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Flashcards in Roots Deck (53):
1

Abdomin/o

Abdomen

2

Acou/o;
Acoust/o

Hear

3

Aden/o

Gland

4

Adip/o

Fat

5

Alb/o

White

6

Alges/o

Pain

6

Andr/o

Man/Male

6

Angi/o

Vessle

6

Angin/o

Blood vessel

6

Ankyl/o

Fused/Stiff

6

Anter/o

Front

7

Aort/o

Aorta

8

Append/o

Appendix

9

Arter/o

Artery

10

Athr/o

Joint

11

Asthen/o

Weak

12

Atel/o

Incomplete

13

Ather/o

Fat

14

Atri/o

Atrium

15

Audi/o

To hear

16

Aur/o

Ear

17

Aut/o

Self

18

Bacteri/o

Bacteria

19

Bi

Life
Or two

20

Bil/i

Bile

21

Blast/o

Germ/Bud/Developing Cell

22

Blephar/o

Eyelid

23

Brachi/o

Arm

24

Bronch:i

Aireay/bronchus

25

Bucc/o

Cheek

26

Burs/o

Pouch/sac

27

Calc/i

Calcium

28

Carcin/o

Cancer

29

Cardi/o

Heart

30

Carp/o

Wrist

31

Cartil/o

Cartilage/Gristle

32

Caud/o

Tail

33

Cec/o

Blind intestine/Cecum

34

Cel/o

Hernia/Protrusion

35

Cent/e

To puncture (a body cavity)

36

Cent/i

A fraction in the metric system; one hundredth or 100

37

Cephal/o

Head

38

Cerebr/o

Brain/Cerebrum

39

Cervic/o

Neck

40

Chol/e

Bile

41

Chondr/o

Cartilage

42

Chrom/o

Color

43

Chron/o

Time

44

Cirrh/o

Yellow/Orange

45

Cleid/o

Clavical

46

Col/o

Colon

47

Colp/o

Vagina

48

Condyl/o

Knuckle of a joint