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Glossary of Word Roots and Medical Terminology 3

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-act-
to do, to drive
cephal/o
head
cyt/o
related to cells
dys-
painful, bad, difficult, diseased, faulty
fibr/o
fibrous, fiber
hetero/o
different
lip/o
fat
micr/o
small
necr/o
pertaining to death
pex/o
fixation
phob/o
abnormal fear
poly-
many
rach/i, rachi/o
spine
retro-
backward
supra-
outside, higher in position, further, on
anti-
against
col/o
pertaining to the colon
dic
to say
end/o
inside, inner
homo-
same, equal
kinesi/o
movement, motion
mort
to die
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
oo/ovo
egg, ovum
par/a
beside, beyond, near, abnormal
phleb/o
vein
pol/y
many, too much
pro-
in front of, before, forward
sanguin/o
blood
super-
above, beyond
acr-o-
top, tip, pertaining to extremities
carcin/o-
cancerous, malignant
di/a
through
edema
excess fluids in cells or tissues
gingiv/o
pertaining to the gums
hidr/o
sweat
leps/y
attack, seizure
metr/o,meter
instrument
nyct/o
night
orraphy
suturing, stitching
pharmac/o
drugs, medicine
pleg/o
paralysis
post, poster/o
after, behind
sinistr/o
left
syn
together, joined
an-
without
caud/o
downward, toward the tail
dipl/o
double
esthesi/o
feeling, perception
hemo/o, hemat/o
blood
hyster/o
pertaining to the uterus
is/o
equal
lumb/o
pertaining to the loin
mes/o
middle, average
opthalm/o
pertaining to the eye
par/o
to bear
pod/o
foot
re-
again, back
spir/o
breath
therm/o
heat
blast/o
pertaining to processes of cell/tissue budding
calcane/o
heel
com-, con-
with, together
cor/e, core/o
pupil
emesis
vomiting
extra
outside, beyond
graph
writing
infra-
below, under
ir/o, irid/o
iris
later/o
the side
megal/o
enlarged
mening/o
pertaining to membranes around the brain and spinal cord
mis-
wrong
omni-
everywhere, all
peri
around

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