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Chapter 8

Ch 8 - Female Reproductive System - Combining Forms, Suffixes, Prefixes

amni/o amnion
cephal/o head
cervic/o cervix, neck
chori/o chorion
colp/o vagina
culd/o cul-de-sac
episi/o vulva
galact/o milk
gynec/o woman, female
hyster/o uterus, womb
lact/o milk
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
men/o menses, menstruation
metr/o uterus
metri/o uterus
my/o muscle
myom/o muscular tumor
nat/i birth
obstetr/o midwife
olig/o scanty
o/o egg
oophor/o ovary
ov/o egg
ovari/o ovary
ovul/o egg
perine/o perineum
phor/o to bear
py/o pus
salping/o fallopian tube
uter/o uterus
vagin/o vagina
vulv/o vulva
-arche beginning
-cele hernia
-cyesis pregnancy
-ectasis stretching, dilation
-ectomy removal; excision
-flexion flexible
-genesis producing, forming
-gravida pregnancy
-itis inflammation
-pareunia sexual intercourse
-parous to bear, bring forth
-plasia development; formation
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging
-rrhagia bursting forth (blood)
-rraphy suture
-rrhea discharge
-salpinx uterine tube
-scopy visual examination
-stenosis tightening
-stomy new opening
-tocia labor, birth
-tomy process of cutting
-tresia opening
-version act of turning
bi- two
dys- painful
endo- within
in- in
intra- within
multi- many
nulli- no, not, none
oxy- swift, sharp
peri- surrounding
pre- before
primi- first
pseudo- false
retro- backward
uni- one
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