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Root Words

Nursing Assistant class Med Term Root Words

Root WordAnswer
abdomin(o), lapar(o) Abdomin
angi(o), vas(o) Blood Vessel
aort(o) Aorta
arteri(o) Artery
brachi(o) Arm
bucc(o) Cheek
cardi(o) Heart
carp(o) Wrist
cephal(o), capit(o) Head
cheil(o), labi(o) Lip
chir(o) Hand
colp(o), vagin(o) Vagina
crani(o) Skull
cyst(o), vesic(o) Bladder
dactyl(o) Finger
encephal(o), cerebr(o) Brain
frons Forehead
gloss(o), glott-, lingua- Tounge
haem(o), sangui(o) Blood
hyster(o), metro(o), uret(o) Womb
mast(o), mamm(o) Breast
nephr(o), ren(o) Kidney
odont(o), dent- Tooth
oo(o), oophor(o), over(o) Ovary
ophthalm(o), ocul(o) Eye
or(o), auri Ear
phleb(o), ven(o) Vein
pleur(o), cost(o) Rib
pod(o), ped(o) Foot
rhin(o), nas(o) Nose
salping Uterine or Fallopian Tube
sin Sinus
stom(at)-, or(o) Mouth
thorac(o), steth(o) Chest
thromb(o) Blood Clot
trachel(o), cervic(o) Neck
ureter(o) Ureter
urethr(o) Urethra
urin(o) Urine
Created by: pwilson