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

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