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Chapter 3

Root Words

Veins & Arteries Vas / vasc
Blood Hem / hemo/ sangu
Blood vessels Angi / angio
Veins Ven, veno / phleb or phlebo
Aorta Aort
Arteries Arteri /arterio
Brain Enceph /Ceph
Nose Rhino
Eardrum Tympan / myringo
Tooth Odont / dento
Skull Crani
Eye Optham / Oculo
Ear Oto
Tongue Lingu
Liver Hepat / Hepato
Gallbladder Cholecyst
Esophagus Esoph / Esopha
Large Intestine Colo
Stomach Gastr / Gastro
Small Intestine Llego / duodeno / jejuno
Muscles Myo
Shoulder Scapula
Arm Brachi / Brachio
Wrist Carp / Carpo
Rib Cost / Costo
Back Dorsa
Bones Oste / Osteo
Foot Pod / podo / ped / pedo
Chest Thorac / thoraco
Lung Pneumo / pleura
Breast Mamm / mammo
Blood Clot Thromb / Thrombo
Kidney Neph
Carditis Inflammation of the heart
Cardiology Study of the heart
Cardiomyopathy Disease of the heart muscle
Echocardiography Taking a picture of the heart using UV waves
Echocardiogram Recording a picture of the heart using UV waves
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