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Chapter 3 LOM

Combining Forms

abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremities; top; extreme point
acu/o sharp; severe;sudden
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
amni/o amnion (sac surrounding the embryo)
angi/o vessel(blood)
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
axill/o armpit
bi/o two
blephar/o eyelid
bronch/o bronchial tube
carcin/o cancerous; cancer
cardi/o heart
chem/o drug; chemical
chondr/o cartilage
chron/o time
col/o colon (large intestine)
cyst/o urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid
encephal/o brain
erythr/o red
morph/o shape; form
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord; bone marrow
necr/o death
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
neutr/o neither; neutral; neutrophil
nucle/o nucleus
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
path/o disease
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o eat; swallow
phleb/o vein
plas/o development; formation; growth
pleur/o pleura
pneumon/o lung; air; gas
pulmon/o lung
radi/o x-rays; radioactivity; radius (lateral lower arm bone)
rect/o rectum
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o water
inguin/o groin
isch/o hold back; back
lapar/o abdominal wall; abdomen
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
leuk/o white
lymph/o lymph
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
sarc/o flesh (connective tissue)
splen/o spleen
staphyl/o clusters; uvula
strept/o twisted chains
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
tonsill/o tonsil
trache/o tracha(windpipe)
ven/o vein
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