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micro-

(prefix)
small
puerper/o

(combining form)
childbirth
"puer" means child and "parere" means to give birth
pseud/o

(combining form)
false
chori/o

(combining form)
chorion

The outermost of the two female membranes - the amnion is the inner most - which together surround the embryo
lact/o

(combining form)
milk
peri

(prefix)
surrounding (outer)
embry/o

(combining form)
embryo, to be full
-partum

(suffix)
childbirth, labor
prim/i

(combining form)
first
par/o

(combining form)
bear, give birth to, labor, childbirth
part/o

(combining form)
bear, give birth to, labor, childbirth
amni/o

(combining form)
amnion

A thin membrane surrounding the fetus during pregnancy
esophag/o

(combining form)
esophagus

The tube that connects the pharynx (throat) to the stomach
pre-

(prefix)
before
cervic/o

(combining form)
cervix

The lower narrow part of the uterus forming a canal into the vagina which leads to the outside of the body
gravid/o

(combining form)
pregnancy
gravity
-tocia

(suffix)
birth, labor
culd/o

(combining form)
cul-de-sac

A blind pouch or cavirty that is closed on one end
-rrhexis

(suffix)
rupture
enterorrhexis - rupture of the intestine
pylor/o

(combining form)
pylorus

The outlet of the stomach
colp/o

(combining form)
vagina
nat/o

(combining form)
birth
spermat/o

(combining form)
spermatozoa, sperm
gynec/o

(combining form)
woman
perine/o

(combining form)
perineum

The area between the anus and the scrotum (in men) or the vulva (in women)
pyrannies
-amnios

(suffix)
amnion, amniotic fluid
splen/o

(combining form)
spleen
metr/o, metr/i

(combining form)
uterus
cardi/o

(combining form)
heart
arche/o

(combining form)
first, beginning
mamm/o

(combining form)
breast
ile/o

(combining form)
ileum

The lowest part of the small intestine, located beyond the duodenum and jejunum, just before the large intestine (the colon)
plasm/o

(combining form)
plasma

The liquid part of the blood and lymphatic fluid, which makes up about half of its volume
phleb/o

(combining form)
vein
lymph/o

(combining form)
An almost colorless fluid that travels through vessels called lymphatics in the lymphatic system and carries cells that help fight infection and disease
valv/o

(combining form)
valve
electr/o

(combining form)
electricity, electrical activity
thym/o

(combining form)
thymus gland

A lymphoid organ situated in the center of the upper chest just behind the sternum (breastbone)
colon/o

(combining form)
colon

The part of the large intestine that runs from the cecum to the rectum as a long hollow tube
arteri/o

(combining form)
artery
peritone/o

(combining form)
peritoneum

The membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and covers most of the abdominal organs
pylor/o

(combining form)
pylorus, pyloric sphincter

The outlet of the stomach
thromb/o

(combining form)
clot
-sclerosis

(suffix)
hardening
-penia

(suffix)
abnormal reduction in number
nulli-

(prefix)
none
gastr/o

(combining form)
stomach
gastric bypass
ech/o

(combining form)
sound
tachy-

(prefix)
fast, rapid
brady-

(prefix)
slow
-graph

(suffix)
instrument used to record
telegraph
post-

(prefix)
after
arther/o

(combining form)
yellowish, fatty plaque
therm/o

(combining form)
heat
atri/o

(combining form)
atrium

One of the two smaller chambers of the heart
pelv/i, pelv/o

(combining form)
pelvis, pelvic bone

The lower part of the abdomen located between the hip bones
multi-

(prefix)
many
valvul/o

(combining form)
valve
isch/o

(combining form)
deficiency, blockage
-salpinx

(suffix)
fallopian tube
ventricul/o

(combinging form)
ventricle

A chamber of an organ
cephal/o

(combining form)
head
omphal/o

(combining form)
umbilicus, navel
fet/o, fet/i

(combining form)
fetus, unborn child
ven/o

(combining form)
vein
rect/o

(combining form)
rectum

The last 6 to 8 inches of the large intestine
-poiesis

(suffix)
formation
production; producing
angi/o

(combining form)
vessel
-atresia

(suffix)
absence of a normal opening, occlusion, closure
-ial

(suffix)
pertaining to
lapar/o

(combining form)
abdomen
col/o

(combining form)
colon

The part of the large intestine that runs from the cecum to the rectum as a long hollow tube
sial/o

