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Medical Word Parts - Letter: e


TermDefinition
ec-outside, out
echin/ospiny, prickly
echo-reflected sound
eco-environment
-ectasisdilation, stretching
ecto-out, outward
-ectomyremoval, excision
ectr/ocongenital absence
-edemaswelling
ele/ooil
electro/oelectricity
embryo-related to embryo
-emesisvomiting
-emiacondition of the blood
emmetr/ocorrect measure
en-in, within
enanti/oopposed, opposite
encephal/obrain
end-within, inner
endo-within
endocardi/oendocardium (inner lining of the heart)
endometri/oendometrium (mucous membrane lining the uterus)
ent-within, inside
enter/osmall intestines
eosin/orose-colored
epi-above, on, following
epididym/oepididymis (structure within the scrotum that stores sperm)
epiglott/oepiglottis (cartilage that prevents food from entering the trachea)
episi/ovulva
epitheli/oepithelium
equi-equal
erethism/oirritation
erg-work
ergo-work, energy
erythr/ored
erythrocyt/ored blood cell
eschar/oscab
eso-inward
esophag/oesophagus
esthes/onerve sensation, feeling
-esthesiasensation, feeling
eti/ocause
eu-normal, good
eury-wide, broad
ex-out, away from
exo-outside, outward
extra-outside of, beyond

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