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A&P Combining Forms9

A&P Combining Forms & Root Words - Carnegie Institute

abdomin/o abdomin
ACR/o extremity
aden/o gland
aer/o air
albin/o white
ambly/o dimness
andr/o male
angi/o vessel
anis/o unequal / dissimilar
anter/o front
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
asthen/o lack of strength / weakness
ather/o plaque / fatty substance
audi/o hearing
auro/o - aur/i ear
bi/o life
blephar/o eyelid
brachi/o arm
carcin/o cancerous / CA
cardi/o heart
carp/o wrist
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
cerebr/o brain
cervic/o neck
cheil/o lip
chem/o drug / chemical
chir/o hand
chlor/o green
chol/e bile / gall
cholangi/o bile duct
cholecyst/o gallbladder
chondr/o cartilage
chrom/o color
cis/o to cut
col/o - colon/o colon / large intestine
colp/o vagina
coron/o heart
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
cutane/o skin
cyan/o blue
cyst/o cyst / bladder / sac
cyt/o cell
darcy/o tear
dactyl/o fingers / toes
dent/i - odont/o tooth / teeth
derm/o - dermat/o skin
dipl/o double
dips/o thirst
dors/o back
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
enter/o small intestine
eosin/o red / rosy
erythr/o red
estr/o female
gastr/o stomach
gen/o producing / produced by
glauc/o gray
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o glucose / sugar
glyc/o sugar
gynec/o female
hem/o - hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hindr/o sweat
hist/o tissue
hydr/o water
hyster/o uterus
iatr/o relationship to a physician or medicine
ichthy/o scaly / dry
inguin/o groin
is/o equal
kary/o nucleus
kinesi/o movement
lacrim/o tear
leuk/o white
lip/o fat
lith/o stone / calculus
lumb/o lower back
lymph/o lymph
mamm/o - mast/o breast
medi/o middle
melan/o black
men/o menses / menstruation
mening/o membrane
ment/o mind
metr/o uterus
mon/o one
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
myel/o bone marrow / spinal cord
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ocul/o eye
olig/o scanty
onc/o tumor
onych/o nail
ophthalm/o eye
orchid/o testes
orth/o straight / upright
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
pachy/o thick / heavy
ped/o foot / child
phag/o eat
phleb/o vein
phren/o diaphram / mind / phrenic nerve
pod foot
port/o liver
poster/o back (of body) / behind
proct/o rectum
poiki/o variable / irregular
proxim/o toward / nearer to
presby/o old / old age
pseud/o false
psych/o mind
py/o pus
pyr/o fever / fire
rachi/o spine
radi/o x-rays
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
salping/o tube
sarc/o flesh
sept/o wall
somat/o body
spir/o breath
spondyl/o vertebrae
steth/o chest
thorac/o chest
top/o place / position / location
trich/o hair
ungu/o nail
ur/o urine
vas/o vessel
ven/o vein
ventr/o belly side of body
vesic/o bladder
viscer/o internal organs
Created by: CarlaK