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Ch. 14 Combining Forms & Suffixes

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aer/o
air
bucc/o
cheek
chem/o
chemical
cutane/o
skin
derm/o
skin
lingu/o
tongue
muscul/o
muscle
or/o
mouth
pharmac/o
drug
rect/o
rectum
toxic/o
poison
vagin/o
vagina
ven/o
vein
anxi/o
anxiety
ment/o
mind
phren/o
mind
psych/o
mind
schiz/o
divided
somat/o
body
somn/o
sleep
-iatrist
physician
-mania
excessive preoccupation
-philia
affinity for, craving for
-phobia
irrational fear
fluor/o
fluorescense, luminous
radi/o
X-ray
roentgen/o
X-ray
son/o
sound
tom/o
to cut
-lucent
to shine through
-opaque
nontransparent
cry/o
cold
electr/o
electric current
erg/o
work
hydr/o
water
my/o
muscle
orth/o
straight, correct
phon/o
sound
prosth/o
addition
therm/o
heat
-phoresis
carrying
-therapy
treatment
cis/o
to cut
electr/o
electricity
esthesi/o
sensation, feeling
sect/o
cut
blast/o
primitive cell
carcin/o
cancerous
chem/o
chemical
mut/a
genetic change, mutation
onc/o
tumor
tox/o
poison
-plasia
-growth, formation
-plasm
growth, formation