Chapter 1 - Combining form - Meaning

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Chapter 1. Combining form and meaning.

aden/o

gland

arthr/o

joint

carcin/o

cancerous/cancer

cardi/o

heart

cephal/o

head

cerebr/o

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

cis/o

to cut

crin/o

to secrete (to form and give off)

cyst/o

urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)

cyt/o

cell

derm/o

skin

dermat/o

skin

electr/o

electricity

encephal/o

brain

enter/o

intestines (usually the small intestine)

erythr/o

red

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

sugar

gnos/o

knoledge

gynec/o

woman,female

hemat/o

blood

hem/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

iatr/o

treatment, physician

leuk/o

white

log/o

study of

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

onc/o

tumor

ophthalm/o

eye

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

ped/o

child

psych/o

mind

radi/o

x-rays

ren/o

kidney

rhin/o

nose

sarc/o

flesh

sect/o

to cut

thromb/o

clot, clotting

ur/o

urinary tract, urine

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