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Rules for Medical Terminology

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the combining vowel from the word root is retained
when adding a word part that begins with a consonant to a word root
the combining vowel from the first word root is usually retained for pronunciation
when adding an additional word root that starts with a vowel
prefixes
are always used at the beginning of a word
suffixes
are always used at the end of a word root
a suffix wich begins with a vowel
is usually added directly to the word root and combining vowel is usually deleted