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galact(o)

milk

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gamet(o)

marriage; reproduction

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gangli(o)

ganglion; swelling; knot

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gastr(o)

stomach

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gelat(o)

freeze; congeal

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gen(i)

chin

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gen(o)

begin; originate; produce

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genit(o)

referring to birth

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ger(o)

old age

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germ(o)

bud; seed; bacteria

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gest(o)

bear; carry

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gingiv(o)

gum

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gland(o)

acorn

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glauc(o)

glaucoma

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gli(o)

glue

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glomerul(o)

little ball

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gloss(o)

tongue

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glott(o)

tongue; language

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gluc(o)

pertaining to or associated with glucose

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glutin(o)

glue

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glyc(o)

sugar

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gnath(o)

jaw

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gno(s)

knowledge; know

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gon(o)

offspring; genitalia; knee

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gonad(o)

reproductive glands

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goni(o)

angle

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granul(o)

granular; grainy

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gravid(o)

pregnancy

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gust(o)

taste

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gymn(o)

naked

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gynec(o)

woman

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gyr(o)

ring; circle

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hal(o)

breath

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harmart(o)

fault

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hapt(o)

touch

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hel(o)

nail; callus

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helc(o)

sore; ulcer

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helic(o)

coil

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hem(o)

blood

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hemangi(o)

blood vessel

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hepat(o)

liver

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hered(i)

heir

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herni(o)

hernia; rupture

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herpet(o)

crawl; snake

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heter(o)

other; different

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hex(o)

have; be

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hidr(o)

sweat

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hipp(o)

horse

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hist(o)

tissue

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hod(o)

path

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home(o)

like; resembling; constant

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horm(o)

impulse

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hyal(o)

glass-like

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hydr(o)

water

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hymen(o)

membrane

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hypn(o)

sleep

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hyps(o)

height

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hyster(o)

uterus; womb

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iatr(o)

physician

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ichthy(o)

fish

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icter(o)

jaundice

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idi(o)

distinct; separate; peculiar; self

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igni(o)

fire

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ile(o)

ileum; the longest portion of the intestine

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ili(o)

pertaining or referring to the ilium or hip bone

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immun(o)

resistance; protection

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in(o)

fiber

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insul(o)

island

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irid(o)

iris

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isch(o)

suppress

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ischi(o)

hip; haunch; ischium

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jact(i)

throw

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jejun(o)

empty; jejunum

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jug(u)

yoke; neck

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junct(o)

join

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kal(i)

potassium

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kary(o)

nucleus

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kerat(o)

horn-like; cornea

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kine(o)

movement

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klept(o)

to steal

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koli(o)

hollow

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labi(o)

lip

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lacrim(o)

tears; tear duct

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lact(o)

milk

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lal(o)

talk

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lamin(o)

thin layer or sheet; posterior arch of vertebra

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lapar(o)

flank; loin; abdomen

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laryng(o)

larynx

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lat(o)

carry

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later(o)

to the side

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lax(a)

loosen; widen

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lecith(o)

yolk

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lei(o)

smooth

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lept(o)

thin; slender; delicate

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leuk(o)

white

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lev(o)

left

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lien(o)

spleen

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lig(o)

tie; bind

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lingu(o)

tongue

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lip(o)

fat

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