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    Dentes - The teeth. I watched an old Wayne and Shuster skit - The Burning of Rome - from the 1970's. Typhus - Typhoid fever. It is important not to panic. a/n-                          no; not; without, -ac                          pertaining to, acetabul/o           acetabulum (hip socket), acr/o                      extremeties; top; extreme point, acromi/o               acromion (extension of shoulder bone), acu/o                     sharp; severe; sudden, agglutin/o            clumping; sticking together, -agon                     to assemble; gather, -agra                      excessive pain, -al                           pertaining to, alges/o                  sensitivity to pain, -algesia                 sensitivity to pain, alveol/o                alveolus; air sac; small sac, ambi-                    around, on both sides, about, amphi-                  around, on both sides, -amine                  nitrogen compound, amni/o                  amnion (ssac surrounding the embryo), -an                          pertaining to, ana-                       up; apart; backward; again; anew, aneurysm/o        aneurysm (widening of blood vessel), ante-                      before; forward, anthr/o                  antrum of the stomach, anxi/o                    uneasy; anxious, aort/o                     aorta (largest artery), aponeur/o            aponeurosis (type of tendon), -ar                           pertaining to, arteriol/o              arteriole (small artery), -arthria                 articulate (speak distinctly), -artresia                closure, occlusion, atreto-                   closed, lacking an opening, -ary                        pertaining to, -assay                    to examine, analyze, astr/o                     star, star-shaped, ather/o                  plaque (fatty substance), -ation                     process; condition, atri/o                      atrium (upper heart chamber), aux/o                     growth, acceleration, bacill/o                  bacilli (bacteria), bar/o                      pressure; weight, bary-                      weight, pressure, bas/o                      base; opposite of acid, -blast                     embryonic; immature cell, -blastoma             immature tumor (cells), brom/o                  bromine-containing compound, odor, burs/o                    bursa (sac of fluid near joints), calcane/o                calcaneus (heel bone), capillar/o                capillary (tiniest blood vessel), capn/o                     carbon dioxide, -capnia                    carbon dioxide, carcin/o                   cancerous; cancer, cari/o                        caries, rottenness, carp/o                      wrist bones (carpals), cathar/o, cathart/o             cleansing, purging, caud/o                     tail; lower part of body, caus/o                      burn; burning, cec/o                         cecum (first part of colon), celi/o                        belly; abdomen, -centesis                 surgical puncture to remove fluid, cerebell/o               cerebellum (posterior part of the brain), cerebr/o                  cerebrum (largest part of the brain), cervic/o                   neck; cervix (neck of uterus), -chezia                    defacation; elimination of wastes, chori/o                     chorion (outermost membrane of the fetus), choroid/o                choroid layer of eye, -chroia                     skin coloration, -cidal                        pertaining to killing, cirrh/o                      orange-yellow, claustr/o                  enclosed space, clavicul/o                clavicle (collar bone), clin/o                        to slope, bend, -clysis                      irragation; washing, coagul/o                  coagulation (clotting), -coccus                    berry-shaped bacterium, coccyg/o                  coccyx (tail bone), cochle/o                  cochlea (inner part of ear), col/o                         colon (large intestine), colon/o                    colon (large intestine), con-                          together; with, conjunctiv/o          conjuctiva (lines of eyelids), consci/o                   awareness, aware, constrict/o              narrowing, binding, contra-                     against; opposite, cortic/o                    cortex, outer region, cras/o                       mixture; temperament, -crine                       to secrete; separate, -crit                           to separtate, critic/o                     crisis, dangerous, cubit/o                     elbow, forearm, cycl/o                       ciliary body of eye; cycle; circle, cyst/o                       urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid, -cytosis                    condition of cells; slight increase in numbers, dacryocyst/o        tear sac; lacriman sac, de-                          lack of; down; less; removal of, -desis                     to bind; tie together, dia-                         complete; through, -dilation                widening; stretching; expanding, dilat/o                    to enlarge, expand, dis-                         apart, to separate, dys-                        bad: painful: difficult: abnormal, -eal                         pertaining to, ec-                          out; outside, echo-                     reflected sound, -ectasia                 dilation; dilatation; widening, -ectasis                 dilation; dilatation; widening, ectro/o                   congenital absence, -ectomy                removal; excision; resection, -emia                     blood condition, -emic                     pertaining to blood condition, enanti/o                opposite, opposed, enter/o                  