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Flashcards in Ch3: CForms Deck (41):
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bronch/o

bronchial tubes

(left N right that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)

2

acr/o

extremities, top, extreme point

3

acu/o

sharp, severe, sudden

4

amin/o

amino (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

5

angi/o

vessel

6

arteri/o

artery

7

blephar/o

eyelid

8

carcin/o

cancer

9

chem/o

drug, chemical

10

chondr/o

cartilage

11

chron/o

time

12

col/o

colon (large intestine)

13

cyst/o

urinary bladder

14

encephala/o

brain

15

erythr/o

red

16

hem/o

blood

17

hepat/o

liver

18

inguin/o

groin

19

isch/o

to hold back

20

lapar/o

abdomen, abdominal wall

21

laryng/o

larynx

22

mast/o

breast

23

my/o

muscle

24

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

25

necr/o

death (of cells or whole body)

26

neutr/o

neutrophil (a white blood cell)

27

nucle/o

nucleus

28

ot/o

ear

29

peritone/o

peritoneum

30

phag/o

to eat, to swallow

31

phleb/o

vein

32

plas/o

formation, development

33

pleur/o

pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)

34

pneumon/o

lungs

35

pulmon/o

lungs

36

rect/o

rectum

37

sarc/o

flesh

38

splen/o

spleen

39

staphyl/o

clusters

40

strept/o

twisted chains

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thorac/o

chest