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Combining Forms

Advanced Medical Terminology Chapter 19 ROOM221

alveol/o alveolus, air sac, small sac
cac/o bad
carcin/o cancerous, cancer
cauter/o heat, burn
cry/o cold
fibr/o fiber
follicul/o follicle, small sac
fung/i fungus, mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll)
medull/o medulla (inner section), middle, soft, marrow
mucos/o mucous membrane (mucosa)
mut/a genetic change
mutagen/o causing genetic change
on/c tumor
papill/o nipple-like, optic disc
pharmac/o drug
plas/o development, formation
ple/o more, many
polyp/o polyp, small growth
prot/o first
radi/o x-rays, radioactivity, radius (lateral lower arm bone)
sarc/o flesh (connective tissue)
scirrh/o hard
xer/o dry, dryness
Created by: MedStudent2018