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58 terms

Common Word Roots

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aden/o
gland
aer/o
air
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
lip/o
fat
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
py/o
pus
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