Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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

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