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Terminology chpt 1

Combining Forms

Acu/o Sharp, Severe, Sudden
Alimento/o To Nourish
Arteri/o Artery
Arthr/o Joint
Axill/o Armpit
Cardi/o Heart
Chem/o Chemical, Drug
Chron/o Time
Col/o, Colon/o Large Intestine (colon)
Costal/o, Cost/o Rib
Crin/o Secrete
Cutane/o Skin
Cyan/o Blue
Cyst/o Urinary Bladder, Cyst
Duct/o To lead or carry
Electr/o Electricity
Enter/o Small Intestine
Gastr/o Stomach
Glyc/o Sugar
Hem/o, Hemat/o Blood (Whole blood, white, red, platelets)
Hepat/o Liver
Hyster/o, Uter/o Uterus
Iatr/o Treatment; physician (caused by treatment)
Ili/o Ilium (bone that is part of hip)
Lapar/o Abdomen
Laryng/o larynx (voice box)
Leuk/o White
Lingu/o Tongue
Lumb/o lower back
Mast/o, Mamm/o Mammary Glands
Muc/o Mucus (Mucus, stuff that comes out of nose. Mucous, description..mucus membrane.
Muscul/o, My/o Muscle
Myel/o Spinal Cord, Bone Marrow.
Nephr/o Kidney (disease process of of the organ itself)
Oste/o Bone
Ovari/o Ovary
Phag/o Eat, Swallow
Ren/o Kidney (pertaining to kidney usually the system)
Rhin/o Nose
Scapul/o Scapula
Sect/o To Cut
Thry/o Thyroid, Shield (by larynx, shaped like a shield)
Ur/o, Urin/o Urine, Urinary Tract
Created by: xjennifernicole



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