intestines (usually small intestine), eosin/o                  red; rosy; dawn-colored, epi-                        above; upon; on, equi-                      equality, equal, -esis                       action; condition; state of, esthes/o                nervous sensation, eu-                          good; normal, ex-                          out; away from, exo-                        out; away from, -facient                    to cause, make happen, fasci/o                      fascia (membrane supporting muscles), femor/o                   femur (thigh bone), fibros/o                   fibrous connective tissue, -fication                  process of making, fil/i, fil/o                  thread, threadlike, filament/o              thread, threadlike, five                           pent-, penta-, quinque-, follicul/o                 follicle; small sac, fore-                         before, in front, -form                        resembling; in the shape of, four                          quadri, tetra-, fung/i                       fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll), furc/o                       forking; branching, -fusion                     to pour; to come together, ganglion/o              ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies, gel/o                         to freeze, congeal, -gen                          substance that produces, -genesis                  producing; forming, -genic                       produced by or in, ge/o                          earth, soil, gli/o                          glial cells; neuroglial cells, gluc/o                       glucose; sugar, glyc/o                       glucose; sugar, glycogen/o             glycogen; animal starch, glycos/o                   glucose; sugar, -graph                      instrument for recording, -graphy                   process of recording, gyr/o                         circle, spiral, half                           demi, hemi, semi, hapl/o                      simple, single, holo-                         entire, complete, home/o                    sameness; unchanging; constant, hyper-                      above; excessive, hypo-                       deficient; below; under; less than normal, ia                               condition, -iac                            pertaining to, -iasis                        abnormal condition, iatr/o                        physician; treatment, -ic                              pertaining to, -ical                          pertaining to, ide/o                         idea, mental images, idi/o                          unknown; individual; distinct, immun/o                immune; protection; safe, in-                             in; into; not, -in                             a substance, -ine                           a substance, -ine                           pertaining to, infra-                        below; inferior to; beneath, insulin/o                 insulin (pancreatic hormone), intra-                        within; into, ion/o                         ion; to wander, -ior                            pertaining to, ir/o                            iris (colored portion of eye), irid/o                        iris (colored portion of eye), is/o                            same; equal, isch/o                       to hold back; back, ischi/o                      ischium (part of hip bone), -ism                          process; condition, -ist                             specialist, ithy-                          erect, straight, -itis                           inflammation, -ium                         structure; tissue, kel/o                         tumor, fibrous growth, kerat/o                     cornea; hard, horny tissue, kern-                        nucleus (collection of nerve cells in the brain), ket/o                         ketones; acetones, keton/o                    ketones; acetones, koil/o                       hollow, concave, depressed, -labile                      unstable, perishable, lacrim/o                  tear; tear duct; lacrimal duct, lal/o, -lalia              speech, babble, lapar/o                     abdominal wall; abdomen, -lapse                       to slide, fall, sag, laryng/o                  larynx (voice box), leiomy/o                 smooth (visceral) muscle, -lemma                   sheath; covering, lepid/o                     plakes, scales, lept/o                       thin, slender, -leptic                      to seize, take hold of, lex/o                         word; phrase, -lexia                        word; phrase, ligat/o                      binding, tying, lip/o                          fat; lipid, -listhesis                 condition of stones, lith/o                        stone, calculus, -lithotomy              incision (for removal) of a stone, logad/o                    whites of the eyes, -logy                         study (process of), lord/o                       curve; swayback, lox/o                         oblique, slanting, lumb/o                    lower back; loin, ly/o                           to dissolve, loosen, -lysis                        breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening, -lytic      to reduce, destroy, separate; breakdown, mandibul/o           mandible (lower jaw bone), -mania                     obsessive preoccupation, -masesis                 mastication, chewing, mastoid/o               mastoid process (behind the ear), maxill/o                  maxilla (upper jaw bone), meat/o                     meatus (opening), medic/o                   to heal, healing, medull/o                 medulla (inner section); middle; soft, marrow, men/o                      menses; menstruation, mening/o                