chorio-,
skin:
chorio
n
choroid,
skinlike:
choroid
plexus
chromo-,
color:
chromo
some
chym-,
juice:
chym
e
-clast,
broken: osteo
clast
clav-,
bar:
clav
icle
cleav-,
to divide:
cleav
age
co-,
with:
co
enzyme
cochlea,
snail:
cochlea
condyl-,
knob:
condyl
e
contra-,
against, counter:
contra
ception
corac-,
beaklike:
corac
oid process
corn-,
horn:
corn
ea
cort-,
covering:
cort
ex
cran-,
helmet:
cran
ial
cribr-,
sievelike:
cribr
iform plate
cric-,
ring:
cric
oid cartilage
-crin,
to secrete: endo
crin
e
crist-,
ridge:
crist
a galli
-crit,
to separate: hemato
crit
crur-,
lower part:
crur
a
cut-,
skin: sub
cut
aneous
cyst-,
bladder:
cyst
itis
cyt-,
cell:
cyt
oplasm
-cyt,
cell: osteo
cyt
e
de-,
undoing:
de
amination
decidu-,
falling off:
decidu
ous
dendr-,
tree:
dendr
ite
derm-,
skin:
derm
is
detrus-,
to force away:
detrus
or muscle
di-,
two:
di
saccharide
diastol-,
dilation:
diastol
e
diuret-,
to pass urine:
diuret
ic
dors-,
back:
dors
al
ect-,
outside:
ect
oderm
edem-,
swelling:
edem
a
ejacul-,
to shoot forth:
ejacul
ation
embol-,
stopper:
embol
us
-emia,
a blood condition:
hypoprotein
emia
endo-,
within:
endo
plasmic reticulum
ependym-,
tunic:
ependym
a
epi-,
upon:
epi
thelial tissue
erg-,
work: syn
erg
ist
erythr-,
red:
erythr
ocyte
exo-,
outside:
exo
crine gland
extra-,
outside:
extra
cellular
acetabul-,
vinegar cup:
acetabul
um
adip-,
fat:
adip
ose tissue
aer-,
air:
aer
obic respiration
af-,
to:
af
ferent arteriole
agglutin-,
to glue together:
agglutin
ation
alb-,
white:
alb
inism
aliment-,
food:
aliment
ary canal
allant-,
sausage-shaped:
allant
ois
alveol-,
small cavity:
alveol
us
an-,
without:
an
aerobic respiration
ana-,
up:
ana
bolic
andr-,
man:
andr
ogens
angio-,
vessel:
angio
tensin
anul-,
ring:
anul
ar ligament
append-,
to hang something:
append
icular
arth-,
joint:
arth
rology
astr-,
starlike:
astr
ocyte
ather-,
porridge:
ather
osclerosis
aud-,
to hear:
aud
itory
auto-,
self:
auto
immune disease
ax-,
axis:
ax
ial skeleton
bas-,
base:
bas
al metabolic rate
bi -,
two:
bi
polar neuron
bil-,
bile:
bil
irubin
bio-,
life:
bio
chemistry
-blast,
budding: osteo
blast
brady-,
slow:
brady
cardia
bronch-,
windpipe:
bronch
us
burs-,
bag, purse: prepatellar
burs
a
calat-,
something inserted: inter
calat
ed
disc
calor-,
heat:
calor
ie
calyc-,
small cup:
calyc
es
canal-,
channel:
canal
iculus
carcin-,
spreading sore:
carcin
oma
cardi-,
heart: peri
cardi
um
cari-,
decay: dental
cari
es
carin-,
keel-like:
carin
a
carot-,
carrot:
carot
ene
carp-,
wrist:
carp
als
cata-,
down:
cata
bolic
cec-,
blindness:
cec
um
cephal-,
head: en
cephal
itis
cerebr-,
brain:
cerebr
um
chiasm-,
cross: optic
chiasm
a
chondr-,
cartilage:
chondr
ocyte
fasc-,
bundle:
fasc
iculus
fimb-,
fringe:
fimb
riae
flacc-,
flabby:
flacc
id paralysis
follic-,
small bag: hair
follic
le
fov-,
pit:
fov
ea
frenul-,
bridle, restraint:
frenul
um
funi-,
small cord or fiber:
funi
culus
gangli-,
swelling:
gangli
on
gastr-,
stomach:
gastr
ic gland
-gen,
be produced: aller
gen
-genesis,
origin: spermato
genesis
germ-,
to bud or sprout:
germ
inal
glen-,
joint socket:
glen
oid cavity
-glia,
glue: neuro
glia
glom-,
little ball:
glom
erulus
glyc-,
sweet:
glyc
ogen
-gram,
something written:
electrocardio
gram
gubern-,
to steer, to guide:
gubern
aculum
hema-,
blood:
hema
toma
hemo-,
blood:
hemo
globin
hepa-,
liver:
hepa
tic duct
hetero-,
other, different:
hetero
zygous
hiat-,
opening: esophageal
hiat
us
hist-,
web, tissue:
hist
ology
hol-,
entire, whole:
hol
ocrine gland
hom-,
same, common:
hom
ologous
chromosomes
homeo-,
same:
homeo
stasis
horm-,
impetus, impulse:
horm
one
humor-,
fluid:
humor
al
hyal-,
resemblance to glass:
hyal
ine
cartilage
hyper-,
above:
hyper
tonic
hypo-,
below:
hypo
tonic
im-, (or in-),
not:
im
balance
immun-,
free:
immun
ity
inflamm-,
to set on fire:
inflamm
ation
inhal-,
to breathe in:
inhal
ation
inter-,
between:
inter
phase
intra-,
inside:
intra
membranous
iris,
rainbow:
iris
iso-,
equal:
iso
tonic
juxta-,
near to:
juxta
medullary nephron
karyo-,
nucleus:
karyo
type
kerat-,
horn:
kerat
in
labi-,
lip:
labi
a
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