Latin Roots Quiz 4

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algia, dyn, noci

pain

aliment

food

antero

forward

aps

to touch, join

arachn

spider, spider web

arbor

tree

astro

star

ate

like, possessing

call

thick

caption

sensation

caries

rottenness

cataract

waterfall

caud, cauda, caudate

tail, tailed, tail-like

caphal, kephal

head

cereb

brain

cheil, cheilo, labi

lips

chiasm, decuss

to cross, form an X

chole

bile

cholecyst, cholecysto

gall bladder

cholin

acetylcholine

chromato

color

chyl, chyme

juice

cingul

girdle

circa

approximately

cochlea

snail

cognit

to know

col, colo

large intestine

contra

opposite

corona

crown

corpora, corpus

bodies, body

cortex

bark, rind

crista

crest, ridge

cune

wedge

cupula

little tub

cylysis

washing, irrigation

dendr, dendro

tree, branch

dent, dento, odont, odonto

teeth

derma

skin

dyne

force

ef, ex

out, away

electro

electricity

emet

vomiting

en

inner, within

encephal, encephalo

brain

enter, entero

intestines

epiploic

pertaining to an omentum

equin

horse

esthesia, esthet

feeling, sensation

exia

body condition

falx

sickle

fascicul

little bundle

fili

thread

fovea

pit, depression

fungi

mushroom

funicul

little rope, cord

fus

spindle

fuse

brown

gangli

knot

gastr, gastro

stomach

gingiv, gingivo

gums

glauco

grayness

glob

globe, ball

glass, glosso, lingu, linguo

tongue

gnos

knowledge

grad

to walk or step

gram

record

gy, gyr

turn, twist

haustr

to draw

hepat, hepatis, hepato

liver

homunculus

little man

hydro

wwater

incus

anvil

insula

island

jejun

empty, dry

kines, kino

motion, movement

kyro

nucleus

lacrim

tear

later

side

lemniscus

ribbon

lenti

lens

lethe

oblivion, forgetfulness

limbus

border

lip

fat, lipid

lutea

yellow

macula

spot

malleus

hammer

mamill

nipple

menin

membrane

myringo

eardrum

nas, nasalis, naso, rhin, rhino

nose

occult

hidden

ora

border

osis

process, condition

pallid

pale

pancreat, pancreato

pancreas

phore

bearer

phot

light

phren, phreno

diaphragm

polio

gray matter

pons

bridge

porta

gateway, entrance

proct, procto

anus, rectum

proprio

one's own

pros

before

prosopo

face, person

punct

point

pylorus

gatekeeper

radiata

radiating

ramus

branch

rect, recta, recto

straight

ruga, rugae

folds, creases

saccule

little sac

scala

staircase

sepsis

infection

serrata

serrated

sign

sigma or S

som, soma, somat, somato

body

spiro

breath

stapes

stirrup

stereo

solid

stomat, stomato

mouth

striat

stripe

substantia

substance

sulc

groove

syn

together

tat

stretch

tect, tectum, tegmen

roof, cover

thalamus

chamber

topy

place

trich

hair

trochlea

pulley

troph

nourishment

utricle

little bag

uvea, uvula

little grape

vitae

of life

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