Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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MeaningCombining Form
thymus
veins
A serous sac between a tendon and a bone
coccyx/tailbone
Heart
thyroid
tumor
vas deferens
Cerebellum
front side
tonsils
thyroid
Vagina
uterus
sensation
nose
electricity
liver
scapula
spleen
mind
gall bladder
xrays
Artery
groin
vein
menses/menstration
midwife
white
red
Arteriole
ileum (lower part of small intestine)
Armpit
Incomplete
breast
infection
Urinary bladder/sac of fluid/cyst
blood vessel
lung
vein
medulla oblongata
Cell
pharynx/throat
birth
Blue
development/nourishment
lymph vessel
spinal cord/bone marrow
spine
Air Sac/Alveolus
lung
Stool
ovary
Aorta
formation/development/growth
Penis
drug/chemical
skull
disease
Ribs
MeaningCombining Form
breast
esophagus
duodenum
tendon
parathyroid gland
to care for
epiglottis
pituitary gland
fibrous tissue
urine/urinary system
nose
ligament
urinary bladder
jejunum (part of small intestine)
intestines
Cerebrum (enlarged upper part of the brain)
venule
foot/child
death of cells
Vessel (usually blood vessel
nerves
oxygen
skin/surface tissue
fallopian tubes
brain
Joint
ovary
pituitary gland
disease
Dura mater
low back
kidney
Adrenal Gland
bone
pancreas
to measure
group/produce/begin
lymph node
Skin
uterus
Anus
larynx
secrete
mouth
Ear
pleura (membrane surrounding the lungs)
Life
Abdominal
bone marrow
Head
dust
to hold back
Colon (large intestine/bowel)
stomach
anus/rectum
mediastinum (space between the lungs)
back side/behind
Cancerous
eye
Carpals
MeaningCombining Form
old age
a section of backbone
peritoneum (membrane surrounding the abdomen)
knowledge
female (organs)
flesh
clot
kidney
rules/order
diaphragm
Heart
to put/place/position (think 'topography')
fatty
cartilage
chest/upper area of spine
Bronchial tube/s
mouth
renal pelvis
prostate gland
lymph fluid
lens
vision
phalanges
treatment (think, 'pediatrics' or 'iatrogenic')
ear
waist/loin
urethra
verterbra
sound
cold
cut
scrotum
Plaque
black
trachea
meninges (membranes around spinal cord and brain)
abdomen
vertebra
muscle
Cell
gland
Appendix
cervix/neck
visceral muscle/smooth
larynx/voice box
blood
side
time
Amnion (sac of fluid surrounding embryo)
skeleto muscle (think, 'rhabdomyolosis')
pelvis
sugar
ear drum
vomit
testis
Skin
ureter
ear drum
endocrine glands
straight

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