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Combing Forms, Suffix, Prefix - Terminology

adren/o adrenal glands
adrenal/o adrenal glands
andr/o male
calc/o calcium
crin/o secrete
chrom/o colour
cyt/o cell
dips/o thirst
glyc/o sweetness, sugar
glycos/o sweetness, sugar
gluc/o sweetness, sugar
glucos/o sweetness, sugar
home/o same, alike
insulin/o insulin
kal/o potassium
pancreat/o pancreas
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
phe/o dusky, dark
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thorac/o chest
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
toxic/o poison
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy excision and removal of
-emia blood condition
-gen origin, producing, forming
-genesis origin, producing, forming
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-ism condition
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy the study of
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-stasis remaining still, standing still
-tomy incision, to cut
-toxic per. to poison
-tropin stimulate
-uria urine
endo- in, within
eu- good, normal
exo- outside, outward
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- deficient, below normal
poly- many, much
Created by: Kimberley Porter