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Med Term Root Words

Medical Root Words

TermDefinition
sed sebaceous glands
cutane dermat, derm-skin
hidr sweat glands
pil hair
oste, oss, ost bones
arthr joints
ligament ligaments
myel bone marrow
fasci fascia
my muscles
ten, tend, tendin tendons
encephal brain
acoust, ot ears
ocul, optthalm eyes
neur nerves
myel spinal cord
arteri arteries
hem, hemat blood
card, cardi heart
phleb, ven veins
capill capillaries
lymph lymph
splen spleen
thym thymus
tonsill tonsils
laryng larynx
pneum, pneumon lungs
nas nose
pharyrng pharynx
trache trachea
sinus sinuses
esophag esophagus
col large intestine
hepat liver
or mouth
pancreat pancreas
enter intestine
gastr stomach
nephr, ren kidneys
ureter ureters
urethr urethra
cyst, vesic urinary bladder
adren adrenals
gonad gonads
parathyroid parathyroids
pineal pineal
pituit pituitary
thym thymus
thyroid thyroid
orch, orchid, test, testicul testicles
oophor,ovari ovaries
hyster, mets, metri, uter uterus
aden/o gland
carcin/o cancer
chem/o chemical
cis/o to cut
enter/o small intestine
gynec/o female
hydr/o water
immun/o immune
laryng/o voice box
morph/o shape
path/o disease
ur/o urine, urinary tract
cephal/o head
crani/o skull
cervic/o neck
cost/o rib cross section
axill/o armpit
adip/o, lip/o, steat/o fat
rect/o, proct/o rectum
appendic/o vermiform appendix
phren/o diaphragm
thorac/o chest
cholecyst/o gallbladder
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