Medical Terminology - Chapter 14 Combing Forms

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Sentence. Combining Forms.


 
  
Created May 26, 2009
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cerebr/o
 
cerebrum
2
crani/o
 
cranium (skull)
3
dendr/o
 
tree
4
encephal/o
 
brain
5
gangli/o
 
ganglion (knot or knotlike mass)
6
gli/o
 
glue; neurological tissue
7
kinesi/o
 
movement
8
lept/o
 
thin, slender
9
lex/o
 
word, phase
10
mening/o
 
meninges (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)
11
meningi/o
 
meninges (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)
12
myel/o
 
bone marrow; spinal cord
13
narc/o
 
stupor; numbness; sleep
14
neur/o
 
nerve
15
radicul/o
 
nerve root
16
sthen/o
 
strength
17
thalam/o
 
thalamus
18
thec/o
 
sheath (usually refers to meninges)
19
ton/o
 
tension
20
ventricul/o
 
ventricle (of the heart or brain)
21
-algesia
 
pain
22
-algia
 
pain
23
-asthenia
 
weakness; debility


24
-esthesia
 
feeling
25
-kinesia
 
movement
26
-lepsy
 
seizure
27
-paresis
 
partial paralysis
28
-phasia
 
speech
29
-plegia
 
paralysis

30
-taxia
 
order, coordination
31
pachy-
 
thick
32
para-
 
near, beside; beyond
33
syn-
 
union, together, joined
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uni-
 
one


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