combining forms

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combining forms
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combining forms for med term class
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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
  8. cis/o
    to cut
  9. crin/o
    to secrete (to form and give off)
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. derm/o
    dermat/o
    skin
  13. elecrt/o
    electric
  14. encephal/o
    brain
  15. enter/o
    intestines (usually small intestines)
  16. erythr/o
    red
  17. glyc/o
    sugar
  18. gnos/o
    knowledge
  19. gynec/o
    woman, female
  20. hemat/o
    blood
  21. hepat/o
    liver
  22. iatr/o
    treatment, physician
  23. leuk/o
    white
  24. log/o
    study of
  25. nephr/o
    this is greek use it wit greek words like -osis, -itis, -ectomy... to describe conditions and procedures.
    kidney
  26. neur/o
    nerve
  27. onc/o
    tumor
  28. opthalm/o
    eye
  29. oste/o
    bone
  30. path/o
    disease
  31. ped/o
    child
  32. psych/o
    mind
  33. radi/o
    x-rays
  34. ren/o
    this is latin use it with the latin word -al
    kidney
  35. rhin/o
    nose
  36. sarc/o
    flesh
  37. sect/o
    to cut
  38. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  39. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine

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