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Glossary of The Language of Medicine Ch 2

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abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
bol/o
to cast(throw)
cervic/o
neck(of thebody or of the uterus)
chondr/o
cartilage(type of connective tissue)
chrom/o
color
coccyg/o
coccyx(tailbone)
crani/o
skull
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
far
distant
dors/o
back portion of the body
hist/o
tissue
ili/o
ilium(part of the pelvic bone)
inguin/o
groin
kary/o
nucleus
later/o
side
lumbo/o
lower back(side and back between the ribs and the pelvis)
medi/o
middle
nucle/o
nucleus
pelv/o
hip
pelvic cavity
poster/o
back
behind
proxim/o
nearest
sacr/o
sacrum
sarc/o
flesh
spin/o
spine
backbone
thel/o
nipple
thorac/o
chest
trache/o
trachea
windpipe
umbilic/o
navel
umbilicus
ventr/o
belly side of the body
vertebr/o
vertebrae
backbones
viscer/o
internal organs
ana-
up
cata-
down
epi-
above
hypo-
below
inter-
between
meta-
change
-eal
pertaining to
-iac
pertaining to
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
process
-ose
pertaining to
full of
-plasm
formation
-somes
bodies
-type
picture
classification

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