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Chabner CH1/2/3

Review of Combining forms, Suffixes, and Prefixes

aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
bi/o life
carcin/o cancerous
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cerebr/o cerebrum
cis/o to cut
crin/o to secrete
cyst/o cell
cyt/o cell
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
elect/o electricity
encephal/o brain
enter/o intestines
erythr/o red
gastr/o stomach
gnos/o knowledge
gynec/o woman; female
hemat/o blood
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
iatr/o pertaining to
leuk/o white
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
onc/o tumor
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
path/o disease
ped/o child
psych/o mind
radi/o x-rays
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
sarc/o flesh
sect/o to cut
thromb/o clot
ur/o urine
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy removal
-emia blood condition
-genic produced by or in
-globin protein
-gram record
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-ion process
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-oma tumor
-opsy view of
-osis condition
-pathy disease
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy visual examination
-sis state of
-tomy process of cutting
-y condition of
a- no; not; without
an- no; not; without
auto- self; own
dia- complete
end- in; within
endo- in; within
epi- above; up; on
ex- out; away from
exo- out; away from
hyper- above; excessive
hypo- dificient; below
in- in; into; not
peri- surrounding
pro- before; forward
re- back; again; backward
retro- behind; back; backward
sub- under; below
trans- across; through
abdomin/o abdomen
adip/o fat
anter/o front
bol/o cast; throw
cervic/o neck; cervix
chrondr/o cartlidge
chrom/o color
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
crani/o skull
dist/o far; distant
dors/o back
hist/o tissue
ili/o ilium
inguin/o groin
kary/o nucleus
later/o side
lumb/o lower back
medi/o middle
necle/o nucleus
pelv/i pelvis
poster/o back, behind
prosim/o near
sacr/o sacrum
spin/o spine
thel/o nipple
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea
umbilic/o umbilicus (navel)
ventr/o bellyside of body
vertebr/o bertebra
viscer/o internal organs
ana- up; apart; backward
cata- daown
inter- between
meta- change; beyond
-eal pertaining to
-iac pertaining to
-ior pertaining to
-ism process; condition
acr/o extremities
acu/o sharp; sudden; severe
adip/o fat
amni/o amnion
angi/o vessel
ateri/o artery
axill/0 armpit
blephar/o eyelid
bronch/o bronchial tube
chem/o drug; chemical
chondr/o cartilage
chron/o time
col/o colon
morph/o shape; form
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord
necr/o death
neutr/o neither; nuetral
ophthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o eat; swallo
phleb/o vein
plas/o development; formation
pleur/o pleura, side, rib
pneumon/o lung; air; gas
pulmon/o lung; air; gas
hem/o blood
hydr/o water
isch/o to hold back
lapar/o abdominal wall
laryng/o larynyx
lymph/o lymph
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
rect//o rectum
rhin/o nose
inguin/o groin
spleen/o spleen
staphyl/o clusters
strept/o twisted chains
tonsill/o tonsil
ven/o vein
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical punture to remove fluid
-coccus berry shapped bacterium
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy removal; excision
-emia blood condition
-genesis producing; forming
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia development; formation
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis droop; sag; prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for visual exam
-scopy visual examination
-statis to stop; control; place
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logy study (process of)
-lysis breakdown
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargment
-oma tumor; mass
-opsy view of
-osis condition; usually abnormal
-pathy disease; emotion
-stomy new opening
-therapy treatment
-tomy process of cutting
-trophy nourishment; development
-er one who
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-ole little; small
-um, -ium structure
-us structure
-y condition; process
-ac, -iac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-genic produced by or in
-ic, -ical pertaining to
-oid iodine
-ose full of; pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
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