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Term: Combining Form

Med Terminology Combining Forms

abdomin/o abdomen
anter/o front(side of body)
brachi/o arm
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
chondr/o cartilage
crani/o skull
cubit/o elbow
dist/o farthest (away from structure)
dors/o back (side of body)
femor/o femur
gastr/o stomach
genit/o genitals
glute/o butt
infer/o below, lower
inguin/o groin
later/o side
lumb/o low back
medi/o middle
nas/o nose
orbit/o eye socket
or/o mouth
ot/o ear
patell/o patella
proxim/o nearest
pelv/o pelvis
poster/o back (side of body)
thorac/o chest
scapul/o scapula
spin/o spine
stern/o sternum
super/o above, upper
ventr/o belly (side of body)
vertebr/o vertebra
arthr/o joint
burs/o bursa
carp/o carpals (wrist)
chondr/o cartliage
clavicul/o clavicle
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
humer/o humerus
ili/o ilium
ischi/o ischium
mandibul/o mandible
maxill/o maxilla
metacarp/o metacarpals
metatars/o metatarsals
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow
oste/o bone
patell/o patella
phlang/o phalanges (fingers & toes)
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius
sacr/o sacrum
scapul/o scapula
spondyl/o vertebra
stern/o sternum
tars/o tarsals (ankle)
ten/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
tibi/o tibia
uln/o ulna
vertebr/o vertebra
cutane/o skin
lord/o bent backwards
electr/o electricity
fibr/o fibrous
kyph/o hump
orth/o straight
path/o disease
scoli/o crooked, bent
angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
ather/o fatty substance, plaque
atri/o atrium
cardi/o heart
coron/o heart
embol/o plug
isch/o to keep back
phleb/o vein
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
valv/o valve
valvul/o valve
varic/o dialated vein
vascul/o blood vessel
vas/o blood vessel
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle
venul/o venule
esophag/o esophagus
pulmon/o lung
son/o sound
sphygm/o pulse
adenoid/o adenoids
immun/o protection
lymph/o lymph
lymphaden/o lymph node
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
phag/o eating
splen/o spleen
thym/o thymus
tonsill/o tonsils
cortic/o cortex
cyt/o cell
system/o system
alveol/o alveolus (air sac)
bronch/o bronchus
bronchi/o bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchiole
cyan/o blue
lob/o lobe
mediastin/o mediastinum
ox/i oxygen
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o lung, air
pneumon/o lung
pulmon/o lung
spir/o breathing
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea, windpipe
atel/o incomplete
carcin/o cancer
hem/o blood
py/o pus
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
encephal/o brain
medull/o medulla oblongata
mening/o meninges
myel/o spinal cord
neur/o nerve
pont/o pons
thalam/o thalamus
cephal/o head
hemat/o blood
hydr/o water
scler/o hardening
Created by: Tarynlynn02