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Medical Transcription Ch. 2 - Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole - Combining Forms

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abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
bol/o
to cast (throw)
cervic/o
neck (of the body or of the uterus)
chondr/o
cartilage (type of connective tissue)
chrom/o
color
coccyg/o
coccyx (tailbone)
crani/o
skull
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
far, distant
dors/o
back portion of the body
hist/o
tissue
ili/o
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
inguin/o
groin
kary/o
nucleus
later/o
side
lumb/o
lower back (side and back between the ribs and the pelvis)
medi/o
middle
nucle/o
nucleus
pelv/i
pelvis, hip region
poster/o
back, behind
proxim/o
nearest
sacr/o
sacrum
sarc/o
flesh
spin/o
spine, backbone
thel/o
nipple
thorac/o
chest
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
umbilic/o
navel, umbilicus
ventr/o
belly side of the body
vertebr/o
vertebra(e), backbone(s)
viscer/o
internal organs