Roots Ch 1

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Roots Ch 1
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The Language of Medicine - Chapter 1
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthr/o
    joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    • cancerous
    • cancer
  5. cardi/o
    heart
  6. cephal/o
    head
  7. cerebr/o
    • cerebrum
    • (largest part of the brain)
  8. cis/o
    to cut
  9. crin/o
    • to secrete
    • (to form and give off)
  10. cyst/o
    • urinary bladder
    • a sac or cyst (sac containing fluid)
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. derm/o
    dermat/o
    skin
  13. electr/o
    electricity
  14. encephal/o
    brain
  15. enter/o
    • intestines
    • (usually the small intestines)
  16. erythr/o
    red
  17. gastr/o
    stomach
  18. glyc/o
    sugar
  19. gnos/o
    knowledge
  20. gynec/o
    • woman
    • female
  21. hemat/o
    hem/o
    blood
  22. hepat/o
    liver
  23. iatr/o
    • treatment
    • physician
  24. leuk/o
    white
  25. log/o
    study of
  26. nephr/o
    kidney
  27. neur/o
    nerve
  28. onc/o
    tumor
  29. ophthalm/o
    eye
  30. oste/o
    bone
  31. path/o
    disease
  32. ped/o
    child
  33. psych/o
    mind
  34. radi/o
    x-rays
  35. ren/o
    kidney
  36. rhin/o
    nose
  37. sarc/o
    flesh
  38. sect/o
    to cut
  39. thromb/o
    • clot
    • clotting
  40. ur/o
    • urinary tract
    • urine

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