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Basic Term Components – Q – Common Combining Form & A – Meaning

cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black
aer/o air, gas
hem/o, hemat/o blood
hydr/o water
lip/o fat
py/o pus
ur/o, urin/o urine
abdomin/o, lapar/o abdomen
acr/o extremity or topmost
aden/o gland
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o vessel
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
col/o, colon/o colon
cyt/o cell
derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o skin
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
my/o, muscul/o muscle
nas/o, rhin/o nose
nephr/o, ren/o kidney
neur/o nerve
or/o mouth
oste/o bone
pneum/o, pneumon/o air or lung
carcin/o cancer
crin/o to secrete
esthesi/o sensation
fibr/o fiber
gen/o origin or production
gynec/o woman
lith/o stone
morph/o form
necr/o death
onc/o tumor or mass
orth/o straight, normal, or correct
path/o disease
ped/o child or foot
phag/o eat or swallow
phas/o speech
phob/o exaggerated fear or sensitivity
plas/o formation
psych/o mind
scler/o hard
son/o sound
sten/o narrow
therm/o heat
tox/o, toxic/o poison
troph/o nourishment or development
Created by: MT student1