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oste/o, oss/e, oss/i

combining forms for bone

arthr/o

combining form for joint

chondr/o

cartilage (combining form)

my/o,

combining form for muscle

fasc/i, fasci/o

fascia

ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o

tendon (3 combining forms)

Cardi/o

combining form for heart

Arteri/o

combining form for artery

ven/o, phleb/o

combining forms for veins

hem/o, hemat/o

combining form for blood

lymph/o

combining form for lymph

tonsill/o

combining form for tonsils

splen/o

combining form for spleen

thym/o

combining form meaning thymus gland

nas/o, rhin/o

nose....combining forms

pharng/o

pharynx

trache/o

combining form for trachea

laryng/o

combining form meaning "larynx"

pneum/o, pneumon/o

combining forms for lungs

or/o, stomat/o

combining forms for mouth

esophag/o

combining form, meaning esophagus

Gastr/o

combining form for stomach

enter/o

combining form for small intestine

col/o, colon/o

are combining forms for the large intestine (colon)

hepat/o

combining form for liver

pancreat/o

combining form for pancreas

ren/o, nephr/o

combining forms for "kidney" - nephr/o usually refers to disorders of the kidneys - nephritis

ureter/o

combining form for ureter

Cyst/o

Combining form for urinary bladder

Urethr/o

combining form for urethra

Neur/o, neur/i

combining forms for nerves

Encephal/o

combining form for brain

myel/o

combining form for spinal cord, bone marrow

ophthalm/o , ocul/o, opt/o, opt/i

combining forms for eyes

optic/o

combining form for sight

ot/o, aur/i, aur/o, audit/o, aud/i

combining forms for ears

acoust/o, acous/o

Combining Form for sound or hearing

Dermat/o, derm/o, cutane/o

Combining Forms for skin (3)

adren/o

The combining form for "adrenal gland"

gonad/o

Gonads (ovaries & testes)

pineal/o

pineal (gland)

thyroid/o, thyr/o

combining from for thyroid gland

orch/o orchi/o, orchid/o,testicul/o

testis (plural, testes) (CF)

ovari/o, oophor/o

ovaries

hyster/o, metr/o metr/i, metri/o, uter/o

combining forms for uterus

colp/o

vagina

adip/o

of or relating to fat or fatty tissue

melan/o

black, pigmented

cyan/o

Blue

glauc/o, poli/o

grey, silver

chlor/o

green

erythr/o, eosin/o,

red, rosy

albin/o, leuk/o

white

Fluor/o

luminous

cirrh/o, jaund/o, xanth/o, lute/o

Yellow

purpur/o

purple

uni- mono-

one

duo-, bi-, do-

two

tri-

three

quadri-, quadro- tetr- tetra-

four

quinqu, quint-, pent-, penta-

five

sex-, hex-, hexa-

six

sept-, septi-, hept-, hepta-

seven

octo-, oct-, octa-

eight

novem-, nonus-, ennea-

nine

deca-, decem-, dek-, deka-

ten

Sept/o

partition

aque/o

water

vitre/o

glassy

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