Unit 1 Combining Forms

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Unit 1 Combining Forms
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. acr/o
    extremities, top, extreme point
  3. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  4. aden/o
    gland
  5. adip/o
    fat
  6. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding an embryo)
  7. angi/o
    vessel
  8. arteri/o
    artery
  9. arthr/o
    joint
  10. axill/o
    armpit
  11. bi/o
    life
  12. blephar/o
    eyelid
  13. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  14. carcin/o
    cancer
  15. cardi/o
    heart
  16. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  17. chondr/o
    cartilage
  18. chron/o
    time
  19. col/o
    colon
  20. cyst/o
    unirnary bladder
  21. encephal/o
    brain
  22. erythr/o
    red
  23. hem/o
    blood
  24. hepat/o
    liver
  25. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  26. inguin/o
    groin
  27. isch/o
    to hold back
  28. lapar/o
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  29. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  30. leuk/o
    white
  31. lymph/o
    lymph
  32. mamm/o
    breast
  33. mast/o
    breast
  34. morph/o
    shape, form
  35. muc/o
    mucus
  36. my/o
    muscle
  37. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow (based on context)
  38. necr/o
    death
  39. nephr/o
    kidney
  40. neur/o
    nerve
  41. neutr/o
    neutrophil
  42. nucle/o
    nucleus
  43. ophthalm/o
    eye
  44. oste/o
    bone
  45. ot/o
    ear
  46. path/o
    disease
  47. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  48. phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  49. phleb/o
    vein
  50. plas/o
    formation, development
  51. pleur/o
    pleura
  52. pneumon/o
    lungs
  53. pulmon/o
    lungs
  54. radi/o
    x-rays
  55. rect/o
    rectum
  56. ren/o
    kidneys
  57. rhin/o
    nose
  58. sarc/o
    flesh, skin
  59. splen/o
    spleen
  60. staphyl/o
    clusters
  61. strept/o
    twisted chains
  62. throac/o
    chest
  63. thromb/o
    clot
  64. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  65. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  66. ven/o
    vein
  67. cephal/o
    head
  68. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  69. cis/o
    to cut
  70. crin/o
    to secrete
  71. cyt/o
    cell
  72. derm/o
    skin
  73. dermat/o
    skin
  74. electr/o
    electricity
  75. enter/o
    intestines
  76. gastr/o
    stomach
  77. glyc/o
    sugar
  78. gnos/o
    knowledge
  79. gynec/o
    woman, female
  80. hemat/o
    blood
  81. iatr/o
    treatment, physician
  82. log/o
    study of
  83. onc/o
    tumor
  84. ped/o
    child
  85. psych/o
    mind
  86. sect/o
    to cut
  87. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  88. anter/o
    front
  89. bol/o
    to cast
  90. cervic/o
    neck
  91. chrom/o
    color
  92. coccyg/o
    coccyx (tailbone)
  93. crani/o
    skull
  94. dist/o
    far, distant
  95. dors/o
    back portion of the body
  96. hist/o
    tissue
  97. ili/o
    ilium (part of pelvis)
  98. later/o
    side
  99. kary/o
    nucleus
  100. lumb/o
    lower back
  101. medi/o
    middle
  102. pelv/i
    pelvis
  103. poster/o
    back, behind
  104. proxim/o
    nearest
  105. sacr/o
    sacrum
  106. spin/o
    spine, backbone
  107. thel/o
    nipple
  108. thorac/o
    chest
  109. umbilic/o
    navel, umbilicus
  110. ventr/o
    belly side of the body
  111. vertebr/o
    vertebra(e)
  112. viscer/o
    viscera
  113. carp/o
    wrist bones
  114. cib/o
    meals
  115. cis/0
    to cut
  116. cost/o
    rib
  117. cutane/o
    skin
  118. dactyl/o
    fingers, toes
  119. duct/o
    to lead, carry
  120. flex/o
    to bend
  121. furc/o
    forking, branching
  122. gloss/o
    tongue
  123. immun/o
    protection
  124. mort/o
    death
  125. nat/i
    birth
  126. nect/o
    to bind, tie, connect
  127. norm/o
    rule, order
  128. ox/o
    oxygen
  129. pub/o
    pubis
  130. seps/o
    infection
  131. somn/o
    sleep
  132. son/o
    sound
  133. the/o
    to put, place
  134. thel/o
    nipple
  135. thyr/o
    thyroid
  136. top/o
    place, position, location
  137. tox/o
    poison
  138. urethr/o
    urethra

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