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Root Words

vaso blood vessel
vas duct; vessel
squama scaly
lingua tongue
onychia nail beds
pedi foot
metr uterus
ile ileum
adeno gland
pedicular lice
broncho bronchi; airway
pyo pus
ortho straighten
myxo mucus
madaro falling hair
arterio artery
procto anus; rectum
arthro joint
mast breast
uro urine
hepat liver
cranio skull
psych mind
oxy oxygen; keen
stoma opening; mouth
myo muscle
angio vessel
ventricu heart cavity
sclero hard
ptysis to spit
oro mouth
reni kidney
sperma/spermato seed
uri urine
ectasis expansion
psora itch
tricho hair
uric pertaining to urine
ophthalmo eye
pons bridges
tempora temporal
cerebro brain
neuro nerves
oculo eye
oto ear
audio sound
medulla brain middle
occiput back of skull
esthesia sensation
meningo membranes; spinal cord
Cili hair like processes
pulmo lungs
pleura rib side
oophoro ovary
varico varicose veins
gastro stomach
homeo/homo same, like, similar
myel bone marrow
pneumo lung
radi rays
cysto bladder
spondyl vertebra
entero intestine
ova, ovi, ovo egg
hema/hemo blood
lactin milk
chole bile; gallbladder
dactyl finger
carpo wrist
phleb vein
lip fat
sarco flesh
derma skin
galacto milk
prurigo itching
encephalo brain
parietes parietal; wall part
glomerulo nephron part; little ball
nephro kidney
hyster uterus
pyelo pelvis
peritoneo lining of abdominal organs
orchido testicle
salping tube; fallopian
cervi neck; uterus
glosso tongue
pector breast; chest
costa rib
laryngo larynx, voice box
ili hip
emia blood
aortal aorta, main artery
thrombo blood clot
natal born
lith stone
hapsia touch
naso nose
cutis skin
onco tumor
emboli vessel obstruction
pyloro pylorus; gatekeeper
odont teeth
genito reproductive system
dent teeth
chondro cartilage
cele tumor; cyst; hernia
tracheo trachea; windpipe
urethro urethra
emesis vomiting
rhin nose
thermic heat
laparo abdomen
colon large intestine
bulbo bulblike; bulbourethral gland
manus hand
cardio heart
urina urine
uretero ureter
vena vein
viscero body organs
glyco sweet; sugar
calculi stone
osteo bone
creatinine a waste material in urine
cyto cell
Created by: mnwelch