Principles of A&P Root Words of Chapter 1 (Tortora & Derrickson) Edition 13

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55 terms · Root words defined of Chapter 1 "Principles of Anatomy and Physiology" by Gerard J. Tortora & Bryan Derrickson. the 13th edition

Ana

up

Tomy

process of cutting

Dis

apart

Section

act of cutting

Physio

nature

Logy

the study of

Embry

embryo

Hist

tissue

Radio

ray

Graphic

to write

Path

disease

Neuro

Nerve

Endo

within

Crin

secretion

Cardi/ Cardial

heart

Vascular

blood vessels

Immun

not susceptible

Respira

to breath

Ren

kidney

Palp

gently touching

Auscult

listening

Percus

beat through

Catabol

throwing down

Ism

a condition

Anabol

a raising up

Homeo

sameness

Stasis

standing still

Intra

inside

Extra

outside

Inter

between

Af

toward

Ferrent

carried

Ef

away

Epi

upon

Demi

people

Pharmac

drug

Dia

through

Gnosis

knowledge

Sagitt

arrow

Para

near

Corona

crown

Thorac

chest

Peri

around

Pleur

rib or side

Media

middle

Stinum

partition

Abdomin

belly

Pelv

basin

Retro

behind

Oral

mouth

Orbital

eye

Sub

under

Costal

rib

Quad

one-forth

Umbilic

navel, belly button

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