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Combining Forms Chapter 1,2

the root plus the combining root plus the combining vowel. HEMAT/O means blood Root + combining vowel = COMBINING FORM *TO HELP ME REMEMBER: CIS/O to cut (as in 'incision') *THE ONLY 2 WORDS THAT MEAN KIDNEYS NEPHR/O think nephritis, REN/O think renal failure SECT/O think section off seperate, cut off THROMB/O think thrombosis
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aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous, cancer
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head, brain
cerebr/o
cerebrum, brain
cis/o
to cut
crin/o
secrete
cyst/o
Urinary Bladder, Cyst, Sac of Fluid
cyt/o
cell
derm/o,dermat/o
Skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain, inside head
enter/o
intestines (usually the small intestine)
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
sugar, glucose
gnos/o
knowledge
gynec/o
woman, female
hem/o,hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
treatment, physician
leuk/o
white
log/o
study
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child, foot
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-ray, radiation
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot
ur/o
urine; urinary tract
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
anterior, 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
cranium (skull)
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
distant
dors/o
back,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
medi/o
middle
nucle/o
nucleus
pelv/i
pelvis
poster/o
back, behind
proxim/o
nearest
sacr/o
sacrum
sarc
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, backbone
viscer/o
internal organs