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

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