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Stack #60640

Medical Terminology: Root Words

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