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Monday, August 29, 2011

Combining Forms And Their Meanings -- Lesson 259

Now in this post we would learn the meaning of the combining form. The meaning of the combining form of adip/o is fat. The meaning of the combining form of albino/o is white. The meaning of the combining form of cutane/o is skin. The meaning of the combining form of dermat/o is skin. The meaning of the combining form of dem/o is skin. The meaning of the combining form of diaphor/o is sweat. The meaning of the combining form of erythem/o is red. The meaning of the combining form of melan/o is black. The meaning of the combining form of onych/o is nail. The meaning of the combining form of pil/o is hair. The meaning of the combining form of seb/o is sebur. The meaning of the combining form of sebace/o is sebaceous glands. The meaning of the combining form of myc/o is fungus. The meaning of the combining form of phyt/o is plant. The meaning of the combining form of hidr/o is sweat. The meaning of the combining form of hydr/o is water. The meaning of the combining form of xanth/o is yellow. The meaning of the combining form of xer/o is dry. The meaning of the combining form of steat/o is fat. The meaning of the combining form of kerat/o is keratin. The meaning of the combining form of leuk/o is white.

The meaning of the suffix –algia is pain. The meaning of the suffix –osis is abnormal condition. The meaning of the suffix –plasty is formation. The meaning of the suffix –rrhea is excessive flow. The meaning of the suffix –lysis is division. The meaning of the suffix –derma is skin.

The combining forms for the following:
Yellow – xantho, dry – xero, hard, horny – kerato, fungus – myco, plant – planto, black – melano, scaly, dry – ichthio, redness – edema, exema, for fat – adipo, lipo, steato, white – albino, leuko, skin – dermo, cuteneo, nail – onycho.

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