Medical Termology (word roots) from MBLEx 2015 book.txt

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    • description "Flashcards made from the massage test prep MBLEX 3rd edition 2015 book. deception is medical terminology word roots."
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    • What does the root of the word describes?
    • Typically the structure in the body but sometimes describes a part of the body that is affected.
  1. Abdomin/o
    Abdomen
  2. Acr/o
    Extremity
  3. Aden/o
    Glands
  4. Adip/o
    Fat
  5. Angi/o
    Vessel
  6. Ankyl/o
    Bent or crooked
  7. Arteri/o
    Artery
  8. Arthr/o
    Joints
  9. Ather/o
    Fatty plaque
  10. Audi/o
    Ear
  11. Bi/o
    Life
  12. Brachi/o
    Arm
  13. Bucc/o
    Cheek
  14. Carcin/o
    Cancer
  15. Cardi/o
    Heart
  16. Cephal/o
    Head
  17. Chlor/o
    Green
  18. Chol/e
    Bile
  19. Cholecyst/o
    Gallbladder
  20. Chondr/o
    Cartilage
  21. Cirrh/o
    Yellow
  22. Col/o
    Large Intestine
  23. Corp/o
    Body
  24. Cost/o
    Ribs
  25. Cry/o
    Cold
  26. Cutane/o
    Skin
  27. Cyan/o
    Blue
  28. Cyst/o
    Bladder
  29. Dent/o or Dont/o
    Teeth
  30. Derm/o
    Skin
  31. Dist/o
    Far
  32. Dors/o
    Back
  33. Embol/o
    Plug
  34. Emphys/o
    Inflate
  35. Encephal/o
    Brain
  36. Enter/o
    Small intestine
  37. Erythr/o
    Red
  38. Esophag/o
    Esophagus
  39. Gastr/o
    Stomach
  40. Gingiv/o
    Gums
  41. Gloss/o
    Tongue
  42. Gluc/o
    Sugar
  43. Hem/o
    Blood
  44. Hepat/o
    Liver
  45. Hist/o
    Tissue
  46. Home/o
    Same
  47. Hydr/o
    Water
  48. Hyster/o
    Uterus
  49. Inguin/o
    Groin
  50. Jaund/o
    Yellow
  51. Kerat/o
    Hard
  52. Kinesi/o
    Movement
  53. Kyph/o
    Hill
  54. Lact/o
    Milk
  55. Later/o
    Side
  56. Leuk/o
    White
  57. Lip/o
    Fat
  58. Lord/o
    Curve
  59. Mamm/o
    Breast
  60. Mast/o
    Breast
  61. Melan/o
    Black
  62. My/o
    Muscle
  63. Myle/o
    Canal
  64. Nas/o
    Nose
  65. Necr/o
    Death
  66. Nephr/o
    Kidneys
  67. Neur/o
    Nerve
  68. Ocul/o
    Eye
  69. Onc/o
    Tumor
  70. Oophor/o
    Ovary
  71. Oste/o
    Bone
  72. Path/o
    Disease
  73. Ped/o or Pod/o
    Foot
  74. Phleb/o
    Vein
  75. Phren/o
    Diaphragm
  76. Pneum/o
    Lung
  77. Proxim/o
    Near
  78. Plum/o
    Lung
  79. Pyr/o
    Heat
  80. Ren/o
    Kidney
  81. Rhin/o
    Nose
  82. Salping/o
    Fallopian tube
  83. Scler/o
    Hard
  84. Scoli/o
    Crooked
  85. Somat/o
    Body
  86. Spondyl/o
    Vertebrae
  87. Stomat/o
    Mouth
  88. Thorac/o
    Chest
  89. Ventr/o
    Belly

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