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MedTerm Root Words

Root words for medical terminology

TermDefinition
abdomen abdomen
antero front
audio sound
carcino cancer
cyto cell
denti tooth
encephalo brain
electro electrical
gastro stomach
glosso tongue
gluco, glyco sugar
histo tissue
hystero uterus
ileo ileum (part of the small intestine)
ilio ilium (part of the pelvis)
laparo abdomen
lipo fat
litho stone, calculus
masto, mammo breast
meningo meninges
laryngo larynx
necro death
oculo eye
oophoro ovary
opthalmo eye
opti vision, sight
orchi, orchido testicle
osteo bone
oto ear
poly many
pseudo false
procto rectum
pyelo renal pelvis
reno, renal kidney
sacro sacrum
salpingo fallopian tube
sarco connective tissue
stomato mouth
thermo heat
thrombo clot
vaso vessel, duct
entero intestine
Created by: dtomczik
 

 



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