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Miscellaneous Combining Forms

Combining FormMeaningWord Association
blast/o embryonic form osteoblasts
cancer/o, carcin/o cancer carcinoma (cancerous tumor)
cephal/o head cephalic (pertaining to head)
cry/o cold cryotherapy (uses cold temps to treat conditions)
crypt/o hidden cryptic (hidden meaning)
dips/o thirst polydipsia (excessive thirst)
electr/o electricity electricity
fibr/o fiber fibrous
hist/o tissue histology (study of tissue)
myc/o fungus mycology
narc/o stupor narcotics
necr/o dead necrosis (localized tissue death)
optic/o, opt/o vision optical (pertains to vision)
pharmac/o drugs, medicine Pharmacy
phon/o voice phone
phot/o light Photosythesis
py/o pus pyogenic (pus producing)
therm/o heat thermal
top/o place Topography (makeup of maps)
trache/o trachea endotracheal (within or through trachea)
aer/o air Aeroplane (british spelling)