Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

MT Short Course Ch 3

Combining forms

QuestionAnswer
aden/o gland
amni/o amnion (sac of fluid around embryo)
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
ather/o plaque (fatty material that builds up on blood vessel walls)
axill/o armpit
bronch/o bronchi/o bronchial tube
carcin/o cancerous
cardi/o heart
chem/o drug; chemical
cholecyst/o gallbladder
chron/o time
col/o colon (large intestine)
crani/o skull
cry/o cold
cyst/o urinary bladder; also a sac of fluid or a cyst
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
hem/o hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
inguin/o groin
isch/o to hold back (as in blocking blood flow - ishemia)
lapar/o abdomen
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
leuk/o white
mamm/o mast/o breast
men/o mensis
mening/o meninges (membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord)
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord OR bone marrow
necr/o death
nephr/o kidney (this form used with all suffixes except -al, -gram in which ren/o is used instead)
neur/o nerve
oophor/o ovary
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
pelv/o hip/pelvis
peritone/o peritoneum (membrane surrounding organs of the abdomen)
phleb/o vein
pneumon/o pulmon/o lung
radi/o x-rays
ren/o kidney (use with suffixes -al, and -gram)
rhin/o nose
salping/o fallopian (uterine) tube
sarc/o flesh
septic/o pertaining to infection
thorac/o chest
tonsill/o tonsil
trache/o windpipe; trachea
ur/o urine or urea; urinary tract
vascul/o blood vessel
Created by: cskinner