Medical Terminology Chapter 6 Combining Forms

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Medical Terminology Chapter 6 Combining Forms
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The Nervous System and Mental Health
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  1. alges/o
    pain
  2. angi/o
    blood vessel
  3. arachn/o
    spider
  4. arteri/o
    artery
  5. arthr/o
    joint
  6. ather/o
    fatty substance
  7. cephal/o
    head
  8. cerebell/o
    little brain, cerebellum
  9. cerebr/o
    brain, cerebrum
  10. cran/o
    crani/o
    • skull
    • cranium 
  11. dur/o
    hard
  12. embol/o
    a plug
  13. encephal/o
    brain
  14. gangli/o
    ganglion/o
    • knot
    • swelling
  15. gli/o 
    • glue
    • neuroglia 
  16. gnos/o
    knowledge
  17. lumb/o
    • loin
    • lower back
  18. lys/o
    • break apart
    • dissolution
  19. mening/o
    mening/i
    • membrane
    • meninges
  20. ment/o
    mind
  21. myel/o
    • spinal cord
    • medulla
    • myelin sheath

    also means bone marrow in muscular system
  22. narc/o
    numbness
  23. neur/o
    • sinew or cord
    • nerve 
    • fascia
  24. phas/o
    phasi/o
    speech
  25. plegi/o
    paralysis
  26. poli/o
    gray
  27. psych/o
    mind
  28. quadr/o
    quadr/i
    four
  29. scler/o
    • thick
    • hard
    • sclera
  30. somat/o
    body
  31. spin/o
    spine
  32. thalma/o
    • inner chamber
    • thalamus
  33. thromb/o
    clot
  34. vascul/o
    small vessel

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