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VT123 roots I

Veterinary Terminology - external anatomy roots

blephar/- eyelid or eyelash
brachi/o- arm (foreleg in quadrupeds)
bucc/o- cheek
canth/o- angle at either end of the slit between the eyelids
capit/o- head
carp/o- area corresponding to the human wrist
cephal/o- head
cervic/o- neck (also refers to neckline projection of the cervix uteri, which is internal anatomy)
cheil/o-, chil/o- lip
cili/o- eyelid, eyelash or small hairlike processes
cor/e-, cor/o- pupil of eye
dactyl/o- digit, toe
dent/i, dent/o- tooth or teeth
derm/a-, derm/o-, dermat/o- skin
dors/i-, dors/o- back
faci/o- face
gingiv/o- gums
gloss/o- tongue
gnath/o- jaw
irid/o- iris of eye
labi/o- lip, especially lips of mouth
lapar/o- flank; abdomen
later/o- side
lingu/o- tongue
mamm/a-, mamm/o- mammary gland
mast/o- mammary gland
nas/o- nose
occipit/o- back of head
ocul/o- eye
odont/o- tooth or teeth
omphal/o- navel or umbilicus
onych/o- nail or claw
opthalm/o- eye or eyes
or/o- mouth
ot/o- ear
papill/o- nipple or nipple-shaped projection
phall/o- penis
pil/o- hair
pod/o- foot or foot-shaped part
rhin/o- nose
somat/o, somatic/o- body
steth/o- chest
stom/o-, stomat/o- mouth
tars/o- area corresponding to the human ankle or the edge of the eyelid
thorac/o- chest or thorax
trich/o- hair or hairlike structure
ventr/i-, ventr/o- belly, underside of quadruped
Created by: irvagirl