Chapter 3 Review: Combining Forms

  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. acr/o
    extremities; top; extreme point
  3. acu/o
    sharp; severe; sudden
  4. aden/o
    gland
  5. adip/o
    fat
  6. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo)
  7. angi/o
    vessel
  8. arteri/o
    artery
  9. arthr/o
    joint
  10. axill/o
    armpit
  11. bi/o
    life
  12. blephar/o
    eyelid
  13. bronch/o
    brochus
  14. carcin/o
    cancerous
  15. cardi/o
    heart
  16. chem/o
    drug; chemical
  17. chondr/o
    cartilage
  18. chron/o
    time
  19. cil/o
    colon (large intestine)
  20. cyst/o
    urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid
  21. encephal/o
    brain
  22. erythr/o
    red
  23. hem/o
    blood
  24. hepat/o
    liver
  25. hydr/o
    water
  26. inguin/o
    groin
  27. isch/o
    to hold back; back
  28. lapar/o
    abdominal wall; abdomen
  29. laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  30. leuk/o
    white
  31. lymph/o
    lymph
  32. mamm/o
    breast
  33. mast/o
    large
  34. morph/o
    sharp; form
  35. muc/o
    mucus
  36. my/o
    muscle
  37. myel/o
    spinal cord; bone marrow
  38. necr/o
    death
  39. nephr/o
    kidney
  40. neur/o
    nerve
  41. neutr/o
    neither; neutral; neutrophil
  42. nucle/o
    nucleus
  43. ophthalm/o
    eye
  44. oste/o
    bone
  45. ot/o
    ear
  46. path/o
    disease
  47. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  48. phag/o
    eat; swallow
  49. phled/o
    vein
  50. plas/o
    development; formation growth
  51. pleur/o
    pleura
  52. pneumon/o
    lung; air
  53. pulmon/o
    lung
  54. radi/o
    x-rays; radioactivity; radius
  55. rect/o
    rectum
  56. ren/o
    kidney
  57. rhin/o
    nose
  58. sacr/o
    flesh (connective tissue)
  59. splen/o
    spleen
  60. staphyl/o
    clusters; uvula
  61. strept/o
    twisted; chains
  62. thorac/o
    chest
  63. thromb/o
    clot
  64. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  65. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  66. ven/o
    vein
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