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Root - card
Body part - heart
Root - cyst
Body part - bladder
Root - gastr
Body part - stomach
Root - hemat
Body part - blood
Root - hepat
Body part - liver
Root - my
Body part - muscle
Root - pector
Body part - chest
Root - neur
Body part - nerve
Root - pneum
Body part - lung
Root - ocul
Body part - eye
Root - derma
Body part - skin
Root - ven
Body part - vein
Root - mast
Body part - breast
Root - oste
Body part - bone
Root - nephr
Body part - kidney
Root - ot
Body part - ot
What are the organ systems providing root words for medical terminology?
1. Cardiovascular system
2. Endocrine system
3. Gastrointestinal tract
4. Integumentary system
5. Lymphatic system
6. Muscular system
7. Nervous system
8. Skeletal system
9. Female reproductive system
10. Male reproductive system
11. Respiratory system
12. Urinary tract
13. Senses: Hearing
14. Senses: Sight
What are the body part root words?
1. card - heart
2. cyst - bladder
3. gastr - stomach
4. hemat - blood
5. hepat - liver
6. my - muscle
7. pector - chest
8. neur - nerve
9. pneum - lung
10. ocul - eye
11. derma - skin
12. ven - vein
13. mast - breast
14. oste - bone
15. nephr - kidney
16. ot - ear
What are the cardiovascular system root words?
1. angi - vessel
2. aort - aorta
3. card - heart
4. oxy - oxygen
5. pector - chest
6. phleb - vein
7. stenosis - narrowing
8. thromb - clot
9. vas(cu) - blood vessel
10. ven - vein
What are the endocrine system root words?
1. adrena - adrenal
2. glyc - sugar
3. lipid - fat
4. nephr - kidney
5. pancreat - pancreas
6. somat - body
7. thym - thymus
What are the gastrointestinal tract root words?
1. chol - bile
2. col - colon
3. duoden - duodenum
4. enter - intestine
5. esophag - esophagus
6. gastr - stomach
7. hepat - liver
8. lapar - abdomen
9. pancreat - pancreas
What are the integumentary system root words?
1. adip - fat
2. cutane - skin
3. derma - skin
4. hist - tissue
5. kerat - hard
6. mast - breast
7. necr - death (of cells, body)
8. onych - nail
What are the lymphatic system root words?
1. aden - gland
2. cyt - cell
3. hemo, hemat - blood
4. lymph - lymph
5. splen - spleen
6. thromb - clot
7. thym - thymus
What are the muscular system root words?
1. chondr - cartilage
2. my - muscle
3. fibr - fiber
4. tendin - tendon
What are the nervous system root words?
1. cerebr - cerebrum
2. dementio - to be mad
3. encephal - brain
4. esthesi - sensation
5. mening - meninges
6. myel - spinal cord
7. neur - nerve
What are the skeletal system root words?
1. arthr - joint
2. carp - wrist
3. crani - skull
4. dactyl - finger or toe
5. femor - thigh bone
6. fibul - small. outer lower leg bone
7. humer - upper arm bone
8. oste - bone
9. patell - knee cap
10. ped, pod - foot
11. pelv - pelvis
12. phalang - bones of fingers and toes
13. rachi - vertebrae
14. spondyl - vertebrae
15. stern - sternum, breadtbone
16. tibi - large lower leg bone
What are the female reproductive system root words?
1. gynec - woman
2. hyster - uterus
3. lact - milk
4. mamm - breast
5. mast - breast
6. metr - uterus
7. ovari - ovary
8. salping - fallopian tube
9. toc - birth
10. uter - uterine
What are the male reproductive system root words?
1. andr - male
2. balan - glans penis
3. orchid, test - testis, testicle
4. prostat - prostate gland
5. sperm - sperm
6. vas - vessel, duct
7. vesicul - seminal vescles
What are the respiratory system root words?
1. aer - air
2. aero - gas
3. bronch - bronchus
4. capn - carbon dioxide (CO2)
5. laryng - larynx
6. nas - nose
7. ox - oxygen
8. pector - chest
9. pneum - lung, air
10. pulmon - lung
11. sinus - sinus
What are the urinary tract system root words?
