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Combining Form

Combining Form-elsevier book

TermDefinition
ADEN/O GLAND
ABDOMEN/O ABDOMEN
ACR/O EXTREMITIES, TOP,
ACU/O SEVERE, SHARP, SUDDEN
ADIP/O FAT
AMNI/O AMNION(SAC SURROUNDING THE EMBRYO IN UTERUS)
ANGI/O VESSEL
AN/O ANUS
ANTER/O
APPEND/O APPENDIX
APPENDIC/O APPENDIX
ARTERI/O ARTERY
BI/O LIFE
BLEPHAR/O EYELID
BOL TO CAST, TO THROW
BRONCH/O Bronchial tubes- two tubes that branch from the trachea to lungs. One one on right and left
CARCIN/O CANCER
CARDI/O HEART
CARP/O WRIST BONE
CEPHAL/O HEAD
CEREBR/O CEREBRUM
CERVIC/O NECK
CIB/O MEALS
CIS/O TO CUT
CHONDR/O(chondroma) CARTILAGE
CHROM/O(Chromosome) COLOR
CHRON/O(chronicles) TIME
COCCYG/O(what you sit on) TAILBONE
COL/O, COLON/O COLON
COST/O RIB
CRANI/O SKULL
CRIN/O TO SECRETE(TO FORM AND GIVE OFF)
CUTANE/O SKIN
CYT/O CELL
CYST/O URINARY BLADDER
DACTYL/O FINGERS,TOES
DUCT/O TO LEAD, TO CARRY
DERM/O, DERMAT/O SKIN
DIST/O FAR, DISTANT
DORSI/O BACK
ELECTR/O ELECTRICITY
ENCEPHAL/O BRAIN
ENTER/O INTESTINES, USUALLY SMALL INTESTINE
ERTHR/O RED
FLEX/O TO BEND
FURC/O FORKING, BRANCHING
GASTR/O STOMACH
GLOSS/O TONGUE
GLYC/O SUGAR
GNOS/O(gosh your full of): KNOWLEDGE
GYNEC/O: FEMALE
IMMUN/O: PROTECTION
HEM/O, HEMAT/O: BLOOD
HEPAT/O: LIVER
HIST/O(histology): TISSUE
HYDR/O: WATER
IATR/O: TREATMENT, PHYSICIAN
ISCH/O(If your scaredish): TO HOLD OFF
ILI/O(iliac): ILIUM PART OF PELVIS BONE
INGUIN/O(take a man down, in groin): GROIN
KARY/O(Karyotype-karry a pic) NUCLEUS
LAPAR/O: ABDOMINAL WALL
LARYNG/O: LARYNX
LATER/O(the latter is on the……of house) SIDE
LEUK/O: WHITE
LOG/O: STUDY OF
LUMB/O(lumber jacks always crack there…) LOWER BACK(SIDE AND BACK BETWEEN RIBS AND PELVIS)
LYMPH/O: LYMPH
MAMM/O: BREAST
MAST/O: BREAST
MEDI/O(median): MIDDLE
MORPH/O: TO SHAPE, FORM
MORT/O: DEATH
MUC/O: MUCUS
MY/O: MUSCLE
NAT/I: BIRTH
NECR/O: DEATH
NECT/O: TO BIND, TIE, CONNECT
NEPHR/O: KIDNEY
NEUR/O: NERVE
NORM/O: RULE, ORDER
NUCLE/O: NUCLEUS
ONC/O: CANCER
OPHTHALM/O: EYE
OSTE/O: BONE
OT/O(Out one…..): EAR
OX/O: OXYGEN
PATH/O: DISEASE
PED/O: CHILD
PERITONE/O: PERITONEUM
PHAG/O: TO SWALLOW, TO EAT
PHLEB/O: VEIN
PLAS/O: FORMATION, DEVELOPMENT
PLEUR/O: PLEURA(MEMBRANE SURROUNDING LUNGS AND ADJACENT TO CHEST WALL)
POSTER/O(sit up straight): BACK, BEHIND
PNEUMON/O: LUNGS
PROXIM/O: NEAREST
PUB/O: PUBIS(PUBIC BONE)
PULMON/O: LUNGS
PSYCH/O: MIND
RADI/O: X-RAYS
RECT/O: RECTUM
REN/O: KIDNEYS
RHIN/O: NOSE
SACR/O: SACRUM
SARC/O(sacroficial): FLESH
SEPS/O: INFECTION
SPLEN/O: SPLEEN
SPIN/O: SPINAL
SECT TO CUT
SOMN/O: SLEEP
SON/O: SOUND
STAPHYL/O(ALL STAFFED TOGETHER): CLUSTERS
STREPT/O: TWISTED CHAINS
THEL/O, THELI/O(titty twister): NIPPLE
THORAC/O: CHEST
THROMB/O: CLOT
TOP/O: POSITION, LOCATION
TONSILI/O: TONSILS
TOX/O: POISON
TRACHE/O: TRACHEA, WINDPIPE
THYR/O: THYROID GLAND, SHIELD
UMBILIC/O(Cord): BELLY SIDE OF BODY
UR
URETHR/O: URETHRA
VEN/O: VEIN
VENTR/O(Ventral): BELLY SIDE OF THE BODY
VERTEBR/O: VERTEBRAE, BACK BONE
VISCER/O(Visceral): INTERNAL ORGANS
ARTH/O JOINT
BUCC/O CHEEK
CEC/O CECUM
CELI/O BELLY,ABDOMEN
CHEIL/O LIP
CHOLECYST/O GALLBLADDER
CHOLEDOCH/O COMMON BILE DUCT
DENT/I TOOTH
DUODEN/O DUODENUM
LINGU/O(SUBLINGUAL) TONGUE
MANDIBUL/O LOWER JAW, MANDIBLE
ODONT/O TOOTH
PROCT/O ANUS, RECTUM
PYLOR PYLORIC SPHINCTER
SIALADEN/O SALIVARY GLAND
STOMAT/O MOUTH
UVUL/O UVULA
AMYL/O STARCH
BIL/I GALL, BILE
BILIRUBIN/O BILIRUBIN(BILE PIGMENT)
CHOL/E GALL, BILE
CHLORHYDR/O(PEROXIDE) HYDROCHLORIC ACID
GLYCOGEN/O GLYCOGEN, ANIMAL STARCH
LIP/O FAT, LIPID
LITH/O STONE
PROTE/O PROTEIN
PY/O PUS
SIAL SALIVA, SALIVARY
STEAT/O FAT
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