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Monday, January 12, 2009

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY-MOST COMMON COMBINING FORMS IN MEDICAL LANGUAGE-LESSON 33

In this lesson we will just go through the most commonly using combining form in medical transcription while doing live files

1. abdomin/o means adbomen

2. acr/o - extremities, top, extreme point

3. acu/o - sharp, severe, sudden

4. aden/o - gland

5. agor/o - market place

6. amni/o - amnion (a sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

7. angi/o - vessel

8. arteri/o - artery

9. arthr/o - joint

10. axill/o - armpit

11. blephar/o - eyelid

12. bronch/o - bronchial tubes (two tubes one on the right and one on the left that branch from the trachea to enter into lungs)

13. carcin/o - cancer

14. chem/o - drug, chemical

15. chondr/o - cartilage

16. chron/o - time

17. col/o - colon (large intestine)

18. cyst/o - urinary bladder

19. encephal/o - brain

20. hydr/o - water, fluid

21. inguin/o - groin

22. isch/o - to hold back

23. lapar/o - abdomen, abdominal wall

24. laryng/o - larynx (voice box)

25. lymph/o - lymph (a clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces and is contained in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body)

26. mamm/o - breast

27. mast/o - breast

28. morph/o - shape, form

29. myel/o - spinal cord, bone marrow (we should understand the context while we use this)

30. my/o - muscle

31. necr/o - death (of cells or whole body)

32. nephr/o - kidney

33. neur/o - nerve

34. ophthalm/o - eye

35. oste/o - bone

36. ot/o - ear

37. path/o - disease

38. peritone/o - peritoneum

39. phag/o - to eat, swallow

40. plas/o - formation, development

41. pleur/o - pleura (membranes surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall muscles)

42. pneum/o - lungs

43. pulmon/o - lungs

44. rect/o - rectum

45. ren/o - kidney

46. sarc/o - flesh

47. splen/o - spleen

48. staphyl/o - clusters

49. strept/o - twisted chains

50. thorac/o - chest

51. thromb/o - clot

52. tonsill/o - tonsils

53. trache/o - trachea (windpipe)

54. ven/o - vein

In the next lesson we will go through the most common prefixes and suffixes using in medical transcription...ok

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