Wr, Prefix, Suffix, And Combining Vowels Of Medical Terms

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Created Aug 14, 2008
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word root
the word root is the foundation of the word
prefix
a prefix is at the begining of the word
suffix
a suffix is at the end of the word
combining vowel
the combining vowel is a vowel (usually o) that links the word root to another word root or...
aden/o
gland
gastr/o
stomach
hemat/o
blood
nephr/o
kidney
ophthalm/o
eye
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
a-
without, away from
anti-
against
brady-
slow
dys-
painful, difficult
hyper-
over, above
inter-
among, between
peri-
around
pseudo-
false
retro-
backward, behind
trans-
through, across
-algia
pain
-ia
state, condition
-iasis
abnormal condition
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-malacia
abnormal softening
-megaly
enlargement, large
-stenosis
narrowing


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