prefix and suffix, dental terminilogy

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buccal

The root/combining word for cheek.

-algia

Suffix means pain or ache.

ad-

Prefix means toward or increase.

HVE

High Volume Evacuation

ante-

Prefix means before (in time or place).

mandible

The root or combining word for lower jaw.

-necrosis

Suffix means tissue death, decay.

orth/o

The combining form for straight or for proper order.

-gram

Suffix means graph or picture (especially in radiology).

bi- and di-

Prefixes ditermine the number to be two.

apic/o

Combining form means apex the root.

die

A pattern used in prosthodontic dentistry.

cheil/o

The combining form meaning lip.

hypo-

Prefix means less than, below, or under.

-ologist

Suffix designates a specialist in a given study.

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