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VT123 roots II

Veterinary Terminology - internal anatomy roots

aden/o- gland
adren/o- adrenal gland
angi/o- vessel, usually a blood vessel
arteri/o- artery
arteriol/o- arteriole
arthr/o- joint
atri/o- atrium or upper heart chamber
balan/o- glans penis or glans clitoridis
bronch/i-, bronch/o- bronchus
bronchiol/o- bronchiolus
cardi/o- heart
cerebell/o- cerebellum part of brain
cerebr/i-, cerebr/o- cerebrum part of brain
choledoch/o- common bile duct
chondr/i-, chondr/io-, chondr/o- cartilage
chord/o- cord, string
cleid/o- clavicle (collarbone)
colp/o- vagina
cost/o- rib
cyst/i-, cyst/o- bladder, cyst, sac
cyt/o- cell
duoden/o- duodenum section of intestine
encephal/o- brain
enter/o- intestine
episi/o- vulva
fibr/o- fibers
gastr/o- stomach
gli/o- gluey substance
hepat/ico-, hepat/o- liver
hist/o- tissue
hyster/o- uterus
ile/o- ileum section of intestine
ili/o- ilium (upper part of hipbone)
jejun/o- jejunum section of intestine
kerat/o- horny tissue (and cornea of eye)
laryng/o- larynx (voice box)
lymph/o- lymphatic vessels, lymphocytes
mening/o- membranes covering brain and spinal cord
metr/a-, metr/o- uterus
myel/o- bone marrow or spinal cord
my/o- muscle
myring/o- eardrum
nephr/o- kidney
neur/o- nerve, nerves, nervous system
oophor/o- ovary
orchi/o-, orchi/do- testis, testes
oss/eo-, oss/i-, ost/e-, ost/eo- bone or bones
ovari/o- ovary
palat/o- palate (roof of mouth)
pharyng/o- pharynx (throat)
phleb/o- vein or veins
phren/i-, phren/ico-, phren/o- diaphragm, mind
pleur/o- pleura, rib (or side)
pneum/a-, pneum/o-, pneum/ato-, pneum/ono- lungs, respiration (air, breath)
proct/o- rectum or anus
pulm/o- lungs
pyel/o- pelvis or kidney
rect/o- rectum
ren/i-, ren/o- kidney
sacr/o- sacrum
salping/o- fallopian or eustachian tube
sarc/o- flesh, muscular substance
splen/o- spleen
spondyl/o- vertebra, spinal column
stern/o- sternum (brestbone)
tend/o-, ten/o- tendon
thym/o- thymus gland
thyr/o- thyroid gland
trache/o- trachea
ureter/o- ureter (kidney to bladder tube)
urethr/o- urethra (bladder to outside)
vas/o- vessel or duct
ven/e-, ven/i-, ven/o- vein or veins
viscer/o- viscera
Created by: irvagirl



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