Med. Terms. Ch. 17

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Med. Terms. Ch. 17
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2012-03-15 21:35:14
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Miscellaneous forms, diminutives
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  1. cry-
    • cold
    • example: cryesthesia
  2. cut(i)-
    cutan-
    • skin
    • example: cuticle, subcutaneous
  3. ger-
    geront-
    • old age, old person
    • example: gerodontics, gerontology
  4. hist-
    • tissue
    • example: histology
  5. luc-
    luc(i)-
    • light
    • example: lucotherapy
  6. lun-
    • moon
    • example: lunate
  7. macul-
    • spot
    • example: maculation
  8. pariet-
    • wall
    • example: parietal
  9. path-
    • feeling
    • example: apathy
  10. sanguin-
    sangu(i)-
    • blood
    • example: exsanguination, sanguivorous
  11. syring-
    • tube, pipe
    • example: syringoid
  12. thanat-
    • death
    • example: thanatophobia
  13. thec-
    • sheath, case
    • example: oothecal
  14. furc-
    • fork, forked
    • example: bifurcation
  15. archae-
    • ancient, primitive
    • example: archaeology
  16. magn(i)-
    • large
    • example: magnify
  17. mult(i)-
    • much, many
    • example: multicuspidate
  18. plur(i)-
    • many, more
    • example: plurigravida
  19. null(i)-
    • none, no
    • example: nullify
  20. cac-
    • bad
    • example: cacoguesia
  21. idi-
    • one's own, peculiar
    • example: idiomorphic
  22. plat(y)-
    • flat
    • example: platypelvic
  23. stere-
    • solid
    • example: stereoscope
  24. cidu-
    • falling, shedding
    • example: deciduous
  25. caus-
    caust-
    • to burn
    • example: causalgia, caustic
  26. gno-
    • to know, to recognize
    • example: barognosis
  27. mis-
    • to hate
    • example: misogynist
  28. mne-
    • to remember
    • example: hypomnesia
  29. phan-
    • to show, to appear
    • example: menophania
  30. -cule
    -cle
    • small
    • example: vermicule, auricle
  31. -ellum
    • small
    • example: cerebellum
  32. -il
    • small
    • example: myofibril
  33. -ule
    -ole
    • small
    • example: venule, bronchiole
  34. -elcosis
    • ulceration
    • example: nephrelcosis
  35. -atresia
    • imperforation
    • example: urethratresia
  36. -lepsy
    • seizure
    • example: hypnolepsy
  37. -aphia
    • touch
    • example: hyperaphia
  38. -osmia
    • smell
    • example: hyposmia
  39. -orexia
    • appetite
    • example: anorexia
  40. -mania
    • compulsion, preoccupation
    • example: gynecomania

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