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aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous, cancer
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum
crin/o
to secrete
cyt/o
cell
derm/o dermat/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
erythr/o
red
gnos/o
knowledge
hemat/o hem/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
treatment, physician
leuk/o
white
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-rays
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot, clotting
-ac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
excision, removal
-emia
blood condition
-genic
pertaining to producing,, produced by; or produced in
-globin
protein
-ic,- ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-logy
process of study
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy
process of viewing
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-pathy
disease condition
-scope
instrument to visually examine
-scopy
process of visually examining with an endoscope
-sis
state of; condition
-tomy
process of cutting, incision
-y
process, conditon
a-, an-
no, not, without
aut-, auto-
self, own
dia-
through, complete
epi-
above, upon
ex-
out
exo-
outside of, outward
hyper-
excessive, above, more than normal
hypo-
deficient, below; under, less than normal
peri-
surrounding, around
pro-
before, forward
re-
back, backward, again
sub-
below, under
trans-
across, through