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Flashcards in Combining Forms - Body Parts or Elements Deck (20):
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aer(o)

air; gas

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ather(o)

plaque; fatty substance (inside of a blood vessel)

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blast(o)

immature cells

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calc(o), calci(o)

calcium

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chondrio, condro

cartilage, grainy, gritty

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chyl(o)

chyle, a digestive juice

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cyt(o)

cell

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ethm(o)

ethmoid bone

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gluc(o)

glucose

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glyc(o)

sugars

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hydr(o)

hydrogen, water

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ket(o), keton(o)

ketone; acetone

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lip(o)

fat (outside of a blood vessel)

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nucle(o)

nucleus

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plasma, plasmo

formative; plasma

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salping(o)

tube

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sider(o)

iron

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somat(o)

body

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squam(o)

scale; squamous (meaning scaly)

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syring(o)

tube