1. albumin -protein
2. cyst - bladder
3. nephr - kidney
4. ren - kidney
5. ureter - wreter
6. urethr - wrethra
7. uria - urine, urination
8. vesic - bladder
What are the root words for hearing?
1. acous - hearing
2. acusis - hearing condition
3. audi - hearing
4. cerumin - wax-like, waxy
5. myring - eardrum
6. ot - ear
7. salping - eustachian tube
8. tympan - eardrum
What are the root words for sight?
1. blephar - eyelid
2. corne - -cornea
3. dacry, lacrim - tear, tear duct
4. irid, ir - iris
5. ocul - eye
6. ophthalm - eye
7. retin - retina
Name the parts of the cardiovascular system
lungs
heart
arteries
veins
capillaries
Name the parts of the endocrine system
pituitary gland
thyroid
thymus
pancreas
adrenal glands
Name the parts of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract
gallbladder
liver
panceas
stomach
large intesting
small intestine
Name the parts of the integumentary system
epidermis
dermis
subcutaneous
muscle
Name the parts of the lymphatic system
lymph node
lymph vessels
spleen
thymus
Name the parts of the nervous sytem
central nervous sytem
peripheral nervous system
cerebrum
spinal cord
cereellium
Name parts of the skeletal system
axial skeleton
appendicular skeleton
Name parst of the female reproductive system
fallopian tube
ovary
uterus
vagina
Name parts of the male reproductive system
prostate
vas deferens
urethra
penis
glans penis
testes
scrotum
Name parts of the respiratory system
sinuses
nasal cavities
pharynx
larynx'kungs
bronchial tubes
alveoli
diaphragm
Name parts of the urinary tract system
kidney
ureter
bladder
urethra
Name the parts of the hearing system
tympanic membrane
middle ear
eustachian tube
semicircular canals
cochlea
nerves
Name the parts of the sight system
cornea
lens
choroid
retina
optic nerve
sclera
prefixes: a or an
without
prefix: ambi
both
prefix: anti, contra
against
prefix: brady
slow
prefix: chlor
green
prefix: circum, peri
around
prefixes: cirrh, xanth
yellow
prefixes: con, sym, syn
with
prefix: cyan
blue
prefixes: dia, trans
across or through
prefix: dis
separate from or apart
prefix: dys
painful, difficult
prefix: ec
away or out
prefixes: ecto, exo
outside
prefixes: endo, intra
within
prefix: epi
upon
prefixes: erythr, rube
red
prefix: eu
good or normal
prefix: hypo
below or deficient
prefixes: hemi, semi
half
prefix: heter
different
prefixes: hyper, super, supra, ultra
above or excessive
prefixes: ante, pre, pro
before
prefix: bi
two or both
prefixes: im, in
not
prefix: immun
safe, protected
prefixes: infra, sub
below and under
prefix: inter
between
prefix: iso
equal
prefix: leuk
white
prefix: macro
large
prefixes: medi, meso, mid
middle
prefix: melan
black
prefix: meta
beyond, after, changing
prefix: micro
small
prefixes: multi, poly
many
prefix: neo
new
prefixes: mono, uni
one
prefix: pan
all
prefix: para
alongside of or abnormal
prefixes: post, retro
after
prefix: pseudo
false
prefix: purpur
purple
prefix: quadri
four
prefix: re
again or back
prefix: tachy
fast
prefix: polio
gray
prefix: tri
three
prefix: xer
dry
Which letters are used as combining vowels (CV)?