(combining form)
saliva
diverticul/o

(combining form)
diverticulum

A small bulging sac pushing outward from the colon wall
palat/o

(combining form)
palate

The roof of the mouth. The front portion is bony (hard palate), and the back portion is muscular (soft palate)
aort/o

(combining form)
aorta

The largest artery in the body
-apheresis

(suffix)
removal
-ac

(suffix)
pertaining to
cheil/o

(combining form)
lip
duoden/o

(combining form)
duodenum

The first part of the small intestine
choledoch/o

(combining form)
common bile duct
appendic/o

(combining form)
appendix

A small outpouching from the beginning of the large intestine (the ascending colon)
or/o

(combining form)
mouth
chol/e

(combining form)
gall, bile
gloss/o

(combining form)
tongue
sigmoid/o

(combining form)
sigmoid colon

the lower colon (the lower portion of the large bowel)
gingiv/o

(combining form)
gum
abdomin/o

(combining form)
abdomen

The belly, that part of the body that contains all of the structures between the chest and the pelvis
hepat/o

(combining form)
liver
herni/o

(combining form)
hernia

A general term referring to a protrusion of a tissue through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained
cec/o

(combining form)
cecum

The cecum (also spelled caecum), the first portion of the large bowel, situated in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen
enter/o

(combining form)
intestines
an/o

(combining form)
anus

The opening of the rectum to the outside of the body
jejun/o

(combining form)
jejunum

Part of the small intestine. It is half-way down the small intestine between its duodenum and ileum sections
antr/o

(combining form)
antrum

A general term for cavity or chamber which may have specific meaning in reference certain organs or sites in the body
uvul/o

(combining form)
uvula

The small piece of soft tissue that can be seen dangling down from the soft palate over the back of the tongue
lingu/o

(combining form)
tongue
hemi-

(prefix)
half
celi/o

(combining form)
abdomen

The belly, that part of the body that contains all of the structures between the chest and the pelvis
-odynia

(suffix)
pain
-pepsia

(suffix)
digestion
esophag/o

(combining form)
esophogus

The tube that connects the pharynx (throat) with the stomach
dipl/o

(combining form)
two, double
-crit

(suffix)
to separate
proct/o

(combining form)
rectum

The last 6 to 8 inches of the large intestine
ton/o

(combining form)
tension, pressure
cholangi/o

(combining form)
bile duct
polyp/o

(combining form)
small growth
pancreat/o

(combining form)
pancreas

A fish-shaped spongy grayish-pink organ about 6 inches long that stretches across the back of the abdomen, behind the stomach
core/o

(combining form)
pupil

The opening of the iris
stomat/o

(combining form)
mouth
retin/o

(combining form)
retina

The retina is the nerve layer that lines the back of the eye, senses light, and creates impulses that travel through the optic nerve to the brain
coren/o

(combining form)
cornea

The clear front window of the eye that transmits and focuses light into the eye
-plegia

(suffix)
paralysis
quadraplegia
blephar/o

(combining form)
eyelid
phot/o

(combining form)
light
lacrim/o

(combining form)
tear duct, tear
nasolacrimal, lacrimation
bi-, bin-

(prefix)
two
-phobia

(suffix)
abnormal fear of or aversion to specific objects of things
dacry/o

(combining form)
tear, tear duct
iri/o

(combining form)
iris

The iris is the circular, colored curtain of the eye
pupill/o

(combining form)
pupil

The opening of the iris
scler/o

(combining form)
sclera

The tough white outer coat over the eyeball that covers approximately the posterior five-sixths of its surface
cry/o

