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Chapter3 LOM

combining forms LOM chapter 3

abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extermeties, top, extreme point
acu/o sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
amni/o amnion ( sac currounding the embryo in the uterus)
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
arthr/o jiont
axill/o armpit
bi/o life
blemphar/o eyelid
bronch/o bronchial tubes (two tubes one right and one left that branch from the trachea to enterr the lungs)
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
chem/o chemical, drug
chondr/o cartilage
chron/o time
col/o colon (large intestine)
cyst/o urinary bladder
encephal/o brain
erythr/o red
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o fluid,water
inguin/o grion
isch/o to hold back
lapar/o abdomen, abdominal wall
laryng/o larynx, vioce box
leuk/o white
lymph/o lymph -a clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces, is in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body.
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
morph/o shape, form
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
necr/o death (of cell of whole body)
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
neutr/o neutrophi (white blood cell)
nucle/o nucleus
opthamal/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
path/o disease
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o to eat, swallow
phleb/o vein
plas/o formation, development
pleur/o pleura (membrane surrounding the lungs and adjacented to chest wall)
pneumon/o lungs
pulmon/o lungs
radi/o x-rays
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
sarc/o flesh
splen/o spleen
staphyl/o clusters
strept/o twisted chains
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
tonsill/o tonsils
trach/o trachea (windpipe)
ven/o vein
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centisis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus berry-shaped bacterium
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, removal resection
-emia blood condition
-genesis condition of producing, forming
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflamation
-lysis breakdown, destruction, seperation
-logy study of
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy to view
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia developement, formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument used for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examination with an endoscope
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stomy opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-theropy treatment
-tomy incision, cutting into
-trophy developement, nurishment
-er one who
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-ole little, small
-ule little, small
-um, -ium structure, tissue
-y process, condition
-ac, -iac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar, -ary pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-genic pertaining to producing, produced by, or in
-ic, _ical pertaining to
-iod resembling
-ous pertaining to, full of
-tic pertaining to
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