Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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Medical Terminology Combining Forms
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthr/o
    joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    cancerous, cancer
  5. cardi/o
    heart
  6. cephal/o
    head
  7. cerebr/o
    cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  8. cis/o
    to cut
  9. crin/o
    to secrete ( to form and give off)
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst ( sac containing fluid)
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. derm/o, dermat/o
    skin
  13. electr/o
    electricity
  14. encephal/o
    brain
  15. enter/o
    intestines (usually the small intestines)
  16. erythr/o
    red
  17. gastr/o
    stomach
  18. glyc/o
    sugar
  19. gnos/o
    knowledge
  20. gyne/o
    woman, female
  21. hemat/o
    blood
  22. hem/o
    blood
  23. hepat/o
    liver
  24. iatr/o
    treatment, physicians
  25. leuk/o
    white
  26. log/o
    study of
  27. nephr/o
    kidney
  28. neur/o
    nerve
  29. onc/o
    tumor
  30. ophthalm/o
    eye
  31. oste/o
    bone
  32. path/o
    disease
  33. ped/o
    child
  34. psych/o
    mind
  35. radi/o
    x-rays
  36. ren/o
    kidney
  37. rhin/o
    nose
  38. sarc/o
    flesh
  39. sect/o
    to cut
  40. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  41. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  42. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  43. adip/o
    fat
  44. anter/o
    front
  45. bol/o
    to cast (throw)
  46. cervic/o
    neck (of the body or of the uterus)
  47. chondr/o
    cartilage (type of connective tissue)
  48. chrom/o
    color
  49. coccyg/o
    coccyx (tailbone)
  50. crani/o
    skull
  51. cyt/o
    cell
  52. dist/o
    far, distant
  53. dors/o
    back portion of the body
  54. hist/o
    tissue
  55. ili/o
    ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
  56. inguin/o
    groin
  57. kary/o
    nucleus
  58. later/o
    side
  59. lumb/o
    lower back
  60. medi/o
    middle
  61. nucle/o
    nucleus
  62. pelv/i
    pelvis, hip region
  63. poster/o
    back, behind
  64. proxim/o
    nearest
  65. sacr/o
    sacrum
  66. sarc/o
    flesh
  67. spin/o
    spine, backbone
  68. thel/o
    nipple
  69. thorac/o
    chest
  70. trache/o
    trachea, windpipe
  71. umbilic/o
    navel, umbilicus
  72. ventr/o
    belly side of the body
  73. vertebr/o
    vertebra (e), backbone (s)
  74. viscer/o
    internal organs

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