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Ch 2 Med Specialties

Medicine and Its Specialties

-er, -ist one who
-iatrician practitioner
-logist one who studies; specialist
-ac, -al, -ic, -logic, -logical pertaining to
-iatrics, -iatry medical profession or treatment
-logy study or science of
cardi(o) heart
crin(o) to secrete
dermat(o) skin
esthesi(o) feeling or sensation
gastr(o) stomach
enter(o) intestines (small)
ger(a), ger(o), geront(o) elderly or aged
gynec(o) female
immun(o) immune
ne(o) new
nat(o) birth
neur(o) nerve
obstetr(o) midwife
onc(o) tumor
opthalm(o) eye
orth(o) straight
ped(o) child (foot)
ot(o) ear
laryng(o) larynx
path(o) disease
psych(o) mind
radi(o) radiation (radius)
rheumat(o) rheumatism
rhin(o) nose
ur(o) urinary tract (urine)
bi(o) life or living
dent(i), dent(o), odont(o) tooth
opt(o), optic(o) vision
or(o) mouth
pharmac(o) drugs or medicine
therapeut(o) treatment
an- no, not, or without
endo- inside
-crine secrete
Created by: hulsea