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Flashcards in Word Roots Deck (71):
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Abdomin

Abdomen

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Aden

Gland

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Adren

Adrenal gland

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Adrenal

Adrenal gland

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Aer

Air; oxygen; gas

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Alveol

Alveolus

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Angi

(Blood) vessel; (lymph) vessel

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Ankyl

Crooked; stiff; bent

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Appendic

Appendix

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Arteri, arter

Artery

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Arteriol

Arteriole (small artery)

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Arthr

Joint

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Ather

Yellowish; fatty plaque

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Aur

Ear

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Aut

Self

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Bil

Bile

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Bio

Life

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Blephar

Eyelid

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Bronch

Airway; bronchus

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Bronchiol

Bronchiole

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Burs

Bursa

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Carcin

Cancer

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Cardi

Heart

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Caud

Tail; toward lower part of the body

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Caus

Burning sensation; capable of burning

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Cephal

Head

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Cerebell

Cerebellum

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Cerebr

Cerebrum; brain

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Cervic

Neck; cervix

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Cheil

Lip

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Chiro

Hand

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Cholangi

Bile duct

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Chole

Gall; bile

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Chondr

Cartilage

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Coccyg

Coccyx; tailbone

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Col

Colon; large intestine

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Conjunctiv

Conjunctiva

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Corne

Cornea

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Coron

Heart; crown of the head

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Cost

Rib

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Crani

Cranium; skull

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Cusp

Point; cusp

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Cutane

Skin

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Cyan

Blue

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Cyst

Bladder; sac

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Cyt

Cell

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Cyte

Cell

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Dacry

Tears; tear duct

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Dactyl

Fingers or toes

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Dent

Tooth

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Derm

Skin

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Dermat

Skin

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Dipl

Two; double

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Diverticul

Diverticulum

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Dors

Back (of the body)

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Duoden

Duodenum

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Ectop

Located away from usual place

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Edema

Swelling

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Electr

Electricity; electrical activity

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Encephal

Brain

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Endocrin

Endocrine

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Enter

Intestines (usually small intestines)

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Epiglott

Epiglottis

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Epitheli

Epithelium

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Erythr

Red

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Esophag

Esophagus

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Esthesi

Sensation; feeling; sensitivity

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Eti

Cause (of disease)

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Exocrin

Secrets out of

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Faci

Face

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Fasci

Fascia; fibrous band