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Glossary of Combining Forms and Words

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abdomin/0
abdomen
bi/o
life
blephar/o
eyelid
carcin/o
cancer
chem/o
drug
chemical
chondr/o
cartilage
chron/o
time
encephal/o
within the head
hem/o
blood
inguin/o
groin
isch/o
to hold back
--ischemia
laryng/o
larynx
voice box
mamm/o
breast
myel/o
spinal cord
bone marrow
myal/o
muscle
necr/o
death
neutr/o
neutrophill
neur/o
nerves
opthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
also otalitis
peritone/o
peritoneum
phleb/o
vein
acr/o
extremeties
acu/o
sharp
acute
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
angi/o
[blood] vessel
axill/o
armpit
col/o
colon
bronch/o
bronchial tube
cyst/o
urinary bladder
eu-
good, normal
hepat/o
liver
also hepatitis
lapar/o
abdominal wall
hydr/o
water
lymph/o
lymph
nucle/o
nuclei
nucleus
my/o
muscle
morph/o
shape or form
rhin/o
nose
plas/0
development
formation
pneumon/o
lungs
also pulmon-
pulmon/o
lungs
also pneumon-
sarc
flesh
rect/o
rectum
rectocele
hernia in the rectum
radi/o
x-ray
ven/o
vein
tonsill/o
tonsil
thromb/o
clot
platelet
staph/o
cluster
strept/o
twisted chain
splen/o
spleen
vertebr/o
vertebrae
cervic/o
brain
arteri/o
artery

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