Medical Terminology Chapter 1- Combining Form

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Chapter 1

aden/o

gland

arthro/o

joint

carcin

cancerous, cancer

cardi/o

heart

caphal/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 ; dermat/o

skin

electr/o

electricity

encephal/o

brain

enter/o

intestines (usually the small intensine)

erythro/o

red

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

sugar

gnos/o

knowledge

gynec/o

woman, female

hem/o or hemat/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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