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Combining Root Words

Term and Definitions

abdomin(o) abdomen
angi(o) vessel
bacteri(o) bacteria
bi(o) life (Greek derivation)
carcin(o) cancer;cancerous
cardi(o) heart
cephal(o) head
cyst(o) sac or cyst containing fluid;urinary bladder
electr(o) electricity
enter(o) intestines
fibrin(o) fiber
gnath(o) jaw
gynec(o) women;female
hem(o) blood
hemat(o) blood
hepat(o) liver
irid(o) iris
kerat(o) keratin, protein
lip(o) fat
mast(o) breast
necro(o) death
nephr(o) kidney
onc(o) tumor
path(o) disease
pelv(o) pelvic
radi(o) x-rays
ren(o) renal, the kidney
sarc(o) flesh
sial(o) saliva; salivary glands
thromb(o) clot
trache(o) trachea
uter(o) uterus
Created by: mamashappy