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VT Root Words

TermDefinition
Aden- Gland
Arteri/o- Artery
Arthr/o- Joint
Blephar/o- Eyelid
Bronch/o- Windpipe / throat
Cardi/o- Heart
Cephal/o- Head
Cerebr/o- Brain
Chir/o- Hand
Chol/o- Bile
Chondr/o- Cartilage
Col/o- Lower intestine
Colp/o- Vagina
Cor/o- Pupil of eye
Cortic/o- Cortex
Cost/o- Rib
Cyst/o- Bladder / cyst
Cyt/o- Cell
Dacry/o- Tears
Dent/i- Tooth
Dermat- Skin
Dextr- Right side
Encephal- Brain
Enter- Intestine
Fibr- Fibrous
Gastr- Stomach
Gloss- Tongue
Gynec- Woman
Hem- Blood
Hepat- Liver
Hist- Tissue
Hydr/o- Water
Hyster- Uterus / womb
Ili- Flank / upper hipbone
Irid- Iris of the eye
Labi- Lip
Lapar- Flank / abdominal wall
Laryng- Windpipe / larynx
Lip- Fat
Mast- Breast
Metr- Uterus
Muscul- Muscle
Myel- Narrow / spinal cord
My- Muscle
Nephr- Kidney
Neur- Nerve
Odont- Tooth
Opthalm- Eye
Opt- Eye
Orchid- Testes
Oss- Bone
Oste- Bone
Ot- Ear
Ov- Egg
Pharyng- Pharynx
Phleb- Vein
Pleur- Rib / side of body
Pneum- Lung / air
Pod- Foot
Poli- Gray matter
Proct- Anus / rectum
Psych- Mind
Pulm- Lung
Pyel- Pelvis
Ren- Kidney
Sacr- Sacrum
Sangui- Blood
Sarc- Flesh
Ser/o- Serum / blood
Sial- Salivary glands
Somat- Body
Spondyl- Vertebra
Stomat- Mouth
Thorac- Chest
Thromb- Blood clot / coagulation
Trache- Windpipe / trachea
Trich- Hair
Urethr- Urethra
Urin- Urine
Ur- Urine
Uter- Womb / uterus
Vas- Vessel
Ven- Vein
Ventr- Abdomen
Created by: juliaportella