Med Terminology Ch. 1 Root words

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Med Terminology Ch. 1 Root words
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  1. aden
    gland
  2. emia
    blood condition
  3. arthr
    joint
  4. aut
    self
  5. bio
    life
  6. carcin
    cancer
  7. cardi
    heart
  8. cephal
    head
  9. crin/o
    to secrete
  10. cerebr
    cerebrum, largest part of the brain
  11. cyst
    urinary bladder
  12. derm, dermat
    skin
  13. dia
    through, complete
  14. dys
    abnormal, bad, difficult, painful
  15. electr/o
    electricity
  16. endo
    within, in, inner
  17. enephal/o
    brain
  18. enter/o
    intestines (usually small intestines)
  19. erythr/o
    red
  20. ex-,exo-,extra-
    out, outside
  21. gastr/o
    stomach
  22. glyc/o
    sugar
  23. gynec/o
    woman, female
  24. hemat/o, hem/o
    blood
  25. hepat/o
    liver
  26. hyper
    above, excessive, more than normal, too much
  27. hypo
    below, deficient, less than normal, too little
  28. lapar/o
    stomach
  29. leuk/o
    white
  30. nephr/o
    kidney
  31. neur/o
    nerve
  32. onc/o
    tumor
  33. opthalm/o
    eye
  34. oste/o
    bone
  35. path/o
    disease
  36. peri
    surrounding
  37. platelet
    cell iin the blood that aids clotting; thrombocyte
  38. pro-, pros-
    before, forward
  39. prostat/o
    prostate gland
  40. psych/o
    mind
  41. resection
    removing all or some of an organ; cutting back or away
  42. ren/o
    kidney
  43. re-, retro-
    behind, back
  44. rhin/o
    nose
  45. sacr/o
    sacrum
  46. sub-
    below,under
  47. thromb/o
    clot
  48. trans-
    across, through

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