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Stack #77706

Turley's Medical Language Chapter 7

Combining form(s)Meaning
abras/o scrape off
actin/o rays of the sun
adip/o fat
albin/o white
all/o other, strange
-ancy state of
blephar/o eyelid
carcin/o cancer
cellul/o cell
-cere waxy substance
chem/o chemical, drug
-cle small thing
coll/a fibers that hold together
contus/o bruising
cry/o cold
cut/i skin
cyan/o blue
-dactyly condition of fingers or toes
-derma skin
derm/a skin
derm/o skin
desicc/o to dry up
diaphore/o sweating
dynam/o power; movement
ecchym/o blood in the tissues
-elasma platelike structure
elast/o flexing, stretching
erect/o to stand up
erg/o activity; work
-ergy activity; process of working
erythemat/o redness
ex- out, away from
excori/o to take out skin
exo- away from, external, outward
extra- outside of
exud/o oozing fluid
fer/o to bear
foli/o leaf
follicul/o follicle (small sac)
fulgur/o spark of electricity
fung/o fungus
gangren/o gangrene
-graft tissue for implant or transplant
hidr/o sweat
hirsut/o hairy
-iasis state of; process of
-iatic pertaining to a state or process
icter/o jaundice
-ile pertaining to
incis/o to cut into
integu/o to cover
kel/o tumor
kerat/o cornea; hard, fibrous protein
lacer/o a tearing
lip/o lipid (fat)
loc/o in one place
lun/o moon
malign/o intentionally causing harm; cancer
melan/o black
-ment action; state
myc/o fungus
necr/o death
nid/o nest; focus
onych/o nail
-ose full of
papill/o elevated structure
par- beside
pedicul/o lice
per- through
petechi/o petechiae
phot/o light
phylact/o guarding or protecting
-phylaxis condition of guarding or protecting
-phyma tumor, growth
pigment/o pigment
pil/o hair
-plasm growth; formed substance
-plasty process of reshaping by surgery
prurit/o itching
psor/o itching
rhin/o nose
rhytid/o wrinkle
-rrhea flow, discharge
rrhe/o flow, discharge
sarc/o connective tissue
schiz/o split
scler/o hard; sclera (white of the eye)
sebace/o sebum (oil)
seb/o sebum (oil)
sect/o to cut
sen/o old age
sensitiv/o affected by, sensitive to
-sis condition; abnormal condition
squam/o scalelike cell
suct/o to suck
sudor/i sweat
system/o the body as a whole
theli/o cellular layer
-tome instrument used to cut; an area with distinct edges
topic/o a specific area
trich/o hair
-ula small thing
-um a structure
ungu/o nail
vas/o blood vessel; vas deferens
vesic/o bladder; fluid-filled sac
vesicul/o bladder; fluid-filled sac
vir/o virus
xanth/o yellow
xen/o foreign
xer/o dry
Created by: Amunas