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Combining Forms

Advanced Medical Terminology Chapter 3 ROOM221

Abdomin/o Abdomen
Acr/o Extremities, Top, Extreme point
Acu/o Sharp, Severe, Sudden
Aden/o Gland
Adip/o Fat
Amni/o Amnion
Angi/o Vessel
Arteri/o Artery
Arthr/o Joint
Axill/o Armpit
Bi/o Life
Blephar/o Eyelid
Bronch/o Bronchial tubes
Carcin/o Cancer
Cardi/o Heart
Chem/o Drug, Chemical
Chondr/o Cartilage
Chron/o Time
Col/o Colon (Large intestine)
Cyst/o Urinary bladder
Encephal/o Brain
Erythr/o Red
Hem/o Blood
Hepat/o Liver
Hydr/o Water, Fluid
Inguin/o Groin
Isch/o To hold back
Lapar/o Abdomen, Abdominal wall
Leuk/o White
Lymph/o Lymph
Mamm/o, Mast/o Breast
Morph/o Shape, Form
Muc/o Mucus
My/o Muscle
Myel/o Spinal cord, Bone marrow
Necr/o Death (of cells or the whole body)
Nephr/o Kidney
Neur/o Nerve
Neutr/o Neutrophil
Nucle/o Nucleus
Ophthalm/o Eye
Oste/o Bone
Ot/o Ear
Path/o Disease
Peritone/o Peritoneum
Phag/o To eat, Swallow
Phleb/o Vein
Plas/o Formation, Development
Pleur/o Pleura
Pneumon/o, Pulmon/o Lungs
Radi/o X-rays
Rect/o Rectum
Ren/o Kidney
Rhin/o Nose
Sarc/o Flesh
Splen/o Spleen
Staphyl/o Clusters
Strept/o Twisted Chains
Thorac/o Chest
Thromb/o Clot
Tonsill/o Tonsils
Trache/o Trachea (Windpipe)
Ven/o Vein
Created by: MedStudent2018