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CH. 8 - REVIEW SHEET - FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM - Combining Forms, Suffixes, & Prefixes

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amni/o
amnion (membranous sac surrounding the developing fetus)
cephal/o
head
cervic/o
cervix; neck (neck of the uterus)
chori/o
chorion (outermost membrane of the fetus)
chorion/o
chorion
colp/o
vagina
culd/o
cul-de-sac
episi/o
vulva (external female genitalia)
galact/o
milk
gynec/o
woman; female
hyster/o
uterus; womb
lact/o
milk
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
men/o
menses; menstruation
metr/o
uterus; measure
metri/o
uterus
my/o
muscle
myom/o
muscle tumor
nat/i
birth
obstertr/o
pregnancy; childbirth
olig/o
scanty
o/o
egg
oophor/o
ovary
ov/o
egg
ovari/o
ovary
ovul/o
egg
perine/o
perineum
phor/o
to bear
py/o
pus
salping/o
fallopian tube
uter/o
uterus
vagin/o
vagina
vulv/o
vulva (female external genitalia)
-arche
beginning
-cele
hernia
-cyesis
pregnancy
-ectasis
dilation; widening
-ectomy
process of removal of
-flexion
to bend
-genesis
producing; forming
-gravida
pregnant woman
-itis
inflammation
-pareunia
sexual intercourse
-parous
to bear, bring forth
-plasia
development; formation; growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
droop; sag; prolapse
-rrhagia
to flow; discharge
-rrhaphy
suture
-rrhea
to flow; discharge
-salpinx
fallopian tube
-scopy
process of visual examination
-stenosis
tightening; stricture
-stomy
process of forming a new opening
-tocia
condition of labor or birth
-tomy
process of cutting
-tresia
opening
-version
to turn
bi-
two
dys-
pain
endo-
in; within
in-
in; within
intra-
within; into
multi-
many
nujlli-
none
oxy-
oxygen
peri-
surrounding
pre-
before; in front of
primi-
first;
pseudo-
false
retro-
backward
uni-
one