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Medical Terminology, Suffixes, Combinng Forms
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  1. Combining form of Acr/o
    Extremities, top, extreme point
  2. Combining form of Acu/o
    Sharp, severe, sudden
  3. Combining form of Amni/o
    Ammion
  4. Combining form is Angi/o
    vessel
  5. Combining form of Arteri/o
    artery
  6. Combining form of Arthr/o
    Joint
  7. Combining form of axill
    Armpit
  8. Combining form of blephar/o
    Eyelid
  9. Combining form of hydr/o
    water,fluid
  10. Combining form of inguin/o
    groin
  11. Combining form of isch/o
    to hold back
  12. Combining form of lapar/o
    abdomen, abdomen wall
  13. Combining form of laryng/o
    larynx
  14. Combining form of bronch/o
    bronchial tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)
  15. Combining form of chem
    drug, chemical
  16. Combining form of col/o
    colon
  17. Combining form of encephal/o
    brain
  18. Combining form of erythr/o
    red
  19. Combining form of hem/o
    blood
  20. Combining form of hepat/o
    liver
  21. Combining form of lymph/o
    lymph a clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces, is contained in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body.
  22. Combining form of mast
    breast
  23. Combining form of muc/o
    mucus
  24. Combining form of my/o
    muscle
  25. Combining form of myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow (context of usage indicates the meaning intended.)
  26. Combining form of necr/o
    death
  27. Combining form of neur/o
    nerve
  28. Combining form of nucle/o
    nucleus
  29. Combining form of ophthalm/o
    eye
  30. Combining form of oste/o
    bone
  31. Combining form of ot/o
    ear
  32. Combining form of path/o
    disease
  33. Combining form of peritone/o
    peritoneum
  34. Combining form of phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  35. Combining form of phleb/o
    vein
  36. Combining form of plas/o
    formation, development
  37. Combining form of pleur/o
    pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)
  38. Combining form of pneumon/o
    lungs
  39. Combining form of pulmon/o
    lungs
  40. Combining form of rect/o
    rectum
  41. Combining form of sarc/o
    flesh
  42. Combining form of splen/o
    spleen
  43. Combining form of staphyl/o
    clusters
  44. Combining form of strept/o
    twisted chains
  45. Combining form of thorac/o
    chest
  46. Combining form of thromb/o
    clot
  47. Combining form of tonsill/o
    tonsils
  48. Combining form of trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  49. Combining form of ven/o
    vein
  50. Noun suffixe algia
    pain
  51. Noun suffixe -cele
    hernia
  52. Noun suffixe - centesis
    a surgical puncture to remove fluid
  53. Noun suffixe - coccus (singular)
                          -cocci (plural)
    berry shaped bacterium (plural: bacteria)
  54. Noun suffixe - cyte
    cell
  55. Noun suffixe -dynia
    pain
  56. Noun suffixe - ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  57. Noun suffixe -genesis
    condition of prouducing, forming
  58. Noun suffixe  -graph
    instrument for recording
  59. Noun suffixe - graphy
    process of recording
  60. Noun suffixe -logy
    study of
  61. Noun suffixe -lysis
    breakdown destruction, separartion
  62. Noun suffixe -malacia
    softening
  63. Noun suffixe -megaly
    enlargement
  64. Noun suffixe -oma
    tumor, mass, collection of fluid
  65. Noun suffixe -opsy
    to view
  66. Noun suffixe -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  67. Noun suffixe -pathy
    disease condition
  68. Noun suffixe -penia
    deficieny
  69. Noun suffixe -plasia
    development, formation, growth
  70. Noun suffixe -plasty
    surgical repair
  71. Noun suffixe -ptosis
    drooping, falling, prolapse
  72. Noun suffixe -sclerosis
    hardening
  73. Noun suffixe -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  74. Noun suffixe -scopy
    process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
  75. Noun suffixe -stasis
    controlling, stopping
  76. Noun suffixe -stomy
    opening to form a mouth (stoma)
  77. Noun suffixe -therapy
    treatment
  78. Noun suffixe -tomy
    incision, cutting into
  79. Noun suffixe -trophy
    development, nourisment
  80. Noun suffixe -er
    one, who
  81. Noun suffixe -ia
    condition
  82. Noun suffixe -ist
    specialist
  83. Noun suffixe -ole, -ule
    little, small
  84. Noun suffixe -um, -ium
    structure, tissue
  85. Noun suffixe -us
    structure, substance
  86. Noun suffixe -y
    condition, process
  87. Adjective suffix -ac, -iac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ical, -ous, -tic
    pertaining to
  88. Adjective suffix -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by or in
  89. Adjective suffix -oid
    resembling, derived from
  90. Adjective suffix -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  91. Hernia
    protrusion of an organ or the the muscular wall of an organ through the cavity that normally contains it.
  92. leukocytes?
    White blood cells, five different kinds divided into two categories Granulocytes and mononuclear leukocytes... Eosinophils(red), Basophils(blue), and Neutrophils(purple) are the Granulocytes and lympocytes and Monocytes are the monoclear leukocytes
  93. what is rectocele?
    protrusion of the portion of the rectum toward the vaginal wall
  94. Erythocytes?
    red blood cells made in the bone marrow that carry oxygen from the lungs to all body cells (Hemoglobin-blood protein)
  95. thrombocytes?
    known as platelets tiny fragments of the blood cells that are formed in the bone marrow necessary for clotting
  96. Acromegaly?
    An endocrine disorder, that occurs when the pituitary gland produces an excessive amount of growth hormone after completion of puberty. person is typically of normal hight but bones and soft tissue in the hands, feet, and face grow abnormally
  97. Splenomegaly?
    occurs when excessive hemolsysis (red blood cells are destroyed) if the spleen is removed, other organs carry out its functions
  98. Laparoscopy?
    a form of minimally invasive surgery surgeons insert  the laparoscope through an incision in the abdomen to examine abdominal viscera for evidence of diseases for various procedures
  99. Adenoids?

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