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Medical Word Parts - Letter: h


TermDefinition
halit/obreath
hapl/osimple, single
hect-hundred
hedon/opleasure
helc/oulcer
heli/osun
hem/oblood
hemat/oblood
hemi-half
hepat/oliver
hepta-seven
heredo-heir, heredity
herni/ohernia
heter-different, other
hex-six
-hexiacondition
hiat/ogap, opening, pause
hidr/osweat
hist/otissue
holo-entire, complete
home/osame, not changed
humer/ohumerus (bone of the upper arm, extending from shoulder to elbow)
hyal/oglass-like
hydr/owater, fluid
hygr/omoisture
hymen/omembrane
hyper-excessive, above
hypn/osleep
hypo-deficient, under
hypophys/opituitary gland
hypsi-high
hyster/outerus

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