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Common Medical Root Words

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Arco
Extremities
Aden/o
Gland
Angi/o
Vessel
Arteri/o
Artery
Arthr/o
Joint
Brachi/o
Arm
Cardi/o
Heart
Carp/o
Wrist
Cerebr/o
Brain
Cerv/ic
Neck
Chondr/o
Cartilage
Col/o
Colon, large intestine, bowel
Cost/o
Ribs
Cyst/o
Bladder, bag, sac
Cyt/(e,o)
Cell
Enter/o
Intestine (small intestine)
Gastr/o
Stomach
Hemo / hemat
Blood
Hepat/o
Liver
Hyster/o
Uterus
Lapar/o
Abdomen
Laryng/o
Larynx, voice box
Later/o
Side (lateral)
Lip/ o
Fat, lipids
Mamm/o
Breast, mammary glands
Mast/o
Breast
Medial
Middle
Myel/ o
Bone marrow, spinal cord
My/ o
Muscle
Nas/ o
Nose
Nephr/ o
Kidney
Nuer/o
Nerve
Oophor/ o
Ovary
Oste/o
Bone
Ot/ o
Ear
Plegia
Paralysis
Pneum/ o
Lung
Proct/o
Rectum, rectal, anal
Rhin/ o
Nose
Salping/ o
Fallopian tube
Tend/ o
Tendon
Thorac/ o
Chest, thorax
Trach/i
Trachea, wind pipe