Word roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms

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abdomino

abdomen

2

adipo

fat

3

antero

front

4

cervico

neck

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chondro

cartilage

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carnio

skull

7

cyto

cell

8

disto

far, distant, away

9

histo

tissue

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inguino

groin

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lumbo

lower back

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umbilico

navel, umbilicus

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verterba

back bone, vertebrae

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viscero

internal organs

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ana

up, build up

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cata

down, break down

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epi

above

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hypo

under, below

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inter

between

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meta

change

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costal

ribs

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arthro

joint

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carcino

censorious, cancer

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cardio

heart

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cephalo

head

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cerebro

brain - largest part of brain

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entero

intestines (small)

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erythro

red

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gastro

stomach

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glyco

sugar

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gyneco

woman, female

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hemo, hemato

blood

33

hepato

liver

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algia

pain

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ectomy

excision, removal

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emia

blood condition

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itis

inflamation

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oma

tumor, mass, swelling

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osis

condition, abnormal

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pathy

disease

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leuko

white

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nephro

kidney

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neuro

nerve

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onco

tumor

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ophthamo

eye

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osteo

bone

47

pedo

child

48

psycho

mind

49

radio

x-ray

50

reno

kidney

51

rhino

nose

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thrombo

clot, clotting

53

-globin

protein

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-gram

record

55

-logy

study of

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-scopy

to visually examine with an instrument

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dia-

through, complete

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endo-

within

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exo-

outside, outside of

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hyper-

above, more then normal

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peri

around, surrounding

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pro

before,forward

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sub

below, under

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trans

across, through

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adeno

gland

66

angio

vessels

67

arterio

artery

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broncho

bronchial tube

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colo

colon

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cysto

urinary blader

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hydro

water

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ischo

to hold back

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mammo

breast

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mayo

muscle

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myelo

spinal cord, marrow

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necro

death

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nucleo

nuclues

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patho

disease

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phasia

phaSia-Speech

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phagia

phaGia-Gulp-swallowing

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pneumo

lungs

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sepso

infection

83

uretho

urethra

84

seno

sound

85

somno

sleep

86

-blast

immature, embryonic

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-clast

to break

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-crine

to secrete

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-lysis

break down, separation, distraction

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-metre

to measure

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ab-

away from

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anti-

against

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brady-

slow

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contra-

against, opposite

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dia-

through, complete

96

dys-

difficult, painful, bad

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ec-

ecto

out, outside

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en-

endo

inside, within

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hemi

half

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intra

within, into

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macro

large

102

cele

prolaps

103

neo

new

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tachy

fast

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glosso

tongue

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amylo

starch

107

-ase

enzyme

108

chole

gall, bile

109

-iasis

abnormal condition

110

litho

stone

111

kalo

potassium

112

natro

sodium

113

oligo

scant (small amounts)

114

pyo

pus

115

uro

urine, urea

116

uria

urination condition

117

-rrhea

discharge

118

balano

penis

119

-cele

hernia

120

peno

penis

121

vaso

vessel, duct

122

-genesis

formation, beginning

123

-one

hormone

124

stomy

new opening

125

blepharo

eyelid

126

jaundo

yellow

127

kineso

movement

128

kerato

hard, horny tissue

129

-pepsia

digestion

130

-plegia

paralysis

131

cyano

blue

132

-ema

condition

133

-pnea

breathing