Medical terminology: Roots

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Medical terminology: Roots
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2013-09-10 22:25:33
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  1. arthr-
    • joint
    • e.g. arthralgia (joint pain)
  2. brachi-
    • arm
    • e.g. bracial (pertaining to the arm)
  3. cardi-
    • heart
    • e.g. cardiac (pertaining to the heart)
  4. cephal-
    • head
    • e.g. cephalic (pertaining to the head)
  5. chondr-
    • cartilage
    • e.g. chondral (pertaining to the cartilage)
  6. cost-
    • rib
    • e.g. costal (pertaining to the rib)
  7. crani-
    • skull
    • e.g. cranium (uh... the skull I guess?)
  8. derm-, dermat-
    • skin
    • e.g. dermatitis (inflammation of the skin)
  9. gasrt-
    • stomach
    • e.g. gastric (pertaining to the stomach)
  10. hem-, hemat-
    • blood
    • e.g. hemoglobin (protein responsible for transporting oxygen, found in blood)
  11. hydr-
    • water
    • e.g. hydrolysis (to cut, burst or destroy with water)
  12. kines-
    • motion
    • e.g. kinesiology (the study of motion)
  13. neur-
    • nerve
    • e.g. neuron (a nerve cell)
  14. oste-
    • bone
    • e.g. osteology (the study of bones)
  15. sarc-, my-
    • muscle
    • e.g. sarcoma (a malignant muscle tumor)
    • myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle.)

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