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medical terminolgy chap 1

word root is the core of a medical term and contains the fundamental meaning
combining form is a word root to which a vowel is added
suffix is a word element placed at the end of a word or word root that changes the meaning of the word. example tonsill/itis
prefix is a word element attached to the beginning of a word or word root. example a/mast/ia
dermatos skin
derm skin
nephros kidney
nephr kidney
stoma mouth
stomat mouth
cutis skin
cutane skin
oris mouth
or mouth
renes kidney
ren kidney
erytho red
gastro stomach
hepato liver
immuno immunity
nephro kidney
osteo bone
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
amastia without a breast
hyperthermia condition of excessive heat
intramuscular within the muscle
macrocardia condition of a large heart
microcardia condition of a small heart
hepatocyte liver cell
osteochondritis inflammation of cartilage and bone
osteoarthritis inflammation of bone and joint
Created by: karen02