Medical Transcription Ch. 3 - Suffixes - Combining Forms

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abdomin/o

abdomen

acr/o

extremities, top, extreme point

acu/o

sharp, severe, sudden

aden/o

gland

adip/o

fat

amni/o

amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

angi/o

vessel

arteri/o

artery

arthr/o

joint

axill/o

armpit

blephar/o

eyelid

bronch/o

bronchial tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)

carcin/o

cancer

cardi/o

heart

chem/o

drug, chemical

chondr/o

cartilage

chron/o

time

col/o

colon (large intestine)

cyst/o

urinary bladder

encephal/o

brain

erythr/o

red

hem/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

hydr/o

water, fluid

inguin/o

groin

isch/o

to hold back

lapar/o

abdomen, abdominal wall

laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

leuk/o

white

lymph/o

lymph

mamm/o

breast

mast/o

breast

morph/o

shape, form

muc/o

mucus

my/o

muscle

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

necr/o

death (of cells or whole body)

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

neutr/o

neutrophil (a white blood cell)

nucle/o

nucleus

ophthalm/o

eye

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

peritone/o

peritoneum

phag/o

to eat, swallow

phleb/o

vein

plas/o

formation, development

pleur/o

pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)

pneumon/o

lungs

pulmon/o

lungs

radi/o

x-rays

rect/o

rectum

ren/o

kidney

rhin/o

nose

sarc/o

flesh

splen/o

spleen

staphyl/o

clusters

strept/o

twisted chains

thorac/o

chest

thromb/o

clot

tonsill/o

tonsils

trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

ven/o

vein

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