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ACOU(S)-, ACU(S)-
Combining form:
hear
AMNI-
Combining form:
fetal membrane, amniotic sac, amnion
ASC-, ASCIT-
Combining form:
[leather bag] bladder, sac, bag
BARY-
Combining form:
heavy, dull, hard
CENTE-
Combining form:
pierce
CHROM-, CHROMA-, CHROMAT-
Combining form:
color, pigment
DIPS-
Combining form:
thirst
ECHO-
Combining form:
reverberating sound, echo
EDEMA, EDEMAT-
Combining form:
swelling
EME-
Combining form:
vomit
GNO(S)-
Combining form:
know
LAL-
Combining form:
talk
LAPAR-
Combining form:
abdomen, abdominal wall
LEX-
Combining form:
read
MNE-
Combining form:
remember
NE-
Combining form:
new
NO-
Combining form:
mind, mental activity, comprehension
OREC-, OREX-
Combining form:
have an appetite
OX(Y)-
Combining form:
acute, pointed; rapid; acid; oxygen
PHA-
Combining form:
speak, communicate
PHAG-
Combining form:
swallow, eat
PHARMAC(EU)-*
Combining form:
medicine, drug
PHEM-
Combining form:
speech
PHOB-
Combining form:
(abnormal) fear
PHON-
Combining form:
voice, sound
PHRAC-, PHRAG-
Combining form:
enclose, obstruct
PHRAS-
Combining form:
speak
PHREN-
Combining form:
mind; diaphragm
PHYLAC-
Combining form:
protection (against disease)
PHYS(I)-
Combining form:
nature, appearance
PHYT-
Combining form:
plant (organism), growth
POIE-
Combining form:
produce, make
SAPR-
Combining form:
rotten, putrid, decaying
STEAR-, STEAT-
Combining form:
fat, sebum, sebaceous glands
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The combining form PHARMACEU- is form the Greek adjective pharmakeutikos (concerning drugs).
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words ending in -emphraxis are from PHRAC- and -sis