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nervous system

root wordanswer
darcy/o tears
scler/o sclera;hard
uve/o uvea
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
corne/o cornea
ir/o;irid/o iris
dacryocyst/o tear sac
glauc/o silver;gray
cyan/o blue;bluish
erythr/o red
xanth/o yellow
olig/o few;diminished
encephal/o;cephal/o brain;head
crani/o cranium;skull
thromb/o clot
hydr/o water;fluid
dipl/o double
palpebr/o eyelid
blephar/o eyelid
blast/o immature
fund/o fundus;base
vitre/o glassy;jelly-like
ophthalm/o eye
eosin/o rosy red;rosy
gli/o neuroglia;nerve cell
neur/o nerve
myel/o spinal cord
mening/o meninges
quadr/i four
cerebr/o cerebrum;brain
vascul/o blood vessels
thec/o sheath
dendr/o dendrite;branching
arachn/o spider
ventricul/o ventricle
electr/o electricity
retin/o retina
pupill/o pupil
ocul/o eye
kerat/o cornea
phot/o light
lacrim/o tears
aque/o watery
opt/o eye;vision
melan/o black
phac/o;phak/o lens
leuk/o white
Created by: kimberli1989



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