Combining Forms

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Combining Forms
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  1. cerebr/o
    cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  2. cerebell/o
    cerebellum (little brain)
  3. crani/o
    skull
  4. encephal/o
    entire brain
  5. esthesi/o
    sensation
  6. gangli/o
    ganglion (knot)
  7. gli/o
    glue
  8. gnos/o
    knowing
  9. kinesi/o
    movement
  10. lex/o
    word or phrase
  11. mening/o, meningi/o
    meninges (membrane)
  12. myel/o
    spinal cord or bone marrow
  13. narc/o
    stupor or sleep
  14. neur/o
    nerve
  15. phas/o
    speech
  16. phob/o
    exaggerated fear or sensitivity
  17. phor/o
    carry or bear
  18. phren/o, psych/o, thym/o
    mind
  19. schiz/o
    split
  20. somat/o
    body
  21. somn/o, somn/i, hypn/o
    sleep
  22. spin/o
    spine (thorn)
  23. spondyl/o, vertebr/o
    vertebra
  24. stere/o
    three dimensional or solid
  25. tax/o
    order or coordination
  26. thalam/o
    thalamus (a room)
  27. ton/o
    tone or tension
  28. top/o
    place
  29. ventricul/o
    ventricle (belly or pouch)
  30. cata-
    down
  31. -asthenia
    weakness
  32. -lepsy
    seizure
  33. -mania
    condition of abnormal impulse towards
  34. -paresis
    slight paralysis
  35. -plegia
    paralysis
  36. ankyl/o
    crooked or stiff
  37. arthr/o, articul/o
    joint
  38. brachi/o
    arm
  39. cervic/o
    neck
  40. chondr/o
    cartilage (gristle)
  41. cost/o
    rib
  42. crani/o
    skull
  43. dactyl/o
    digit (finger or toe)
  44. fasci/o
    fascia (a band)
  45. femor/o
    femur
  46. fibr/o
    fiber
  47. kyph/o
    humped back
  48. lei/o
    smooth
  49. lord/o
    bent
  50. lumb/o
    loin (lower back)
  51. my/o, myos/o, muscul/o
    muscle
  52. myel/o
    bone marrow or spinal cord
  53. oste/o
    bone
  54. patell/o
    knee cap
  55. pelv/i
    pelvis (basin) or hip bone
  56. radi/o
    radius
  57. rhabd/o
    rod shaped or striated (skeletal)
  58. sarc/o
    flesh
  59. scoli/o
    twisted
  60. spondyl/o, vertebr/o
    vertebra
  61. stern/o
    sternum (breastbone)
  62. ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o
    tendon (to stretch)
  63. thorac/o
    chest
  64. ton/o
    tone or tension
  65. uln/o
    ulna
  66. aden/o
    gland
  67. adren/o, adrenal/o
    adrenal gland
  68. andr/o
    male
  69. crin/o
    to secrete
  70. dips/o
    thirst
  71. gluc/o, glucos/o, glyc/o
    glucose (sugar)
  72. hormon/o
    hormone (an urging on)
  73. ket/o, keton/o
    ketone bodies
  74. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  75. thym/o
    thymus gland
  76. thyr/o, thyroid/o
    thyroid gland (shield)
  77. abdomin/o, celi/o, lapar/o
    abdomen
  78. an/o
    anus
  79. appendic/o
    appendix
  80. bil/i, chol/e
    bile
  81. bucc/o
    cheek
  82. cheil/o
    lip
  83. col/o, colon/o
    colon
  84. cyst/o
    bladder or sac
  85. dent/i
    teeth
  86. doch/o
    duct
  87. duoden/o
    duodenum
  88. enter/o
    small intestine
  89. esophag/o
    esophagus
  90. gastr/o
    stomach
  91. gingiv/o
    gum
  92. gloss/o, lingu/o
    tongue
  93. hepat/o, hepatic/o
    liver
  94. herni/o
    hernia
  95. ile/o
    ileum
  96. inguin/o
    groin
  97. jejun/o
    jejunum (empty)
  98. lith/o
    stone
  99. or/o, stomat/o
    mouth
  100. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  101. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  102. phag/o
