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Flashcards in Combining Forms Deck (111):
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abdomin/o

abdomen

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aden/o

gland

3

adenoid/o

adenoids- tonsils

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adip/o

fat

5

agglutin/o

Clump together

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angi/o

vessel

7

ankly/o

stiff joint

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aort/o

aorta

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atri/o

atrium

10

bas/o

base

11

bi/o

life

12

carcin/o

cancer

13

cardi/o

heart

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cephal/o

head

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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fibrin/o

fibers

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gastr/o

stomach

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gil/o

glue

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granul/o

granules

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gynec/o

female

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hem/o

blood

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hemangi/o

blood vessel

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hemat/o

blood

24

hepat/o

liver

25

hidr/o

sweat

26

hist/o

tissue

27

ichthy/o

scaly
dry

28

immun/o

immunity

29

kinesi/o

movement

30

kyph/o

hump

31

laryng/o

voice box

32

leuk/o

white blood cells

33

lord/o

bent backwards
bent upwards

34

ped/o

child
foot

35

phag/o

eat
swallow

36

phleb/o

vein

37

pil/o

hair

38

pneum/o

lung
air

39

poli/o

gray matter

40

py/o

pus

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radicul/o

nerve root

42

rhin/o

nose

43

rhytid/o

wrinkle

44

sanguin/o

blood

45

scoli/o

curved
bent

46

somat/o

body

47

sphygm/o

pulse

48

splen/o

spleen

49

spondyl/o

vertebrae

50

steth/o

chest

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arther/o

joint

52

arteri/o

artery

53

cerebr/o

cerebrum

54

cervic/o

neck

55

chol/e

bile
gall

56

cholecyst/o

gall bladder

57

chondr/o

cartilage

58

chrom/o

color

59

coagul/o

clotting

60

colon/o

colon

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coron/o

heart

62

cry/o

cold

63

cyt/o

cell

64

derm/o

skin

65

dermat/o

skin

66

diaphor/o

profuse sweating

67

electr/o

electricity

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encephal/o

brain

69

enter/o

small intestine

70

eosin/o

rosy red

71

eryth/o

red

72

fibr/o

fibers

73

lymph/o

lymph

74

lymphaden/o

lymph node

75

lymphangi/o

lymph vessel

76

mening/o

meninges

77

meningi/o

meninges

78

morph/o

shape

79

myc/o

fungus

80

myel/o

bone marrow
spinal cord

81

myos/o

muscle

82

necr/o

dead

83

nephr/o

kidney

84

neur/o

nerve

85

neutr/o

neutral

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onych/o

nail

87

opthalm/o

eye

88

orth/o

straight

89

oste/o

bone

90

ot/o

ear

91

pancreat/o

pancreas

92

path/o

disease

93

synovi/o

synovial membrane

94

ten/o

tendon

95

tend/o

tendon

96

tendin/o

tendon

97

thorac/o

chest
thorax

98

thromb/o

clot

99

thym/o

thymus gland

100

tonsill/o

tonsils

101

tox/o

poison

102

trich/o

hair

103

ur/o

urine

104

valv/o

valve

105

valvul/o

valve

106

vascul/o

blood vessel

107

ven/o

vein

108

ventricu/o

brain ventricle

109

vertebr/o

vertebrae

110

viscer/o

internal organ

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xer/o

dry