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Common MED Roots

Most common root words from "Medical Terminology for Dummies"

Abdomin/o Abdomen
Aden/o Gland
Anter/o Front
Arteri/o Artery
Audi/o Hearing
Bio Life
Bronch/i, bronch/o Bronchus
Carcin/o Cancer
Cardi/o Heart
Col/o Colon
Cyt/o Cell
Derm/a, derm/o, dermat/o Skin
Dors/i, Dors/o Back or Posterior
Encephal/o Brain
Entero Intestines
Gastr/o Stomach
Gynec/o Female
Hemat/o Blood
Hepat/o Liver
Hist/o, Histi/o Tissue
Intestin/o Intestine
Lapar/o Abdomen, Loin or Flank
Lymph/o Lymph Vessels
My/o Muscle
Myelo Bone Marrow or Spinal Cord
Nephro Kidney
Neur/o Nerve
Ophthaml/o Eyes
Optic/o, Opt/o Seeing, Sight
Or/o Mouth
Ot/o Ear
Path/o Disease
Pharmac/o Drug
Pulmon/o Lungs
Sept/o Infection
Thorac/o Chest/Thorax
Thyr/o Thyroid Gland
Ventr/i, Ventr/o Front of Body
Viscer/o Viscera (internal organs)
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