32 terms

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acr/o
body extremity
megaly
enlargement of
acr/o/megaly
enlargement of body extremity
adren
toward the kidney
-al
pertaining to
adren/al
pertaining toward the kidney, above the kidney
dwarf
small by comparison
-ism
abnormal condition of
dwarf/ism
abnormal condition of smallness
exo
outside of
opthalm
eye
-os
one who
exo/phthalm/os
one who has abnormal protrusion of eyeball
gigant
largeness by comparison
gigant/ism
abnormal condition of largeness by comparison
hyper
over, excessive
glycemia
blood sugar
hyper/glycemia
excessive blood sugar
hypo
deficient
hypo/glycemia
deficient blood sugar
poly
many
dyspia
thirst
poly/dyspia
much or excessive thirst
phagia
eating
polyphagia
much or excessive eating
urea
urination
poly/urea
much or excessive urination
ster
solid oil
-oid
resembles
ster/oid
resembles a solid oil
thry
shield
thyr/oid
resembles a shield