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CWI Chapter 2 combining words

abdomin/o- abdomen
anter/o- before; front part
caud/o- tail (tail bone)
cav/o- hollow space
cephal/o- head
congenit/o- present at birth
coron/o- structure that en-circles like a crown
crani/o- cranium (skull)
dist/o- away from the center or point of origin
dors/o- back; dorsum
eti/o- cause of disease
extern/o- outside
front/o- front
gnos/o- knowledge
heredit/o- genetic inheritance
iatr/o- physician; medical treatment
idi/o- unknown; individual
ili/o- ilium (hip bone)
infect/o- disease within
infer/o- below
intern/o- inside
later/o- side
lumb/o- lower back
medic/o- physician; mediicine
medi/o- middle
palliat/o- reduce the severity of
path/o- disease suffering
pelv/o- pelvis (hip bone)
physi/o- physical function
poster/o back part
proxim/o- near the center or point of orgin
pulmon/o- lung
sagitt/o- going from front to back
scop/o- examine with an instrument
spin/o- spine; backbone
spir/o- breath
super/o- above
surg/o- operative procedure
symptomat/o- collection of symptoms
therap/o- treatment
thorac/o- chest
tom/o- cut; slice; layer
umbilic/o- umbilicus; navel
ventr/o- front; abdomen
Created by: Kirkbauer