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A & P Pg. 7-8 Roots

acro- extemity
aden- gland
alveol- small hollow, cavity
angi- vessel
arthr- joint
asthen- weakness
bar- pressure
bili- bile
brachi- arm
bronch- air passage
calc- calcium, limestone
capn- smoke
carcin- cancer
card- heart
cephal- head, brain
cerv- neck
chem- chemical
chol- bile
chondr- cartilage
chrom- color
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
dent- tooth
derm- skin
diastol- relax, stand apart
dips- thirst
ejacul- to throw out
electr- electrical
enter- intestine
eryth(r)- red
esthe- sensation
febr- fever
gastr- stomach
gest- to bear, carry
gingiv- gums
glomer- wound into a ball
gloss- tongue
gluc- glucose, sugar
glutin- glue
glyc- sugar(carbohydrate), glucose
hepat- liver
hist- tissue
hydro- water
hyster- uterus
iatr- treatment
kal- potassium
kary- nucleus
kerat- cornea
kin- to move, divide
lact- milk, milk production
lapar- abdomen
leuk- white
lig- to tie, bind
lip- lipid(fat)
lys- break apart
mal- bad
melan- black
men-, mens-,(menstru-) month(monthly)
metr- uterus
muta- change
my-, myo- muscle
myc- fungus
myel- marrow
myx- mucus
nat- birth
brady- slow
Created by: Tammy618



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