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What does this medical root mean?

salping(o)-

Of or pertaining to the fallopian tubes

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sangui-, sanguine-

Of or pertaining to blood

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sarco-

muscular, fleshlike

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What does this medical root mean?

schist(o)-

split, cleft

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What does this medical root mean?

schiz(o)-

Denoting something 'split' or 'double-sided'

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scler(o)-

hardness

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-sclerosis

hardening of the skin

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scoli(o)-

twisted

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What does this medical root mean?

-scope

instrument for viewing

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What does this medical root mean?

-scopy

use of instrument for viewing

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What does this medical root mean?

scoto-

darkness

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semi-

one-half, partly

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What does this medical root mean?

sial(o)-

saliva, salivary gland

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sigmoid(o)-

sigmoid, S-shaped curvature

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sinistr(o)-

left, left side

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sinus-

Of or pertaining to the sinus

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sito-

food, grain

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What does this medical root mean?

somat(o)-, somatico-

body, bodily

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What does this medical root mean?

-spadias

slit, fissure

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What does this medical root mean?

spasmo-

spasm

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What does this medical root mean?

sperma-, spermo-, spermato-

semen, spermatozoa

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splanchn(i)-, splanchn(o)-

viscera

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splen(o)-

spleen

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spondyl(o)-

Of or pertaining to the spine, the vertebra

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What does this medical root mean?

squamos(o)-

Denoting something as 'full of scales' or 'scaly'

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-stasis

stop, stand

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-staxis

dripping, trickling

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What does this medical root mean?

sten(o)-

Denoting something as 'narrow in shape' or pertaining to narrowness

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What does this medical root mean?

-stenosis

abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel or other tubular organ or structure

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What does this medical root mean?

steth(o)-

Of or pertaining to the upper chest, chest, the area above the breast and under the neck