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Root Words vet tech


an/o anus
cec/o cecum
cheil/o lip
cholo/o chole- bile
cholcyct/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
colac/o colaca
col/o colon
copr/o feces
dent/o tooth, teeth
enter/o intestines
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gingiva, gums
gloss/o tounge
heapt/o hepa liver
lapar/o flank, abdomen
lingua lingu/o tounge
odont/o tooth, teeth
omas/o omasum
or/o mouth
pancreat/o pancreas
proct/o rectum
rect/o rectum
sail/o saliva
splanchn/o visera
stomat/o mouth
tonsill/o tonsil
viscer/o viscera
alveol/o teeth lungs mammary glands
angi/o blood vessles
arteri/o artery
bronch/o bronchi bronchus
aort/o aorta
cardi/o heart
cervic/o neck, uterus
cyst/o urinary bladder
cyt/o cells
episi/o vulva
hem/o hemat/o blood
hyster/o uterus
labi/o lips pudendum labium
laryng/o larynx
lob/o lobe of lung, liver
mast/o mamm/o uterus
nephr/o kidney
orechi/o testes
phleb/o veins
pneum/o lungs, air, breath
plum/o lungs
pyel/o pelvis of kidney
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
salping/o oviducts
steth/o chest
vas/o blood vessles
ven/o veins
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
adren/o adrenal gland
arthr/o joint
blephar/o eye lids
cephal/o head
chondr/o cartilage
chord/o spinal cord
cost/o rib
cox/o hip pelvis
derm/o dermat/o skin
encephal/o brain
gnath/o jaw
hist/o tissue
kerat/o cornea, horny tissue
lip/o fat
lymphang/o lymph vessels
myel/o bone marrow or spinal cord
myring/o eardrum
neur/o nerve
ocul/o eye
onych'o claw hoof
opthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
pil/o hair
pod/o foot
pub/o pubis
spondyl/o vertabra, spinal colom
syndesm/o ligament connective tissue
DVM VMD veterinary Dr.
MD medicine
DO osteopathy
DMD dental medicine dentist
DDS surgery dentist
DC chiropractic
OD optometry
DPM podiatry
PhD philosophy
aden/o gland
arthr/0 joint
bi/o life
carcin/o cancerous,cancer
cephal/o cerebrum(largest part of the brain)
cis/o cut
crin/o secrete(to form and give off)
cyst/o cell
derm/o dermat/o skin
electr/o electricity
gynec/o woman; female
gnos/o knowledge
hemat/o hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
iatr/o treatment
leuk/o white
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
onc/o tumor
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
path/o disease
ped/o child
psych/o mind
radi/o x-rays
ren/o kidney
rhin-o nose
sarc-o flesh
sect-o to cut
thromb/o clot,clotting
ur/o urinary tract, urine