Medical Terminology Roots

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Medical Terminology Roots
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  1. a-
    absence
  2. -able
    capable
  3. acetabul-
    vinegar cup
  4. adip-
    fat
  5. agglutin-
    to glue together
  6. alb-
    white
  7. -algia
    pain
  8. aliment-
    food
  9. allant-
    sausage-shaped
  10. alveoli-
    small cavity
  11. ambi-
    both
  12. an-
    without
  13. ana-
    up
  14. andr-
    man
  15. ante-
    in front of
  16. anti-
    against
  17. append-
    to hang
  18. arthr-
    joint
  19. auto-
    self
  20. ax-
    axis
  21. bil-
    bile
  22. -blast
    to create or grow
  23. brachi-
    arm
  24. brady-
    slow
  25. bronch-
    the windpipe
  26. calat-
    something inserted
  27. calc-
    stone
  28. calyc-
    small cup
  29. carcin-
    cancer
  30. cardi-
    heart
  31. carp-
    wrist
  32. cata-
    down
  33. cerebro-
    brain
  34. chondr-
    cartilage
  35. -cide
    destroy
  36. -clast
    break
  37. condyl-
    knob
  38. corac-
    beaklike
  39. cort-
    covering
  40. cric-
    ring
  41. crin-
    to secrete
  42. crypt-
    hidden
  43. cyan-
    blue
  44. cyt-
    cell
  45. de-
    to undo
  46. decidu-
    falling off
  47. dendr-
    tree
  48. derm-
    skin
  49. di-
    two
  50. dis-
    apart
  51. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  52. ede-
    swelling
  53. ejacul-
    to shoot forth
  54. embol-
    stopper or plug
  55. -emia
    relating to the blood
  56. endo-
    within
  57. enter-
    the intestine
  58. epi-
    above or upon
  59. erythro-
    red
  60. follic-
    small bag
  61. fenestr-
    window
  62. -ferent
    to carry
  63. for-
    opening
  64. -form
    shaped
  65. foss-
    to dig
  66. gangli-
    swelling
  67. gastr-
    stomach
  68. -gen
    to produce
  69. genesis-
    origin
  70. glom-
    little ball
  71. gloss-
    tongue
  72. glyco-
    sweet or sugar
  73. gyn-
    female
  74. hem(at)-
    blood
  75. hepat-
    liver
  76. homeo-
    the same
  77. hyper-
    above
  78. hypo-
    below
  79. -ia
    abnormal state
  80. im-
    not
  81. infra-
    below
  82. inter-
    between
  83. intra-
    inside
  84. iso-
    equal
  85. -itis
    inflammation
  86. kerat-
    horn
  87. labi-
    lip
  88. lacri-
    tears
  89. lacun-
    pool
  90. leuko-
    white
  91. lingu-
    tongue
  92. lip-
    fat
  93. -logy
    study of
  94. -lysis
    to dissolve or break down
  95. -lyte
    dissolvable
  96. macro-
    large
  97. mal-
    bad
  98. meat-
    passage
  99. melan-
    black
  100. mening-
    membrane
  101. mens-
    month
  102. meta-
    change
  103. meta-
    beyond
  104. micro-
    small
  105. mono-
    one
  106. mons-
    mountain
  107. morph-
    shape or form
  108. multi-
    many
  109. mut-
    change
  110. myo-
    muscle
  111. narc-
    numbness or stupor
  112. nat-
    to be born
  113. necro-
    dead or death
  114. neo-
    new
  115. nephr-
    kidney
  116. neuro-
    nerve
  117. nutri-
    nourish
  118. odont-
    tooth
  119. -oid
    shaped like
  120. olfact-
    to smell
  121. -oma
    tumor
  122. oo-
    egg
  123. orchi-
    testis
  124. oss-
    bone
  125. osteo-
    bone
  126. oto-
    ear
  127. ovo-
    egg
  128. papill-
    nipple
  129. para-
    beside
  130. pariet-
    wall
  131. patho-
    disease
  132. pelv-
    basin
  133. peri-
    around
  134. phag-
    to eat
  135. pleur-
    rib
  136. poly-
    many
  137. post-
    after
  138. pre-
    before
  139. pseudo-
    false
  140. puber-
    adult
  141. pylor-
    gatekeeper
  142. rect-
    straight
  143. ren-
    kidney
  144. retro-
    behind or backward
  145. rhino-
    nose
  146. -rrhea
    flowing
  147. sacchar-
    sugar
  148. seb-
    grease
  149. squam-
    flat or scale-like
  150. -stasis
    standing still
  151. strat-
    layer
  152. sub-
    below
  153. super- supra-
    above
  154. tachy-
    fast
  155. tetan-
    stiff
  156. thorac-
    chest
  157. thrombo-
    lump or clot
  158. -tropic
    influencing
  159. tympan-
    drum
  160. umbil-
    navel
  161. ur(o)-
    urine
  162. vas-
    vessel
  163. viscer-
    organ
  164. vit-
    life
  165. zyg-
    joining

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