Curtis Biology Master Root List

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acro-

extremity

aden-

gland

alveol-

small cavity

angi-

vessel

arthr-

joint

asthen-

weakness

bar-

pressure

bili-

bile

brachi-

arm

brady-

slow

bronch-

air passage

capn-

smoke

carcin-

cancer

card-

heart

cephal-

head, brain

cerv-

neck

chem-

chemical

chol-

bile

chondr-

cartilage

corp-

body

cort-

covering

crani-

skull

crypt-

hidden

cusp-

pointed

cut (an)-

skin

cyan-

blue

cyst-

bladder; sac

dactyl-

fingers; toes (digits)

dendr-

tree; branch

dent-

tooth

derm-

skin

diastol-

relax; stand apart

dips-

thirst

ejacul-

to throw out

electr-

electrical

enter-

intestine

eryth(r)-

red

esthe-

sensation

febr-

fever

gastr-

stomach

gingiv-

gums

glom-

little ball

glosso-

tongue

gluco-

glucose; sugar

glutin-

glue

glyco-

sugar; glucose

hepat-

liver

hist-

tissue

hydro-

water

hyster-

uterus

latr-

treatment

kal-

potassium

karyo-

nucleus

kerat-

horn

lact-

milk; milk production

lapar-

abdomen

leuk-

white

lig-

to tie; bind

lip-

lipid (fat)

lys-

break apart

melan-

black

men-, mens-, (menstru-)

monthly

muta-

change

myo-

muscle

myc-

fungus

myel-

marrow

nat-

birth

natri-

sodium

nephr-

nephron; kidney

neuro-

nerve

noct-, nyct-

night

noto-

back

oculo-

eye

odont-

tooth

onco-

mass

ophthalm-

eye

orchi-

testis

osteo-

bone

ov-, oo-, ovi-

egg

oxy-

oxygen

path-

disease

ped-

children

pharm-

drug

phleb-

vein

photo-

light

physio-

nature (function) of

plex; plexus-

network

pneumo-

air; breath

poie-

make; produce

presby-

old

proct-

rectum

pseud-

false

psych-

mind

pyel-

pelvis

ren-

kidney

rhino-

nose

rigor-

stiffness

sarco-

flesh; muscle

scler-

hard

semen-, semin-

seed; sperm

sept-

contamination

sin-

cavity; recess

son-

sound

spiro-, spire

breathe

stat-, stas-

arrest

syn-

together

systol-

contract

tachy-

fast

therm-

heat

thromb-

clot

tox-

poison

troph-

grow; nourish

tympan-

drum

varic-

enlarged vessel

vas-

vessel; duct

a-, an-

not or without

ab-

off, from, away

absciss-

cutoff

ac-

toward

acumin-

point, pointed

adipo-

fat

aero-, aeri-

the air, atmosphere

agri-

field

alb-, albi-

white

-alis, -ale

pertaining to

allo-

different

ambulat-

walk

-amylus

starch

ana-

up, throughout, again

andro-

a man

aniso-

unequal

antero-

front

antho-

flower

anti-

opposite, against

aperi-

open

arbor-

tree

archaeo-

ancient

-atilis, -atile

found in

atr-, atri-

black

auto-

self

bi-

two, twice, double

bio-, -biot

life

blasto-

seed

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