Glossary of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms by Professor Danna McKellar-Ntaka

Bronchiol/o- bronchiole (little airway)
Bucc/o- cheek
Capn/o- carbon dioxide
Carb/o- carbon dioxide
Cardi/o- heart
Cata- down
-cele pouching or hernia
Celi/o- abdomen
-centesis puncture for aspiration
Cephal/o- head
Cerebell/o- cerebellum (little brain)
Cerebr/o- cerebrum (largest part brain)
Cerubin/o- wax
Cervic/o- neck or cervix
Cheil/o- lip
Chir/o- hand
Chol/e- bile
Chondr/o- cartilage (gristle)
Chrom/o- color
Chromat/o- color
Chyl/o- juice
Circum- around
Cis/o- cut
Col/o- colon
Colp/o- vagina (sheath)
Con- together or with

Professor Danna Mc Kellar-Ntaka

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