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Vet. Terminology

Body Structure and Organization - The Breakdown

Hemat(o)- (root) blood
poie(o)- (root) to make or produce
-tic (suffix) pertaining to
Lymph(o)- (root) lymph
Muscul(o)- (root) muscle
skelet(o)- (root) skeleton
-al (suffix) pertaining to
Cardi(o)- (root) heart
vascul(o)- (root) vessel
-ar (suffix) pertaining to
Re- (prefix) again
spirat(o)- (root) breathing
-ory (suffix) pertaining to
Neur(o)- (root) nerve
log- (root) study or knowledge
-ical (suffix) pertaining to
Aliment(o)- (root) food
-ary (suffix) pertaining to
Urin(o)- (root) urine
endo- (prefix) within
Crin(o)- (root) to secrete
-ary (suffix) pertaining to
Viscer(o)- (root) organs or viscera
Crani(o)- (root) head
Thorac(o) (root) chest
-ic (suffix) pertaining
Abdomin(o)- (root) belly or abdomen
Epitheli(o)- (root) Epithelium
Endotheli(o)- (root) Endothelium
Cub(o)- (root) cube
-oid (suffix) resembling
Squam(o)- (root) scales
-us (suffix) presence of (a or an)
Column column
-ar (suffix) pertaining to
My(o)- (root) muscle
-cyte (suffix) a cell
Home(o)- (root) like, resembling, sameness, unchanging
-stasis (suffix) a standing still, to stop
Path(o)- disease
-logy (suffix) study
Syn- (prefix) together or with
erg(o)- (root) to work
-ism (suffix) condition of, process of, state of
Sym- (prefix) together or with
bio- (root) life
-sis (suffix) condition of, process of, state of
bio-logy life - study of
Atomic pertaining to - atom
Molecular pertaining to a little mass
Peritoneal pertaining to the peritoneum
Pleural pertaining to the pleura
Created by: Raevyn1



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