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a-

Absence of/without

en-

inside/within

endo-

Inside/within

epi-

upon/above

mega-

large

megal/o-

large

para-

beside

peri-

around

-gram

picture/recording

-graph

machine that record/traces

-graphy

procedure of recording/tracing

-megaly

enlargement

-ia

condition of

bil/i

bile

chole-

bile

caec/o

caecum -beginning of the large instestine

cholangi/o

Bile vessel/duct

cholecyst/o

gallbladder

proct/o

rectum/anus

rect/o

rectum

pylor/o

pyloric sphincter

sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

ab-

away from

ad-

towards

an-

absence of

ante-

before

anti-

against

auto-

self

brady-

slow

circum-

around

co-/con

together/joined

contra-

against

cryo-

cold

cyano-

blue

de-

away from/removing

dia-

through

diplo-

double

dys-

difficult/abnormal/painful

ecto-

external/outside/without

en-/endo-

within/in/into

epi-

upon/above/on

ery-/erythro-

red

hemi-

half

hetero-

unlike/dissimilar

homo-

same

hyper-

above/high/in excess of normal

hypo-

low/below/under/less than normal

inter-

between

intra-

within/inside

iso-

equal

kypho-

crooked/hump

latero-

side

leuco-/leuko-

white

lordo-

curvature forward

macro-

large

mal-

poor/abnormal/impaired

mega-/megalo-

big/enlarged

melano-

black/dark/pigment

meta-

after/beyond

micro-

small

mono-

one/single

multi-

many

oligo-

scanty/deficiency

ortho-

straight

pachy-

thick

para-

alongside

peri-

around

polio-

grey

poly-

many

post

after

pre-/pro-

before

quadri-

four

retro-

backwards

scolio-

sideways/twisted

sclero-

hard

semi-

half

steno-

narrow

sub-

below

super-/supra-

above

syn-

with/together/union

tachy-

rapid/fast

adeno-

gland

alveolo-

air sac

andro-

man

atrio-

atrium/upper chamber of heart

bili-

bile

blepharo-

eyelid

bronchiolo-

bronchiole/small air tube in lung

broncho-

bronchus/tube to lung

carpo-

wrist/hand

cephalo-

head

cerebro-

brain

cerebello-

cerebellum/lower lobe of brain

cervico-

cervix/neck

cholangio-

bile/billiary vessels

chole-

bile

cholecysto-

gallbladder

chondro-

cartilage

colo-/colono-

colon/large intestine

colpo-

vagina

cranio-

skull containing brain

cysto-

bladder

cyto-

cell

encephalo-

brain

endocardio-

lining of heart

endometrio-

endometrium (lining of uterus)

duodeno-

doudenum ( part of intestine)

entero-

intestine

epididymo-

tubules above testes/testicles

febro-

fever

feto-

fetus/unborn baby

gingivo-

gums

glosso-

tongue

glyco-

sugar

gyno-/gynaeco-

woman

hernio-

hernia/rupture/protusion

histo-

tissue

iatro-

doctor

ileo-

ileum (part of intestine

ilio-

ilium (bone of the pelvis)

jejuno-

jejunum (part of intestine)

laparo-

abdomen/abdominal wall

laryngo-

larynx/voice-box

lymphodeno-

lymph gland

lymphangio-

lymph vessel

mandibulo-

lower jaw bone

maxillo-

upper jaw bone

meningo-

meninges/membrane covering brain & spinal cord

menisco-

meniscus (knee cartilage)

metro-

womb

myelo-

marrow/spinal cord

myo-/myos-

muscle

myocardio-

myocardium ( heart muscle)

myometrio-

myometrium ( muscle of uterus)

myringo-

ear drum

necro-

death

oculo-

eye

oesophago-

oesaphagus (gullet)

onco-

tumour

onycho-

nail

oophoro

ovary

orchio-/orchido

testis/male gonad/male gland

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