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QC Med Term c/f

combining forms

arthr/o joint
hepat/o liver
ven/o vein
oste/0 bone
cancer/o, carcin/o cancer
eti/o cause (of disease)
iatr/o physician, medicine
lei-/o smooth
onc/o tumor
path/o disease
somat/o body
chlor/o green
chrom/o color
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black, dark
xanth/o yellow
aut/o self
bi/o life
coni/o dust
crypt/o hidden
heter/o other
myc/o fungus
necr/o death (body and cells)
pachy/o thick
rhytid/o wrinkles
staphyl/o grapelike clusters
strept/o twisted chains
xer/o dry
cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
kerat/o horny, hard tissue
onych/o, ungi/o nail
seb/o sebum (oil)
trich/o hair
anter/o front
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
dist/o away
dors/o back
infer/o below
later/o side
medi/o middle
poster/o back, behind
proxim/o near
super/o above
ventr/o belly, (front)
aden/o gland
cyt/o cell
fibr/o fiber
hist/o tissue
kary/o nucleus
lip/o fat
my/o muscle
neur/o nerve
organ/o organ
sarc/o flesh, connective tissue
system/o system
viscer/o internal organs
adenoid/o adenoids
bronchi/o, bronch/o bronchus
diaphragmat/o, phren/o diaphragm
lob/o lobe
nas/o, rhin/o nose
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o, pneumat/o, pneumon/o lung, air
pulmon/o lung
sept/o septum (wall off, fence)
sinus/o sinus
thorac/o chest
tonsill/o tonsil
alveol/o alveolus
epiglott/o epiglottis
atel/o imperfect, incomplete
capn/o carbon dioxide
muc/o mucus
orth/o straight
phon/o sound, voice
ox/o, ox/i oxygen
py/o pus
somn/o sleep
spir/o breathe, breathing
Created by: donnarob