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Medical Word Parts - Letter: a


TermDefinition
a-no, not, without
ab-away from
-acpertaining to
acr/oextremities, top
ad-toward, increase
aden/ogland
adenoid/oadenoids
adip/ofat
adren/oadrenal glands
albin/owhite, deficient pigmentation
-algiapain
aliment/onutrition
allo-other
alveol/oalveolus
ambly/odull, dim
ambul/owalking
amni/oamnion, sac around embryo
-anpertaining to
an/oanus, ring
ana-up, apart, again
angi/oblood or lymph vessel
ankyl/obent, stiff
ante-forward, before
anter/ofront
anti-against
aort/oaorta
aphth/oulcer
apo-separate, away from
append/oappendix
-arpertaining to
arteri/oartery
arteriol/osmall artery
arthr/ojoint
articul/ojoint
astr/ostar
ather/oplaque, soft fatty deposit
atri/oatrium
audi/ohearing
aur/oear
auto-self, same
axill/oarmpit

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