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Chapter 1

Greek Litan and Modern language

Greek and Latin word parts are eponyms, acronyms and modern language
word root is the part that is the core of the word (play/er or arthr/itis)
suffix end of the word root (hepat/ic)
Combinding vowel /O/ in the middle of the word (oste/o/arthr/itis)
Prefix beginning of the word (re/play or sub/hepat/ic
itis inflammation
hepat/ic pertaining to the liver
ven/ous pertaining to the vein
ostepathy disease of the bone
intra within
sub under (a prefix)
eponyms terms derived fro mthe name of a person such as alzheimer disease
acronyms terms formed from the first letter of words in a phrase that can be spoken as a whole word and usually contains a vowel such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
modern language terms derived form the English language such as complete blood count and differentail
combining form word root plus combining vowel separated by a vertical slash ex: hepat/o
Created by: Jenfaith