nursing combining forms

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nursing combining forms
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2011-09-18 19:43:13
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prefixes and suffixes used in medical terms : combining forms as found in Saunders Student Nurse Planner 2011-2012
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  1. adeno-
    gland
  2. alveolo-
    air sac
  3. andro-
    man, male
  4. angio-
    vessel
  5. appendic/o-
    appendix
  6. arthro-
    joint
  7. audio-
    hearing
  8. bio-
    life
  9. broncho-
    bronchus
  10. carcino-
    cancerous
  11. cardio-
    heart
  12. ceco-
    cecum
  13. cephalo-
    head
  14. cerebro-; encephalo-
    brain
  15. cervico-
    neck
  16. chole-
    bile
  17. cholecysto-
    gallbladder
  18. claviculo-
    clavicle
  19. colo-
    colon
  20. cranio-
    skull
  21. cutaneo-; dermato-
    skin
  22. cysto-
    bladder, sac
  23. duodeno-
    duodenum
  24. entero-
    intestine
  25. erythro-
    red
  26. esophago-
    esophagus
  27. gastro-
    stomach
  28. gingivo-
    gums
  29. gluco-
    sugar
  30. gyneco-
    woman
  31. hemato- ; -emia
    blood
  32. hepato-
    liver
  33. hystero-
    uterus
  34. laryngo-
    larnyx
  35. leuko-
    white
  36. lipo-
    fat
  37. meningo-
    membrane
  38. myelo-
    marrow, spinal cord
  39. myo-
    muscle
  40. naso- ; rhino-
    nose
  41. nephro-
    kidney
  42. neuro-
    nerves
  43. onco-
    mass, tumor
  44. oophoro-
    ovary
  45. ophthalmo-
    eye
  46. orchio-
    testis
  47. osteo-
    bone
  48. oto-
    ear
  49. patho-
    disease
  50. pharyngo-
    pharnyx
  51. pneumo-
    lung, air
  52. procto-
    rectum, anus
  53. prostato-
    prostate
  54. psycho-
    mind
  55. pyelo-
    kidney
  56. radi-
    ray, radiation
  57. salpingo-
    tube
  58. spleno-
    spleen
  59. stoma-
    mouth
  60. thrombo-
    clot
  61. thyro-
    thyroid
  62. tracheo-
    trachea
  63. tricho-
    hair
  64. uretero-
    ureter
  65. uro-
    urine
  66. vertebro-
    vertebra

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