Root Terms

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amanda430
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Root Terms
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2015-03-20 16:49:40
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Root Terms
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  1. Stomato
    • mouth
    • ex. stomatitis
  2. Dento
    • teeth
    • ex. dentist
  3. Glosso/linguo
    • tongue
    • ex. glossitis, lingual nerve
  4. Gingivo
    • gums
    • ex. gingivitis
  5. Encephalo
    • Brain
    • ex. encephalities
  6. Gastro
    • Stomach
    • ex. gastritis
  7. Entero
    • Intestines
    • gastroenteritis
  8. Colo
    • Large Intestine
    • ex. colitis
  9. Procto
    • Anus/Rectum
    • proctitis, proctologist
  10. hepato
    • Liver
    • hepatitis, hepatomegaly
  11. Nephro/rene
    • kidney
    • ex. nephrosis, renal artery
  12. Orchido
    • Testis
    • ex. orchiditis, orchidectomy
  13. Oophoro
    • Ovary
    • oophorectomy
  14. Hystero/metro
    • uterus
    • ex. hysterectomy, endometritis
  15. Saplpingo
    • uterine tubes
    • ex. hysterosalpingogram
  16. Dermo
    • Skin
    • ex. dermatitis
  17. Masto/Mammo
    Breast
  18. Osteo
    Bones
  19. Cardio
    heart
  20. Cysto
    Bladder
  21. Rhino
    Nose
  22. Phlebo/veno
    veins
  23. Pneumo/Pulmo
    lung
  24. Hemo/emia
    blood

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