Anatomy Combining Forms & Root Words

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Anatomy Combining Forms & Root Words
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  1. Adeno
    gland (adenopathy--glandular disease)
  2. Angio
    blood vessel (angiogram)
  3. Arterio
    artery (arteriosclerosis)
  4. Arthro
    joint (arthralgia--joint pain)
  5. Cardi, Cardio
    heart (cardiogram)
  6. Cephalo
    head (cephalgia--headache)
  7. Chole
    bile (cholecyst--gallbladder)
  8. Chondro
    cartilage (chondroplasty--growth of)
  9. Clas, Claz
    smash, break (osteoclasis--broken bone)
  10. Cysto
    bladder, cyst (cystoscopy)
  11. Cyt
    cell (cytology)
  12. Dacryo
    tear (chromodacryorrhea)
  13. Derma
    skin (dermatophytosis)
  14. Entero
    intestine (enteric coated tablets)
  15. Esthes
    to feel (anesthesia, esthetics)
  16. Gastro
    stomach (epigastric)
  17. Gen
    the origin (gluconeogenesis)
  18. Gingivo
    Gums (gingival hyperplasia)
  19. Hem(ato-)
    blood (hematocrit)
  20. Hepato
    liver (hepatic necrosis)
  21. Hystero
    uterus (hyseterectomy)
  22. Latro, Latr
    to treat (geriatrics, iatrogenic disease)
  23. Laryngo
    larynx (laryngospasm)
  24. Linguo
    tongue (sublingual)
  25. Lith
    stone (cholelithiasis)
  26. Lympho
    lymph (lymphoma)
  27. Masto
    breast (mastectomy)
  28. MetroMet(ro)
    uterus (metritis--inflammation of)
  29. Morph
    form (polymorphic)
  30. Myelo
    bone marrow (myelocytes)
  31. Myo
    muscles (myoglobin)
  32. Naso
    nose (nasal septum)
  33. Nephro
    kidney (nephrosis)
  34. Neuro
    nerve (neurogenic)
  35. Oculo
    eye (ocular muscles)
  36. Oophoro
    ovary (oophorectomy)
  37. Op, Opto
    see (optic, diplopia)
  38. Ophthalmo
    eye (ophthalmoscope)
  39. Orchio, Orchido
    testis (cryptoorchid)
  40. Os
    mouth (Os cervix, iliostomy)
  41. Osteo
    bone (peiosteum)
  42. Oto
    ear (otic drops)
  43. Ovario
    Ovary
  44. Palpebro
    eyelid (palpebral reflex)
  45. Par, Partus
    labor (multiparous--many births)
  46. Pep
    digestion (dyspepsia)
  47. Phag, Phago
    eat (phagocytosis, dysphagia)
  48. Phlebo
    vein (phlebitis--inflammation of)
  49. Pilo
    hair (pilomotor fibers)
  50. Plas
    to form, or to grow (plastic surgeon, neoplasm)
  51. Pneumo
    lungs (pneumothorax, apnea, dyspnea)
  52. Poie
    make (erythropoiesis)
  53. Procto
    rectum (proctology--medical specialty)
  54. Pyo
    pus (pyorrhea--a purulent discharge)
  55. Ren
    kidney (renal)
  56. Spleno
    spleen (splenectomy)
  57. Stoma
    mouth (stomatitis)
  58. Thoraco
    thorax or chest (thoracotomy--incision into)
  59. Thrombo
    blood clot (thrombosis)
  60. Thyro
    thyroid (parathyroid glands)
  61. Tracheo
    trachea (tracheitis)
  62. Tropho
    nourish (dystrophy, hypertrophy)
  63. Uro
    urine, urinary (urogenital tract)
  64. Utero
    uterus (in utero---in the uterus)
  65. Vaso
    vessel (vasospasm)
  66. Veno
    vein (venoconstriction)
  67. Ventriculo
    chamber (usually heart or brain)

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