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vet. terminology

important definitions

Suffix - comes from the latin " suffigere " which means " to fasten underneath " - a suffix is " fastened " onto the end of a root to modify its meaning - medical terminology with a suffix usually describe a condition, action, or relationship..... c.a.r.
plastic -capable of being molded ( tissue ) - tending to build up tissues to restore a lost part
-ITE ( has 2 meanings. 1) chemical, 2) biological ) chemical word example: nitrate biological word example: dendrite 1)salt or ester of an acid 2) segment of a body part nitrate> a salt or ester of nitrous acid dendrite> part of a nerve cell
-IC (hypothermic) characteristic of >body with a low temperature
-ID (plasmid, chromotid) body or particle
plasmid a specialized ring of DNA
chromatid part of a chromosome strand
-INE ( had 2 meanings ) (equine) relating to, chemical substance or medications end with it >relating to horses
Adjectival Suffixes pertaining to
Procedural Suffixes what doctors do
Diagnostic Suffixes tell us something about the body isn't the way its supposed to be
Quantitative and Qualitative Prefixes answers to questions attempting to quantify or qualify the condition, procedure, or relationship being described
***NOTE*** DI- and DIA- Many different uses and meanings. something is between, apart, through, two, across, or completely... b.a.t.t.a.c.
Locational Prefixes ask where. location or direction
Created by: btig69l



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