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medical terminology- root words

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Arthr/o
joint
Ankyl/o
stiffness
Aque/o
water
Audi/o
hearing
Brachi/o
Arm
Carp/o
wrist
Cephal/
head
Crani/o
skull, cranium
cost/o
ribs
cervic/
neck
cirrh/o
yellow
cyan/o
blue
Chondr/
cartilage
Cerebr/o
cerebrum
Dermat/o
skin
erythr/o
red
encephal/o
brain
Femur/
femur
Gastr/o
stomach
Hepat/o
liver
Hem/o, hemat/o
blood
Humer/
humerus
Home/o
same, like
Ili/
illium
Ischi/
ischium
Idi/o
Peculiar, unknown
Kinisi/o
movement
Lamin/
lamina of vertebrae
Melan/o
black
Myel/o
spinal cord
My/o
muscle
Neur/o
nerve
Noct/
night
Orth/o
straight
Oste/o
bone
Opt/o
Vision
Ox/
oxygen
Pneum/o
air
Path/o
disease
Phalang/
phalanges
Patell/o
patella
Pod/I
foot
Rachi/o
spine
Schlera/o
hardening
Spir/o
breathe
Sphygm/o
pulse
Spondyl/o
conditions of vertebrae
Stern/o
sternum
Thromb/o
blood clot
Thorac/o
chest
Tibi/o
tibia
Ten/o, tendin/o, tend/o
tendon
Ton/
tone
Vertebr/
structure of vertebrae