Med term 6-2

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Med term 6-2
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  1. -esthesia
    Physician that specializes in anesthesiology. Administers anesthetics which produce sleep and regional anesthetics which render a specific area insensible to pain
  2. Cardi/o
    Physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
  3. Derm/o (Dermat/o)
    Physician specializes in the treatment of infections, growths, and injuries related to the skin
  4. Endocrin/o
    A physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the glands of internal secretion
  5. Gastr/oenter/o
    Physician who specializes in the study of the stomach and intestines and their diseases
  6. Geriatric
    Physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the aging and elderly
  7. Gynec/o
    Physician who specializes in the diseases of the genital tract in women
  8. Hemat/o
    Physician who specializes in the science of blood and blood forming tissues
  9. Intern
    Physician who specializes in the internal organs of the body and their function
  10. Neur/o
    Physician who specializes in the science of the central nervous system
  11. Obstetric
    Physician who specializes in pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium
  12. Onc/o
    Physician who specializes in the study of tumors
  13. Opthalm/o
    Physician who specializes in diagnosing and prescribing treatment for defects, injuries, and diseases of the eye
  14. Orth/o
    Surgeon who specializes in the preservation and restoration of the function of the skeletal system, its articulation and associated structures
  15. Ot/orhin/olaryng/o
    Physician who specializes in the diseases of the ear, nose, and throat
  16. Pediatric
    Specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children’s disease
  17. Phys
    Specializes in prescribing and providing physical therapy and rehabilitation for patients requiring it
  18. Practice
    Physician who is schooled in six basic areas: internal, medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, psychiatry, pediatrics, and community medicine. The practitioner can treat the whole family and coordinate specialty care if necessary
  19. Proct/o
    Physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the rectum and anus
  20. Psych
    Physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  21. Radi/o
    Physician who specializes in the interpretation of x-rays and other radioactive substances used for diagnostic purposes

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