Medical Transcription Ch. 2 - Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole - Combining Forms

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abdomin/o

abdomen

adip/o

fat

anter/o

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

skull

cyt/o

cell

dist/o

far, distant

dors/o

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 (side and back between the ribs and the pelvis)

medi/o

middle

nucle/o

nucleus

pelv/i

pelvis, hip region

poster/o

back, behind

proxim/o

nearest

sacr/o

sacrum

sarc/o

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(e), backbone(s)

viscer/o

internal organs

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