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COMBINING FORM

MED TERM COMBINING FORM WORDS

QuestionAnswer
ABDOMIN/O ABDOMEN, ABDOMINAL CAVITY
ABORT/O MISSCARRIAGE
ACID/O A SOLUTION OR SUBSTANCE WITH A PH LSS THAN 7
ACR/O EXTREMITY
ADEN/O GLAND
ADREN/O ADRENAL GLAND
ALBIN/O WHITE
ALBUMIN/O ALBUMIN
ALVEOL/O AIR SAC, ALVEOLUS
AMIN/O, AMINON/O AMNION, AMNIOTIC FLUID
AN/O ANUS
ANDR/O MALE
ANGI/O BLOOD VESSEL
ANKYL/O CROOKED
ANTER/O FRONT
AORT/O AORTA
APPEND/O, APPENDIC/O APPENDIX
ARTER/O, ARTERI/O ARTERY
ARTICUL/O, ARTHR/O JOINT
ATEL/O INCOMPLETE
ATHER/O FATTY
ATRI/O ATRIUM
AUT/O SELF
AZOT/O UREA,NITROGEN
BACTERI/O BACTERIA
BALAN/O GLANS PENIS
BI/O LIFE
BIL/I BILE
BLAST/O GERM,BUT,DEVELOPING CELL
BLEPHAR/O EYELID
BRACHI/O ARM
BRONCH/O AIRWAY,BRONCHUS
BURS/O PURSE OR SAC;BURSA
CALC/I, CALS/O CALCIUM
CARCIN/O CANCER
CARD/O HEART
CARDI/O HEART
CARP/O WRIST
CAUD/O TAIL
CEC/O BLIND INTESTINE, CECUM
CELLUL/O SMALL CELL
CEPHAL/O HEAD
CEREBELL/O CEREBELLUM (LITTLE BRAIN)
CEREBR/O CEREBRUM (BRAIN)
CERV/O CERVIX
CERVIC/O CERVIX, NECK
CHEIL/O LIP
CHOL/E BILE,GALL
CHOLEDOCH/O COMMON BILE DUCT
CHONDR/O GRISTLE, CARTILAGE
CHORI/O MEMBRANE, CHORIN
CHYM/O JUICE
CIRRH/O ORANGE
COCCIDIOID/O COCCIDIOIDES IMMITIS ORGANISM
COL/O COLON
COLP/O VAGINA
CONI/O DUST
CONDYL/O KNUCKLE OF A JOINT
CONJUNCTIV/O TO BIND TOGETHER CONJUNCTIVA
CORON/O CROWN OR CIRCLE, HEART
COST/O RIB
CRAN/O, CRANI/O SKULL, CRANIUM
CRIN/O TO SECRETE
CRYPT/O HIDDEN
CUTANE/O SKIN
CYAN/O BLUE
CYES/I,CYES/O PREGNANCY
CYST/O BLADDER; SAC
CYT/O CELL
DACRY/O TEAR
DENT/O TEETH
DERM/O, DERMAT/O SKIN
DILAT/O TO WIDEN
DIPL/O DOUBLE
DIPS/O THIRST
DIST/O DISTANCE
DIVERTICUL/O DIVERTICULUM
DORS/O BACK
DUODEN/O TWELVE, DUODENUM
DUR/O HARD
ECH/O SOUND, TO BOUNCE
ELECTR/O ELECTRICITY
EMBOL/O A PLUG
EMBRY/O EMBRYO
ENCEPHAL/O BRAIN
ENTER/O SMALL INTESTINE
EPIDIDYM/O EPIDIDYMIS
EPISI/O VULVA
ERYTH/O RED
ESOPHAG/O GULLET, ESOPHAGUS
ESTHESI/O SENSATION
EXTERN/O EXTERIOR
FASCI/O FASCIA
FEC/O FECES
FEMOR/O THIGH, FEMUR
FET/O FETUS
FIBR/O FIBER
FIBUL/O FIBULA
FLUX/O FLOW
FOLLICUL/O FOLLICLE
FUNG/O FUNGUS
GANGLI/O SWELLING, KNOT
GASTR/O STOMACH
GINGIV/O GUMS
GLI/O GLUE
GLOBIN/O PROTEIN
GLOMERUL/O LITTLE BALL, GLOMERULUS
GLOSS/O TOUNGUE
GLOTT/O OPENING INTO THE WINDPIPE
GLUC/O GLUCOSE, SUGAR, SWEET
GLUTE/O BUTTOCK
GLYC/O, GLYCOS/O SWEET,SUGAR
GNOS/O KNOWLEDGE
GONAD/O SEX GLAND
GRAVID/O, GRAVIDAR/O PREGNANCY
GYN/O, GYNEC/O WOMAN
HALIT/O BREATH
HEM/O, HEMAT/O BLOOD
HEPAT/O LIVER
HIDR/O SWEAT
HIRSUT/O HAIRY
HOM/O, HOME/O SAME
HORMON/O TO SET IN MOTION
HYDR/O WATER
HYSTER/O UTERUS
IATR/O PHYSICIAN
IDI/O INDIVIDUAL
ILE/O ILEUM, TO ROLL
ILI/O FLANK, HIP, GROIN, ILIUM OF THE PELVIS
IMMUN/O EXEMPT,IMMUNITY
INFER/O BELOW
INGUIN/O GROIN
IR/O IRIS
ISCHEM/O HOLD BACK, BLOCKAGE
ISCHI/O HAUNCH, HIP JOINT, ISCHIUM
JEJUN/O EMPTY, JEJUNUM
KERAT/O HORNY TISSUE
KET/O, KETON/O KETONE
KINESI/O MOTION
KYPH/O HUMP
Lact/o MILK
LAMIN/O THIN,LAMINA
LAPAR/O ABDOMEN
LARYNG/O LARYNX, VOICE BOX
LATER/0 SIDE
LEI/O SMOOTH
LEUK/O WHITE
LINGU/O TOUNGUE
LIP/O FAT
LITH/O STONE
LOB/O A ROUNDED PART, LOBE
LORD/O BENT FORWARD
LUMB/O LOIN, LOWER BACK
LYMPH/O CLEAR WATER OR FLUID
MAMM/O BREAST
MAN/O GAS
MAST/O BREAST
MAXIM/O BIGGEST, HIGHEST
