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Combining forms and number values

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oste/o, oss/e, oss/i
combining forms for bone
arthr/o
combining form for joint
chondr/o
cartilage (combining form)
my/o,
combining form for muscle
fasc/i, fasci/o
fascia
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o
tendon (3 combining forms)
Cardi/o
combining form for heart
Arteri/o
combining form for artery
ven/o, phleb/o
combining forms for veins
hem/o, hemat/o
combining form for blood
lymph/o
combining form for lymph
tonsill/o
combining form for tonsils
splen/o
combining form for spleen
thym/o
combining form meaning thymus gland
nas/o, rhin/o
nose....combining forms
pharng/o
pharynx
trache/o
combining form for trachea
laryng/o
combining form meaning "larynx"
pneum/o, pneumon/o
combining forms for lungs
or/o, stomat/o
combining forms for mouth
esophag/o
combining form, meaning esophagus
Gastr/o
combining form for stomach
enter/o
combining form for small intestine
col/o, colon/o
are combining forms for the large intestine (colon)
hepat/o
combining form for liver
pancreat/o
combining form for pancreas
ren/o, nephr/o
combining forms for "kidney" - nephr/o usually refers to disorders of the kidneys - nephritis
ureter/o
combining form for ureter
Cyst/o
Combining form for urinary bladder
Urethr/o
combining form for urethra
Neur/o, neur/i
combining forms for nerves
Encephal/o
combining form for brain
myel/o
combining form for spinal cord, bone marrow
ophthalm/o , ocul/o, opt/o, opt/i
combining forms for eyes
optic/o
combining form for sight
ot/o, aur/i, aur/o, audit/o, aud/i
combining forms for ears
acoust/o, acous/o
Combining Form for sound or hearing
Dermat/o, derm/o, cutane/o
Combining Forms for skin (3)
adren/o
The combining form for "adrenal gland"
gonad/o
Gonads (ovaries & testes)
pineal/o
pineal (gland)
thyroid/o, thyr/o
combining from for thyroid gland
orch/o orchi/o, orchid/o,testicul/o
testis (plural, testes) (CF)
ovari/o, oophor/o
ovaries
hyster/o, metr/o metr/i, metri/o, uter/o
combining forms for uterus
colp/o
vagina
adip/o
of or relating to fat or fatty tissue
melan/o
black, pigmented
cyan/o
Blue
glauc/o, poli/o
grey, silver
chlor/o
green
erythr/o, eosin/o,
red, rosy
albin/o, leuk/o
white
Fluor/o
luminous
cirrh/o, jaund/o, xanth/o, lute/o
Yellow
purpur/o
purple
uni- mono-
one
duo-, bi-, do-
two
tri-
three
quadri-, quadro- tetr- tetra-
four
quinqu, quint-, pent-, penta-
five
sex-, hex-, hexa-
six
sept-, septi-, hept-, hepta-
seven
octo-, oct-, octa-
eight
novem-, nonus-, ennea-
nine
deca-, decem-, dek-, deka-
ten
Sept/o
partition
aque/o
water
vitre/o
glassy