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Root Words, Prefixes

Rood words, prefixes, suffices, and commonly used symbols

cardio heart
angio, vaso vessel
hem, hema, hemato blood
vena, phlebo vein
arteria artery
lympho lymph
thrombo clot
embolus moving clot
bucca cheek
os, stomato mouth
gingiva gum
glossa tongue
pharyngo pharynx
esophago esophagus
gastro stomach
hepato liver
cholecyst gallbladder
pancreas pancreas
esntero intestines
doudeno duodenum
jejuno jejunum
ileo illeum
caeco cecum
appendeco appendix
colo colon
recto rectum
ano, procto anus
skeleto skeleton
naso, rhino nose
tonsillo tonsil
laryngo larynx
tracheo trachea
bronchus, broncho bronchus
pulmo, pneuma pneum lung
neuro nerve
cerebrum brain
oculo, ophthalmo eye
oto ear
psycho, psycho mind
urethro urethra
cysto bladder
uretreo ureter
reni, reno, nephro kidney
pyelo pelvis of kidney
uro urine
vulvo vuvla
perinoeo perineum
labio labium
vagiino, culpo vagina
cervico cervix
utero womb, uterus
tubo, salpingo fallopian tubes
ovario, oophoro ovary
orchido testes
crani, cephalo head
cervico, tracheo nech
thoraco chest
abdomino abdomen
dorsum back
cutis, dermato skin
lip fat
musculo, myo muscle
osteo bone
myelo marrow
chondro cartilage
cyto cell
genetic formation, origin
gram tracing or mark
graph writing, description
kinesis motion
laparo flank, through the abdominal wall
co together
contra against
costo ribs
cysto bladder
cyto cell
demi half
derma skin
dis from
dorso back
dys abnormal
electro electric
en into, in within
encephal brain
entero pertaining to the intestine
equi equal
eryth red
ex out, out of away from
extra outside of, in addition to
ferro iron
fibro fiber
fore before, in front of
gastro stomach
glasso tongue
glyco sugar
hemi half
hemo blood
hep, hepato liver
histo tissue
homo same
hydro water
hygro moisture
hyper too much, high
hypo under, decreased
hyster uterus
ileo ileum
in in, within, into
inter between
intra within
intro in, within
juxta near, close to
lapar abdomen
laryngo larynx
latero side
leuk white
macro large, big
mal bad, poor
mast breast
medio middle
mega, megalo large, greaet
meno menses
myo muscle
neo new
mephro kidney
neuro nerve
nitro nitrogen
noct night
non not
ab against in
oculo eye
odonto tooth
opthalo eyes
ortho staight
os mouth, bone
osteo bone
oto ear
pan all
para beside
path disease
ped child, foot
per by, through
peri around
pharyngo pharnyx
phlebo vein
photo light
phren diaphragm, mind
pneumo air, lungs
pd foot
poly many, much
post after
pre before
proct rectum
pseudo false
psych mind
pyel pelvis of the kdiney
pyo pus
pyro fever, heat
quadri four
radio radiation
re back, again
reno kidney
rhin nose
retro backward
sacro sacrum
salpingo fallopian tube
sacro flesh
semi half
sex six
skeleto skeleton
steno narrowing constriction
sub under
super above
supra above
syn together
tachy fast
thyro thyroid gland
trache trachea
trans across, over
tri thre
ultra beyond
um not, back, reversal
uni one
uretero ureter
urethro urethra
uro urine
able able to
algia pain
cele tumore, swelling
centesis surgical removal of fluid
cide killing
estasia dilating
ectomy excision
emia blood
esis action
form shaped like
genesis, genetic formation, origin
gram tracin mark
graph writing
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