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Common Root Words

root word part of the word that gives the term its essential meaning
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
chem/o chemical
col/o colon
cutane/o skin
cyst/o urinary bladder
dent/o teeth
electr/o electricity
enter/o intestines
gastr/o stomach
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
lapar/o abdomen
mast- mammary gland
nas/o nose
nephr/o kidneys
oste/o bone
ovari/o ovary
radi/o radiation
rect/o rectum
rhin/o nose
urin/o urine
uter/o uterus
hist/o tissue
cyt/o cell
vas/o vessel
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
ot/o ear
path/o disease
pod/o foot
lact/o milk
Created by: mmill