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Chapter 3

CLAS 1111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Diastereomer, Thoracic Vertebrae, Recto And Verso


Department
Classics
Course Code
CLAS 1111
Professor
Jennifer Mah
Chapter
3

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of 3
CHAPTER 3 - Combining Forms, Prefixes and Suffixes
COMBINING FORM MEANING COMBINING FORM MEANING
abdomin/o abdomen cyst/o urinary bladder
acr/o extremeties encephal/o brain
acu/o sharp, severe erythr/o red
aden/o gland hem/o blood
adip/o fat hepat/o liver
amni/o amnion hydr/o water
angi/o vessel iguin/o groin
arteri/o artery isch/o to hold back
arthr/o joint lapar/o abdomen and wall
axill/o armpit laryng/o larynx
bi/o life leuk/o white
blephar/o eyelid lymph/o lymph
bronch/o bronchial tubes mamm/o breast
carcin/o cancer mast/o breast
cardi/o heart morph/o shape
chem/o drug, chemical muc/o mucus
chondr/o cartilage my/o muscle
chron/o time myel/o spinal cord
col/o colon neur/o nerve
neutr/o neutrophil path/o disease
necr/o death peritone/o peritoneum
nucle/o nucleus phag/o to swallow
opthalm/o eye phleb/o vein
oste/o bone plas/o formation, develop.
ot/o ear pleur/o pleura
COMBINING FORM MEANING COMBINING FORM MEANING
pneumon/o lungs sarc/o flesh
pulmon/o lungs splen/o spleen
radi/o x-ray staphyl/o clusters
rect/o rectum strept/o twisted chains
ren/o kidney thorac/o chest
rhin/o nose thromb/o clot
tonsill/o tonsils ven/o vein
trache/o windpipe
SUFFIX MEANING SUFFIX MEANING
-algia pain -megaly many
-cele hernia -oma tumour
-centesis punc. to rem. fluid -opsy to view
-cyte cell -osis abnormal condition
-dynia pain -pathy disease condition
-ectomy removal, excision -penia deficiency
-emia blood condition -phobia fear
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-genesis condition of produc. -plasia development
-gram record -plasty surgical procedure
-graphy process of recordin. -ptosis drooping
-graph instru. for recording -sclerosis hardening
-itis inflammation -scope instru. to view
-ology study of -scopy process of viewing
-lysis breakdown -stasis controlling/stopping
-malacia softening -stomy incision
SUFFIX MEANING SUFFIX MEANING
-therapy treatment -ac, -iac pertaining to
-tomy to cut -al pertaining to
-trophy development -ar pertaining to
-er one who -ary pertaining to
-ia condition -eal pertaining to
-ist specialist -genic pertaining to
-ole small -ic, -ical pertaining to
-ule small -iod resembling
-um, ium structure -ose pertaining to/ full of
-us structure -ous pertaining to
-y condition -tic pertaining to
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