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Chapter 1

TermDefinition
adren/o adrenal gland
aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cholescyst/o gall bladder
col/o colon
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
derm/a; derm/; dermat/o skin
encephal/o brain
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o utrerus
laryng/o larynx
metr/o uterus
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
pancreat/o pancreas
pharyng/o pharynx
pneumon/o lung
pulmon/o lung
pyr/o fever
rhin/o nose
splen/o spleen
thorac/o chest
tonsill/o tonsil
trache/o trachea
ventr/o front
viscer/o internal organs; viscera
abdomin/o abdomen
albin/o white
leuk/o white
acr/o extremities
anter/o front
append/o; appendic/o appendix
andr/o male
angi/o blood vessel
articul/o joint
audi/o hearing
blephar/o eyelid
bronch/o bronchus
carcin/o cancer
cheil/o lip
chlor/o green
chondr/o cartilage
cirrh/o yellow
jaund/o yellow
xanth/o yellow
cost/o rib
crani/o cranium
cry/o cold
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
choledoch/o common bile duct
dactyl/o finger; toe
dent/o tooth
dors/o back; posterior
electr/o electrical
erythr/o red
glauc/o gray; silver
poli/o gray; silver
gloss/o tongue
gynec/o woman
hydr/o water
lapar/o abdominal wall
later/o side
lingu/o tongue
lymphaden/o lymph gland
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
mast/o breast
mamm/o breast
melan/o black
men/o menstruation
myc/o fungus
myel/o bone marrow
nat/o birth
ophthalm/o eye
optic/o seeing; sight
ovari/o ovary
phleb/o vein
ven/o vein
phren/o diaphragm
purpur/o purple
radi/o x-rays
ren/o kidney
stomat/o mouth
tend/o tendon
trich/o hair
lip/o fat
adip/o fat
Created by: MsKim6399