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Turley's Medical Language Chapter 1

Combining form(s)Meaning
appendic/o appendix
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
cutane/o skin
esthes/o sensation, feeling
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
mast/o breast; mastoid process
nas/o nose
nat/o birth
neur/o nerve
pneumon/o lung; air
psych/o mind
retin/o retina (of the eye)
hemat/o blood
tonsill/o tonsil
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
urin/o urine; urinary system
ven/o vein
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ation a process; being or having
-ous pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
-ia condition, state, thing
-ion action; condition
-ism process; disease from a specific cause
-itis inflammation of
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass
-osis condition; abnormal condition; process
-pathy disease, suffering
-ectomy surgical excision
-graphy process of recording
-scopy process of using an instrument to examine
-iatry medical treatment
-itian a skilled professional or expert
-logy the study of
endo- innermost, within
intra- within
peri- around
sub- below; underneath; less than
an- without, not
hyper- above; more than normal
hypo- below; deficient
poly- many, much
brady- slow
pre- before, in front of
post- after, behind
tachy- fast
anti- against
dys- painful, difficult, abnormal
Created by: Amunas