Medical Term C (prefix, roots & suffixes)

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Medical Term C (prefix, roots & suffixes)
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  1. cac/o
    bad or ill
  2. cal
    pebble, stone or calcium
  3. calcane/o
    calcaneus
  4. calc/i
    lime, stone or calcium
  5. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  6. carcin/o
    cancer of epithelial tissue
  7. cardi/o
    heart
  8. cari
    decay (in tooth)
  9. carp/o
    carpals (wrist bones)
  10. cata
    downward or down
  11. caud
    tail
  12. cec/o
    cecum
  13. -cele
    herniation, pouch
  14. celi/o
    abdomen
  15. cellular
    cell
  16. centa
    one hundred
  17. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  18. cephal/o
    brain, head
  19. cerebell/o
    cerebellum; small hind brain
  20. cerebr/o
    brain, cerebrum; large outer brain
  21. cervic/o
    neck or neck of the uterus
  22. cheil/o
    lip
  23. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  24. chlor/o
    green
  25. chol/e
    bile, gall
  26. chol/o
    bile, gall
  27. cholangi/o
    bile duct
  28. choledoch/o
    common bile duct
  29. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  30. chori/o
    chorion; outer fetal membrane
  31. chrom/o
    color
  32. chondr/o
    cartilage
  33. -cide
    kill
  34. circum
    around
  35. -cise
    cut
  36. -clasis
    break down
  37. -clysis
    washing
  38. -clast
    destructive cell
  39. clavicul/o
    clavical
  40. co
    with, together
  41. coccus(s)
    round, spherical form of bacteria
  42. cocci(pl)
    round, spherical form of bacteria
  43. coel
    cavity
  44. calla
    glue
  45. col/o
    large intestine
  46. colon
    large intestine
  47. colp/o
    vagina
  48. com
    with, together
  49. con
    with, together
  50. coni/o
    dust
  51. conjunctiv/o
    conjuctiva; lining of the surface of the eye
  52. contra
    against, opposite
  53. core/o
    pupil
  54. corne/o
    cornea
  55. cor/o
    pupil
  56. corp
    body
  57. cortic/o
    cortex or outer layer of the gland
  58. cost/o
    rib
  59. crani/o
    cranium, head skull
  60. cribr
    sieve
  61. -crine
    to secrete
  62. crista
    ridge
  63. -crit
    to separate
  64. cry/o
    cold
  65. crypt/o
    hidden
  66. cubit/o
    elbow
  67. culd/o
    cul-de-sac; a blind pouch
  68. cut
    separating or dividing tissue
  69. cutane/o
    skin
  70. cyan/o
    blue
  71. cyesis
    pregnancy
  72. cyst/o
    bladder, fluid filled sac
  73. -cyte
    cell
  74. cyt/o
    cell

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