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Glossary of Medical Terminology Lesson 07

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aden
combining form; gland
aer
combining form; air, gas
blenn
combining form; mucus
cel(i)
combining form; abdomen
ch(e)il
combining form; lip
chron
combining form; time, timing
cla(s)
clast
combining form; break (up), destroy
desis
combining form; binding
desm
combining form; (binding) ligament, connective tissue
dynam
combining form; force, power, energy
ger
combining form; old age
gnath
combining form; (lower) jaw
isch
sche
combining form; suppress, check
klept
combining form; steal
lei
combining form; smooth
lep
combining form; attack, seizure
man
combining form; be mad
mel
combining form; limb
morph
combining form; form; shape
nom
combining form; law
omphal
combining form; navel, umbilicus
ped
combining form; child
pen
combining form; decrease, deficiency
pex
combining form; fixing, (surgical) attachment
plas(t)
combining form; form; develop
presby
combining form; old, old age
prostat
combining form; prostate gland
pty
combining form; spit
ptyal
combining form; saliva
rrhaph
combining form; suture
sit
combining form; food
sta(t)
combining form; stand, stop
tax
combining form; (muscular) coordination
therm
heat, (body) temperature
trop
combining form; turning
plasty
molding, surgical forming
-refers to plastic or restorative surgery
tropism
-refers to the turning of living organisms toward (positive) or away from (negative) an external stimulus
clast
words ending in clast indicate an instrument or device for breaking or crushing
stat
indicates a device or agent for stopping the flow of something
meter
indicates an instrument for measuring
tome
indicates a device for cutting or excising

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