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Glossary of Medical vocab, chapter 6

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andr-
combining form

man, male
ankyl-
ancyl-
combining form

fused, stiffened; hooked, crooked
aphrodis(i)
combining form

sexual disire
(of or pertaining to Aphrodite, the greek goddess of love)
brachy-
combining form

short
crypt-
combining form

hidden, latent
dem-
combining form

people, population
dolich-
combining form

long, narrow, slender
drom-
combining form

a running
er-
erot-
combining from

sexual disire
(Eros, son of Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love)
helmint(h)-
combining form

(intestinal) worm
gyn(ec)-
combining form

woman, femal
nemat-
combining form

thread (worm)
nos-
combining form

disease, illness
odont-
combining form

tooth
pali(n)-
combining form

back, again
Pant-
combining form

all, entire, every
phor-
combining form

bearing, carrying
phos-
combining form

light, daylight
phot-
combining form

light, daylight
plec-
pleg-
combining form

strike, paralyze
r(h)achi-
combining form

spine
schiz-
schist-
schisis-
combining form

split, cleft, fissure
spondyl-
combining form

vertebra
-staxis
-staxia
combining form

dripping, oozing (of blood)
than(at)-
combining form

death
the-
combining form

place, put
trich-
combining form

hair
troph-
combining form

nourishment

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