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Medical Terminology

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A combining form meaning "nerve" is __________.
neur/o
A combining form meaning "pons" is __________.
pont/o
A combining form meaning "spinal cord" is __________.
myel/o
A combining form meaning "brain" is __________.
encephal/o
A combining form meaning "drug" is __________.
pharmac/o
A combining form meaning "primitive cell" is __________.
blast/o
A combining form meaning "sleep" is __________.
somn/o
A combining form meaning "cold" is __________.
cry/o
A combining form meaning "tumor" is __________.
onc/o
A combining form meaning "cancerous" is __________.
carcin/o
A suffix meaning "tumor or mass" is __________.
-oma
A suffix meaning "treatment" is __________.
-therapy
A suffix meaning "nontransparent" is __________.
-opaque
A combining form meaning "cornea" other than corne/o is__________.
kerat/o
A suffix meaning "irrational fear" is __________.
-phobia
A combining form meaning "old age" is __________.
presby/o
A combining form meaning "thyroid gland" other than thyroid/o is __________.
thyr/o
A suffix meaning "thirst" is __________.
-dipsia
A combining form meaning "eyelid" is __________.
blephar/o
A suffix meaning "vision" is __________.
-opia
A combining form meaning "eardrum" other than myring/o is __________.
tympan/o
A suffix meaning "rupture" is __________. (
-rrhexis
A combining form meaning "head" is __________.
cephal/o
A combining form meaning "cerebellum" is __________.
cerebell/o
A suffix meaning "movement" is __________.
-kinesia
A suffix meaning "paralysis" is __________.
-plegia
A suffix meaning "speech" is __________.
-phasia
A combining form meaning "gland" is __________.
aden/o
A combining form meaning "to secrete" is __________.
crin/o
A combining form meaning "male" is __________.
andr/o
A suffix meaning "stimulate" is __________.
-tropin
A combining form meaning "ovary" other than ovari/o is __________.
oophor/o
A combining form meaning "breast" other than mast/o is __________.
A combining form meaning "breast" other than mast/o is __________.
A combining form meaning "sugar, glucose" is __________.
glycos/o
A suffix meaning "surgical crushing" is __________.
-tripsy
A combining form meaning "scanty" is __________.
olig/o
A combining form meaning "vagina" other than vagin/o is __________.
colp/o
A combining form meaning "kidney" other than ren/o is __________.
nephr/o
A combining form meaning "urine" other than urin/o is __________.
ur/o
A suffix meaning "fallopian tube" is __________.
-salpinx
A combining form meaning "sperm" is __________.
spermat/o
A combining form meaning "renal pelvis" is __________.
pyel/o
A combining form meaning "urinary bladder" other than vesic/o is __________.
cyst/o
A combining form meaning "woman or female" is __________.
gynec/o
A combining form meaning "tooth" other than odont/o is __________.
dent/o
A combining form meaning "pancreas" is __________.
pancreat/o
A combining form meaning "cheek" is __________.
bucc/o
A combining form meaning "stomach" is __________.
gastr/o
A combining form meaning "small intestines" is __________.
enter/o
A combining form meaning "stone" is __________.
lith/o
A suffix meaning "to surgically create an opening" is __________.
-ostomy
A combining form meaning "gallbladder" is __________.
cholecyst/o
A combining form meaning "gums" is __________.
gingiv/o
A suffix meaning "digestion" is __________.
-pepsia
A combining form meaning "bronchus" other than bronchi/o is __________.
bronch/o
A combining form meaning "larynx" is __________.
laryng/o
A combining form meaning "chest" other than steth/o is __________.
thorac/o
A combining form meaning "nose" other than nas/o is __________.
rhin/o
A combining form meaning "breathing" is __________.
spir/o
A combining form meaning "pharynx" is __________.
pharyng/o
A suffix meaning "breathing" is __________. (
-pnea
A suffix meaning "dilated or expansion" is __________.
-ectasis
A combining form meaning "red" is __________.
erythr/o
A suffix meaning "abnormal decrease, too few" is __________.
-penia
A combining form meaning "clot" is __________.
thromb/o
A combining form meaning "bone marrow" is __________.
myel/o
A combining form meaning "gland" is __________.
aden/o
A suffix meaning "protein" is __________.
-globulin
A combining form meaning "artery" is __________.
arteri/o
A combining form meaning "heart" other than coron/o is __________.
cardi/o
A suffix meaning "hardening" is __________. (
-sclerosis
A suffix meaning "narrowing" is __________.
-stenosis
A combining form meaning "fatty substance" is __________.
ather/o
A combining form meaning "blue" is __________.
cyan/o
A combining form meaning "vein" other than ven/o is __________.
phleb/o
A prefix meaning "fast" is __________.
tachy-
A combining form meaning "neck" is __________.
A combining form meaning "neck" is __________.
A combining form meaning "shoulder blade" is __________.
scapul/o
A combining form meaning "bone" is __________.
oste/o
A combining form meaning "crooked or bent" is __________.
scoli/o
A combining form meaning "stiff joint" is __________.
ankyl/o
A combining form meaning "muscle" other than muscul/o is __________.
my/o
A suffix meaning "to surgically break" is __________.
-clasia
The combining form meaning "pus" is __________.
py/o
The combining form meaning "black" is __________.
melan/o
The combining form meaning "blue" is __________.
cyan/o
combining form meaning "hair" is __________.
pil/o OR trich/o
The suffix that means "skin" is __________.
-derma
The suffix that means "instrument used to cut" is __________.
-tome
The combining form meaning "cartilage" is __________.
chondr/o
The combining form meaning " tissue" is __________.
hist/o
The combining form meaning " front" is __________.
anter/o
The combining form meaning " nerve" is __________.
neur/o
The prefix meaning "within" is __________.
intra-
The combining form meaning eye is __________.
ophthalm/o
The combining form meaning skin is __________.
dermat/o
The suffix meaning narrowing is __________.
-stenosis
The suffix meaning surgical removal is __________.
-ectomy
The suffix meaning abnormal softening is __________.
-malacia
The prefix meaning slow is __________.
brady-
The prefix meaning among or between is __________.
inter-
The suffix meaning instrument for viewing is __________.
-scope
The prefix meaning small is __________.
micro-
The prefix meaning many is __________.
poly-