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Medical Terminology

Root words/Prefixes/Suffixes

aden gland
arter artery
arthro joint
bio life
bronch bronchial tube
carcin cancerous
cardio heart
cephal head
cerebr head
chem drug, chemical
chole bile, gall
cost ribs
cyst/o cyst, urinary bladder, fluid sac
cyt cell
derm skin
enter intestines
erythro red
gast/o stomach
gingiv gum
gloss tongue
hem/o, a blood
hepat/o liver
hydro water
hyster uterus, womb
lingua tongue
mamm, mast breast
my/o muscle
nephr, ren kidney
neuro nerve
ocul, ophthalm eye
odont tooth
oophor ovary
osteo bone
oto ear
pneumo lung, air, gas
psych mind
rhin nose
splen spleen
thorac chest
trachea windpipe
Created by: Vwashburn