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Word Roots—Part 2 of 6

Here are word roots for parts of your head.

  • Brain is enceph
  • Nose is rhino
  • Eardrum is tympan or myringo
  • Tooth is odont or dento
  • Skull is crani
  • Eye is ophthalm or oculo
  • Ear is oto
  • Tongue is lingu
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