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65 terms

Root Words

10/4/12
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aden-
gland
angio-
blood vessel
aterio-
artery
arthr-
joint
auri-
ear
bleph(ar)-
eyelid
bronch-
pertaining to bronchus
bucca-
cheek
cardi-
heart
cephal-
head;brain
cerebro-
brain
cervi-
neck
chondra-
cartilage
chole-
bile
cost-
rib
crani-
skull
cut-
skin
cysto-
bladder,sac
cyst-
cell
denti-
tooth
derma-
skin
encephal-
brain
enter-
intestine
gastro-
stomach
gingiv-
gums
gloss-
tongue
glyco-, gluco-
sweet, sugar
hem-, hema-, heme-
blood
hepat-
liver
hist-
tissue
hyster-
uterus
kerat-
cornea
lacri-, lachry-
tear
laryng-
larynx
lip-
fat
lith-
stone
mast-
pertaining to the breast
mening-
membrane
myel-
marrow (spinal cord)
myo-
muscle
miring-
ear drum
nephr-
kidney
neuro-
nerve
oopho-
ovary
ophthalm-
eyes
opt-
vision, sight
orchid-
testes
os-
mouth
osteo-
bone
ot-
ear
pharyng-
throat
phleb-
vein
phren-
the mind, diaphragm
pneumo-
lung, air, breathing
proct-
rectum
pulmo-
lung
pyel-
pelvis (of kidney)
pyo-
pus
rhin-
nose
salping-
tube
stomo-
mouth, opening
thoraco-
chest
trache-
neck
ven-
vein
viscer-
internal organ (especially the obdominal)