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Coccyx Tailbone
Pharnyx Throat
Phalanx Finger or Toe
To make combining forms for parts of the body ending in X substitue g for x
Words ending in -us commonly form their pleural by dropping -us and adding -i
nucleus (pleural) nuclei
bonchus (pleural) bronchi
thrombus (pleural) thrombi
adomin/o abdominal
aden/o gland
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
axill/o armpit
bronch/o bronchial tubes
caran/o cancer
chem/o chemical
chron/o time
col/o colon (lg. intestine)
cyst/o urinary bladder
enncephal/o brain
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
my/o muscle
necr/o death
neur/o nerves
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
path/o disease
pneumon/o lungs
pulmon/o lungs
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
thromb/o clot
trache/o trachea
ven/o vein
-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectomy excission or removal
-emia blood condition
-genesis condition of, producing, forming
-gram record
-itis inflammation of
-logy study of
-opsy to view
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-graph process of recording
-lysis breakdown, destruction
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass
-phobia fear
-plasty surgical repair
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument used for visual exam
-scopy process of visual exam
-stasis stopping, controlling
-er one who
-ia condition
-ist condition
-y specialist
-stomy opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision, to cut into
hernia protrusion of organ or muscular wall of an organ through the cavity that contains it
Hiatal stomach into diaphragm
Inguinal intestines into lower abdomen
Rectocele Rectum into vagina
Omphalocele Infant (intestines out of belly button)
Cystocele Bladder into vagina
Anemia no blood
Aplastic severe type, bone marrow fails to produce
a no
plas/o formation
Created by: bglanden