Combining forms for Select Body Regions or Structures

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abdomin/o

abdomen

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acr/o

extremities (arms & legs)

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blephar/o

eyelid

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cyst/o

cyst, bladder, or sac

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dactyl/o

digit (toes, fingers, or both)

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lapar/o

abdominal wall

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omphal/o

umbilicus (navel)

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umbilic/o

umbilicus (navel)

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onych/o

nail

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pelv/i

pelvis

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periton/o

peritoneum

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som/a

somat/o

body

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thorac/o

chest (thorax)

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acral

pertaining to the extremities

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blepharal

pertaining to the eyelid

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blepharoplasty

surgical repair of one or both eyelids

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blepharoplegia

paralysis of one or both eyelids

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blepharospasm

twitching of the eyelid

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blepharotomy

incision of the eyelid

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cephaligia

cephalodynia

pain in the head, headache

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cpehalometry

measurement of the dimensions of the head

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laparotomy

incision into the abdominal wall

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laparoscopy

examination of the interior of the abdominal wall

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laparoscope

an instrument that is inserted into the peritoneal cavity to inspect it

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omphalic

umbilical

pertaining to the umbilicus

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omphalitis

inflammation of the umbilicus

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omphalorrhagia

umbilical hemorrhage

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omphalorrexis

rupture of the umbilicus

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acrocyanosis

cyanosis of the extremities

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peritonitis

inflammation of the peritoneum

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abdominothoracic

pertaining to the abdomen and chest

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acral

pertaining to the arms and legs

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thoracotomy

surgical incision of the chest wall

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ascites

abdominal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity

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omphalocele

herniation of the umbilicus