i, o, t, y
Used to connect the prefix, root word, or suffix parts of the term
combining vowels (CV)
suffixes: ac, al, ar, ary, eal, ic, ous, tic
pertaining to
suffixes: algia, cynia
pain
suffixes: icle, ole, ula, ule
small
suffixes: ia, ism
condition of
prefix: de
reduces
prefix: kerat
destroys
prefix: psych
changes
suffix: asthenia
without strength
suffix: cele
pouching or hernia
suffix: cyesis
pregnancy
suffix: ectasis
expansion or dilation
suffix: ectomy
removal
suffix: emia
blood condition
suffix: genic
origin or production
suffix: gram
record
suffix: iasis
condition, formation of
suffix: iatry
treatment
suffix: itis
inflammation
suffix: ium
tissue or structure
suffix: lith
stone, calculus
suffix: logy
study of
suffix: lysis
breaking down or dissolution
suffix: malacia
softening
suffix: megaly
enlargement
suffix: meter
measuring instrument
suffix: graph
recording instrument
suffix: graphy
recording process
suffix: metry
measuring process
suffix: mycosis
fungal infection
suffix: oid
resembling
suffix: oma
tumor
suffixes: opia, opsia
vision
suffix: osis
abnormal condition, increase
suffix: osmia
smell
suffix: paresis
partial paralysis
suffix: pathy
disease
suffix: penia
decrease
suffix: phagia
swallowing
suffix: phasia
speech
suffix: philia
attraction for
suffix: phobia
fear
suffix: plasia
formation
suffix: plastry
surgical repair or reconstruction
suffix: plegia
paralysis, stroke
suffix: rrhage
to burst forth
suffix: rrhea
discharge
suffix: sclerosis
narrowing, constriction
suffix: scope
examination instrument
suffix: scopy
examination
suffix: spasm
involuntary contraction
suffix: stasis
stop or stand
suffix: tocia
childbirth, labor
suffix: tomy
incision
suffix: toxic
poison
suffix: tropic
stimulate
suffix: y
condition, process of
angi
vessel
aort
aorta
card
heart
oxy
oxygen
pector
chest
phleb
vein
stenosis
narrowing
thromb
clot
vas(cu)
blood vessel
ven
vein
acous
hearing
acusis
hearing condition
audi
hearing
cerumin
wax-like, waxy
myring
eardrum
ot
ear
salping
eustachian tube
tympan
eardrum
aden
gland
cyt
cell
hemo, hemat
blood
lymph
lymph
splen
spleen
thromb
clot
thym
thymus
adip
fat
cutane
skin
derma
skin
hist
tissue
kerat
hard
mast
breast
necr
death (of cells, body)
onych
nail
adrena
adrenal
glyc
sugar
lipid
fat
nephr
kidney
pancreat
pancreas
somat
body
thym
thymus
aer
air
aero
gas
bronch
bronchus
capn
carbon dioxide (CO2)
laryng
larynx
nas
nose
ox
oxygen
pector
chest
pneum
lung, air
pulmon
lung
sinus
sinus
gynec
woman
hyster
uterus
lact
milk
mamm
breast
mast
breast
metr
uterus
ovari
ovary
salping
fallopian tube
toc
birth
uter
uterine
albumin
protein
cyst
bladder
nephr
kidney
ren
kidney
ureter
ureter
urethr
urethra
uria
urine, urination
vesic
bladder
arthr
joint
carp
wrist
crani
skull
dactyl
finger or toe
femor
thigh bone
fibul
small. outer lower leg bone
humer
upper arm bone
oste
bone
patell
knee cap
ped, pod
foot
pelv
pelvis
phalang
bones of fingers and toes
rachi
vertebrae
spondyl
vertebrae
stern
sternum, breadtbone
tibi
large lower leg bone
blephar
eyelid
corne
cornea
dacry, lacrim
tear, tear duct
irid, ir
iris
ocul
eye
ophthalm
eye
retin
retina
chol
bile
col
colon
duoden
duodenum
enter
intestine
esophag
esophagus
gastr
stomach
hepat
liver
lapar
abdomen
pancreat
pancreas
chondr
cartilage
my
muscle
fibr
fiber
tendin
tendon
cerebr
cerebrum
dementio
to be mad
encephal
brain
esthesi
sensation
mening
meninges
myel
spinal cord
neur
nerve
andr
male
balan
glans penis
orchid, test
orchid, test
prostat
prostate gland
sperm
sperm
vas
vessel, duct
vesicul
seminal vescles