(combining form)
cold
cor/o

(combining form)
pupil
opt/o

(combining form)
vision
optometry
kerat/o

(combining form)
cornea

The clear front window of the eye that transmits and focuses light into the eye

Can also mean horny tissue
arthr/o

(combining form)
joint
-opia

(suffix)
vision (condition)
tympan/o

(combining form)
eardrum, middle ear
labyrinth/o

(combining form)
labyrinth, inner ear
irid/o

(combining form)
iris

The iris is the circular, colored curtain of the eye
ocul/o

(combining form)
eye
ophthalm/o

(combining form)
eye
opthamologist
oste/o

(combining form)
bone
lamin/o

(combining form)
lamina, thin flat plate or layer
myring/o

(combining form)
tympanic membrane (eardrum)
aur/i, aur/o

(combining form)
ear
mastoid/o

(combining form)
mastoid

The rounded protrusion of bone just behind the ear once thought to look like the breast
scoli/o

(combining form)
crooked, curved
scoliosis
ten/o

(combining form)
tendon

The tissue by which a muscle attaches to bone
clavicul/o

(combining form)
clavicle (collarbone)
tibi/o

(combining form)
tibia

The larger of the two bones in the leg (the smaller one being the fibula). The tibia is familiarly known as the shinbone
staped/o

(combining form)
stapes

A stirrup-shaped bone in the middle ear
stern/o

(combining form)
sternum (breastbone)

Anatomic name for the breast bone, the long flat bone in the upper middle of the front of the chest
lord/o

(combining form)
bent forward
god looking down
sacr/o

(combining form)
sacrum

The large heavy bone at the base of the spine, which is made up of fused sacral vertebrae
conjunctiv/o

(combining form)
conjunctiva

A thin clear moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids and the outer surface of the eye
burs/o

(combining form)
bursa (cavity)
myos/o

(combining form)
muscle
lumb/o

(combining form)
loin (lumbar region of the spine)

Referring to the 5 lumbar vertebrae which are situated below the thoracic vertebrae and above the sacral vertebrae in the spinal column
acou/o

(combining form)
hearing
ot/o

(combining form)
ear
supra-

(prefix)
above
cost/o

(combining form)
rib
maxill/o

(combining form)
maxilla (upper jawbone)
vertebr/o

(combining form)
vertebra

A vertebra is one of 33 bony segments that form the spinal column of humans
femor/o

(combining form)
femur (upper leg bone)
myel/o

(combining form)
bone marrow
carp/o

(combining form)
carpals (wrist bones)
-physis

(suffix)
growth
sym-

(prefix)
together, joined
symbiotic
syn-

(prefix)
together, joined
pub/o

(combining form)
pubis

The front center portion of the pelvis
tars/o

(combining form)
tarsals (ankle bones)
scapul/o

(combining form)
scapula (shoulder blade)
menisc/o

(combining form)
meniscus (cresent)
ili/o

(combining form)
ilium

The upper part of the bony pelvis which forms the receptacle for the head of the femur at the hip joint
fibul/o

(combining form)
fibula (lower leg bone)

The lateral (outside) and smaller of the two long bones in the lower leg between the knee and ankle
tendin/o

(combining form)
tendon

The tissue by which a muscle attaches to bone. A tendon is somewhat flexible, but fibrous and tough
clavic/o

(combining form)
clavicle (collarbone)
patell/o

(combining form)
patella (kneecap)
mandibul/o

(combining form)
mandible (lower jaw bone)
petr/o

(combining form)
stone
petrify
phalang/o

(combining form)
phalanges, finger or toe bones
audi/o

(combining form)
hearing
rachi/o

(combining form)
spine, vertebral column
kinesi/o

(combining form)
movement, motion
inter-

(prefix)
between
ischi/o

(combining form)
ischium

Bone making up the lower down back part of the pelvis
chondr/o

(combining form)
cartilage

Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints
condritin
synovi/o

(combining form)
synovia, synovial membrane

The fluid that lubricates joints
tend/o

(combining form)
tendon
-clasia

(suffix)
break
kyph/o

(combining form)
hump
spondyl/o

(combining form)
vertebra
radi/o

(combining form)
radius (lower arm bone)
aponeur/o

(combining form)
A sheetlike fibrous membrane, resembling a flattened tendon, that serves as a fascia to bind muscles together or as a means of connecting muscle to bone
uln/o

