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viscer/o
organ; viscera
Example: visceral
(viscer/o + -al)
Pertaining to the internal organs in the abdominal cavity
ur/o
Urine; urinary system
Example: urolithiasis
(ur/o + litho + -iasis)
The presence of calculi in the urinary system
visceral
(viscer/o + -al)
Pertaining to the internal organs in the abdominal cavity
erythr/o
red
Example: erythrocyte
(erythr/o + -cyte)
An mature form of a red blood cell.
urolithiasis
(ur/o + litho + -iasis)
The process of forming stones or urinary calculi in the kidney, bladder, and/or urethra (urinary tract).
erythrocyte
(erythr/o + -cyte)
A red blood cell
hydrocephalus
(hydr/o + cephal/o + -us)
An abnormal increase in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranial cavity that is accompanied by expansion of the cerebral ventricles, enlargement of the skull and especially the forehead, and atrophy of the brain
cephal/o
head
Example hydrocephalus
(hydr/o + cephal/o + -us)
Pathologic condition characterized by abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid and consequent dilation of the ventricles.
pneumonitis
(pneumon/o + -itis)
Inflammation of the lung
-itis
Inflammation
Example: pneumonitis
(pneumon/o + -itis)
Inflammation of the lung
-ion
process
Example: ectropion
(ec- + trop/o + -ion)
Outward turning of the eyelid, so that the inner surface is exposed
ectropion
(ec- + trop/o + -ion)
An abnormal turning out of a part (as an eyelid).
pil/o
hair
Example: pilar cyst
(pil/o + -ar)
An epidermis cyst on the scalp.
pilar cyst
Are common fluid-filled growths (cysts) that form from hair follicles that are most often found on the scalp.
cervic/o
cervix; neck
Example: cervical dilation
(cervic/o + al)
The diameter of the opening of the cervix in labor.
retro-
backward
Example: retroflexion of the uterus
(retro + flex/o -ion)
A condition in which the body of the uterus is bent backward at an angle with the cervix.
retroflexion of the uterus
(retro + flex/o -ion)
A condition in which the body of the uterus is bent backward at an angle with the cervix.
ophthalmoscope
An instrument for use in viewing the interior of the eye and especially the retina
ophthalm/o
(ophthalm/o + -scope)
eye
Example: ophthalmoscope
(ophthalm/o + -scope)

An instrument for use in viewing the interior of the eye and especially the retina
Onychomycosis
(onych/o + myc/o + -osis)
A fungal infection of the fingernails or toenails.
ischemia
A deficient supply of blood to a body part (as the heart or brain) that is due to obstruction of the inflow of arterial blood.
gloss/o
tongue
Example: glossitis
(gloss/o + -itis)
Inflammation of the tongue
immunogen
immunogen: Any agent or substance capable of provoking an immune response or producing immunity.
glossitis
(gloss/o + -itis)
glossitis: inflammation of the tongue
epicondylar fracture
(epicondyl/o + -ar)
epicondylar fracture: Any fracture that involves the medial or lateral epicondyle of the bone.
immun/o
safety: protection
epicondyl/o
epicondyle