Common Word Roots

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aden/o

gland

angi/o

vessel

arteri/o

artery

arthr/o

joint

brachi/o

arm

bronch/o, bronchi/o

bronchial tubes

cardi/o

heart

cephal/o

head

chol/e, chol/o

bile; gall

chrom/o

color

cutane/o

skin

cyan/o

blue

cyst/o

fluid-filled sac; urinary bladder;bag

cyt/o

cell

derm/o, dermat/o

skin

encephal/o

brain

erythr/o

red

febr/o

fever

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

sugar; glucose

gynec/o

woman or female

hemat/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

hist/o

tissue

hyster/o

uterus; womb

lapar/o

abdomen

leuk/o

white

lith/o

stone or calculus

mast/o

breast

mening/o

membrane; meninges

myel/o

spinal cord; bone marrow

necr/o

pertaining to death

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerves or nervous system

neutr/o

neutral

onc/o

tumor

orth/o

straight

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

ped/o (Latin)

foot

ped/o (Greek)

child

phleb/o

vein

pneum/o

lung

pulmon/o

lung

ren/o

kidney

scler/o

hardening

sept/o

poison

stomato/o

mouth

therm/o

heat

thorac/o

chest

thromb/o

clot

tox/o

poison

ur/o

presence in urine

vas/o

duct; vessel; vas deferens

ven/o

vein

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