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Medical Terminology-Suffixes 3-Combining Form

Medical Terminolgy- A Short Course, 5th Edition,Chabner/Saunders: "Suffixes 3- Combining Forms" http://evolve.elsevier.com/
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aden/o
gland
amni/o
amnion(sac of fluid surrounding the embryo)
angi/o
vessel (usually a blood vessel)
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
ather/o
plaque (a yellow, fatty material)
axill/o
armpit (underarm)
bronch/o
bronchial tube
carcin/o
cancerous
cardi/o
heart
chem/o
drug; also chemical
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
chron/o
time
col/o
colon (large intestine or bowel)
crani/o
skull
cry/o
cold
cyst/o
urinary bladder; also a sac of fluid or a cyst
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
erythr/o
red
esophag/o
esophagus (tube leading from the throat to the stomach)
hem/o
blood
hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
hyster/o
uterus
inguin/o
groin (area in which the thigh meets the trunk of the body)
isch/o
to hold back
lapar/o
abdomen (abdominal wall)
laryng/o
voice box
leuk/o
white
mamm/o
breast (use with-ARY,-GRAPHY,-GRAM, AND -PLASTY)
mast/o
breast (use with-ECTOMY and -ITIS)
men/o
menses (menstruation); month
mening/o
meninges (membranes around the brain and spinal cord)
my/o
muscle
myel/o
spinal cord (nervous tissue connected to the brain and located within the spinal column or backbone); in other terms, MYEL/O means bone marrow (the soft, inner part of bones, where blood cells are made)
necr/o
death (of cells)
nephr/o
kidney (use with all suffixes, except - AL and -GRAM; use REN/O with -AL and -Gram)
neur/o
nerve
oophor/o
ovary
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
pelv/o
hip area
peritone/o
peritoneum (membrane surrounding the organs in the abdominal cavity)
phleb/o
vein
pneumon/o
lung
pulmon/o
lung
radi/o
x-rays
ren/o
kidney (use with -AL and -GRAM)
rhin/o
nose
salping/o
fallopian (uterine) tube
sarc/o
flesh
septic/o
pertaining to infection
thorac/o
chest
tonsill/o
tonsil
trache/o
windpipe; trachea
ur/o
urine or urea (waste material); urinary tract
vascul/o
blood vessel