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Prefixes & Sufixes

The following list is by no means complete, but it may help in understanding some difficult terminology. The following abbreviations are used ; Gr., for the Greek ; L., for the Latin.
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Term Definition
vas-

(L., vessel), vas deferens , vessel to transmit male sex cells.

ventr-

(Gr., belly), ventral , pertaining to the lower or belly side.

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