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bronch -- windpipe: bronchus

bydr -- water

carcin -- cancer

cardi -- heart

cardi -- heart: pericardium

carp -- wrist: carpals

cleav -- to divide: cleavage

col -- colon

cortic -- cortex (outer layer of body organ)

cut -- skin: subcutaneous

cutane -- skin

cyst -- bladder

cyt -- cell

dendr -- tree: dendrite

dent -- tooth

derm -- skin: dermis

diastol -- dilation: diastole

dors -- back: dorsal

dur -- hard

embol -- stopper: 

encephal -- brain

enter -- intestines

erythr -- red

gangli -- a swelling: ganglion

gastr -- stomach: gastric gland

germ -- to bud or sprout

hema -- blood: hematoma

hepat -- liver: hepatic duct

homeo -- same: homeostasis

humor -- fluid: humoral

hyster -- uterus

kal -- potassium

lact -- milk

leuko -- white: leukocyte

lip -- fat: lipids

melan -- black: melanin

mening -- membrane: meninges

mict -- to pass urine: micturition

morph -- shape or form

myo -- muscle: myofibril

necr -- death

nephr -- kidney

nephr -- kidney: nephron

neur -- nerve

noct -- night

nutri -- nourish: nutrient

olfact -- to smell: olfactory

oo -- egg or ovum

oss -- bone: osseous tissue

oste -- bone

pector -- chest

phag -- to eat: phagocytosis

phleb -- vein

pino -- to drink: pinocytosis

pleur -- rib: pleural membrane

pod -- foot

proct -- rectum

psych -- mind

puber -- adult: puberty

pylor -- gatekeeper: pyloric sphincter

pyr -- fever

ren -- kidney

sacchar -- sugar: monosaccharide

sarco -- flesh: sarcoplasm

scler -- hard: sclera

somat -- body

squam -- scale: squamous epithelium

stasis -- standing still: homeostasis

strat -- layer: stratified

syn -- together: synthesis

systol -- contraction: systole

tachy -- rapid: tachycardia

thromb -- clot: thrombocyte

thyr -- thyroid gland

ur -- urine

ven -- vein

ventr -- belly or stomach: ventricle

vill -- hair: villi

xer -- dry


1 Longest list as of 11/23 List #1

hema Blood

gastr Stomach

embol Stopper

mening Membrane

leuko White

cutane Skin (not "cut")

carcin Cancer

melan Black

encephal Brain

myo Muscle

 

 

2 Longest list as of 11/23 List #2

cyst Bladder

lact Milk

morph Shape or form

cardi Heart

carp Wrist

dendr Tree

dent Tooth

kal Potassium

cleav To divide

necr Death

 

 

3 Longest list as of 11/23 List #3

dors Back

cyt Cell

bronch Windpipe

mict To pass urine

gangli A swelling

lip Fat

bydr Water

dur Hard

cut Skin (not cutane)

hepat Liver

 

4 Longest list as of 11/23 List #4

enter Intestines

col Colon

cortic Cortex (outer layer of body organ)

diastol Dilation

homeo Same

proct Rectum

derm Skin

pleur Rib

ven Vein

germ To bud or sprout

 

 

5 Longest list as of 11/23 List #5

syn Together

pino To Drink

strat Layer

oste Bone (not "oss")

hyster Uterus

phleb Vein

somat Body

psych Mind

sacchar Sugar

scler Hard

 

 

6 Longest list as of 11/23 List #6

ur Urine (not "ren" or "nephr")

oo Egg or ovum

nephr Kidney (not ur or ren)

humor Fluid

neur Nerve

xer Dry

pod Foot

noct Night

oss Bone (not "oste")

pylor Gatekeeper

 

 

7 Longest list as of 11/23 List #7

sarco Flesh

pyr Fever

pector Chest

phag To eat

squam Scale

puber Adult

nutri Nourish

olfact To smell

erythr Red

ventr Belly or stomach

 

 

8 Longest list as of 11/23 List #8

vill Hair (think small intestine)

systol Contraction

tachy Rapid

thromb Clot

thyr Thyroid gland

ren Kidney (not "ur" or "nephr")

stasis Standing still

nutri Nourish

diastol Dilation

homeo Same

 

9 Longest list as of 11/23 List #9

 

lact Milk

hyster Uterus

myo Muscle

bronch Windpipe

humor Fluid

cardi Heart

homeo Same

enter Intestines

hepat Liver

hema Blood

 

 

10 Longest list as of 11/23 List #10

 

hema Blood

hepat Liver

dent Tooth

derm Skin

hyster Uterus

carcin Cancer

ren Kidney (not "ur" or "nephr")

myo Muscle

enter Intestines

olfact To smell

 

11 Longest list as of 11/23 List #11

 

pector Chest

necr Death

sacchar Sugar

tachy Rapid

cardi Heart

pod Foot

myo Muscle

olfact To smell

hepat Liver

thromb Clot

 


 

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