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The Language Of Medicine 9th Edition (Davi-Ellen Chabner) Chapters 1-4 > Combining Forms > Flashcards

Flashcards in Combining Forms Deck (44):
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abdomin/o

abdomen

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acr/o

extremities, top, extreme point

3

aden/o

gland

4

arthro/o

joint

5

bi/o

life

6

carcin/o

cancerous, cancer

7

cardi/o

heart

8

cephal/o

head

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 cyst

13

cyt/o

cell

14

derm/o

skin

15

dermat/o

skin

16

electr/o

electricity

17

encephal/o

brain

18

enter/o

intestines (usually the small intestine)

19

erythr/o

red

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gastr/o

stomach

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glyc/o

sugar

22

gnos/o

knowledge

23

gynec/o

woman, female

24

hemat/o

blood

25

hem/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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iatr/o

treatment, physician

28

leuk/o

white

29

log/o

study of

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nephr/o

kidney

31

neur/o

nerve

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onc/o

tumor

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ophthalm/o

eye

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oste/o

bone

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path/o

desease

36

ped/o

child

37

psych/o

mind

38

radi/o

x-rays

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ren/o

kidney

40

rhin/o

nose

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sarc/o

flesh

42

sect/o

to cut

43

throm/o

clot, clotting

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ur/o

urinary tract, urine