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What is the "root" of a word?

Central part of a word

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Cochlea

inner part of ear

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Vermis

median lobe or division of the cerebellum

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Gastric

stomach

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Hepatic

liver

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Renal

Kidney

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Neuro

Nerves

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Derm

skin

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Papilla

Nipple-like, optic disc

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Terminal

Situated at or forming the end or extremity of something

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Plexus

Network (of nerves)

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Intra

within, into

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Inter

between

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Fissure

a natural division or groove in an organ, as in the brain

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Sulcus

a groove or fissure, especially a fissure between two convolutions of the brain

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Medulla

inner section, middle

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Cortex

outer region

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Osteo

bone

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Trabeculae

structural part resembling a small beam or crossbar

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lobe

a roundish projection or division, as of an organ

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fiber

a fine threadlike piece; composed of filaments

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filament

threat, threadlike

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glycol

ethylene alcohol

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gluco

glucose; sugar

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cleft

hollow area or indentation

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transverse

lying or extending across or in a cross directions

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longitudinal

extending along the long axis of the body