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Medical Terminology

word parts (roots, prefix, suffix)

root word usually a body part
prefix at the beginning of the word
suffix at the end of the word
aterio- arteries
derma- skin
gastro- stomach
hema- blood
myo- muscles
osteo- bones
pulmono- lungs
-aemia blood condition
-ectomy removal of
-itis inflammation
-ology study of
-scope viewing instrument
hyper- above
hypo- below
endo- inside
epi- upon
post- after
cardio- heart
neuro- nerves
rhino- nose
-gram picture
-oma tumor
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
-osis diasease/condition
bi- two
dys- difficult/painful
inter- between
intra- within/inside
pre- before
post- after
sub- below
syn- together with
Created by: vjaacovi
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