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Med.Term Ch. 10 CF

Chabner, Language of Medicine 11th edition-Chapter 10 Combining Form

Combining FormDefinition
alges/o excessive sensitivity to pain
angi/o vessel, blood
caus/o burn, burning
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
comat/o deep sleep
crani/o skull
cry/o cold
dur/o dura mater
encephal/o brain
esthesi/o feeling, nervous sensation
gli/o glial cells, glue
hydr/o water
kines/o, kinetic movement
lept/o thin, slender
lex/o word, phrase
mening/o, meningi/o membranes, meninges
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord
narc/o sleep
neur/o nerve
olig/o scanty
pont/o pons
radicul/o nerve root
spin/o spine
syncop/o cut off
tax/o order, coordination
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (refers to meninges)
troph/o nourishment
vag/o vagus nerve
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