Roots

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demy11
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Roots
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2012-07-19 13:13:23
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Medical terminology: roots
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. appendic/o
    appendix
  3. aur/o
    ear
  4. blephar/o
    eyelid
  5. brach/i
    arm
  6. bucc/a
    cheek
  7. carcin/o
    cancer
  8. carp/o
    wrist
  9. cephal/o
    head
  10. cerebr/o
    brain
  11. cheil/o
    lip
  12. chir/o
    hand
  13. chol/e
    bile
  14. colp/o
    vagina
  15. cyst/o
    bladder
  16. dactyl/o
    finger or toe
  17. fac/i
    face
  18. genti/o
    reproductive organs
  19. gingiv/o
    gums
  20. gloss/o
    tongue
  21. labi/a/o
    lip
  22. lip/o
    fat
  23. lith/o
    stone
  24. lymph/o
    lymph tissue
  25. mening/o
    membrane covering brain and spinal cord
  26. myc/o
    fungus
  27. myring/o 
    eardrum
  28. nas/o
    nose
  29. nephr/o
    kidney
  30. ocul/o
    eye
  31. ophthalm/o
    eye
  32. onc/o
    mass, tumor
  33. ot/o
    ear
  34. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  35. pedi/a
    child
  36. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  37. ped/o
    foot
  38. proct/o
    rectum
  39. psych/o
    mind
  40. pyel/o
    kidney
  41. rect/o
    rectum
  42. ren/o
    kidney
  43. sarc/o
    flesh
  44. splen/o
    spleen
  45. spondyl/o
    vertebrae
  46. stern/o
    sternum
  47. stom/a
    mouth
  48. thyr/o
    thyroid gland (located near the base of the neck)
  49. trich/o
    hair
  50. tympan/o
    eardrum
  51. ureter/o
    ureter (the duct by which urine passes from the kidney to the bladder)
  52. urethr/o
    urethra (the duct by which urine is conveyed out of the body from the bladder, and which in male vertebrates also conveys semen)
  53. ur/o
    urine
  54. uter/o
    uterus (the organ in the lower body of a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived and in which they gestate before birth; the womb)
  55. vertebr/o
    vertebrae (each of the series of small bones forming the backbone, having several projections for articulation and muscle attachment, and a hole through which the spinal cord passes)
  56. viscer/o
    internal organs

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