Medical Word Elements

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PopeJim
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Medical Word Elements
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2013-11-16 18:08:54
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prefix root suffix combining form its vowel
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Prefix: beginning Root: meaning Suffix: ending Combining vowel (CV): o or i sfx+root or root+root Combining form: root+ CV
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  1. r:  Cyt/o
    cell
  2. r:  Hist/o
    tissue
  3. r:  Lip/o or Adip/o
    fat
  4. r:  Carcin/o
    cancer
  5. r:  Phleb/o
    vein
  6. r:  Onco
    tumor
  7. r:  Path/o or Pathy
    disease
  8. r:  Cutan/o or Dermat/o
    skin
  9. r:  Melan/o
    black
  10. r:  Erythr/o
    red
  11. r:  Hem/o
    blood
  12. r:  Electr/o
    electricity
  13. r:  Gastr/o
    stomach
  14. r:  Cardi/o or Coron/o
    heart
  15. r:  Vascul/o
    blood vessel
  16. r:  Leuk/o
    white
  17. r:  My/o or Muscol/o
    muscle
  18. r:  Nephr/o or Ren/o
    kidney
  19. r:  Oste/o
    bone
  20. r:  Cost/o
    ribs
  21. s:  itis
    inflammation of
  22. s:  oma
    tumor
  23. s:  ectomy
    surgical removal
  24. s:  ostomy, stomy
    creation of an opening
  25. s:  plasty
    surgical repair
  26. s:  pexy
    surgical fixation
  27. s:  ic, al, ar, ary, ous, eal
    pertaining to
  28. s:  oid
    resembling
  29. s:  logist
    one who studies
  30. s:  ology
    the study of
  31. s:  algia, dynia
    painful ache
  32. s:  gram
    record
  33. s:  graphy
    process of recording
  34. s:  rrhaphy
    suturing
  35. s:  scope
    an instrument to view
  36. s:  scopy
    visual examination
  37. s:  tomy
    surgical incision
  38. s:  osis, ia, ism, y
    abnormal condition of
  39. s:  emia
    of the blood
  40. s:  lysis
    separation, destruction, loosening
  41. s:  tristy
    crushing
  42. s:  rhea
    discharge
  43. s:  megaly
    enlargement
  44. p:  Dia
    thru, across
  45. p:  Dys
    painful, difficult
  46. p:  A, An
    w/o, no, absent
  47. p:  Pre/Pro
    before
  48. p:  Brady
    slow
  49. p:  Tachy
    fast
  50. p:  Sub
    beneath
  51. p:  Epi
    outer
  52. p:  En, Endo
    w/i, inner
  53. p:  Hyper
    above (e is above o, hypo, which is below)
  54. p:  Poly
    many
  55. p:  Hypo
    below
  56. p:  Super
    excessive, many
  57. p:  Ambi
    both
  58. p:  Post
    after

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