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What is the word root for mouth

Stomato
e.g. Stomatitis

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What is the word root for testis

Orchido
e.g. Orchidectomy

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What is the word root for ovary

Oophoro
e.g. Oophorectomy

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What are the two word roots for uterus

Hystero/metro
e.g. Hysterectomy
Endometriosis

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What is the word root for uterine tubes

Salpingo
e.g. Hysterosalpingogram

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What is the word root for bladder

Cysto
e.g. Cystitis

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What are the word roots for veins

Phlebo/veno
Phlebotomy

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What are the word roots for lung

Pneumo/pulmo
e.g. Pneumonitis
Pulmonologist

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What is the word root for hand

Chir(o)

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What is the word root meaning sensitivity to pain

Algesi(o)
e.g. Analgesic: without pain

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What is the word root meaning feeling or sensation

Esthesi(o)
Anesthesia: without feeling

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What is the term meaning pertaining to the body

Somato

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What is another term for umbilicus

Omphalus

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What is the term for rupture of a closed wound/ separation of a surgical incision

Dehiscence

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What is the term for the protrusion of internal organs through an open wound

Evisceration

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What are the word roots meaning blood

Hem(a), hem(o), hemat(o)

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What is the word root for perspiration

Hidr(o)

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What is the word root for water

Hydr(o)

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What is the word root for mucus

Muc(o)

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What is the word root for pus

Py(o)

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What is the word root for saliva, salivary glands

Sial(o)

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What is the word root for urine, urinary tract

Ur(o)