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HLHS 101 Ch1

Introduction to Medical Language Roots

Arthr / Arthro joint
Cardi / Cardio heart
Enter / Entero small intestine
Gastr / Gastro stomach
Hepat / Hepato liver
Neur / Neuro nerve
Hem / Hemo blood
Hemat / Hemato blood
My / Myo muscle
Muscul / Musculo muscle
Angi / Angio vessel (most commonly refers to blood vessel, but can also refer to other types of vessels as well)
Vas / Vaso vessel (most commonly refers to blood vessel, but can also refer to other types of vessels as well)
Vascul / Vasculo vessel (most commonly refers to blood vessel, but can also refer to other types of vessels as well)
Derm / Dermo skin
Dermat / Dermato skin
Cutane / Cutaneo skin
Pneum / Pneumo lung
Pneumon / Pneumono lung
Pulmon / Pulmono lung
Gen / Geno creation, cause
Hydr / Hyrdo water
Morph / Morpho change
Myc / Myco fungus
Necr / Necro death
Orth / Ortho straight
Path / Patho suffering, disease
Phag / Phago eat
Plas / Plaso formation
Py / Pyo pus
Scler / Sclero hard
Sten / Steno narrowing
Troph / Tropho nourishment, development
Xen / Xeno foreign
Xer / Xero dry
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