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Combining Forms

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anp108's version from 2017-01-31 17:30

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abdomin/oabdomen
acr/oextremities, top, extreme point
acu/oshape, severe, sudden
aden/ogland
adip/ofat
amni/oamnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
angi/ovessel
arthr/ojoint
axill/oarmpit
bi/olife
blephar/oeyelid
bronch/obronchial tubes
carcin/ocancer
cardi/oheart
chem/odrug, chemical
chondr/ocartilage
chron/otime
col/ocolon (large intestine)
cyst/ourinary bladder
encephal/obrain
erythr/ored
hem/oblood
hepat/oliver
hydr/owater, fluid
inguin/ogroin
isch/oto hold back
lapar/oabdomen, abdominal wall
,aryng/olarynx
leuk/owhite
lymph/olymph
mamm/obreast
mast/obreast
morph/oshape, form
muc/omuscle
myel/ospinal cord, bone marrow
necr/odeath (of cells or whole body)
neur/onerve
neutr/oneutrophil (WBC)
nucle/onucleus
opthalm/oeye
oste/obone
ot/oear
pathdisease
peritone/operitoneum
phag/oto eat, swallow
phleb/ovein
plas/oformation, development
pleur/opleura (membrane surrounding the lungs)
pneumon/olungs
pulmon/olungs
radi/ox-rays
rect/orectum
ren/okidney
rhin/onose
sacr/oflesh
splen/ospleen
staphyl/oclusters
strept/otwisted chains
thorac/ochest
thromb/oclot
tonsill/otonsils
trache/otrachea
ven/ovein
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