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Chapter 1 - Combining form - Meaning

Chapter 1. Combining form and meaning.
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aden/o
gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous/cancer
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
cis/o
to cut
crin/o
to secrete (to form and give off)
cyst/o
urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)
cyt/o
cell
derm/o
skin
dermat/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestines (usually the small intestine)
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
sugar
gnos/o
knoledge
gynec/o
woman,female
hemat/o
blood
hem/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
treatment, physician
leuk/o
white
log/o
study of
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-rays
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
flesh
sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot, clotting
ur/o
urinary tract, urine