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Med Term TS CombForm

Med Term for TS COMBINING FORMS Body Organization & Systems

QuestionAnswer
abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremities
aden/o gland
adenoid/o adenoids
aer/o air
alb/o albin/o white
algesi/o sensitivity to pain
alveol/o alveoli (clusters of air sacs at the end of each bronchiole)
amyl/o starch
angi/o vessel
ankyl/o stiff
an/o anus
anter/o anterior, toward the front
aort/o aorta
arter/o arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arterioles
append/o appendic/o appendix
arthr/o joint, articulation
atel/o imperfect, incomplete
ather/o yellow fatty plaque
bi/o life
bil/i bile
blast/o embryonic form
blephar/o eyelid
brachi/o arm
bronch/o bronchi/o bronchi
bronchiol/o bronchiole
burs/o bursa (sac of fluid that helps reduce friction especially where a tendon passes over a bone)
calcane/o calcaneus (heel)
calc/i calcium
cancer/o carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
carp/o wrist bones
caud/o tail, in a posterior position
cec/o cecum (first portion of the large intestine, appendix hangs down from this)
cephal/o head
cerebr/o brain
cervic/o neck (cervical vertebrae C1 - C7 & cervix - neck of uterus )
cheil/o lips
chem/o chemical
chir/o hand
chlor/o green
chol/e bile, gall
cholangi/o bile duct
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
chondr/o cartilage
cirrh/o orange,yellow
clavicul/o clavicle (collarbone)
coagul/o coagulation (blood clotting process)
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
col/o colon/o colon, large intestine
coni/o dust
coron/o heart
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium, skull
crin/o secrete
cry/o cold
crypt/o hidden
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
cyst/o cyst, bladder, sac
cyt/o cell
dacry/o tear, tearing, crying
dactyl/o digit (toe, finger, or both)
dent/i teeth
dent/o teeth
derm/a dermat/o skin
dips/o thirst
dist/o far or distant from the origin or point of attachment directed toward or situated on the side
dors/o directed toward or situated on the backside
duoden/o duodenum (first part of small intestine)
ech/o sound
electr/o electricity
embol/o embolus
encephal/o brain
enter/o intestines, small intestine
epiglott/o epiglottis
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
esthesi/o feeling
faci/o face
femor/o femur
fibr/o fiber
fibul/o fibula
fluor/o emitting or reflecting light
gastr/o stomach
gen/o beginning, origin
ger/a ger/o geront/o aged, elderly
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o glycos/o sugar
gram/o to record
gynec/o female
hem/o hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
herni/o hernia
hidr/o perspiration
hist/o tissue
home/o sameness
humer/o humerus
hydr/o water
ile/o ileum (3rd and final section of the small intestine)
ili/o ilium (anterior ilium are your hip bones located just above your jeans)
immun/o immune
infer/o lowermost, below
inguin/o groin
intestin/o intestines
ischi/o ishium
kinesi/o movement, motion
jejun/o jejunum (second section of the small intestine)
lacrim/o tear, tearing, crying
lact/o milk
lapar/o abdominal wall
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
later/o toward the side, farther from the midline
leps/o seizure
leuk/o white
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lith/o stone
lob/o lobe
lumb/o lumbar
lymph/o lymph, lymphatics
lymphat/o lymphatics
lys/o destruction, dissolving
malac/o soft, softening
mamm/o mast/o breast
medi/o middle
melan/o black
metacarp/o metacarpals, bones between the wrist and the fingers
metatars/o metatarsals, bones between the ankle and the toes
metr/o measure, uterine tissue
muc/o mucus
muscul/o my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
narc/o stupor
nas/o nose
nat/o birth
ne/o new
necr/o dead
neur/o nerve
obstetr/o midwife
odont/o teeth
omphal/o umbilicus (navel)
onc/o tumor
onych/o nail
ophthalm/o eye
opt/o optic/o vision
or/o mouth
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
ox/o oxygen
pancreat/o pancreas
patell/o patella (knee cap)
path/o disease
pector/o chest
ped/o child or foot
pelv/i pelvis
periton/o peritoneum
phalang/o phalanges
pharmac/o pharmaceut/i drugs, medicine
pharyng/o pharynx (throat - performs swallowing action)
phas/o speech
phleb/o vein
phon/o voice
phot/o light
phren/o diaphragm, mind
plast/o repair
pleg/o paralysis
pleur/o pleura membrane surrounding each lung
pneum/o lung, air
poster/o nearer to or toward the back, situated behind
proct/o anus or rectum
prote/o protein/o protein
proxim/o nearer the origin or point of attachment
psych/o mind
pub/o pubis
pulm/o pulmon/o lung
py/o pus
pyr/o fire
rachi/o spine
radi/o radius, radiant energy
rect/o rectum
rheumat/o rheumatism
rhin/o nose
sacr/o sacrum
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
schis/o schist/o split, cleft
schiz/o split, cleft
scler/o hard
scop/o to examine, to view
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
silic/o silica (dust of stone, sand, or flint containing silica)
sin/o sinuses
som/a somat/o body
son/o sound
spermat/o sperm
spin/o spine
spir/o spiral, to breathe
splen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebrae
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
stomat/o mouth
super/o uppermost, above
tars/o tarsals (bones of the ankle)
tel/e distant
ten/o tend/o tendin/o tendon
therapeut/o treatment
therm/o heat
thorac/o chest
thromb/o blood clot
tibi/o tibia
tom/o to cut
tonsill/o tonsil
top/o place, position
tox/o poison
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
troph/o nutrition
uln/o ulna
ur/o urine, urinary tract
vag/o vagus nerve
vas/o vessel, ductus deferens
vascul/o vessel
ven/o vein
venul/o venule
ventr/o belly side
vertebr/o vertebrae
viscer/o viscera (interal organs of the body)
xanth/o yellow
albumin/o albumin (type of protien in urine)
glomerul/o glomerulus (filtering structure of the kidney)
nephr/o kidney
ren/o kidney
pyel/o renal pelvis (reservoir in kidney that collects urine)
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra (alows you to hit the toilet)
vagin/o vagina
vulv/o vulva
ovar/o ovary
oophor/o ovary
men/o month
metr/o uterine tissue
uter/o uterus
colp/o vagina
genit/o genitals
gonad/o genitals or reproduction
salping/o uterine tube/fallopian tube
fet/o fetal
ov/o ovum (egg)
amin/o amnion (fetal membrane)
par/o to bear offspring
adip/o fat
pub/o pubis
orchi/oorchid/otest/o orchid/otesticul/o orchi/o testicles
pen/o penis
prostat/o prostate
scrot/o scrotum
semin/o semen
ser/o serum
spermat/o sperm
axill/o axilla (armpit)
folliculo/o follicle (as in hair)
ichthy/o fish
kerat/o horny or cornea
ungu/o nail
pil/o hair
trich/o hair
seb/o sebum (oil)
seps/o infection
sept/o infection or septum
xer/o dry (think zero moisture)
physi/o nature
aut/o self (think autobiography)
cerebell/o cerebellum
dendr/o tree
gli/o neroglia, sticky substance
ment/o mind
nerv/o nerve
retin/o retina
dur/o dura mater
mening/o meninges
andr/o male or masculine
gigant/o giant
iod/o iodine
myx/o mucus
parathyroid/o parathyroid
Created by: therapyservices