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Medical Terminology

Word Roots - Unit 1 - Table 2

aden gland
algesi pain
andr male
angi vessel
arteri artery
arthr joint
carcin cancer
cardi heart
cephal head
cerebr cerebrum, brain
cyan blue
cyst bladder; sac
cyt cell
dacry tear, tear duct
dactl fingers or toes
dent tooth
dermat skin
derm skin
dors back (of the body)
encephal brain
endocrin endocrine
enter intestines
erythr red
gastr stomach
glyc sugar
gyn woman
hem/hemat blood
hepat liver
hydr water
ile ileum ( small intestine)
ili ilium (hip bone)
leuk white
lip fat
lith stone; calculus
mast breast
melan black
myel bone marrow; spinal cord
myring eardrum
my muscle
narc stupor
nas nose
nat birth
necr death (cells; body)
nephr kidney
neur nerve
oo egg; ovum
oophor ovary
ophthalm eye
orchi testis; testicle
oste bone
ot ear
ov egg
path disease
phleb vein
phren mind
pneum lung; air
poster back (of body)
psued fake; false
psych mind
pulmon lung
pupil pupil
pyel renal pelvis
py pus
pyr fever; heat
quad four
ren kidney
rhin nose
sphygm pulse
spir breathe; breathing
splen spleen
therm heat
thorac thorax ( chest)
thromb clot
ungu nail
ureter ureter
urethr urethra
ventricul ventricle
vertebr vertebra; spinal l or vertebral column
vesic bladder; sac
viscer interanl organs
xanth yellow
Created by: jaicasha