medical terminolgy

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Cardi/o

Heart

Cyt/o, -cyte

Cell

Cardi/o

Heart

Epi

On, Upon

Enter/o

Intestine

End/o, ent/o

Within, inner

Heter/o

Other, different

Hepat/o

Liver

Gastr/o

Stomach

Macr/o

Large

Hom/o, home/o

Like, similar

Hist/o, histi/o

Tissue

Path/o, -pathy

Disease

Ossi-, oste/o

Bone

Micr/o

Small

Cell/i, cellul/o

Cell or compartment

Reno-, reni-

Kidney

Peri-

Around, near

-e

Often means instrument (noun-forming)

-al, -eal

Pertaining to (adjective-forming, 2)

-ac, -ar, -ary

Pertaining to (adjective forming, 3)

-itis

Indicates the specific condition of inflammation (noun forming)

-ic, -tic, -ical

Pertaining to; having the property of (adj. forming)

-ia, -y

Sometimes the name for a condition (n. forming)

-logy, -ology

The science or study of

-m, -um

Name of an object or place (n. forming)

-ium

Location; often denotes a membrane (n. forming)

-stasis, -stasia

Indicates a state of standing still, halting; stopping; controlling

-sis, -iasis, -esis

Name for a condition or state of being (n. forming)

-osis

Condition or process, usually abnormal, sometimes indicates an increase (n. forming)

Intra-

Within

Inter-

Between

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