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

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