(combining form)
ulna (lower arm bone)
crani/o

(combining form)
cranium, skull
humer/o

(combining form)
humerus (upper arm bone)
-asthenia

(suffix)
weakness
mon/o

(combining form)
one
gangli/o

(combining form)
ganglion

an aggregation of nerve cell bodies
cerebell/o

(combining form)
cerebellum

The portion of the brain in the back of the head between the cerebrum and the brain stem
ankyl/o

(combining form)
crooked, stiff, bent
disk/o

(combining form)
intervertebral disk

A pad of cartilage between two vertebrae that acts as a shock absorber
-clast

(suffix)
break
-clasis

(suffix)
break
dur/o

(combining form)
hard, dura mater

The outermost, toughest, and most fibrous of the three membranes (meninges) covering the brain and the spinal cord
psych/o

(combining form)
mind
quadr/i

(combining form)
four
ganglion/o

(combining form)
an aggregation of nerve cell bodies
-schisis

(suffix)
split, fissure

A cleft or groove. A fissure can be normal or abnormal
-desis

(suffix)
surgical fixation, fusion
esthesi/o

(combining form)
sensation, sensitivity, feeling
encephal/o

(combining form)
brain
mening/o, mening/i

(combining form)
meninges

The three membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord
cerebr/o

(combining form)
cerebrum, brain

The largest part of the brain
-iatrist

(suffix)
specialist, physician
-paresis

(suffix)
slight paralysis
phas/o

(combining form)
speech
phren/o

(combining form)
mind
-ictal

(suffix)
seizure, attack
-iatry

(suffix)
treatment, specialty
radicul/o

(combining form)
nerve root
myel/o

(combining form)
spinal cord (myel/o also means bone marrow)
radic/o

(combining form)
nerve root
calc/i

(combining form)
calcium
ment/o

(combining form)
mind
mental
tetra-

(prefix)
four
poli/o

(combining form)
gray matter
adrenal/o

(combining form)
adrenal gland

One of a pair of small glands, each of which sits on top of one of the kidneys
kal/i

(combining form)
potassium
adren/o

(combining form)
adrenal gland

One of a pair of small glands, each of which sits on top of one of the kidneys
dips/o

(combining form)
thirst
endocrin/o

(combining form)
endocrine

Pertaining to hormones and the glands that make and secrete them into the bloodstream through which they travel to affect distant organs
rhiz/o

(combining form)
nerve root
aden/o

(combining form)
gland
thyroid/o

(combining form)
thyroid gland
thyr/o

(combining form)
thyroid gland

A gland that makes and stores hormones that help regulate the heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and the rate at which food is converted into energy
acr/o

(combining form)
extremities, height
parathyroid/o

(combining form)
parathyroid gland

A gland that regulates calcium, located behind the thyroid gland in the neck
natr/o

