Combining Forms Chapter 1,2

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the root plus the combining root plus the combining vowel. HEMAT/O means blood Root + combining vowel = COMBINING FORM *TO HELP ME REMEMBER: CIS/O to cut (as in 'incision') *THE ONLY 2 WORDS THAT MEAN KIDNEYS NEPHR/O think nephritis, REN/O think renal failure SECT/O think section off seperate, cut off THROMB/O think thrombosis

aden/o

gland

arthr/o

joint

carcin/o

cancerous, cancer

cardi/o

heart

cephal/o

head, brain

cerebr/o

cerebrum, brain

cis/o

to cut

crin/o

secrete

cyst/o

Urinary Bladder, Cyst, Sac of Fluid

cyt/o

cell

derm/o,dermat/o

Skin

electr/o

electricity

encephal/o

brain, inside head

enter/o

intestines (usually the small intestine)

erythr/o

red

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

sugar, glucose

gnos/o

knowledge

gynec/o

woman, female

hem/o,hemat/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

iatr/o

treatment, physician

leuk/o

white

log/o

study

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

onc/o

tumor

ophthalm/o

eye

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

ped/o

child, foot

psych/o

mind

radi/o

x-ray, radiation

ren/o

kidney

rhin/o

nose

sarc/o

flesh

sect/o

to cut

thromb/o

clot

ur/o

urine; urinary tract

abdomin/o

abdomen

adip/o

fat

anter/o

anterior, front

bol/o

to cast, throw

cervic/o

neck (of the body or of the uterus)

chondr/o

cartilage (type of connective tissue)

chrom/o

color

coccyg/o

coccyx (tailbone)

crani/o

cranium (skull)

cyt/o

cell

dist/o

distant

dors/o

back,back portion of the body

hist/o

tissue

ili/o

ilium (part of the pelvic bone)

inguin/o

groin

kary/o

nucleus

later/o

side

lumb/o

lower back

medi/o

middle

nucle/o

nucleus

pelv/i

pelvis

poster/o

back, behind

proxim/o

nearest

sacr/o

sacrum

sarc

flesh

spin/o

spine, backbone

thel/o

nipple

thorac/o

chest

trache/o

trachea, windpipe

umbilic/o

navel, umbilicus

ventr/o

belly side of the body

vertebr/o

vertebra, backbone

viscer/o

internal organs

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