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CNA 2016 roots*

med term root word

abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
adren/o addrenal gland
angi/o vessel
arterio artery
athr/o joint
broncho bronchus, bronchi
card, cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
chole, chol/o bile
chondr/o cartilage
colo colon, large intestine
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
cyan/o blue
cyst/o bladder, cyst
cyt/o cell
dent/o tooth
derma skin
duoden/o duotenum
encephal/o brain
enter/o intestines
fibr/o fiber, fibrous
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o sweetness, glucose
gyn, gyne, gyneco woman
hem, hema, hemo, hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o water
hyster/o uterus
ile/o, ili/o ileum
laparo abdomen, loin, flank
laryng/o larynx
lith/o stone
mamm/o breast, mammary gland
mast/o breast, mammary gland
meno menstration
my/o muscle
myel/o apinal cord, bone marrow
necro death
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ocul/o eye
oophor/o ovary
opthalm/o eye
orth/o straight, normal, correct
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
ped/o child/foot
pharyng/o pharynx
phleb/o vein
pnea breathing, respiration
pneum/o lung, air, gas
proct/o rectum
psych/o mind
pulmo lung
py/o pus
rect/o rectum
rhin/o nose
salping/o eustachian tube, uterine tube
splen/o spleen
sten/o narrow, constriction
stern/o sternum
stomat/o mouth
therm/o heat
thoraco chest
thromb/o clot, thrombus
thyr/o thyroid
toxic/o poison, poisonous
toxo poison
trache/o trachea
urethr/o urethra
urin/o urine
uro urine, urinary tract, urination
uter/o uterus
vas/o blood vessel, vas deferens
ven/o vein
vertebr/o spine vertebrae
glyc/o sugar
Created by: heatherhibbs