(combining form)
sodium
cortic/o

(combining form)
cortex

The outer portion of an organ
-drome

(suffix)
run, running
-ologist

(suffix)
one who studies and treats (specialist, physician)
-logy

(suffix)
study of
-stasis

(suffix)
control, stop, standing
-plasm

(suffix)
a growth, substance formation
neoplasm
-genesis

(suffix)
origin, cause
-gen

(suffix)
substance or agent that produces or causes
hist/o

(combining form)
tissue
chrom/o

(combining form)
color
lip/o

(combining form)
fat
cyan/o

(combining form)
blue
sarc/o

(combining form)
flesh, connective tissue
system/o

(combining form)
system
cyt/o

(combining form)
cell
path/o

(combining form)
disease
-al

(suffix)
pertaining to
-cyte

(suffix)
cell
leuk/o

(combining form)
white
chlor/o

(combining form)
green
eti/o

(combining form)
cause (of disease)
cancer/o

(combining form)
cancer
-cyesis

(suffix)
pregnancy
somat/o

(combining form)
body
xanth/o

(combining form)
yellow
viscer/o

(combining form)
internal organs
-sis

(suffix)
state of
-genic

(suffix)
producing, originating, causing
-ic

(suffix)
pertaining to
-oid

(suffix)
resembling
cytoid - resembling a cell
iatr/o

(combining form)
physician, medicine
-pathy

(suffix)
disease
-plasia

(suffix)
condition of formation, development, growth
-sarcoma

(suffix)
malignant tumor
my/o

(combining form)
muscle
melan/o

(combining form)
black
rhabd/o

(combining form)
rod-shaped, striated
gno/o

(combining form)
knowledge
neur/o

(combining form)
nerve
-oma

(suffix)
tumor, swelling
lymphoma
-osis

(suffix)
abnormal condition (means increase when used with blood cell word roots)
oto/scler/osis
-ous

(suffix)
pertaining to
kary/o

(combining form)
nucleus
carcin/o

(combining form)
cancer
lei/o

(combining form)
smooth
onc/o

(combining form)
tumor, mass
organ/o

(combining form)
organ
epitheli/o

(combining form)
epithelium

The outside layer of cells that covers all the free, open surfaces of the body including the skin, and mucous membranes that communicate with the outside of the body
erythr/o

(combining form)
red
fibr/o

(combining form)
fiber
medi/o

(combining form)
middle
proxim/o

(combining form)
near (the point of attachment of a body part)
ventr/o

(combining form)
belly (front)
-ior

(suffix)
pertaining to
later/o

(combining form)
side
lateral
poster/o

(combining form)
back, behind
super/o

(combining form)
above
-ad

(suffix)
toward
onych/o

(combining form)
nail
caud/o

(combining form)
tail (downward)
dist/o

(combining form)
away (from the point of attachment of a body part)
infer/o

(combining form)
below
pro-

(prefix)
before
anter/o

(combining form)
front
anterior
cephal/o

(combining form)
head (upward)
dors/o

(combining form)
back
bi-

(prefix)
two
dys-

(prefix)
difficult, labored, painful, abnormal
cutane/o

(combining form)
skin
subcutaneous
ungu/o

(combining form)
nail
uni-

(prefix)
one
-plasty

(suffix)
surgical repair
dia-

(prefix)
through, complete
diameter - measure through
necr/o

(combining form)
death (cells, body)
sub-

(prefix)
under, below
-phagia

(suffix)
eating, swallowing
epi-

(prefix)
on, upon, over
intra-

(prefix)
within
-coccus
(pl., -cocci)

(suffix)
berry-shaped (form of bacterium)
-tome

(suffix)
instrument used to cut
-ia

(suffix)
diseased or abnormal state, condition of
bradycardia - slow - heart - abnormal state

the abnormal state of a slow heart rate
-malacia

(suffix)
softening
glomerul/o

(combining form)
glomerulus

1. In the kidney, a tiny ball-shaped structure composed of capillary blood vessels actively involved in the filtration of the blood to form urine

2. In the olfactory bulb, an anatomically discrete module receiving input from an olfactory sensory neuron
albumin/o

(combining form)
albumin

The main protein in human blood and the key to the regulation of the osmotic pressure of blood
pleur/o

(combining form)
pleura

The thin covering that protects and cushions the lungs
epiglott/o

(combining form)
epiglottis

The flap that covers the trachea during swallowing so that food does not enter the lungs
alveol/o

(combining form)
alveolus

One of the tiny air sacs located at the very ends of the bronchioles within the lungs where the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place
sept/o

(combining form)
septum

A word borrowed from the Latin "saeptum" meaning a "dividing wall or enclosure"
diaphragmat/o

(combining form)
diaphragm (muscle)

The muscle that separates the chest (thoracic) cavity from the abdomen
bronch/i, bronch/o

(combining form)
bronchus

One of the large air tubes leading from the trachea to the lungs that convey air to and from the lungs
rhytid/o

