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What does this medical root mean?

a-, an-

Denotes an absence of, without

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What does this medical root mean?

ab-

away from

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What does this medical root mean?

abdomin(o)-

Of or relating to the abdomen

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What does this medical root mean?

-ac, -acal

pertaining to

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What does this medical root mean?

acanth(o)-

thorn or spine

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What does this medical root mean?

acous(io)-

Of or relating to hearing

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What does this medical root mean?

acr(o)-

extremity, topmost

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What does this medical root mean?

-acusis

hearing

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What does this medical root mean?

-ad

toward, in the direction of

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What does this medical root mean?

ad-

increase, adherence, motion toward, very

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What does this medical root mean?

aden(o)-, aden(i)-

Of or relating to a gland

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What does this medical root mean?

adip(o)-

Of or relating to fat or fatty tissue

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What does this medical root mean?

adren(o)-

Of or relating to adrenal glands

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What does this medical root mean?

-aemia

blood condition

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What does this medical root mean?

aer(o)-

air, gas

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What does this medical root mean?

aesthesio-

sensation

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What does this medical root mean?

-al

pertaining to

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What does this medical root mean?

alb-

Denoting a white or pale color

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What does this medical root mean?

alge(si)-

pain

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What does this medical root mean?

-algia

pain

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What does this medical root mean?

alg(i)o-

pain

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What does this medical root mean?

allo-

Denoting something as different, or as an addition

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What does this medical root mean?

ambi-

Denoting something as positioned on both sides; Describing both of two

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What does this medical root mean?

amnio-

Pertaining to the membranous fetal sac (amnion)

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What does this medical root mean?

amph-, amphi-

on both sides

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What does this medical root mean?

an-

not, without

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What does this medical root mean?

ana-

back, again, up

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What does this medical root mean?

an(o)

anus

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What does this medical root mean?

andr(o)-

pertaining to a man

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What does this medical root mean?

angi(o)-

blood vessel