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combining forms from medical terminology

combining form is a word part that is the foundation of a word...
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abdomin/o- ( combining form)
abdomen (medical meaning)
append/o- ( combining form)
appendix (medical meaning)
arteri/o- ( combining form)
artery (medical meaning)
bi/o- ( combining form)
life; living organisms (medical meaning)
card/i- ( combining form)
heart (medical meaning)
cardi/o- ( combining form)
heart (medical meaning)
cholecyst/o- ( combining form)
gallbladder (medical meaning)
col/o- ( combining form)
colon (medical meaning)
colon/o- ( combining form)
colon (medical meaning)
cost/o- ( combining form)
rib (medical meaning)
cutane/o-( combining form)
skin (medical meaning)
derm/o- ( combining form)
skin (medical meaning)
digest/o- ( combining form)
breaks down food; digest (medical meaning)
enter/o- ( combining form)
intestine (medical meaning)
esthes/o- ( combining form)
sensation; feeling(medical meaning)
gastr/o- ( combining form)
stomach (medical meaning)
gemini/o- ( combining form)
set or group (medical meaning)
hem/o- ( combining form)
blood (medical meaning)
hepat/o- ( combining form)
liver (medical meaning)
hyster/o- ( combining form)
uterus:womb (medical meaning)
intestin/o- ( combining form)
intestine (medical meaning)
lapar/o- ( combining form)
abdomen (medical meaning)
laryng/o- ( combining form)
larynx: voice box (medical meaning)
later/o- ( combining form)
side (medical meaning)
mamm/o-( combining form)
breast (medical meaning)
menstru/o- ( combining form)
monthly discharge of blood (medical meaning)
ment/o- ( combining form)
mind (medical meaning)
muscul/o- ( combining form)
muscle (medical meaning)
nas/o- ( combining form)
nose (medical meaning)
neur/o- ( combining form)
nerve (medical meaning)
nucle/o- ( combining form)
nucleus (medical meaning)
nutri/o- ( combining form)
nourishment (medical meaning)
pelv/o- ( combining form)
pelvis (medical meaning)
phag/o- ( combining form)
eating;swallowing (medical meaning)
pleg/o- ( combining form)
paralysis (medical meaning)
pneumon/o- ( combining form)
lung;air (medical meaning)
psych/o- ( combining form)
mind (medical meaning)
sperm/o-( combining form)
sperm (medical meaning)
spir/o- ( combining form)
breathe (medical meaning)
tens/o- ( combining form)
pressure (medical meaning)
therap/o- ( combining form)
therapy (medical meaning)
thyroid/o- ( combining form)
thyroid gland (medical meaning)
tonsill/o- ( combining form)
tonsil (medical meaning)
trache/o- ( combining form)
trachea (medical meaning)
urin/o- ( combining form)
urine; urinary system (medical meaning)
uter/o- ( combining form)
uterus: womb (medical meaning)
vagin/o- ( combining form)
vagina
(medical meaning)
ven/o- ( combining form)
vein (medical meaning)