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aden-

combining form


gland

aer-

combining form


air, gas

blenn-

combining form


mucus

cel(i)-

combining form


abdomen

Ch(e)il-

combining form


lip

Chron-

combining form


time, timing

cla(s)-, -clast

combining form


break (up), destroy


*words ending in -clast indicate an instrument or device for breaking or crushing

-desis

combining form


binding

desm-

combining form


[binding] ligament, connective tissue

dynam-

combining form


force, power, energy

ger-

combining form


old age

gnath-

combining form


(lower) jaw

isch-, -sche-

combining form


suppress, check

klept-

combining form


steal

lei-

combining form


smooth

lep-

combining form


attack, seizure

man-

combining form


be mad

mel-

combiing form


limb

morph

combining form


form, shape

nom-

combining form


law

omphal-

combining form


navel, umbilicus

ped-

combining form


chil

pen-

combining form


decrease, deficiency



-pex-

combining form


fixing, (surgical) attachment

plas(t)-

combining form


form, develope


* words ending in -plasty (molding, surgically forming) refer to plastic or restorative surgery

presby-

combining form


old, old age

prostat-

combining form


[one who stands before] prostate gland

pty-

combining form


spit

ptyal-

combining form


saliva

-rrhaph-

combining form


suture

sit-

combining form


food

sta(t)-

combining form


stand, stop


* words ending in -stat indicate a device or agent for stopping te flow of something

tax-

combining form


(muscular) coordination

therm-

combining form


heat, (body) temperature

trop-

combining form


turning


* words ending in -tropism refer to the turning of living organisms toward (+ tropism) or away from (-tropism) an external stimulus

*-meter




Form lesson 1

words ending in -meter indicate an instrument for measuring

-tome*




From lesson 4

words ending in -tome indicate a device for cutting or excising