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350 med term roots

350 Medical Terminology Words Dean Vaughn System

gastr stomach
cardi heart
megal enlarged
itis inflammation
dermat skin
plast surgical repair
cerebr brain
path disease
ectomy surgical removal
enter intestines (usually small)
osis any condition
otomy cut into
aden gland (adrenal)
angi vessel
oma tumor
nephr kidney
hepat liver
arthr joint
blephar eyelid
ologist specialist
rhin nose
gingiv gum
malacia soft
ology the study of
spasm involuntary contraction
algia pain
crani skull
end inside, within
hemi half
oid like
hyper above normal
cyst sac of fluid
chole bile
hypo under
scop observe
hyster uterus
ostomy create an opening
para beside, beyond
lysis loosening, deteriorate
cervic neck
chondr cartilage
cyan blue
hem(at) blood
ost bone
psycho mind
lip fat
my muscle
lith stone
opthalm, opt eye
proct anus
cost rib
gram record
acro extremities
rhexis burst, break
carcin cancer
penia decrease
gen original production
burso sac
retr(o) backwards
trip rub, friction
strept twist
desis binding
mani madness
glosso tongue
trophy development
supra above
ptosis falling
dyn pain
mast breast
rraphy suture
dent teeth
cephal head
auto self
epi upon
hydro water
lobo section
emisis vomitting
contra against, counter
iasis condition
trans through, across
brady slow
ectasis expansion
cyt cell
odont tooth
leuk white
esthesia sensation
cantho angel at the end of the eyelid
steno narrow, contracted
cheil lip
cele hernia
benign non-cancerous
semen seed
celio abdomen
eurethro red
vaso vessel
melan black
cauda tail
lingua tongue
myring eardrum
spondyl spinal column
ovar egg (female reproduction)
centesis puncture
oto eye
bili bile
squam scale
mening membrane
cec blind passage
macul spot
pexy suspension
onco tumor
or mouth
sub under
spiro coil
lacrim tear
viscero organ
lact milk
onych nail, claw
thorac chest
pyle gate
vesic bladder
sphenic wedge
myel marrow, spinal cord
anti against
myco fungus
hallux great toe
physio nature
bucc(o) cheek
palpbr eyelid
plasia development
rug fold, crease, wrinkle
aur ear
acoust(i) hearing
colp(o) hollow, vagina
phon voice, sound
leio smooth
cor heart
ren kidney
orchi testis
encephal brain
thalam inner chamber
plexus braid
cilia eyelash
dendr tree, branching
phleb vein
pilo hair
histo tissue
stoma mouth
tympan eardrum
umbilic navel
salpingo tube
helio sun
astr star-shaped
asthenia weakness
fascia sheet, band
iso equal
tarso ankle
tope place
pod foot
malign bad
adnexa tied, connected
ocul eye
lapar abdominal wall
dacry tear
ment mind
part labor, bring forth
scler(a) hard
somato body
trachel neck
sinus hollow, cavity
hypno sleep
sept wall, fence
scirr(h) hard
antr cavity
crine secrete
dura hard
pneum lung
phage to eat
phren mind
corne horny
plak plate
iris rainbow
kerat horny
pulmon lung
ptyal saliva
alveol cavity
oophor ovary
oment covering
sedat calm, quiet
furca fork-shaped
radic root
radi ray
fistul pipe
edema swelling
dactyl finger, toe
metabol(e) change
pariet wall
ependym wrapping
gravid pregnant
aer air
glyco sweet
tarso framework of the eyelid
cheir, chir hand
calc heel, stone
cine move
digit finger, toe
dors back
gangli swelling
gemin twin, pair
grad walk, take steps
gran grain, particle
labi lips
micr small
peps digest
pleur pleura, ribs, side
mamm breast
colla glue
later side
rachi spinal column
phob fear
phot light
dys bad
cut skin
en in
peri around, about
pro in front of, before
mechano machine
dynam power
osmo odor
traumat wound
trich hair
maxill upper jaw bone
an, a without, not
phak lens
pre in front of, before
strict draw tight
turbin shaped like a top
ameb change
semi half
neo new
hormone excite
therm heat
syn, sym together
vuls twitch, pull
post after
metr uterus
tegument covering, skin
pan all
poly many
ramus branches
neuro nerve, nervous
thromb lump, clot
ab not
plegia paralysis
ante before
thel nipple
ex out, away from
lein spleen
tumor swelling
vestibule entrance
puer child
sarc flesh
proli offspring
macro very large
lal speech
intra within
inter between
infra beneath
cryo cold
mal bad
glom ball
tens stretch
spas pull, draw
somni sleep
pharmac drug
lumbo loins
arter artery
appendic appendix
thyro thyroid
splen spleen
ovario ovary
adreno adrenal (gland)
basi base
pelvi pelvis
vena vein
urethr urethra
utero uterus
sacro sacrum
pharyng pharynx
duodeno duodenum
ureter ureter
laryng larynx
bronch bronchus
col colon
esophag esophagus
bi two
tri three
ile ileum (end intestine)
ili ilium (hip)
lig ligament
therap therapy
ventr front
vert turn
eu good
ambi both
amphi around, on both sides
brachy short
capit head
cau burn
clas break
duct tube
fiss split
ger old
heter other
infer under
home same
olfact smell
orth straight
gyn female
pachy thick
phrag fence
poster back part
cata down
platy flat
pseud false
schiz split
proxim nearest
scol curved
apo away from
di twice
dia through
eury broad
pect chest
necr dead
mi less
morph form
dis apart
fac make, do
lept slender
lymph water fluid
meta beyond
rrhag burst, burst forth
sta stand
ton stretch
volv to roll
splanchn internal organs
rrhe flow
med middle
xer dry
per throughout
blast bud
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