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health occupations 2 (ch 1)

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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
cis/o
to cut
crin/o
to secrete (to form and give off)
cyst/o
urinary bladder
cyt/o
cell
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestine (usually small intestine)
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
sugar
gnos/o
knowledge
gynec/o
woman, female
hemat/o
blood
hem/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
treatment, physician
leuk/o
white
log/o
study of
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor (cancerous)
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-rays
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot, clotting
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
-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
-gram
record
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy
process of viewing
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-pathy
disease condition
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
process of visually examining
-sis
state of; condition
-tomy
process of cutting, incision
-y
process, condition
a-, an-
no, not, without
aut-, auto-
self, own
dia-
through, complete
endo-
within
epi-
above, upon
ex-, exo-
out, outside of, outward
hyper-
above, excessive
hypo-
under, below
in-
into, in
peri-
surrounding, around
pro-
before, forward
re-
back, backward, again
retro-
behind
sub-
under, below
trans-
across, through