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nyctal/o
night, nocturnal
obstetr/o
midwife, prenatal development
ocul/o
eye
olig/o
few in number
omphal/o
umbilicus (navel)
onc/o
tumor
onych/o
nail
oophor/o
ovary
opt/o
eye, vision
opthalm/o
eye
or/o
mouth
orch/o
testis or testicle
orchi/o
testis or testicle
orchid/o
testis or testicle
organ/o
tool
orth/o
straight, normal
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
ov/o
egg
ovari/o
ovary
ox/i
oxygen
pachy/o
thick
palat/o
roof of mouth, palate
pancreat/o
sweetbread, pancreas
par/o
parturition or labor
parathyroid/o
parathyroid
pariet/o
wall
part/o
parturition or labor
patell/o
small pan, patella
path/o
disease
pector/o
chest
ped/o
child
pediatr/o
body louse
pelv/i
pelvis, washbasin
pelv/o
pelvis, washbasin
pen/o
penis
peps/o
digestion
pept/o
digestion
perine/o
perineum
peritone/o
to stretch over, peritoneum
petr/o
stone
phac/o
lens
phag/o
eat, swallow
phak/o
lens
phalang/o
row of soldiers, phalanx
pharyng/o
throat, pharynx
phas/o
speech
phasi/o
speech
phleb/o
vein
phot/o
light
phragm/o
partition
phragmat/o
partition
physi/o
nature
physis/o
growth
plegi/o
paralysis
pleur/o
rib, pleura
pneum/o
air, lung
pneumat/o
air, lung
pneumon/o
air, lung
pod/o
foot
poikil/o
irregular
poli/o
gray
polyp/o
a small growth, polyp
por/o
small hole
posteri/o
back
poster/o
back
presby/o
old age
prim/i
first
proct/o
rectum, anus
prostat/o
prostate gland
proxim/o
near
pseud/o
false
psych/o
mind
pub/o
grown up, pubis
puerper/i
childbirth
puerper/o
childbirth
pulmon/o
lung
py/o
pus
pyel/o
renal pelvis
pylor/o
gatekeeper, pylorus
quadr/i
four
rachi/o
spine, vertebral column
radi/o
spoke of a wheel, radius
radic/o
nerve root
radicul/o
nerve root
rect/o
straight, erect, rectum
ren/o
kidney
retin/o
net, retina
rhabd/o
rod
rhin/o
nose
rhytid/o
wrinkle
rrhythm/o
repetition, rhythm
rubin/o
red pigment
sacr/o
sacred, sacrum
salping/o
tube (usually the eustachian or fallopian tubes)
sarc/o
flesh, meat
scler/o
thick, hard; sclera
scoli/o
curved
seb/o
sebum, oil
semin/o
seed
sept/o
wall, partition
septic/o
putrefying
sial/o
saliva
sigmoid/o
the letter S
sinus/o
cavity
skelet/o
dried up, skeleton
somat/o
body
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
spadias/o
rip, tear
spasm/o
sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
sperm/o
seed
spermat/o
seed
sphygm/o
pulse
spin/o
spine or thorn
spir/o
to breathe
splen/o
spleen
spondyl/o
vertebra
staped/o
stapes
staphyl/o
grape-like clusters; Staphylococcus (bacterium)
stasis/o
standing still
steat/o
fat
sten/o
narrowness, constriction
stern/o
chest, sternum
steth/o
chest
stigmat/o
point
stomat/o
mouth
strept/o
twisted or gnarled; Streptococcus (bacterium)
superi/o
above
super/o
above
synov/o
binding eggs, synovial
synovi/o
binding eggs, synovial
tars/o
flat surface
taxi/o
reaction to a stimulus
ten/o
to stretch out, tendon
tend/o
to stretch out, tendon
tendin/o
to stretch out, tendon
tens/o
pressure
test/o
testis, testicle
testicul/o
small testis, testicle
thalam/o
inner chamber, thalamus
thel/i
nipple
therm/o
heat
thorac/o
chest, thorax
thromb/o
clot
thym/o
wart-like, thymus gland
thyr/o
shield, thyroid
toc/o
birth, labor
tom/o
to cut
ton/o
tone, tension, pressure
tonsill/o
almond, tonsil
tox/o
poison
toxic/o
poison
trache/o
wind pipe, trachea
trachel/o
cervix, neck
trich/o
hair
tubercul/o
little mass or swelling
tympan/o
eardrum
umbilic/o
navel
ur/o
urine
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
urin/o
urine
uter/o
womb, uterus
uvul/o
grape, uvula
vagin/o
sheath, vagina
valvul/o
little valve
varic/o
dilated vein
vas/o
blood vessel; duct
vascul/o
little blood vessel
ven/o
vein
ventr/o
front, belly
ventricul/o
little belly, cavity, ventricle
vers/o
turn
vertebr/o
joint, vertebra
vesic/o
bladder, sac
vesicul/o
vesicle, seminal vesicle
vir/o
virus
vitr/o
glassy
vitre/o
glassy
vulv/o
vulva
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
zo/o
animal