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Flashcards in Roots Deck (57):
1

Path-

Disease

2

Dactyl-

Fingers & toes (digits)

3

Ped-

Children

4

Pharm-

Drug

5

Photo-

Light

6

Derm-

Skin

7

Plex-

Twisted, woven

8

Spiro-, -spire

Breathe

9

Stat-, stas-

A standing, stopping

10

Eryth(r)-

Red

11

Ophthalm-

Eye

12

Oxy-

Oxygen

13

Muta-

Change

14

Chrom-

Color

15

Brady-

Slow

16

Noct-, nyct-

Night

17

Enter-

Intestine

18

Febr-

Fever

19

Corp-

Body

20

Chem-

Chemical

21

Calc-

Calcium, limestone

22

Ocul-

Eye

23

Odont-

Tooth

24

Onco-

Cancer

25

Arthr-

Joint

26

Crypt-

Hidden

27

Bili-

Bile

28

Alveoli-

Small, hollow cavity

29

Osteo-

Bone

30

Gastr-

Stomach

31

Ov-, oo-

Egg

32

Rhino-

Nose

33

Ejacul-

To throw out

34

Electr-

Electrical

35

Esthe-

Sensation

36

Bronch-

Air passage

37

Carcin-

Cancer

38

Semen-, semin-

Seed; sperm

39

Therm-

Heat

40

Psych-

Mind

41

Ren-

Kidney

42

Tox-

Poison

43

Gingiv-

Gums

44

Hydro-

Water

45

Brachi-

Arm

46

Card-

Heart

47

Capn-

Smoke

48

Vol-

Volume

49

Rigor-

Stiffness

50

Hist-

Tissue

51

Kerat-

Cornea

52

Sept-

Contamination

53

Kin-

To move; divide

54

Pod-

Foot

55

Sigm-

Greek Σ or Roman S

56

Acro

Extremity

57

Pino-

Drink