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Root terms A - Z

Medical root terms

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