HS 145C Survey of Medical Terminology - CH. 1-4 (Roots)

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aer-

air

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angio

vessel (blood)

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anter-

front

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bio-

life

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bol-

to cast, throw

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carcin-

cancer

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card-

heart

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cephal-

head

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cerebro-

cerebrum

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cerv-

neck

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cheil-,chil-

lip

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chol-

bile (in the gallbladder)

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chir-

hand

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chondr-

cartilage

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chrom-

color

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coccyg-

coccyx

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crani-

skull

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crin-

to secrete

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cyst-

sac (bladder)

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cyt-

cell

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dacry-

tear

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derm, dermat-

skin (2)

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dist-

far, distance

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dors-

back part of the body

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electr-

electricity

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encephal-

brain

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enter-

intestine

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erythr-

red

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gastr-

stomach

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gnos-

knowledge

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gynec-

female, women

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hem, hemat-

blood

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hepat-

liver

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hist-

tissue

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hyster-

uterus 1

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iatr-

treatment, physician

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ile-

illeum- farthest part of the small intestine

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ili-

illium - part of the hip bone

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kary-

nucleus

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later-

side

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leuk-

white

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lip-

fat

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lith-

stone or calculus

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lumb-

lower back

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mamm, mast-

breast

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medi-

middle

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mening-

membrane

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metr-

uterus 2

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onc-

tumour

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ox-

oxygen

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pelv-

pelvis

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ped-

child

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pneum-

lung or air

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poster-

back

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proct-

rectum

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proxim-

nearest

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psych-

soul

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pub-

pubis, anterior portion of the hipbone or pelvis

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pyel-

renal pelvis (part of the kidney)

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pylor-

gate-keeper

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pyo-

pus

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rhin-

nose

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sacr-

sacrum

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sect-

cut

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seps-

infection

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somn-

sleep

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son-

sound

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spin-

spine

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spondyl-

vertebrae

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thel-

nipple

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thyr-

thyroid gland, shield

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top-

place, position, location

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tox-

poison

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trachel-

cervical neck

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tubercul-

little swelling

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umbilic-

navel, umbilicus

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ur-

urinary tract, urine

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urethr-

urethra

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ventr-

belly

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vertebr-

vertebrae

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viscer-

organ

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abdomin-

abdomen

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acr-

extremities, top, extreme, point

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acu-

sharp, severe, sudden

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aden-

gland

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adip-

fat

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amni-

amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

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angi-

vessel

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arteri-

artery

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arthr-

joint

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axill-

armpit

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bi-

life

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blephar-

eyelid

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hepa-t

liver

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hydr-

water

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inguin-

groin

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isch-

to hold back

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lapar-

abdomen, abdominal wall

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laryng-

larynx

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leuk

-white

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