Hole's Anatomy & Physiology 12th Edition

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Understanding Words
* acetabul-: vinegar cup
* adip-: fat
* aer-: air
* alb-: white
* an-: without
* ana-: up
* anul-: ring
* Apo-: away from
* Append-: “to hang something”;
* arth-: joint
* Astr-: starlike
* aud-: to hear
* Ax-: axle
* ax-: axis
* Bi-: two
* Bio-: life
* blast: bud
* burs-: bag, purse
* calat-: something inserted
* canal-: channel
* Cardi-: referring to the heart
* carp-: wrist
* cata-: down 
* Cephal-: head
* Cerebr-: referring to the brain
* Chiasm-: cross
* chondr-: cartilage
* choroid: skinlike
* -clast: break
* clav-: bar
* co-: with 
* cochlea: snail
* condyl-: knob
* condyl-: knob: knuckle
* corac-: a crow's beak
* corn-: horn
* Cran-: referring to the head
* cribr-: sieve
* crist-: crest
* cut-: skin
* cyt: cell
* Cyt-: cell
* de-: undoing 
* Dendr-: tree
* derm-: skin
* di-: two
* Dors-: referring to the back
* Endo-: within
* Ependym-: tunic
* epi-: upon, after, in addition
* erg-: work
* Fasc-: bundle
* Flacc-: flabby
* folic-: small bag
* fov-: pit
* fov-: pit
* Funi-: small cord or fiber
* Gangli-: swelling
* glen-: joint socket
* glen-: joint socket
* glia: glue
* glyc-: sweet
* -gram: something written
* hist-: web, tissue
* hol-: entire, whole 
* Homeo-: referring to same
* hyal-: resemblance to glass
* Hyper-: above
* hyper-: over, more
* Hypo-: below
* inter-: among, between
* Inter-: between
* inter-: among, between
* intra-: inside
* iris: rainbow
* iso-: equal
* Iso-: equal
* iso-: equal
* kerat-: horn 
* labr-: lip
* labyrinth: maze
* lacri-: tears
* lamell-: thin plate
* laten-: hidden
* -lemm: rind or peel
* lip-: fat
* -logy: scientific study of something
* lut-: yellow
* Lys-: to break up
* -lyt: dissolvable
* macr-: large
* macula: spot
* malle-: hammer
* meat-: passage
* melan-: black 
* Mening-: membrane
* Meta-: change
* Mit-: thread
* Mono-: single; one
* Moto-: moving
* Multi-: many
* mut-: change 
* myo-: muscle
* Nas-: referring to the nose
* neur-: nerve
* Nucle-: kernel
* ocul-: eye
* odont-: tooth
* olfact-: to smell
* Oligo-: few
* Orb-: circular
* os-: bone
* ov-: egglike
* palpebra: eyelid
* Pariet-: referring to a wall
* Pelv-: basin
* Peri-: all around
* Peri-: around
* Phag-: to eat
* phag-: to eat
* photo-: light
* Pino-: to drink
* Pleur-: referring to the rib
* Plex-: interweaving
* poie-: make: produce
* Poly-: many
* por-: passage, channel
* Pro-: before
* pseud-: false
* reticul-: a net
* Sacchar-: sugar
* Saltator-: dancer
* sarco: flesh
* scler-: hard
* seb-: grease
* Sens-: feeling
* -som: body
* squam-: scale 
* -stasis: remaining still
* strat-: layer
* -strat: spread out
* stria-: groove 
* sub-: under 
* Super-: above
* sutur-: sewing
* Syn-: together
* syn-: together
* Syn-: together
* syndesm-: binding together
* tetan-: stiff
* therm-: heat
* -tomy: cutting
* -tonic: stretched
* -troph: well fed
* tympan-: drum
* Uni-: one
* -valenthaving power
* Vesic-: bladder
* Voluntar-: of one’s free will
* -zym: causing to ferment
* vitre-: glass
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Table 1.2 (page 8)
Organ System| Major Organs| Major Functions|
Integumentary| Skin, hair, nails, sweat & sebaceous glands| Protection, body temperature regulation, sensory receptor support| Skeletal| Bones, ligaments, cartilage| Framework, protection,...
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