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Word Part Meaning - Roots; Pgs 7-8

acro- extremity
aden- gland
alveol- small hollow, cavity
angi- vessel
asthen- weakness
bar- pressure
bili- bile
brachi- arm
brady- slow
bronch- air passage
calc- calcium, limestone
capn- smoke
carcin- cancer
card- heart
cephal- head, brain
cerv- neck
chem- chemical
chol- bile
chondr- cartilage
chrom- color
corp- body
cortico- pertaining to cortex
crani- skull
crypt- hidden
cusp- point
cut(an) skin
cyan- blue
cyst- bladder
cyt- cell
dactyl- fingers, toes (digits)
dendr- tree, branched
dent- tooth
derm- skin
distol- relax, stand apart
dips- thirst
ejacu- to throw out
electr- electrical
enter- intestine
eryth(r) red
este- sensation
febr- fever
gastr- stomach
gest- to bear, carry
gingiv- gums
glomer- wound into a ball
gloss- tongue
gluc- glucose, sugar
glutin- glue
glyc- sugar (carbohydrate), glucose
hepat- liver
hist tissue
hydro- water
hyster- uterus
iatr- treatment
kal= potassium
kary- nuclear
kerat- cornea
kin= to move, divide
lact- milk, milk production
lapar- abdomen
leuk- white
lig- to tie, bind
lip= lipid (fat)
lys- break apart
mal- bad
melan- black
men-, mens-, (menstru-) month (monthly)
metr- uterus
muta- change
my-, myo- muscle
myc- fungus
myel= marrow
myx- mucus
nat- birth
Created by: malrey3