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Med. Term. 11

Medical Terminology Prefixes, Suffixes, Combing Forms "L"

labi/o- lip; labium
laborat/o- workplace; testing place
labyrinth/o- labyrinth (of inner ear)
lacer/o- a tearing
lacrim/o- tears
lact/i- milk
lact/o- milk
-lalia abnormal condition of talk
lamin/o- lamina (flat area on the vertebra)
lapar/o- abdomen
laryng/o- larynx (voice box)
later/o- side
lei/o- smooth
lenticul/o- lens (of the eye)
lent/o- lens (of the eye)
-lepsy seizure
leuk/o- white
lev/o- left
lex/o- word
ligament/o- ligament
ligat/o- to tie up; to bind
limb/o- edge; border
lingu/o- tongue
lipid/o- lipid (fat)
lip/o- lipid (fat)
-lith stone
lith/o- stone
lob/o- lobe of an organ
locat/o- a place
loc/o- in one place
log/o- word; the study of
-logy the study of
lord/o- swayback
luc/o- clear
lumb/o- lower back; area between the ribs and pelvis
lumin/o- lumen (opening)
lun/o- moon
-ly going toward
lymph/o- lymph; lymphatic system
ly/o- break down; destroy
-lysis process of breaking down or destroying
lys/o- break down; destroy
-lyte dissolved substance
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