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Flashcards in Chapter 1: Basic Word Structure; Combining Form Deck (40):
1

carcin/o

cancerous, cancer

2

cephal/o

head

3

cardi/o

heart

4

nephr/o
(Greek)

kidney

5

neur/o

nerve

6

aden/o

gland

7

arthr/o

joint

8

bi/o

life

9

cerebr/o

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

10

cis/o

to cut

11

crin/o

to secrete (to form and give off)

12

cyst/o

urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)

13

cyt/o

cell

14

derm/o
dermat/o

skin

15

encephal/o

brain

16

erythr/o

red

17

glyc/o

sugar

18

gnos/o

knowledge

19

gynec/o

woman, female

20

iatr/o

treatment, physician

21

leuk/o

white

22

log/o

study of

23

electr/o

electricity

24

enter/o

intestines (usually the small intestine)

25

gastr/o

stomach

26

hemat/o
hem/o

blood

27

hepat/o

liver

28

onc/o

tumor

29

ophthalm/o

eye

30

oste/o

bone

31

path/o

disease

32

ped/o

child

33

psych/o

mind

34

radi/o

x-ray

35

ren/o
(Latin)

kidney

36

rhin/o

nose

37

sarc/o

flesh

38

sect/o

to cut

39

thromb/o

clot, clotting

40

ur/o

urinary tract, urine

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