(combining form)
wrinkles
heter/o

(combining form)
other
seb/o

(combining form)
sebum (oil)

An oily secretion of the sebaceous gland which helps to preserve the flexibility of the hair
-opsy

(suffix)
to view
-rrhea

(suffix)
flow, excessive discharge
bi/o

(combining form)
life
biology
pachy/o

(combining form)
thick
myc/o

(combining form)
fungus
coni/o

(combining form)
dust
trich/o

(combining form)
hair
hyper-

(prefix)
above, excessive
hypo-

(prefix)
below, incomplete, deficient
xer/o

(combining form)
dry
xeroscape
neo-

(prefix)
new
meta-

(prefix)
after, beyond, change
strept/o

(combining form)
twisted chains
aut/o

(combining form)
self
hidr/o

(combining form)
sweat
crypt/o

(combining form)
hidden
-ar

(suffix)
pertaining to
staphyl/o

(combining forms)
grape-like clusters
dermat/o

(combining form)
skin
derm/o

(combining form)
skin
kerat/o

(combining form)
horny tissue, hard

Can also mean cornea
-meter

(suffix)
instrument to measure
-metry

(suffix)
measurement
a-, an-

(prefix)
without or absence of
-tomy

(suffix)
cut into or incision
-scope

(suffix)
instrument for visual examination
-scopy

(suffix)
visual examination
-scopic

(suffix)
pertaining to visual examination
pneumon/o

(combining form)
lung, air
pneumat/o

(combining form)
lung, air
trache/o

(combining form)
trachea

A tube-like portion of the breathing or "respiratory" tract that connects the "voice box" (larynx) with the bronchial parts of the lungs
pulmon/o

(combining form)
lung
hemat/o

(combining form)
blood
hematoma
muc/o

(combining form)
mucus

A thick slippery fluid produced by the membranes lining certain organs such as the nose, mouth, throat, and vagina
ox/o, ox/i

(combining form)
oxygen
endo-

(prefix)
within
endoskeleton
py/o

(combining form)
pus
pneum/o

(combining form)
lung, air
thorac/o

(combining form)
thorax (chest)
-ary

(suffix)
pertaining to
capn/o

(combining form)
carbon dioxide
-algia

(suffix)
pain
fibromyalgia - "-algia" denotes pain and "fibr" signifies fibers (as in fibrous tissues)
-itis

(suffix)
inflammation
arthritis
-pexy

(suffix)
surgical fixation, suspension
-pnea

(suffix)
breathing
-cele

(suffix)
hernia, protrusion
-centesis

(suffix)
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
amniocentesis
para-

(prefix)
beside, beyond, around
nas/o

(combining form)
nose
adenoid/o

(combining form)
adenoids

Masses of lymphoid tissue in the upper part of throat behind the nose
orth/o

(combining form)
straight
orthodontist
per-

(prefix)
through
via
-ectomy

(suffix)
excision or surgical removal
spir/o

(combining form)
breathe, breathing
spirometry test - A breathing test that provides information about the extent of your lung disease and how well your lungs function
tonsill/o

(combining form)
tonsil

Small masses of lymphoid tissue at the back of the throat, on either side of the throat
hem/o

(combining form)
blood
hematoma
lob/o

(combining form)
lobe
laryng/o

(combining form)
larynx

The larynx is located between the pharynx and the trachea
-oxia

(suffix)
oxygen
rhin/o

(combining form)
nose
atel/o

(combining form)
imperfect, incomplete
pharyng/o

(combining form)
pharynx

The hollow tube about 5 inches long that starts behind the nose and ends at the top of the trachea (windpipe) and esophagus (the tube that goes to the stomach)
sinus/o

(combining form)
sinus

An air-filled cavity in a dense portion of a skull bone
-rrhagia

(suffix)
rapid flow of blood
-stomy

(suffix)
creation of an artificial opening
-gram

(suffix)
record, x-ray imaging
telegram
-eal

(suffix)
pertaining to
-ectasis

(suffix)
stretching out, dilatation (the process of enlargement or expansion), expansion
-emia

