Body System Medical Terminology

Cardiovascular System Terminology

  • angi(o) -Vessel

  • arteri -Artery

  • cardi -Heart

  • phleb - Vein

  • hem or hemat- Blood

  • vas - Vessel

  • ven - Vein

  • -emia - Blood Condition

  • brachi - Arm

Nervous System Terminology

  • neur (o) - Nerve

  • cerbr (o) - Brain

  • encephal - Brain

  • vertebr - Spine

  • myel/o - Bone Marrow

  • psych - Mind

  • cephal - Head

  • hidr/o - Sweat, Perspiration

  • sial/o - Salivary Gland, Salivary Duct

  • hist - Tissue

  • aur - Ear

  • cervic - Neck

  • nucle/o - Nucleus

  • ot - Ear

  • ocul - Eye

Respiratory System Terminology

  • pulmo - Lung

  • pneum - Lung

  • or/o - Mouth

  • rhin - Nose

  • cost - Rib

  • bronch - Bronchial

Digestive System Terminology

  • gastr(o) - Stomach

  • phag/o - Swallowing

  • hepat - Liver

  • proct/o - Rectum

  • dent - Teeth

  • abdomin - Abdomen

  • gloss/o - Tongue

  • lingu/o - Tongue

  • labi - Lip

  • bucc/o - Cheek

  • entero - Intestine

  • uvul/o - Uvula

  • stoma; stomat/o - Mouthlike Opening


Muscular System Terminology

  • my(o) - Muscle


Lymphatic System Terminology

  • splen/o - Spleen

  • lymph/o - Lymph

  • thym/o - Thymus Gland


Endocrine System Terminology

  • aden/o - Gland

  • thyr - Thyroid

  • adren - Adrenal


Skeletal System Terminology

  • oss, ost - Bone

  • arth(o) - Joint

  • crani - Skull

  • pod - Foot

  • chondr(o) - Cartilage

  • ped - Child, Foot


Reproductive System Terminology

  • uter - Uterus

  • gyn - Women

  • mamm - Breast


Urinary System Terminology

  • ur - Urine

  • cyst - Bladder, Cyst

  • nephr(o) - Kidney


Integumentary System Terminology

  • onych/p - Nail

  • trich/o - Hair

  • kerat/o - Keratin, Horny Layer of Skin

  • derm; dermat - Skin

  • ser/o; seb - Serum


Circulatory System Terminology

  • thorac - Chest

  • throm - Clot



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