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On this page you can search Root Word Dictionary for medical root words with an automated search engine. This search engine only finds exact matches, so if you're not sure about spelling, you should look up your term alphabetically.

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You can use this finder for more than one purpose:

Reverse dictionary. In the box above, enter a definition to find the corresponding root word (e.g., searching with the word grasshopper will locate the Greek root akris).

2. Find medical root word meanings. Enter a root word (Greek or Latin) in the box and click the Search button. The finder will then search through the list of roots on this site and return any matches (this search requires correct spelling; roots can also be looked up alphabetically).

When you click on the Search button, links to each match found to your search query will be displayed. Click on the links to access the information you seek.

Tip: If you don't get a result, try using a query that's a synonym (e.g., instead of carry, try searching with the word bear).

Note: This finder for medical root words is provided by Google, so ads may appear beside your search results.

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