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


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