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Flashcards in Combining Forms Deck (49):
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abdomin/o-

abdomen

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append/o-

appendix

3

arteri/o-

artery

4

arthr/o-

joint (arthritis is pain in the joint)

5

bi/o-

life; living organisms

6

card/i-

heart

7

cardi/o-

heart

8

cholecyst/o-

gallbladder

9

col/o-

colon

10

colon/o-

colon

11

cost/o-

rib

12

cutane/o-

skin

13

derm/o-

skin

14

digest/o-

break down food

15

enter/o-

intestine

16

esthes/o-

sensation; feeling

17

gastr/o-

stomach

18

gemin/o-

set or group

19

hem/o-

blood

20

hepta/o-

liver

21

hyster/o-

uterus (womb)

22

intestin/o-

intestine

23

lapar/o-

abdomen

24

laryng/o-

larynx (voice box)

25

later/o-

side

26

mamm/o-

breast

27

menstru/o-

monthly discharge of blood

28

ment/o-

mind

29

muscul/o-

muscle

30

nas/o-

nose

31

neur/o-

nerve

32

nucle/o-

nucleus

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nutri/o-

nourishment

34

pelvo/o-

pelvis

35

phag/o-

eating; swallowing

36

pleg/o-

paralysis

37

pneumon/o-

lung; air

38

psych/o-

mind

39

sperm/o-

sperm

40

spir/o-

breathe. (re-SPRI-tory)

41

tens/o-

pressure (TENSion)

42

therap/o-

therapy

43

thyroid/o-

thyroid gland

44

tonsill/o-

tonsil

45

trache/o-

trachea

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urin/o-

urine; urinary system

47

uter/o-

uterus (womb)

48

vagin/o-

vagina

49

ven/o-

vein