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Word Roots 1
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. carcin/o
    cancer
  3. cardi/o, coron/o
    heart
  4. chem/o
    chemical
  5. cis/o
    to cut
  6. dermat/o, derm/o
    skin
  7. enter/o
    small intestine
  8. gastr/o
    stomach
  9. gynec/o
    female
  10. hemat/o, hem/o, sanguin/o
    blood
  11. hydr/o
    water
  12. immun/o
    immunity, protection
  13. laryng/o
    voice box, larynx
  14. nephr/o
    kidney
  15. neur/o
    nerve
  16. ophthalm/o
    eye
  17. ot/o
    ear
  18. path/o
    disease
  19. pulmon/o, pneum/o, pneumon/o
    lung,
  20. rhin/o, nas/o
    nose
  21. abdomen/o
    abdomen
  22. adip/o, lip/o
    fat
  23. anter/o
    front
  24. brachi/o
    arm
  25. caud/o
    tail
  26. cephal/o
    head
  27. cervic/o
    neck
  28. chondr/o
    cartilage
  29. crani/o
    skull
  30. crin/o
    to secrete
  31. crur/o
    leg
  32. cyt/o
    cell
  33. dist/o
    away from
  34. dors/o
    back of body
  35. epitheli/o
    epithelium
  36. glute/o
    buttock
  37. hist/o
    tissue
  38. infer/o
    below
  39. later/o
    side
  40. lumb/o
    loin, low back
  41. lymph/o
    lymph
  42. medi/o
    middle
  43. muscul/o, my/o, myos/o
    muscle
  44. pelv/o
    pelvisĀ 
  45. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  46. pluer/o
    pleura
  47. poster/o
    back
  48. proct/o
    rectum and anus
  49. proxim/o
    near to
  50. pub/o
    genital region
  51. spin/o
    spine
  52. super/o
    above
  53. thorac/o, pect/o, steth/o
    chest
  54. ur/o
    urine
  55. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  56. ventr/o
    belly
  57. vertebr/o, spondyl/o
    vertebra
  58. viscer/o
    internal organ
  59. albin/o, leuk/o
    white
  60. bi/o
    life
  61. cry/o
    cold
  62. cutane/o
    skin
  63. cyan/o
    blue
  64. diaphor/o
    profuse sweating
  65. electr/o
    electricity
  66. erythr/o
    red
  67. hidr/o
    sweat
  68. ichthy/o
    scaly, dry
  69. kerat/o
    hard, horny
  70. melan/o
    black
  71. myc/o
    fungus
  72. necr/o
    death
  73. onych/o, ungu/o
    nail
  74. pedicul/o
    lice
  75. phot/o
    light
  76. py/o
    pus
  77. rhytid/o
    wrinkle
  78. scler/o
    hard
  79. seb/o
    oil
  80. trich/o, pil/o
    hair
  81. vesic/o
    bladder
  82. xer/o
    dry
  83. ankyl/o
    stiff joint
  84. arthr/o, articul/o
    joint
  85. burs/o
    sac
  86. carp/o
    wrist
  87. clavicul/o
    clavicle
  88. coccyg/o
    coccyx
  89. cortic/o
    outer portion
  90. cost/o
    rib
  91. femor/o
    femur
  92. fibul/o
    fibula
  93. humer/o
    humerus
  94. ili/o
    ilium
  95. ischi/o
    ischium
  96. kyph/o
    hump
  97. lamin/o
    lamina, part of a vertebra
  98. lord/o
    bent backwards
  99. mandibul/o
    mandible
  100. maxilla/o
    maxilla

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