Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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

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