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Flashcards in Exterior (body) Root Words Deck (60)
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Acr/o

Extremities

2

Amb/i

Both sides/double

3

Anter/o

Front

4

Aut/o

Self

5

Axill/o

Armpit, axilla

6

Blephar/o

Eyelid or eyelash

7

Brachi/o

Arm

8

Bucc/o

Cheek (on the face!)

9

Canth/o

Angle formed where eyelids meet

10

Capit/o

Head

11

Carp/o

Wrist

12

Caud/o

Tail/downward

13

Cephal/o

Head

14

Cervic/o

Neck or cervix (neck of uterus)

15

Cheil/o, chil/o

Lip

16

Cheir/o, chir/o

Hand

17

Cili/o

Eyelash or eyelid, or small hairlike process

18

Cor/e, cor/o

Pupil of eye

19

Crani/o

Skull

20

Cubit/o

Elbow

21

Dactyl/o

Fingers or toes

22

Derm/a, derm/o, dermat/o

Skin

23

Dors/i, dors/o

Back or posterior

24

Faci/o

Face

25

Gingiv/o

Gums in mouth

26

Gloss/o

Tongue

27

Gnath/o

Jaws

28

Inguin/o

Groin

29

Irid/o

Iris of eye

30

Labi/o

Lips