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Head

caput

capitate

kephale

cephalic

Skull

cranium

cranial

kranion

(see Latin)

Brain

cerebrum

cerebral

enkephalos

encephalon

Eye

oculus

oculomotor

ophthalmos

ophthalmic

Organ

viscus

viscera

splanknon

splanchnic

Heart

cor

precordial

kardia

cardiac

Lung

pulmo

pulmonary

pneumon

pneumonia

Liver

hepar

hepatic

hepar

(see Latin)

Gut

intestinum

intestine

enteron

mesenteric

Navel

umbilicus

umbilicus

omphalos

omphalomesenteric

Womb

uterus

uterus

hystera

hysterectomy

Hand

manus

manubrium

cheir

surgery (chirurgery)

Foot

pes, pedis

peduncle

pous, podos

chiropody