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A&P Root Words

Root words from Anatomy & Physiology

a- not, without
ab- away from
-ac, -al pertaining to
aden-, adeno- gland
aero-, air oxygen
af- toward
amphi- both, around
an- not, without
andro- male
angi-, angio- vessel
ante- before
anti- against
-ary associated with
-asis, -asia condition, state of
auto- self
baro- weight, pressure
bene- good, well
bi- twice, double
-blast precursor, germ
brachi- arm
brady- slow
carcin- cancer
cardio- heart
cata- down, break down
caud- tail
-cel little, process
cephal-, cephalo- head
cerebro- brain
chondro- cartilage, gristle
-cide kill
circum- around
-clast break
-cle little
co-, com- (con) with, together
contra- against, opposed
corpus body or mass
costo rib
crani- skull
crino- separate, secrete
cysti-, cysto- sac, bladder
-cyte, cyto- cell
de- from, away
demi- half
derm- skin
di-, diplo- two
dia- across, through, seperate
dis- apart
durus- hard
dys- painful, difficult, bad
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