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Glossary of Lesson 5: Building Greek Vocabulary II

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ACOU(S)-
ACU(S)-
combining form: hear
AMNI-
combining form:fetal membrane, amniotic sac, amnion
ASC-

ASCIT-
combining form:(leather bag)bladder, sac, bag
BARY-
combining form:heavy, dull, hard
CENTE-
combining form:pierce
CHROM-
CHROMA-
CHROMAT-
combining form:color, pigment
DIPS-
combining form:thirst
ECHO-
combining form:reverberating sound, echo
EDEMA-
EDEMAT-
combining form:swelling
EME-
combining form:vomit
GNO(S)-
combining form:know
LAL-
combining form:talk
LAPAR-
combining form:abdomen, abdominal wall
LEX-
combining form:read
MNE-
combining form:remember
NE-
combining form:new
NO-
combining form:mind, mental activity, comprehension
OREC-
OREX-
combining form:have an appetite
OX(Y)-
combining form:acute, pointed; rapid; acid; oxygen
ox-indicates the presence of oxygen
oxy-rapid, acid, and pointed
PHA-
combining form:speak, communicate
PHAG-
combining form:swallow, eat
PHARMAC(EU)-
combining form:medicine, drug
*comes from greek adjective pharmakeutikos (concerning drugs)
PHEM-
combining form:speech
PHOB-
combining form:(abnormal) fear
PHON-
combining form:voice, sound
PHRAC-
PHRAG-
combining form:enclose, obstruct
PHRAS-
combining form:speak
PHREN-
combining form:mind; diaphragm
PHYLAC-
combining form:protection (against disease)
PHYS(I)-
combining form:nature, appearance
PHYT-
combining form:plant(organism), growth
POIE-
combining form:produce, make
SAPR-
combining form:rotten, putrid, decaying
STEAR-
STEAT-
combining form:fat, sebum, sebaceous glands

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