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Chapter 1 Root Words

Root Words and Combining Form from Chapter 1
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aden/o
Gland (adenopathy: gland disease)
carcin/o
Cancer (carcinoma: cancerous tumor)
cardi/o
Heart (cardiac: pertaining to the heart)
chem/o
Chemical (chemotherapy: treatment with chemicals)
cis/o
to Cut (incision: process of cutting into)
dermat/o
Skin (dermatology: study of the skin)
enter/o
Small Intestine (enteric: pertaining to the small intestine)
gastr/o
Stomach (gastric: pertaining to the stomach)
gynec/o
Female (gynecology: study of the female)
hemat/o
Blood (hematic (pertaining to the blood)
hydr/o
Water (hydrocele: protrusion of water [in the scrotum])
immun/o
Immunity (immunology: study of immunity)
laryng/o
Voice Box (laryngeal: pertaining to the voice box)
nephr/o
Kidney (nephromegaly: enlarged kidney)
neur/o
Nerve (neural: pertaining to the nerve)
ophthalm/o
Eye (ophthalmic: pertaining to the eye)
ot/o
Ear (otic: pertaining to the ear)
path/o
Disease (pathology: study of disease)
pulmon/o
Lung (pulmonary: pertaining to the lung)
rhin/o
Nose (rhinoplasty: surgical repair of the nose