Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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

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