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Body Parts

STEMDefinition of the STEMExamplesDefinitions of Examples 1Definitions of Examples 2
capit, capt head decapitate, capital, captain, caption decapitation=cutting off the head captain=the head of the team
carn flesh carnivorous, incarnate, reincarnation, carnal incarnate=the physical or flesh form of something carnal=describes things having to do with the flesh
cenetri center concentric, centrifugal, centripetal, eccentric eccentric=describes someone who is unique and therefore, outside of the center heliocentric=the sun is the center of the Solar System
cord, cor, cardi heart cordial, concord, discord, courage, encourage courageous=having heart cordial=sincere, heartfelt
corp body corporation, corporal punishment, corpse, corpulent, corpus luteum corporal=having to do with the body corpse=a dead body
dent, dont tooth dental, denture, orthodontist, periodontal dentist=a doctor specializes in treatment of the teeth dentilation=a stylistic feature that gives the appearance of teeth
derm skin hypodermic, dermatology, epidermis, taxidermy hypodermic=describes something that goes through the skin..i.e. a hypodermic needle dermatologist=a doctor who specializes in skin and skin disorders
dynam power dynamo, dynamic, dynamite, hydrodynamics dynamite=a powerfully explosive material used in demolition dynamic=describes something powerful or changing
fort, forc strong fort, fortress, fortify, forte, fortitude fortitude=tone's strength and resolve fortify=to strengthen
gastr (o) stomach gastric, gastronomic, gastritis, gastropod gastritis=inflammation of the stomach gastric=related to the stomach or gut
gen birth, race, produce, beginning genesis, genetics, eugenics, genealogy, generate, genetic, antigen, pathogen genesis=the beginnings genetics=the study of origins through DNA
gloss, glot tongue glossary, polyglot, epiglottis glossary=the list of words at the end of a book polyglot=someone who can use several languages
hema, hemo blood hemorrhage, hemoglobin, hemophilia, hemostat hemorrhage=a break that causes bleeding hemoglobin=a substance found in blood that transfers oxygen to cells
man hand manual, manage, manufacture, manacle, manicure, manifest, maneuver, emancipate manacle=hand cuffs manufacture=to create using your hands
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