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aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum
cis/o
to cut
crin/o
to secrete
cyst/o
urinary bladder
cyt/o
cell
derm/o; dermat/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestine
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
sugar
gnos/o
knowledge
gynec/o
woman/female
hem/o, hemat/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
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
urinary tract, urine
-ac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
removal
-emia
blood condition
-genic
producing
-globin
protein
-gram
record
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-logy
process of study
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy
process of viewing
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease condition
-scope
instrument used to visually examine
-scopy
the process of visually examining with an endoscope
-sis
state of, condition
-tomy
process of cutting
-y
process, condition
a-, an-
no, not, without
aut-, auto-
self, own
dia-
through, complete
end-, endo-
within
epi-
above, upon
ex-, exo-
outside of
hyper-
excessive
hypo-
deficient
in-
into, in
peri-
surrounding
pro-
before, forward
re-
back, backward
retro-
behind
sub-
below, under
trans-
across, through