Word Roots & Combining Forms for Body Parts

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abdomin/o

abdomen

aden/o

gland

men

andr/o

angi/o

vessel

appendage

attached to or outgrowth

appendic/o

appendix

arteri/o

artery

joint

arthr/o

cardi/o

heart

head

cephal/o

cerebr/o

cerebrum

cyst/o

bladder

cyt/o

cell

brain

encephal/o

enter/o

intestines

esophag/o

esophagus

gastro/o

stomach

gloss/o

tongue

gyne

woman

hem/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

hyster/o

uterus

ile/o

ileum (small intestine)

iris

irid/o

kerat/o

cornea of eye

irid/o

iris

kerat/o

cornea of eye (horny substance)

lamina, lamin/o

flat part of vertebra

abdominal wall

lapar/o

lingua

tongue

lobe (lung or brain)

lob/o

mamm/o

breast

breast

mast/o

muscle

my/o

bone marrow; spinal cord

myel/o

myring/o

eardrum

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

oophor/o

ovary

ophtham/o

eye

orchi, orchid/o

testicle

oste/o

bone

pancreat/o

pancreas

pharyng/o

pharynx

vein

phleb/o

lungs

pneum/o

proct/o

rectum

prostat/o

prostate gland

pelvis of kidney

pyel/o

rect/o

rectum or anus

ren/i

renal (kidney)

rhin/o

nose

sacr/o

sacrum

salping/o

fallopian tube

splen/o

spleen

vertebra

spondyl/o

steth/o

chest

stomat/o

mouth

ten/o

tendon

thorac/a

thorax (chest)

thyr/o

thyroid gland

trache/o

trachea

tympan/o

eardrum

ureter/o

ureter

vas/o

vessel

ven/i

vein

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