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Root 1:
acet/o
vinegar, acid, sharp
Ex.: acetaldehyde
Root 2:
aden/o
gland
Ex.: adenoid, adenovirus
Root 3:
adip/o
fat
Ex.: adipose, adipoma
Root 4:
alb/o, leuk/o
white
Ex.: albino, leukemia
Root 5:
alg/o
pain
Ex.: analgesia, myalgia
Root 6:
amni/o
membrane around the fetus
Ex.: aminiotic fluid, amniocentesis
Root 7:
andr/o
male
Ex.: androgen
Root 8:
angi/o
vessel
Ex.: angiogram, angioplasty
Root 9:
anthrac
black
Ex.: anthrax, anthracosis
Root 10:
aqu, aqua, aque
water
Ex.: aqueous
Root 11:
arter/o
artery
(as opposed to vein)
Ex.: arterial, arteriosclerosis
Root 12:
arthr/o
joint
Ex.: arthritis, arthralgia
Root 13:
asthm
shortness of breath
Ex.: antiasthmatic
Root 14:
aur/o, aud, audit/o
hear
Ex.: aural, Auralgan, auditory, audiometry
Root 15:
axill/o
armpit
Ex.: axillary temperature
Root 16:
blast
sprout, immature cell
Ex.: erythroblastosis, osteoblast
Root 17:
brachi
arm
Ex.: brachial artery
Root 18:
bronch/o
bronchus
(pathway from windpipe)
Ex.: bronchoscope, bronchitis
Root 19:
bucc/o
inside of cheek
Ex.: buccal membrane
Root 20:
calc/o
calcium
Ex.: hypocalcemia
Root 21:
carb/o
carbon
Ex.: carbohydrate
Root 22:
carcin/o
cancer, crab
Ex.: carcinogen, carcinoma
Root 23:
cardi/o
heart
Ex.: cardiology, electrocardiogram
Root 24:
cephal/o
head, expansion
Ex.: hydrocephalic
Root 25:
cerebr/o, encephal/o
brain
Ex.: cerebrovascular accident, electroencephalogram, encephalitis
Root 26:
cervic/o
neck, cervix
Ex.: cervicofacial, cervical
Root 27:
chir/o
hand
Ex.: chiropractic
Root 28:
chron/o
time, long
Ex.: chronic, chronological
Root 29:
cili
eyelash, hair
Ex.: cilia, penicillin
Root 30:
coagul/o
clot
Ex.: anticoagulant
Root 31:
corp/o
body
Ex.: corpuscle, corpse
Root 32:
cyan/o
blue
Ex.: cyanosis, acrocyanosis
Root 33:
cyst/o
bladder, cyst
Ex.: cystologist
Root 34:
cyt/o
cell
Ex.: cytologist
Root 35:
derm, dermat/o
skin
Ex.: epidermis, dermabrasion, dermatitis
Root 36:
edem, edema
excess fluid in tissues
Ex.: angioedema, edematous
Root 37:
esth, esthesi/o
perception
Ex.: anesthesia, paresthesia
Root 38:
gastr/o
stomach
Ex.: gastritis
Root 39:
gluc/o, glyco/o
sugar
Ex.: glucose, hyperglycemia
Root 40:
gynec/o
female
Ex.: gynecologist
Root 41:
hem/o
blood
Ex.: hemostat, hemorrhage
Root 42:
hepato/o
liver
Ex.: hepatitis, hepatotoxic
Root 43:
hyster/o, metr/o
uterus
Ex.: hysterectomy, endometrium
Root 44:
ichthy/o
fishy, scaly
Ex.: ichthyosis
Root 45:
immun/o
safe, safe from
Ex.: immunologist, immune
Root 46:
lymph/o
lymph, water
Ex.: lymphoma, lymphatic system
Root 47:
mast/o
breast
Ex.: mastectomy, mastitis
Root 48:
mening/o
membrane sorroundig brain and spinal cord
Ex.: meningitis, meningocele
Root 49:
mens
moon, month
Ex.: menses, menstruation
Root 50:
morb/o
sick
Ex.: morbidity
