Medical Terminology Combining Forms

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

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