MEAT/O OPENING, PASSAGE
MED/O MIDDLE
MEDI/O MIDDLE
MELAN/O DARK,BLACK
MEN/O, MENSTRU/O MONTH, MENSTRUATION
MENING/O MEMBRANE
MENISCI/O MENISCUS
MENT/O MIND
METR/O UTERUS
MUC/O MUCUS
MUSCUL/O,MY/O, MYOS/O MUSCLE
MYC/O FUNGUS
MYEL/O BONE MARROW; SPINAL CORD, MEDULLA, MYELIN
NARC/O NUMBNESS
NAS/O NOSE
NAT/O BIRTH
NECR/O DEATH
NEPHR/O KIDNEY
NEUR/O NERVE
NOCT/O NIGHT
NOSOCOM/O HOSPITAL
NUCLE/O KERNEL, NUCLEUS
OBSTETR/O MIDWIFE, PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT
OCUL/O,OPT/O EYE
OLIG/O FEW IN NUMBER
ONYCH/O NAIL
OOPHOR/O OVARY
OPHTHALM/O EYE,VISION
or/o mouth
orch/o, orchi/o,orchid/o testis or testicle
orex/o appetite
organ/o tool
orth/o straight
ost/o, oste/o bone
ot/o ear
ovar/o ovary
ox/o oxygen
palat/o roof of mouth, palate
pancreat/o sweetbread, pancreas
pariet/o wall
parot/o parotid gland
patell/o patella
path/o disease
pect/o, pector/o chest
pedicul/o body louse
pelv/i, pelv/o bowl,basin,pelvis
pen/o penis
peps/o, pept/o digestion
peritone/o to stretch over; peritoneum
petr/o stone
phag/o eat, swallow
phalang/o phalanges
pharyng/o throat, pharynx
phasi/o to speak
phleb/o vein
phragm/o, phragmat/o partition
phren/o mind
phys/o growth
physi/o nature
plasm/o form
pleur/o pleura, rib
pneum/o, pneumat/o air, lung
polikil/o irregular
poli/o gray
polyp/o polyp
por/o hole
poster/o back
presby/o old age
proct/o rectum, anus
prostat/o prostate gland
prot/o protein
proxim/o near
pseud/o false
psyc/o mind
pub/o pubis
pulmon/o lung
PY/O PUS
pyel/o pelvis (renal)
pylor/o pylorus
rad/i, radi/o spoke of a wheel, radius
radic/o, radicul/o nerve root
rect/o rectum
retin/o retina
rhin/o nose
rhiz/o nerve root
rhytid/o wrinkles
sacr/o sacred, sacrum
salping/o trumpet, tube, eustachian tube; fallopian tube
sarc/o flesh,meat
schiz/o to divide; split
scler/o thick, hard; sclera
scoli/o curved
scop/o viewing instrument
seb/o sebum, oil
semin/o seed
sept/o wall, partion, putrefying
sial/o saliva
sigm/o the letter s, sigmoid colon
sinus/o cavity
skelet/o skeleton
somat/o body
son/o sound
spadias/o rip, tear
sperm/o, spermat/o seed
sphygm/o heartbeat
sphyx/o pulse
spir/o breathe
splen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebra
staphylococc/o Staphylococcus
steat/o fat
sten/o narrow
stern/o chest,sternum
stigmat/o point
stomat/o mouth
streptococc/o streptococcus
super/o above
syn/o connect
synovi/o synovial
tampon/o plug
tars/o tarsal bone
taxi/o reaction to a stimulus
ten/o tendon
tendon/o tendon
tens/o pressure
test/o testis
testicul/o small testis
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
thym/o thymus gland
thyr/o shield thyroid
thyroid/o resembling a shield, thyroid
toc/o birth, labor
tom/o to cut
trache/o windpipe,trachea
trich/o hair
troph/o development
tubercul/o little swelling
umbilic/o umbilicus
ur/o urine
ureter/o ureter
urethr/o urethra
urin/o unrine
uvul/o grape,uvula
vag/o vagus
vagin/o vagina
valvu/o little valve
varic/o dilated vein
vas/o blood vessle
vascul/o little blood vessel
ven/o vein
ventr/o belly
ventricul/o ventricle
vertebr/o joint, vertebra
vesic/o bladder
vesicul/o small bag
volv/o to roll
vulv/o vulva
xer/o dry
zo/o animal, living
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