    eat or swallow
  103. proct/o
    anus or rectum
  104. pylor/o
    pylorus (gatekeeper)
  105. rect/o
    rectum
  106. sial/o
    saliva
  107. sigmoid/o
    sigmoid colon (resembles)
  108. steat/o
    fat
  109. -emesis
    vomiting
  110. alveol/o
    alveolus (air sac)
  111. bronch/o, bronchi/o
    bronchus (airway)
  112. bronchiol/o
    bronchiole (little airway)
  113. capn/o, carb/o
    carbon dioxide
  114. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  115. lob/o
    lobe (a portion)
  116. nas/o, rhin/o
    nose
  117. or/o
    mouth
  118. ox/o
    oxygen
  119. palat/o
    palate
  120. pharyng/o
    pharynx (throat)
  121. phren/o
    diaphragm (also mind)
  122. pleur/o
    pleura (lining of lungs)
  123. pneum/o, pneumon/o
    air or lung
  124. pulmon/o
    lung
  125. sinus/o
    sinus (cavity)
  126. spir/o, -pnea
    breathing
  127. thorac/o, pector/o, steth/o
    chest
  128. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  129. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  130. uvul/o
    uvula
  131. angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o
    vessel
  132. aort/o
    aorta
  133. arteri/o
    artery
  134. ather/o
    fatty (lipid) paste
  135. atri/o
    atrium
  136. cardi/o
    heart
  137. coron/o
    circle or crown
  138. my/o
    muscle
  139. pector/o, steth/o
    chest
  140. sphygm/o
    pulse
  141. thromb/o
    clot
  142. ven/o, phleb/o
    vein
  143. varic/o
    swollen, twisted vein
  144. ventricul/o
    ventricle (belly or pouch)
  145. blast/o, -blast
    germ or bud
  146. chrom/o, chromat/o
    color
  147. chyl/o
    juice
  148. cyt/o
    cell
  149. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  150. immun/o
    safe
  151. lymph/o
    clear fluid
  152. morph/o
    form
  153. myel/o
    bone marrow or spinal cord
  154. phag/o
    eat or swallow
  155. plas/o
    formation
  156. reticul/o
    a net
  157. splen/o
    spleen
  158. thromb/o
    clot
  159. thym/o
    thymus gland
  160. albumin/o
    protein
  161. bacteri/o
    bacteria
  162. cyst/o, vesic/o
    bladder or sac
  163. dips/o
    thirst
  164. glomerul/o
    glomerulus (small ball)
  165. gluc/o, glucos/o, glyc/o
    glucose (sugar)
  166. ket/o, keton/o
    ketone bodies
  167. lith/o
    stone
  168. meat/o
    meatus (opening)
  169. nephr/o, ren/o
    kidney
  170. pyel/o
    renal pelvis (basin)
  171. py/o
    pus
  172. ureter/o
    ureter
  173. urethr/o
    urethra
  174. ur/o, urin/o
    urine
  175. balan/o
    glans penis
  176. epididym/o
    epididymis
  177. orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o, test/o
    testis or testicle
  178. perine/o
    perineum
  179. prostat/o
    prostate
  180. sperm/o, spermat/o
    sperm (seed)
  181. vas/o
    vessel
  182. cervic/o
    neck or cervix
  183. colp/o, vagin/o
    vagina (sheath)
  184. episi/o, vulv/o
    vulva (covering)
  185. gynec/o
    woman
  186. hyster/o, metr/o, uter/o
    uterus
  187. lact/o
    milk
  188. mast/o, mamm/o
    breast
  189. men/o
    menstruation
  190. obstetr/o
    midwife
  191. oophor/o, ovari/o
    ovary
  192. ov/i, ov/o
    egg
  193. pelv/i
    pelvis (basin); hip bone
  194. salping/o
    uterine (fallopian) tube; eustachian tube
  195. toc/o
    labor or birth
  196. -arche
    beginning

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