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Combining Forms

Medical Terminology Quick & Concise Combining Forms

abdomin/o, lapar/o abdomen
acr/o extremity or topmost
aden/o gland
adip/o, lip/o fat
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o vessel
arthr/o joint
ather/o fatty, or lipid, paste
auri/o, ot/o ear
blephar/o eyelid
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
chol/e, bil/i bile
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
crin/o to secrete
cyst/o, vesic/o bladder or sac
cyt/o cell
dent/i, odont/o teeth
derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o skin
encephal/o small intestine
erythr/o red
esthesi/o sensation
gastr/o stomach
gynec/o female
hem/o, hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
hydr/o water
hypn/o, somn/o sleep
iatr/o treatment
lacrim/o, dacry/o tear
leuk/o white
lingu/o, gloss/o tongue
lith/o stone
mast/o, mamm/o breast
melan/o black
my/o, muscul/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow or spinal cord
narc/o stupor or sleep
mas/o, rhin/o nose
necr/o death
nephr/o, ren/o kidney
path/o disease
phag/o eat or swallow
phas/o speech
phot/o light
plas/o formation
pneum/o, pneumon/o air or lung
proct/o rectum or anus
psych/o mind
pulmon/o lung
pyret/o fever
salping/o uterine or fallopian tube
sarc/o flesh
scler/o hard or sclera
spir/o breathing
sten/o narrow
test/o, orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o testis or testicle
therm/o heat
thorac/o, pector/o, steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
troph/o nourishment or developement
tympan/o, myring/o eardrum or tympanic membrane
ur/o, urin/o urine
ven/o, phleb/o vein
vertebr/o, spondyl/o vertebra
vulv/o episi/o vulva
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