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Root Words 1
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  1. arteri/o
    artery

    ex. arteriosclerosis
  2. arthr/o
    joint

    ex. arthritis
  3. bio
    life

    ex. biology, biologist
  4. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes

    ex. bronchitis
  5. cardi/o
    heart

    ex. cardiovascular
  6. chem/o
    chemicals

    ex. chemistry, chemist
  7. cholecyst/o
    gall bladder

    ex. cholecystitis
  8. cyst/o
    bladder

    ex. cystitis
  9. cyt/o
    cell

    ex. cytology
  10. derm or dermat/o
    skin

    ex. dermatologist, dermatitis
  11. erthr/o
    red

    ex. erythrocyte
  12. esophag/o
    esophagus

    ex. esophagitis
  13. gastr/o
    stomach

    ex. gastritis
  14. gynec/o
    female

    ex. gynecology, gynecologist
  15. hem/o or hemat/o
    blood

    ex. hematology, hematologist
  16. hepat/o
    liver

    ex. hepatitis
  17. inguin/o
    groin

    ex. inguinal hernial
  18. lingu/o
    tongue

    ex. bilingual
  19. leuk/o
    white

    ex. leukocyte
  20. mamm/o
    breast

    ex. mammogram, mammography
  21. nephr/o
    kidney

    ex. nephritis
  22. neur/o
    nerve

    ex. neurologist
  23. ophthalm/o
    eye

    ex. ophthalmologist
  24. oste/o
    bone

    ex. osteocyte, osteoarthritis
  25. ot/o
    ear

    ex. otoscope, otitis
  26. path/o
    disease

    ex. pathogen, pathologist
  27. ped/o
    child

    ex. pediatrician, pediatrics
  28. pharyng/o
    throat

    ex. pharyngitis
  29. pneumon/o
    lung

    ex. pneumonia
  30. ren/o
    kidney

    ex. renal failure, renal dialysis
  31. rhin/o
    nose

    ex. rhinoplasty
  32. septic/o
    contaminated, dirty

    ex. aseptic, septicemia
  33. splen/o
    spleen

    ex. splenectomy, splenomegaly
  34. thorac/o
    tonsils

    ex. tonsillitis tonsillectomy
  35. trache/o
    trachea

    ex. tracheostomy, colostomy
  36. vascul/o
    blood vessels

    ex. vascularity, cardiovascular

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