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Ch 1 Basics & Body

Combining Forms, Suffixes

anter/o front
arthr/o joint
bi/o life
cardi/o heart
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck; cervix (neck of uterus)
col/o, colon/o large intestine; colon
cost/o rib
cyt/o cell
dist/o away from the point of origin; far; distant
dors/o back of the body
enter/o intestines (usually the small intestine)
gastr/o stomach
glyc/o sugar; glucose
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
infer/o below
later/o side
lip/o fat
log/o study
medi/o middle
my/o muscle
neur/o nerve
path/o disease
poster/o back (of body); behind
proxim/o near the point of origin; near; close
sarc/o flesh; connective tissue
super/o above
thorac/o chest
ventr/o belly side of body; ventral aspect
viscer/o internal organs
a-, an- not; without
ante- before
anti- against
bi- two; both
brady- slow
endo- in; within
epi- on; over; upon
hyper- above; above normal; excessive
hypo- below; below normal; deficient
inter- between
intra- within; into
peri- around; surrounding
sub- below; under
supra- above
tachy- fast
trans- across
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -iac, -ial, -ic, -ical, -ior pertaining to
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
-emia blood condition
-gen substance that produces
-ia condition
-ine a substance (noun pertaining to (adjective)
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist (one who studies)
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor; mass
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
-stomy surgical opening
-tomy process of cutting; incision
-um structure; tissue; thing
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