Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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

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