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Medical Terminology/Root Words

Study the meanings of the root words in the medical field

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periton/operitoneum
pelv/ipelvis
path/odisease
patell/opatella/kneecap
pancreat/opancreas
ot/oear
oste/obone
orth/ostraight
orchi/otesticle
or/omouth
ophthalm/oeye
oophor/oovary
onc/obulk/tumor
odyn/opain/distress
odont/oteeth
neur/onerve
nephr/okidney
necr/odead/corpse
ne/onew
nas/onose
narc/osleep/numbness
myel/omarrow/spinal
myc/ofungus
my/omuscle
muscul/omuscle
muc/omucus
mon/oone/only
metr/iuterine tissue
mening/omembrane
men/omonth
melan/oblack
medi/omiddle
mamm/obreast
mast/obreast
lymph/olymph/lymphatics
lumb/olower back
lob/olobe
lith/ostone
lip/ofat
lingu/otongue
leuc/owhite
leuk/owhite
later/olateral
laryng/olarynx/windpipe
lapar/oflank/abdominal wall
lact/omilk
lacrim/otear
labi/olip
jejun/ojejunum
ischi/oischium/hip
irid/ocolored circle/iris
intestin/ointestine
infer/oinferior
immun/oimmune
ili/oilium/hip bone
ile/oileum/small intestine
hyster/outerus/womb
hydr/owater
humer/ohumerous
hom/ocommon/same
hist/otissue
hepat/oliver
hem/ablood
hem/oblood
hemat/oblood
gynec/ofemale
granul/ograin/particle
gnath/ojaw
glyc/osugar/sweet
gloss/otongue
glomerul/oglomerulus
ger/oold
genit/ogenitals
gastr/ostomach
galact/omilk
front/ofrontal/forehead
fibul/ofibula
fibr/ofiber
fet/ofetus
femor/ofemur
esthesi/ofeeling
esophag/oesophagus
erythr/ored
enter/ointestine
encephal/obrain
electr/oelectricity
ech/osound
duoden/oduodenum
dors/odirected toward/on the back
disc/odisc/disk
dips/othirst
dextr/oright
derm/askin
dermat/oskin
dent/iteeth
dent/oteeth
dactyl/ofinger/toe
cyt/o (-cyte)cell
cyst/ocyst/bladder
cyan/oblue
cutane/oskin
crypt/ohide/conceal
cry/ocold
crani/oskull/cranium
cost/orib
colp/ohollow/vagina
col/ocolon
coccyg/ococcyx
clavicul/oclavicle
chori/ofetal covering
chondr/ocartilage
cholecyst/ogall bladder
chol/ebile
chlor/ogreen
cervic/oneck
cerebr/obrain
cephal/ohead
cec/ocecum
caud/otail
carp/ocarpus/wrist
cardi/oheart
carcin/ocancer
calcane/oheel
calc/icalcium
burs/obursa
bucc/ocheek
bronch(i)/owindpipe
brachyshort
brachi/oarm
blephar/oeyelid
blast/oembryonic fluid
bil/ibile
aur/iear
ather/oyellow/fatty plaque
atel/oimperfect
articul/ojoint
arthr/ojoint
arteri/oartery
append(ic)/oappendix
aort/oaorta
anter/oanterior
ankyl/ocrooked/fused
angi/ovessel
amyl/ostarch
amni/oamnion
albumin/oalbumin
alb/owhite
aer/oair
adip/ofat
adenoid/oadenoid
aden/ogland
acr/oextremities
abdomin/oabdominal
xanth/oyellow
vulv/ovulva
vertebr/overtebrea
ventr/oventral/belly side
ven/ovein
vas/ovessel/ductus defrens
vag/ovagus nerve
uter/outerus
urethr/ourethra
ureter/oureter
ur/ourine
uln/oulna
trache/otrachea/windpipe
tox/opoison
tonsill/otonsil
tibi/otibia
thromb/othrombus/clot
thorac/ochest
therm/oheat
ten/otendon
tempor/otemple
tars/otarsal/ankle bone
stern/osternum
spondyl/overtebrea
splen/ospleen
sphen/owedge/sphenoid
spermat/oseed
son/osound
somat/obody
ser/oserum
semin/osemen
scrot/oscrotum
salping/otube
sacr/osacrum
rhin/onose
ren/okidney
rect/orectal
radi/oradius/radiant energy
pyel/otrough/renal pelvis
py/opus
pulm/olung
pulmon/olung
pub/opubis
psych/omind
pseud/ofalse
proxim/onearest point to origin
prostat/oprostate
proct/orectum/anus
pneum/oair/breathing/lung
poster/oposterior
pleur/opleura
phren/omind/diaphragm
phot/olight
phon/osound
phleb/ovein
pharyng/opharynx
pharmac/odrug/medicene


Tish Cummings

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