meninges (membranes covering the spinal cord & brain), meta-                       change; beyond, metacarp/o            metacarpals (hand bones), metatars/o              metatarsals (foot bones), method/o                procedure, technique, metr/o                      uterus (womb); measure, -metry                      process of measuring, mi/o                          smaller; less, -mimesis                imitation, simulation, mucos/o                  mucous membrane (mucosa), mut/a                       genetic change, mutagen/o             causing genetic change, myel/o                     spinal cord; bone marrow, myocardi/o            myocardium (heart muscle), myring/o                 tympanic membrane (eardrum), narc/o                      numbness; stupor; sleep, nect/o                       to bind, tie, connect, neutr/o                    neither; neutral; neutrophil, noci-                         to cause harm, injury or pain, obstetr/o                 pregnancy; birth, -oid                           resembling; derived from, -ole                           little; small, olecran/o                olecranon (elbow), -oma                         tumor; mass; fluid collection, omphal/o                umbilicus (navel), onych/o                   nail (of fingers or toes), -opia                         vision condition, opisth/o                   backward, behind, -opsia                       vision condition, opt/o                         eye; vision, -ose                           full of; pertaining to; sugar, -osis                          condition, usually abnormal, ossicul/o                 ossicle (small bone), -ostosis                    condition of bone, -otia                          ear condition, -ous                          pertaining to, oxy-                          swift; sharpp; acid, -pagus                     conjoined twins, palat/o                     palate (roof of mouth), pali-                          recurrence, repetition, palliat/o                  to soothe, relieve, palpit/o                   flutter, throbbing, papill/o                   nipple-like; optic disc, par-                           other than; abnormal, para-                        near; beside; abnormal; apart from; along the side of, -para                        to bear, bring forth (live births), -parous                    to bear, bring forth, -pareunia               sexual intercourse, -pathy                      disease; emotion, pelv/i                       pelvis; hip region, pelv/o                      pelvis; hip region, peri-                         surrounding, per/o                        deformed, maimed, perspir/o                 breathe through, petr/o                       stone, petrous region of temporal bone, -pexy                        fixation; to put in place, -phagia                    eating; swallowing, phalang/o               phalanges (of fingers and toes), phaner/o                 visible, apparent, phil/o                       like; love; attraction to, -phil                         attraction for, -philia                      attraction for, -phoresis                carrying; transmission, -phoria                    to bear, carry; feeling (mental state), phren/o                   diaphragm; mind, phyl/o                      race, species, type, physi/o                    nature; function, physic/o                  physical, natural, pituitar/o                pituitary gland, plan/o                      flat, level, wandering, plant/o                     sole of the foot, plas/o                       development; formation, -plasia                     development; formation, -plasm                     formation; structure, -plastic                    pertaining to formation, -plasty                     surgical repair, -plegia                     paralysis; palsy, -plegic                     paralysis; palsy, plex/o                      plexus; network (of nerves), -poietin                   substance that forms, poikil/o                   varied; irregular, polio-                       gray matter (of brain or spinal cord), polyp/o                    polyp; small growth, pont/o                      pons ( a part of the brain), por/o, -pore            opening, passageway, -porosis                   condition of pores (spaces), posit/o                     arrangement, place, post-                         after; behind, poster/o                   back (of body); behind, pre-                           before; in front of, pro-                           before; forward, proct/o                     anus and rectum, pros-                         before; forward, pros/o                      forward, anterior, psamm/o                sand, sand-like material, -pterygium             abnormality of the conjunctiva, -ptosis                      droop; sag; prolapse; protrude, pub/o                       pubis (anterior part of hip bone), -puncture               to pierce a surface, pupill/o                   pupil (dark center of eye), pyl/e                         portal vein, pylor/o                     pylorus; pyloric sphincter, qual-                        quality, characteristic, quasi-                       to some degree, as if, quart-                        fourth, four, quer-                        to seek, search, rachi/o                     spinal column; vertebrae, radi/o                       x-rays; radioactivity; radius (lateral lower arm bone), re-                             back; again; backward, retro-                        behind; back; backward, rhabdomy/o          striated (skeletal) muscle, rhe/o                        flow, current, stream, -rrhage                    bursting forth (of blood), -rrhagia                   