(suffix)
blood condition
anemia
-stenosis

(suffix)
constriction or narrowing
pyloric stenosis
azot/o

(combining form)
urea, nitrogen
cyst/o

(combining form)
bladder, sac
nephr/o

(combining form)
kidney
-graphy

(suffix)
process of recording, x-ray imaging
glycos/o

(combining form)
sugar
lith/o

(combining form)
stone, calculus
glyc/o

(combining form)
sugar
son/o

(combining form)
sound
eu-

(prefix)
normal, good
eukaryote
pan-

(prefix)
all, total
vesic/o

(combining form)
bladder, sac
tom/o

(combining form)
cut, section
-thorax

(suffix)
chest
-spasm

(suffix)
sudden involuntary muscle contraction
-phonia

(suffix)
sound or voice
urethr/o

(combining form)
urethra

The transport tube leading from the bladder to discharge urine outside the body
blast/o

(combining form)
developing cell, germ cell
-tripsy

(suffix)
surgical crushing
neurotripsy: surgical crushing of a nerve
pyel/o

(combining form)
renal pelvis

The area at the center of the kidney where urine collects and is funneled into the ureter
urin/o

(combining form)
urine, urinary tract
olig/o

(combining form)
scanty, few
-uria

(suffix)
urine, urination
-ptosis

(suffix)
drooping, sagging, prolapse
hydr/o

(combining form)
water
ureter/o

(combining form)
ureter

A tube that carries urine down from the kidney to the bladder
noct/i

(combining form)
night
-megaly

(suffix)
enlargement
ur/o

(combining form)
urine, urinary tract
ren/o

(combining form)
kidney
meat/o

(combining form)
meatus (opening or passageway)
prostat/o

(combining form)
prostate gland

A gland within the male reproductive system that is located just below the bladder
-rrhaphy

(suffix)
suturing, repairing
orch/o

(combining form)
testis, testicle
poly-

(prefix)
many, much
sperm/o

(combining form)
spermatozoa, sperm
balan/o

(combining form)
glans penis

The glans penis, the rounded head of the penis or clitoris
orchi/o

(combining form)
testis, testicle
-ism

(suffix)
state of
-trophy

(suffix)
nourishment, development
orchid/o

(combining form)
testis, testicle
flower bud :)
vas/o

(combining form)
vessel, duct
test/o

(combining form)
testis, testicle
vesicul/o

(combining form)
seminal vesicles

A structure in the male that is about 5 centimeters (2 inches) long and is located behind the bladder and above the prostate gland
salping/o

(combining form)
fallopian tube
-lysis

(suffix)
loosening, dissolution, separating
electolysis
-iasis

(suffix)
condition
-esis

(suffix)
condition
mast/o

(combining form)
breast
hymen/o

(combining form)
hymen

A thin membrane which completely or partially occludes the vaginal opening
oophor/o

(combining form)
ovary
uter/o

(combining form)
uterus

The uterus (womb) is a hollow, pear-shaped organ located in a woman's lower abdomen between the bladder and the rectum
men/o

(combining form)
menstruation
hyster/o

(combining form)
uterus

The uterus (womb) is a hollow, pear-shaped organ located in a woman's lower abdomen between the bladder and the rectum
hysterectomy
episi/o

(combining form)
vulva

The female external genital organs including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, tiny glands called Bartolin's glands, and the entrance to the vagina
trachel/o

(combining form)
cervix

The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb)
ante-

(prefix)
before
vagin/o

(combining form)
vagina

The muscular canal extending from the cervix to the outside of the body
vulv/o

(combining form)
vulva

The female external genital organs including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, tiny glands called Bartolin's glands, and the entrance to the vagina
gyn/o

(combining form)
woman
trans-

(prefix)
through, across, beyond
epididym/o

(combining form)
epididymis

A structure within the scrotum attached to the backside of the testis
andr/o

(combining form)
male
amnion/o

(combining form)
amnion

A thin membrane surrounding the fetus during pregnancy