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A combining form meaning "nerve" is __________.

neur/o

A combining form meaning "pons" is __________.

pont/o

A combining form meaning "spinal cord" is __________.

myel/o

A combining form meaning "brain" is __________.

encephal/o

A combining form meaning "drug" is __________.

pharmac/o

A combining form meaning "primitive cell" is __________.

blast/o

A combining form meaning "sleep" is __________.

somn/o

A combining form meaning "cold" is __________.

cry/o

A combining form meaning "tumor" is __________.

onc/o

A combining form meaning "cancerous" is __________.

carcin/o

A suffix meaning "tumor or mass" is __________.

-oma

A suffix meaning "treatment" is __________.

-therapy

A suffix meaning "nontransparent" is __________.

-opaque

A combining form meaning "cornea" other than corne/o is__________.

kerat/o

A suffix meaning "irrational fear" is __________.

-phobia

A combining form meaning "old age" is __________.

presby/o

A combining form meaning "thyroid gland" other than thyroid/o is __________.

thyr/o

A suffix meaning "thirst" is __________.

-dipsia

A combining form meaning "eyelid" is __________.

blephar/o

A suffix meaning "vision" is __________.

-opia

A combining form meaning "eardrum" other than myring/o is __________.

tympan/o

A suffix meaning "rupture" is __________. (

-rrhexis

A combining form meaning "head" is __________.

cephal/o

A combining form meaning "cerebellum" is __________.

cerebell/o

A suffix meaning "movement" is __________.

-kinesia

A suffix meaning "paralysis" is __________.

-plegia

A suffix meaning "speech" is __________.

-phasia

A combining form meaning "gland" is __________.

aden/o

A combining form meaning "to secrete" is __________.

crin/o

A combining form meaning "male" is __________.

andr/o

A suffix meaning "stimulate" is __________.

-tropin

A combining form meaning "ovary" other than ovari/o is __________.

oophor/o

A combining form meaning "breast" other than mast/o is __________.

A combining form meaning "breast" other than mast/o is __________.

A combining form meaning "sugar, glucose" is __________.

glycos/o

A suffix meaning "surgical crushing" is __________.

-tripsy

A combining form meaning "scanty" is __________.

olig/o

A combining form meaning "vagina" other than vagin/o is __________.

colp/o

A combining form meaning "kidney" other than ren/o is __________.

nephr/o

A combining form meaning "urine" other than urin/o is __________.

ur/o

A suffix meaning "fallopian tube" is __________.

-salpinx

A combining form meaning "sperm" is __________.

spermat/o

A combining form meaning "renal pelvis" is __________.

pyel/o

A combining form meaning "urinary bladder" other than vesic/o is __________.

cyst/o

A combining form meaning "woman or female" is __________.

gynec/o

A combining form meaning "tooth" other than odont/o is __________.

dent/o

A combining form meaning "pancreas" is __________.

pancreat/o

A combining form meaning "cheek" is __________.

bucc/o

A combining form meaning "stomach" is __________.

gastr/o

A combining form meaning "small intestines" is __________.

enter/o

A combining form meaning "stone" is __________.

lith/o

A suffix meaning "to surgically create an opening" is __________.

-ostomy

A combining form meaning "gallbladder" is __________.

cholecyst/o

A combining form meaning "gums" is __________.

gingiv/o

A suffix meaning "digestion" is __________.

-pepsia

A combining form meaning "bronchus" other than bronchi/o is __________.

bronch/o

A combining form meaning "larynx" is __________.

laryng/o

A combining form meaning "chest" other than steth/o is __________.

thorac/o

A combining form meaning "nose" other than nas/o is __________.

rhin/o

A combining form meaning "breathing" is __________.

spir/o

A combining form meaning "pharynx" is __________.

pharyng/o

A suffix meaning "breathing" is __________. (

-pnea

A suffix meaning "dilated or expansion" is __________.

-ectasis

A combining form meaning "red" is __________.

erythr/o

A suffix meaning "abnormal decrease, too few" is __________.

-penia

A combining form meaning "clot" is __________.

thromb/o

A combining form meaning "bone marrow" is __________.

myel/o

A combining form meaning "gland" is __________.

aden/o

A suffix meaning "protein" is __________.

-globulin

A combining form meaning "artery" is __________.

arteri/o

A combining form meaning "heart" other than coron/o is __________.

cardi/o

A suffix meaning "hardening" is __________. (

-sclerosis

A suffix meaning "narrowing" is __________.

-stenosis

A combining form meaning "fatty substance" is __________.

ather/o

A combining form meaning "blue" is __________.

cyan/o

A combining form meaning "vein" other than ven/o is __________.

phleb/o

A prefix meaning "fast" is __________.

tachy-

A combining form meaning "neck" is __________.

A combining form meaning "neck" is __________.

A combining form meaning "shoulder blade" is __________.

scapul/o

A combining form meaning "bone" is __________.

oste/o

A combining form meaning "crooked or bent" is __________.

scoli/o

A combining form meaning "stiff joint" is __________.

ankyl/o

A combining form meaning "muscle" other than muscul/o is __________.

my/o

A suffix meaning "to surgically break" is __________.

-clasia

The combining form meaning "pus" is __________.

py/o

The combining form meaning "black" is __________.

melan/o

The combining form meaning "blue" is __________.

cyan/o

combining form meaning "hair" is __________.

pil/o OR trich/o

The suffix that means "skin" is __________.

-derma

The suffix that means "instrument used to cut" is __________.

-tome

The combining form meaning "cartilage" is __________.

chondr/o

The combining form meaning " tissue" is __________.

hist/o

The combining form meaning " front" is __________.

anter/o

The combining form meaning " nerve" is __________.

neur/o

The prefix meaning "within" is __________.

intra-

The combining form meaning eye is __________.

ophthalm/o

The combining form meaning skin is __________.

dermat/o

The suffix meaning narrowing is __________.

-stenosis

The suffix meaning surgical removal is __________.

-ectomy

The suffix meaning abnormal softening is __________.

-malacia

The prefix meaning slow is __________.

brady-

The prefix meaning among or between is __________.

inter-

The suffix meaning instrument for viewing is __________.

-scope

The prefix meaning small is __________.

micro-

The prefix meaning many is __________.

poly-

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