HSI word roots/combining forms

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HSI word roots/combining forms
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2012-09-07 19:51:38
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  1. blast/o
    immature embryonic cell

    blastocyte
  2. mediastin/o
    mediastinum
  3. cyan/o
    blue

    cyanosis
  4. epitheli/o
    epithelial
  5. anter/o
    front

    anterior
  6. medi/o
    middle

    medial
  7. eti/o
    cause of disease

    etiology
  8. cephal/o
    head

    cephalic
  9. caud/o
    tail

    caudal
  10. later/o
    side

    lateral
  11. dist/o
    away from

    distal
  12. dermat/o
    derm/o
    skin

    dermatologist
  13. celi/o
    belly, abdomen

    celiac
  14. hist/o
    tissue

    histology
  15. physi/o
    function

    physiology
  16. pleur/o
    lung cavity

    pleural cavity
  17. ventr/o
    front

    ventral
  18. poster/o
    back

    posterior
  19. proxim/o
    closer to origin, nearest to a point

    proximal
  20. cyt/o
    cell

    cytoplasm
  21. dors/o
    back

    dorsal
  22. ser/o
    serum or serous membrane

    serosa
  23. thorac/o
    chest 

    thoracic
  24. anatom/o
    structure

    anatomy
  25. megal/o
    enlarged

    acromegaly
  26. muc/o
    mucus
  27. acro/o
    extremities

    acromegaly
  28. adenex/o
    adjacent, accessory

    adnexa
  29. morph/o
    form

    morphology

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