MHCC MO114 - Chapter 2 Combining Forms

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MHCC MO114 - Chapter 2 Combining Forms
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The Language of Medicine Chapter 2
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. adip/o
    fat
  3. anter/o
    front
  4. bol/o
    to cast (throw)
  5. cervic/o
    neck (of the body or of the uterus)
  6. chondro/o
    cartilage (type of connective tissue)
  7. chrom/o
    color
  8. coccyg/o
    coccyx (tailbone)
  9. crani/o
    skull
  10. cyt/o
    cell
  11. dist/o
    far, distant
  12. dors/o
    back portion of the body
  13. hist/o
    tissue
  14. ili/o
    ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
  15. inguin/o
    groin
  16. kary/o
    nucleus
  17. later/o
    side
  18. lumb/o
    waist, lower side and back between thee ribs and the pelvis
  19. medi/o
    middle
  20. nucle/o
    nucleus
  21. pelv/i
    pelvis, hip region
  22. poster/o
    back, behind
  23. proxim/o
    nearest
  24. sacr/o
    sacrum
  25. sarc/o
    flesh
  26. spin/o
    spine, backbone
  27. thel/o
    nipple
  28. thorac/o
    chest
  29. trache/o
    trachea, windpipe
  30. umbilic/o
    navel, umbilicus
  31. ventr/o
    belly side of the body
  32. verterbr/o
    vertebra
  33. viscer/o
    internal organs

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