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Nervous system

combining forms, prefix, suffix

word partdefinition
aut/o self
bi/o life
coni/o dust
crypt/o hidden
cutane/o skin
dermat/o skin
derm/o skin
heter/o other
hidr/o sweat
kerat/o horny tissue, hard
myc/o fungus
necr/o death (cells, body)
onych/o nail
pachy/o thick
seb/o sebum
staphyl/o grape- like cluster
strept/o twisted chain
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
xer/o dry
epi- on, upon, over
intra- within
para- beside, beyond, around
per- through
sub- under, below
-coccus berry-shaped (form of bacterium)
-ectomy excision or surgical removal
-ia diseased or abnormal state, condition of
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-opsy view of, viewing
-phagia eating or swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhea flow, excessive discharge
-tome instrument used to cut
rhytid/o wrinkles
bx biopsy
BCC basal cell carcinoma
CMV cytomegalovirus
sc subcutaneous
SLE systemic lupus erythematosus
staph staphylococcus
strep sterptococcus
SqCCA spaumous cell carcinoma
Created by: ihavekids