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med term root words

abdomen/o abdomen
acr/o extremity
aden/o gland
alges/o pain
cardi/o heart
ceohal/o head
cholecyst/o gallbladder
colp/o vagina
cost/o ribs
dermat/o skin
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
gynec/o woman
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
mamm/o breast
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ophthalm/o eye
orch/o testicle
oste/o bones
pector/o chest
ped/o foot
phleb/o vein
pulmon/o lungs
pyel/o renal pelvis
rhin/o nose
stomat/o mouth
thorac/o chest
throb/o blood clot
ur/o urine
the body of the word root word
added onto the beginning of a word prefix
added onto the end of a word suffix
root word with the addition of a vowel to attach to either a suffix or additional root word combining form
most commonly used combining vowel O
a combining vowel is needed when suffix begins with a consonant or combining two root words
how is a medical term read? start at the end and then read from the beginning
Created by: clarevoyant1019



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