIX) swelling, protrusion
Term
-ectomy
Definition
(SUFFIX) removal
Term
-emesis
Definition
(SUFFIX) vomiting
Term
-emia
Definition
(SUFFIX) blood
Term
-graph, -gram
Definition
(SUFFIX) tracing
Term
-itis
Definition
(SUFFIX) inflammation
Term
-ostomy
Definition
(SUFFIX) artificial opening
Term
-otomy
Definition
(SUFFIX) incision of; cutting into
Term
-penia
Definition
(SUFFIX) deficiency; lack of
Term
-plasty
Definition
(SUFFIX) repair of
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-rhea
Definition
(SUFFIX) discharge
Term
-uria
Definition
(SUFFIX) urine