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Combining #34052

Medical Terminology Combining Forms #34052

Combining FormMeaning
abdomin/o abdomen
lapar/o abdomen
acr/o extremity or topmost
aden/o gland
aer/o air or gas
angi/o vessel
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cyan/o blue
cyt/o cell
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
cutane/o skin
dextr/o right or on the right side
erythr/o red
fibr/o fiber
gastr/o stomach
gen/o origin or production
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar
glucos/o sugar
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o water
leuk/o white
lip/o fat
lith/o stone
melan/o black
morph/o form
nas/o nose
rhin/o nose
necr/o death
or/o mouth
orth/o straight, normal or correct
oste/o bone
path/o disease
ped/o child or foot
phob/o exaggerated fear or sensitivity
phon/o sound or voice
plas/o formation
pod/o foot
psych/o mind
py/o pus
ren/o kidney
nephr/o kidney
scler/o hard
sinistr/o left or on the left side
son/o sound
sten/o narrow
therm/o heat
tox/o poison
toxic/o poison
troph/o nourishment or developement
ur/o urine
urin/o urine
adip/o fat
steat/o fat
hidr/o sweat
hist/o tissue
histi/o tissue
ichthy/o fish
kerat/o hard
myc/o fungus
onych/o nail
seb/o sebum(oil)
purpur/o purple
squam/o scale
trich/o hair
xanth/o yellow
xer/o dry
ankyl/o crooked or stiff
arthr/o joint (articulation)
articul/o joint (articulation)
brachi/o arm
cervic/o neck
chondr/o cartilage (gristle)
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
dactyl/o digit (finger or toe)
fasci/o fascia (a band)
femor/o femur
kyph/o humpback
lei/o smooth
lord/o bent
lumb/o loin (lower back)
myel/o bone marrow or spinal cord
my/o muscle
myos/o muscle
muscul/o muscle
oste/o bone
patell/o knee cap
pelv/i hip bone or pelvic cavity
pelv/o hip bone or pelvic cavity
radi/o radius
rhabd/o rod shaped or striated (skeletal)
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
ather/o fatty paste
atri/o atrium
coron/o circle or crown
pector/o chest
steth/o chest
sphygm/o pulse
thromb/o clot
ven/o vein
phleb/o vein
veric/o swollen, twisted vein
ventricul/o ventricle (belly or pouch)
blast/o germ or bud
chrom/o color
chromat/o color
chyl/o juice
immun/o safe
lymph/o clear fluid
phag/o eat or swallow
reticul/o a net
thym/o thymus gland
splen/o spleen
alveol/o alveolus (air sac)
bronch/o bronchus (air way)
bronchi/o bronchus (air way)
bronchiol/o bronchiole (little airway)
capn/o carbon dioxide
carb/o carbon dioxide
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
lob/o lobe (a portion)
ox/o oxygen
palat/o palate
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
phren/o diaphragm (also mind)
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o air or lung
pneumon/o air or lung
pulmon/o lung
sinus/o sinus (cavity)
spir/o breathing
tonsill/o tonsil (almond)
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
uvul/o uvula
cerebell/o cerebellum (little brain)
cerebr/o cerebrum (largest part of brain)
encephal/o entire brain
esthesi/o sensation
gangli/o ganglion (knot)
gli/o glue
gnos/o knowing
hypn/o sleep
somn/i sleep
somn/o sleep
kinesi/o movement
lex/o word or phrase
mening/o meninges (membranes)
meningi/o meninges (membrane)
narc/o stupor, sleep
neur/o nerve
phas/o speech
phor/o carry or bear
schiz/o split
somat/o body
spin/o spine (thorn)
stere/o 3 dimensional or solid
tax/o order or coordination
thalam/o thalamus (a room)
top/o place
adren/o adrenal gland
adrenal/o adrenal gland
andr/o male
crin/o to secrete
dips/o thirst
hormon/o hormone (an urging on)
ket/o ketone bodies
keton/o ketone bodies
pancreat/o pancreas
thyr/o thyroid gland (shield)
thyroid/o thyroid gland (shield)
aque/o water
blephar/o eyelid
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva (to join together)
corne/o cornea
cycl/o ciliary body (circle)
ir/o iris (colored circle)
irid/o iris (colored circle)
lacrim/o tear
dacry/o tear
ocul/o eye
phac/o lens (lentil)
phak/o lens (lentil)
phot/o light
presby/o old age
retin/o retina
vitre/o glassy
acous/o hearing
audi/o hearing
aer/o air or gas
aur/i ear
ot/o ear
cerumin/o wax
salping/o eustachian tube or uterine tube
tympan/o eardrum
myring/o eardrum
meat/o opening
celi/o abdomen
an/o anus
appendic/o appendix
bil/i bile
chol/e bile
bucc/o cheek
cheil/o lip
col/o colon
colon/o colon
cyst/o bladder or sac
doch/o duct
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o small intestine
gingiv/o gum
gloss/o tongue
lingu/o tongue
hepatic/o liver
herni/o hernia
ile/o ileum
inguin/o groin
jejun/o jejunum (empty)
stomat/o mouth
pancreat/o pancreas
peritone/o peritoneum
proct/o anus and rectum
pylor/o pylorus (gatekeeper)
rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon (resembles s)
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