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Quiz 1

Prefix Root Words and Suffix

Suffix- itis inflammation (ie; tonsilitisappendicitis)
Suffix - osis abnormal condition (ie: of blueness due to cold or low oxygen)
Suffix -ectomy to cut out (ie: to remove tonsillectomy)
Suffix - otomy to cut into, (ie: tracheotomy)
Suffix -ostomy to make a mouth (ie: colostomy, to make a permanent opening)
a/an none anemia (ie: literally no blood but means few red cells)
micro small microstomia (ie:abnormally small mouth)
macro large macrostomia (abnormally large mouth)
mega/megaly enlarges megacolon (ie;abnormally large colon = large intestine)
-scopy/-scopic to olook or observe (ie;colonoscopy)
-graphy/-graph recording an image (ie;mammography)
-gram the image (ie;mammogram)
-ology/-ologist study specialize (ie;cardiologist,nephrologist)
Created by: Bethanne1976



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