Chap 12 Root Words.txt

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Chap 12 Root Words.txt
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Chap 12 root words
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  1. amni/o
    amnion (amniotic sac)
  2. Cervic/o
    neck; cervix uteri (neck of the uterus)
  3. Colp/o; Vagin/o
    vagina
  4. galact/o; lact/o
    milk
  5. '-poiesis
    formation, production
  6. gynec/o
    woman, female
  7. hyster/o; metri/o; uter/o
    uterus (womb)
  8. mamm/o; mast/o
    breast
  9. men/o
    menses, menstruation
  10. metr/o
    uterus (womb); measure
  11. nat/o
    birth
  12. oophor/o; ovari/o
    ovary
  13. perine/o
    perineum
  14. salping/o
    tube (usually fallopian or eustachian [auditory] tubes)
  15. '-arche
    beginning
  16. '-cyesis
    pregnancy
  17. '-gravida
    pregnant woman
  18. '-para
    to bear (offspring)
  19. '-salpinx
    tube (usually fallopian or eustachian [auditory] tubes)
  20. '-tocia
    childbirth, labor
  21. '-version
    turning
  22. ante-
    • before
    • in front of
  23. dys-
    • bad
    • painful
    • difficult
  24. endo-
    in, within
  25. multi-
    many, much
  26. post-
    after
  27. primi-
    first
  28. chori/o
    chorion
  29. fibr/o
    fiber; fibrous tissue

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