Female Reproductive System

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Female Reproductive System
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2011-10-03 18:54:26
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Combining Form, Suffix, and Prefixes for Female Reproductive System
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  1. amni/o
    • Combining Form
    • amnion (amniotic sac)
    • amni/o/centesis - surgical puncture of the amniotic sac
  2. cervic/o
    • Combining Form
    • neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
    • cervic/itis - inflammation of the cervix
  3. colp/o
    • Combining Form
    • vagina
    • colp/o/scopy - visual examination of the vagina
  4. vagin/o
    • Combining Form
    • vagina
    • vagin/o/cele - vaginal hernia; also called colpocele
  5. galact/o
    • Combining Form
    • milk
    • galact/o/poiesis - production of milk
  6. lact/o
    • Combining Form
    • milk
    • lact/o/gen - forming or producing milk
  7. gynec/o
    • Combining Form
    • woman, female
    • gynec/o/logist - physician specializing in treating disorders of the female reproductive system
  8. hyster/o
    • Combining Form
    • uterus (womb)
    • hyster/ectomy - excision of the uterus
  9. metri/o
    • Combining Form
    • uterus (womb)
    • endo/metri/al - pertaining to the lining of the uterus
  10. uter/o
    • Combining Form
    • uterus (womb)
    • uter/o/vagin/al - relating to the uterus and vagina
  11. mamm/o
    • Combining Form
    • breast
    • mamm/o/gram - radiograph of the breast
  12. mast/o
    • Combining Form
    • breast
    • mast/o/pexy - surgical fixation of the breast(s)
  13. men/o
    • Combining Form
    • menses, menstruation
    • men/o/rrhagia - bursting forth of the menses
  14. metr/o
    • Combining Form
    • uterus (womb); measure
    • metr/o/ptosis - prolapse or downward displacement of the uterus
  15. nat/o
    • Combining Form
    • birth
    • pre/nat/al - pertaining to (time period) before birth
  16. oophor/o
    • Combining Form
    • ovary
    • oophor/oma - ovarian tumor
  17. ovari/o
    • Combining Form
    • ovary
    • ovari/o/rrhexis - rupture of an ovary
  18. perine/o
    • Combining Form
    • perineum
    • perine/o/rrhaphy - suture of the perineum
  19. salping/o
    • Combining Form
    • tube (usually fallopian or eustachian (auditory) tubes)
    • salping/o/plasty - surgical repair of a fallopian tube
  20. -arche
    • Suffix
    • beginning
    • men/arche - beginning of menstruation
  21. -cyesis
    • Suffix
    • pregnancy
    • pseudo/cyesis - false pregnancy
  22. -gravida
    • Suffix
    • pregnant woman
    • multi/gravida - woman that has been pregnant more than once
  23. -para
    • Suffix
    • to bear (offspring)
    • nulli/para - woman who has never produced a viable offspring
  24. -salpinx
    • Suffix
    • tube (usually fallopian or eustachian (auditory) tubes)
    • hem/o/salpinx - blood in a fallopian tube
  25. -tocia
    • Suffix
    • childbirth, labor
    • dys/tocia - difficult childbirth
  26. -version
    • Suffix
    • turning
    • retro/version - tipping or turning back (of an organ)
  27. ante-
    • Prefix
    • before, in front of
    • ante/version - tipping or turning forward of an organ

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