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Organ System Terminology

angi vessel
aort aorta
card heart
oxy oxygen
pector chest
phleb vein
stenosis narrowing
thromb clot
vas(cu) blood vessel
ven vein
adrena adrenal
glyc sugar
lipid fat
nephr kidney
pancreat pancreas
somat body
thym thymus
thyr thyroid
chol bile
col colon
duoden duodenum
enter intestine
esophag esophagus
gastr stomach
hepat liver
lapar abdomen
orexia appetite
adip fat
cutane skin
derma(t) skin
hist tissue
kerat hard
mast breast
necr death (of cells, etc.)
onych nail
aden gland
cyt cell
hemat blood *5 letters
hemo blood *4 letters
leuk white
lymph lymph
splen spleen
chondr cartilage
my muscle
fibr fiber
tendin tendon
cerebr cerebrum
encephal brain
esthesi sensation
mening meninges
mens mind
myel spinal cord
neur nerve
phas speech
arthr joint
carp wrist
crani skull
dactyl finger or toe
femor thigh bone
fibul small, lower leg bone
humer upper arm bone
oste bone
patell knee cap
ped, pod foot
pelv pelvis
phalang bones of fingers and toes
rachi vertebrae *5 letters
spondyl vertebrae *7 letters
stern sternum, breastbone
tibi large lower leg bone
gynec woman
hyster uterus
lact milk
mamm breast
mast breast
men menstruation
metr uterus
ovari ovary
salping (woman) fallopian tube
toc birth
uter uterine
andr male
balan glans penis
prostat prostate gland
semin semen
sperm sperm
vas vessel, duct
test testis, testicle
aer air
aero gas
bronch bronchus
capn carbon dioxide
laryng larynx
nas nose
albumin protein
cyst bladder
lith stone
ren kidney *3 letters
ur kidney *2 letters
uria urine, urination
ureter ureter
urethr urethra
vesic bladdder
acous hearing *5 letters
acusis hearing condition
audi hearing *4 letters
cerumin wax-like, waxy
myring eardrum
ot ear *2 letters
salping (head) eustachian tube
tympan eardrum
blephar eyelid
corne cornea
irid, ir iris
lacrim tear duct
ocul eye *4 letters
ophthalm eye *8 letters
retin retina
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