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Glossary of Lesson 3 Combining Forms 2

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arachn-
Combining Form

spider, web; arachnoid membrane
chlor-
Combining Form

green
chondr-
combining form

cartilage
dactyl-
combining form

finger, toe
derm(at)-, -derma
combining form

skin
(h)elc-
combining form

ulcer
hidr(ot)-, -idr-
combining form

sweat
hist(i)*-

* the combining form histi- is from the diminutive noun bistion
combining form

(web) tissue
hydr*-

*this combining form is slightly irregular
combining form

water, fluid
hypn-
combining form

sleep
icter-
combining form

jaundice
in-, inos-
combining form

fiber, muscle
is-
combining form

equal, same, similar, alike
mening-, -meninx
combining form

meningeal membrane, meninges
my(s)-
combining form

(mouse), muscle
myc(et)-
combining form

(mushroom) fungus
myel-
combining form

bone marrow, spinal cord
narc-
combining form

stupor, numbness
necr-
combining form

corpse; dead
olig-
combining form

few, deficient
onych-
combining form

fingernail, toenail
pod-
combining form

foot
poli-
combining form

(gray) gray matter of the brain and spinal cord
por-
combining form

passage, opening, duct, pore, cavity
psych-
combining form

(soul) mind
som(at)-, -soma
combining form

body
sthen-
combining form

strength
trachel-
combining form

neck, cervix
xanth-
combining form

yellow

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