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Anatomy Root Words

root words

mal bad
melan black
men,mens,menstru month(ly)
muta change
my,myo muscle
myc fungus
myel marrow`
nat birth
natri sodium
nephr nephron,kidney
neuro nerve
noct,nyct night
ocul eye
odont,dent tooth
onco cancer
ophthalm eye
orchid testis
osteo bone
oto ear
ov,oo egg
oxy oxygen
path disease
ped children
phag eat
pharm drug
phleb vein
photo light
physio nature(function)of
plex twisted, woven
pneumo air,breath
pod foot
poie make, produce
presby old
proct rectum
pseudo false
psych mind
pyel pelvis
ren kidney
rhino nose
rigor stiffness
sarco flesh,muscle
sclera hard
semen,semin seed,sperm
sept contamination
sin cavity,recess
son sound
spiro,spire breathe
stat,stas a standing, stopping
syn together
systol contract,stand together
tachy fast
therm heat
thromb clot
tox poison
troph grow,nourish
tympan drum
varic enlarged vessel
vas vessel,duct
vesic bladder, blister
acro extremity
aden gland
alveol small hollow cavity
angi vessell
arthro joint
asthen weakness
bar pressure
bili bile
brachi arm
brady slow
bronch air passage
capn smoke
carcin cancer
card heart
cephal head,brain
cerv neck
chem chemical
chol bile
chondr cartilage
corp body
cortico pertaining to cortex
crani skull
crypt hidden
cusp point
cut(an) skin
cyan blue
cyst bladder
cyt cell
dactyl fingers,toes (digits)
dendr tree,branched
derm skin
diastole relax; stand apart
dips thirst
ejacul to throw out
electr electrical
enter intestine
eryth red
esthe sensation
febr fever
gastr stomach
gingiv gums
glomer wound into the ball
gloss tongue
gluc,glyc glucose,sugar
glutin glue
hepat liver
hist tissue
hydro water
hyster uterus
iatr treatment
kali potassium
kary nucleus
kerat cornea
lact milk, milk production
lapar abdomen
leuk white
lig to tie, bind
lip lipid (fat)
lys break apart
Created by: phmullis