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Medical Word Parts - Letter: l


TermDefinition
labi/olips, labia
labyrinth/oinner ear
lacrim/otears
lact/omilk
lamin/olamina (part of the vertebral arch that forms the roof of the spinal canal)
lapar/oabdominal wall
laryng/olarynx
later/oside
leiomy/osmooth (visceral) muscle
-lepsyseizure
leuk/owhite
leukocyt/owhite blood cell
levo-left
lex/oword
ligat/oto tie, binding
lingu/otongue
lip/ofat, lipid
-listhesisslipping
lith/ostone, calcification
-lithiasispresence of stones
-lithotomyincision for stone removal
lob/olobe
-logystudy of
lord/ocurve, swayback
lumb/olower back
lumin/olumen (channel within a tube)
lymph/olymph
lymphaden/olymph node
lymphangi/olymph vessel
-lysisloosening, separating

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