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Medical Word Parts - Letter: c


TermDefinition
calc/icalcium
calc/ocalcium
calcul/ostone
cali/ocalyx
capit/ohead
capn/ocarbon dioxide
carcin/ocancerous
cardi/oheart
-cardiacondition of the heart
carp/owrist
caud/otail
caus/oburn, burning
cauter/iburn
cec/ocecum, first section of colon
-celeswelling, hernia
celi/oabdomen
cellul/ocell
-centesissurgical puncture
cephal/ohead
cerebell/ocerebellum (posterior section of brain)
cerebr/ocerebrum
cerumin/oearwax
cervic/ocervix
-chalasiarelaxation
cheil/olips
-cheziadefecation, stool
chir/ohard
chol/ebile, gall
cholecyst/ogallbladder
choledoch/ocommon bile duct
chondr/i, chondri/ocartilage
chori/ochorion (outer fetal sac)
chrom/ocolor
chym/ojuice, to pour
circum-around
cirrh/oorange-yellow
-clasisbreaking a bone
-clastbreak
claustr/oclosed space
claustro/oclosed space
clavicul/oclavicle
coccyg/ococcyx (tailbone)
cochle/ocochlea (inner part of ear)
col/ocolon
colon/ocolon
colp/ovagina
concuss/oshaken together
condyl/oknob
coni/odust
conjunctiv/omucous membrane that lines the inner surface of eyelids
contra-against, opposite
contus/oto bruise
cor/opupil
corne/ocornea
coron/oencircle, crown
corpor/obody
cortic/ocortex, outer section
cost/orib
crani/oskull
crin/osecrete
-crineto secrete
crur/oleg
cry/ocold
crypt/ohidden
culd/ocul-de-sac
-cusishearing
cutane/oskin
cyan/oblue
cycl/orecurring, round
-cyesispregnancy
cyst/ourinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
cyt/ocell
-cytecell
-cytosiscondition of cells, increase in number of cells

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