MED TERM BASIC MUST KNOWS

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MED TERM BASIC MUST KNOWS
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2012-01-19 13:29:59
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Must know prefix, rooot, and suffix
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  1. -tomy
    Process of cutting
  2. -stomy
    New opening
  3. -ectomy
    Removal, Incision, or Resection
  4. -plasty
    Surgical Repair
  5. -pexy
    Fixation, to put into place
  6. -logy
    Study of
  7. -itis
    Inflammation
  8. -dynia
    Pain
  9. -algia
    Pain
  10. -osis
    Abnormal Condition
  11. -sis
    State of; condition
  12. -scope
    Instrument for visual examination
  13. -scopy
    Visual Examination
  14. -gram
    Record
  15. -graph
    Instrument for recording
  16. -graphy
    Process of recording
  17. -cyte
    Cell
  18. Cyst/o-
    Urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid.
  19. Cyt/o-
    Cell
  20. Cephal/o-
    Head
  21. Cerebr/o-
    Brain, cerebrum
  22. Encephal/o-
    Brain
  23. Nephr/o-
    Kidney
  24. Ren/o-
    Kidney
  25. Sacr/o-
    Flesh
  26. Sarc/o-
    Flesh (Connective Tissue)
  27. My/o-
    Muscle
  28. Myel/o-
    Spinal cord/ bone marrow
  29. a-
    no; not; without
  30. an-
    no; not; without
  31. ana-
    up, apart, backward, excessive
  32. inter-
    Between
  33. Intra-
    Within; into
  34. ante-
    Before; forward
  35. anti-
    Against
  36. dys-
    Bad; Painful; Difficult; Abnormal
  37. per-
    Through
  38. Peri-
    Surrounding
  39. -ic
    Pertaining to
  40. -ist
    Specialist

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