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19.1 Radiology

Combining Forms for Radiology

act/o action
angi/o blood vessel; lymphatic vessel
antero/o before;front part
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
astr/o starlike structure
axi/o axis
blast/o immature; embryonic
cardi/o heart
cholangi/0 bile duct
chol/e gall bladder
chori/o fetal membrane; chorion
cin/e movement
cyst/o bladder; fluid-filled sac; semisolid
densit/o density
dos/o dose
duc/o bring; move
ech/o echo; sound wave
electr/o electricity
esphag/o esophagus
excret/o removing from the body
fluor/o fluorescence
fus/o pouring
gastr/o stomach
gli/o cells that provide support
gnos/o knowledge
hyster/o uterus; womb
intestine/o intestine
iodin/o iodine
later/o side
log/o word; study of
luc/o clear
lymph/o lymph; lymphatic system
magnet/o magnet
mamm/o breast
medull/o medulla (inner region)
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
nucle/o nucleus (of an atom)
pancreat/o pancreas
pharmaceutic/o medicine; drug
poster/o back part
project/o orientation
pyel/o renal pelvis
quantitat/o quantity or amount
radi/o radius (forearm bone); x-rays; radiation
roentgen/o x-rays; radiation
salping/o uterine (fallopian) tube
scint/i point of lignt
son/o sound
techn/o technical skill
tom/o cut;slice;layer
trac/o visible path
ur/o urine; urinary system
ven/o vein
ventilat/o movement of air
vent/o a coming
ventricul/o ventricle (lower heart chamber; chamber of the brain)
xer/o dry
Created by: vikingmedterm