bursting forth (of blood), -rrhea                       flow; discharge, salping/o                fallopian tube; auditory (eustachian) tube, -salpinx                   fallopian tube; oviduct, sapr/o                      rotten, decay, sarc/o                       flesh (connective tissue), scapul/o                  scapula; shoulder blade, scler/o                      sclera (white of eye), scoli/o                      crooked; bent, -scope                      instrument for visual examination, -scopy                      visual examination, ser/o                         serum, serous, seven                       hepta-, sept-, septi-, -sis                            state of; condition, six                             hex-, hexa-, sex-, span/o                     scanty, scarce, -spasm                    sudden contraction of muscles, spectr/o                   image, spectrum, sperm/o                  spermatozoa; sperm cells, spermat/o               spermatozoa; sperm cells, sphen/o                   wedge; sphenoid bone, spher/o                    globe-shaped; round, splanchn/o             viscera (internal organs), spin/o                      spine (backbone), spondyl/o               vertebra (backbone), staped/o                  stapes (middle ear bone), -stabile                    stable, fixed, -stasis                      to stop; control; place, -stat                          device/instrument for keeping something stationary, -static                       pertaining to stopping; controlling, sten/o                       narrowed, constricted, -stenosis                 tightening; stricture, ster/o                        solid structure; steroid, stere/o                     solid; three-dimensional, stern/o                     sternum (breastbone), -stitial                      to set; pertaining to standing or positioned, -stomia                    condition of the mouth, -stomy                     new opening (to form a mouth), strept/o                    twisted chains, -stroma                    supporting tissue of an organ, styl/o                        pole or stake, sub-                          under; below, submaxill/o           mandible (lower jaw bone), super-                      above, beyond, sym-                         together; with, syn-                          together; with, synaps/o, synapt/o           point of contact, to join, syncop/o                 to cut off, cut short; faint, synov/o                   synovia; synovial membrane; sheath around a tendon, tars/o                        tarsus; hindfoot or ankle, tauto-                       identical, same, tax/o                         order; coordination, temp/o, tempor/o period of time, the temples, tens/o                       stretched, strained, terat/o                      monster; malformed fetus, -thorax                     chest; pleural cavity, -thymia                   mind (condition of), -thymic                    pertaining to mind, thyr/o                       thyroid gland; sheild, tibi/o                        tibia (shin bone), -tic                             pertaining to, toc/o                         labor; birth, -tocia                        labor; birth (condition of), -tocin                        labor; birth (a substance for), -tome                       instrument to cut, -tomy                       process of cutting, top/o                         place; position; location, trache/o                   trachea (windpipe), trans-                       across; through, traumat/o               trauma, injury, wound, trigon/o                   trigone (area within the bladder), tri/o                           to sort out, sorting, troph/o                    nourishment; development, -trophy                    nourishment; development (condition of), -tropin                     stimulate; act on, tympan/o                tympanic membrane (eardrum); middle ear, -type                         classification; picture, typhl/o                     cecum, blindness, -ule                           little; small, uln/o                        ulna (middle lower arm bone), ul/o                           scar, scarring, ultra-                        beyond; excess, -um                           structure; tissue; thing, umbilic/o                umbilicus (navel), ur/o                           urine; urinary tract, -uria                         urination; condition of urine, uric/o                       urine condition, -us                             structure; thing, uter/o                       uterus (womb), uve/o                        uvea, vascular layer of eye (iris, choroid, ciliary body), varic/o                     varicose veins, vas/o                        vessel; duct; vas deferens, vener/o                    venereal (sexual contact), ventil/o                    to aerate, oxygenate, ventr/o                     belly side of body, ventricul/o             ventricle (of heart or brain), venul/o                    venule (small vein), vertebr/o                 vertebra (backbone), vesic/o                     urinary bladder, vesicul/o                 seminal vesicle, vestibul/o               vestibule of the inner ear, viscer/o                   internal organs, vitr/o                        vitreous body (of the eye), -ward                        in the direction of, -where                      location  e.g. And American English - Nothing by mouth poem by Vergil, Fidicen in Tecto Fervido ( Fiddler on the Roof! -Us-On -um confidence you all have had some Latin translation work done through this site when., nostrum, medicine less predictable is the source of the hometowns of people who have had some Latin work... 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