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Prefix Word goes before a root(word beginning)location(sub,under,below)
Suffix Word ending, action term. EX:scopy
Combining form Root + combining vowel= combining form EX:CARDI + O= CADI/O
Cytology study of cell, how function
leukocytosis increase in white blood cells
-osis abnormal condition of
hematology study of blood
cardiologist specialist of studying the heart
-algia pain
cardialgia heart pain
cephalalgia head pain
neurologist study of nerve disorder
-tomy process of cutting
-ectomy process of cutting out, remove
appendectomy removal of appendix
gastr/o stomach
post after
arthr/o joint
pre- before
-itis inflammation
hepat/o liver
hepatitis inflammation of liver
ecto- outter
ectoderm outter layer of skin
ophthalm/o eye
pathology study of disease
rhin/o nose
rhinopathy disease of nose
or/o mouth
Created by: albor



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