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Can you name some common medical word roots?

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RootMeaning
abdomin/o
acou/o; acoust/o
aden/o
adip/o
alb/o
alges/o
andr/o
angi/o
angin/o
ankyl/o
anter/o
aort/o
append/o
arthr/o
asthen/o
atel/o
ather/o
atri/o
audi/o
aur/o
aut/o
bacteri/o
bi
bil/i
blast/o
blephar/o
brachi/o
bronch/i
bucc/o
burs/o
calc/i
carcin/o
cardi/o
carp/o
cartil/o
caud/o
cec/o
cel/o
cent/e
cent/i
cephal/o
cerebr/o
cervic/o
chol/e
chondr/o
chrom/o
chron/o
cirrh/o
cleid/o
col/o
colp/o
condyl/o
cor/o
corne/o
RootMeaning
cost/o
crani/o
crin/o
cubitus
cutane/o
cyan/o
cycl/o
cyst/o
cyt/o
derm(at)/o
digit
dipl/o
dips/o
disk/o
dist/o
diverticul/o
dors/o
duct/o
duoden/o
ech/o
ede
elast/o
electr/o
embol/o
embry/o
emesis
emmetr/o
encephal/o or enchephal/o
enter/o
episi/o
erythr/o
esthesi
febr
flex
foramen
fract
gastr/o
gest
glyc/o
gno
gyn/o
hem(at)/o
hepat/o
heter/o
hom/o
hydr/o
idi/o
lact/o
leuk/o
lingu/o
mal/o
medi/o
melan/o
men/o
RootMeaning
mening/o
myel/o
my/o
nephr/o
neur/o
ocul/o
ophthalm/o
oste/o
ot/o
ov/o or oo
palpate
path/o
ped/o
percuss
phag/o
pharyng/o
phot/o
pleur/o
pneum(at)/o
pneumo(n)/o
pod(i)
pseud/o
psych/o
pto
ptyal/o
pulmon/o
pur, py
pyr/o
quadr/o; quar
ren/o
rhin/o
sangui(n)/o
scler/o
sebum
sect/o
sept/o
serum
sinus
som(a)
spir/o
stern(o)-
stomat/o
thorac/o
tom/o
toxic/o
trich/o
ur/o
uter/o
varic/o
vas/o
viscer/o
xen/o
xer/o

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