Root 51:
muscul/o
muscle, mouse
Ex.: intramuscular, neuromuscular
Root 52:
my/o
muscle
Ex.: myocardial infarction, myalgia
Root 53:
nas/o, rhin/o
nose
Ex.: nasopharyngitis, nasal spray, rhinitis
Root 54:
nat/i
birth
Ex.: prenatal
Root 55:
necr/o
dead
Ex.: necrosis
Root 56:
nephr/o
kidney
Ex.: nephritis, nephrologist
Root 57:
neur/o
nerve
Ex.: neurotransmitter
Root 58:
ocul/o, ophtalm/o, optic
eye
Ex.: ocular, ophtalmic, optician
Root 59:
onc/o
tumor, mass
Ex.: oncology
Root 60:
or/o, stom/o
mouth
Ex.: oral, stomatitis
Root 61:
ot/o
ear
Ex.: otic, otoscope
Root 62:
ped
child
Ex.: pediatric
Root 63:
path/o
disease, misery
Ex.: pathology, nephropathy
Root 64:
pod, ped
foot
Ex.: podiatrist, pedometer
Root 65:
pelvi
pelvis
Ex.: pelvimetry
Root 66:
phag/o
eat
Ex.: bacteriophage, dysphagia
Root 67:
pharmac/o
drug, sorcery, poison
Ex.: pharmacy, pharmacokinetics
Root 68:
phleb
vein
Ex.: phlebitis, phlebotomy
Root 69:
plasm, plas/o
molded, formation
Ex.: neoplasm, aplastic anemia
Root 70:
plegi
stroke, paralysis
Ex.: paraplegick, ophthalmoplegic
Root 71:
pleur/o
lining surrounding lungs
Ex.: pleurisy, pleural effusion
Root 72:
pneum/o, pneumat/o
breath, air
Ex.: pneumonia, pneumatic
Root 73:
prandial
meal
Ex.: postprandial
Root 74:
proct/o
rectum
Ex.: proctologist, Procto-Foam
Root 75:
pulm/o, pulmon/o
lung
Ex.: pulmonary, Pulmicort
Root 76:
pyr, pyr/o
fever, fire
Ex.: pyrogen, antipyretic
Root 77:
radi/o
radiation, x-ray
Ex.: radiogram
Root 78:
scler/o
hard
Ex.: atherosclerosis, sclerosing agent
Root 79:
soma
body
Ex.: psychosomatic, somatropin
Root 80:
spasm/o
drawing tight
Ex.: antispasmodic
Root 81:
staphyl/o
cluster of grapes
Ex.: staphylococcus
Root 82:
stom/o, stomy
mouth, surgical opening
Ex.: stomatitis, colostomy
Root 83:
strept/o
wavy, twisted chain
Ex.: streptomycin, streptococcus
Root 84:
ten/o, tend/o
stretch
Ex.: tendonitis, tenosynovitis
Root 85:
thorac/o
chest
Ex.: pneumothorax, thoracic
Root 86:
thromb/o
blood clot
Ex.: thrombolysis, thrombosis
Root 87:
troph, trop/o
growing, nourish, develop
Ex.: atrophy, somatotropin
Root 88:
tympan/o
eardrum
Ex.: tympanocentesis
Root 89:
ur/o
urine
Ex.: urology
Root 90:
uter/o
uterus, womb
Ex.: intrauterine
Root 91:
vas/o
blood vessel
Ex. vasodilation
Root 92:
vert
turn
Ex.: vertigo, divert
Root 93:
enter/o
intestine
(usually small intestines)
Ex.: parenteral, enteric
Root 94:
erythr/o
red
Ex.: erythromycin, erythrocyte
Root 95:
morph/o
shape, dream
Ex.: morphology, morphine
Root 96:
myc/o
fungus
Ex.: onychomycosis
Root 97:
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal chord
Ex.: myelogram, myeloid leukemia
Root 98:
psych/o
spirit, mind
Ex.: antipsychotic, psychotropic
Root 99:
thyr/o
thyroid
Ex.: hypothyroidism, thyroiditis
Root 100:
oste/o
bone
Ex.: osteoporosis, osteopath