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Medical Word Parts

Medical Terminology, A living language fifith edition
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Abdominal
Abdomin/o
Adipose (fat)
Adip/o
Anterior (front)
anter/o
Brachial (arm)
brachi/o
Cardiac (heart)
cardi/o
Cardiology
cardi/o (study of)
cardiovascular
cardi/o and vascul/o (heart and blood vessel)
caudal (tail)
caud/o
cephalic (head)
cephal/o
cervical (neck)
cervic/o
cranial (skul)
crani/o
crural (leg)
crur/o
cytology (cell)
cyt/o
dermatology (skin)
dermat/o
distal (away)
dist/o
dorsal (back)
dors/o
endocrinology
endo (within) and crin/o (secrete)
epigastric
epi (above) and gastr/o (stomach)
epithelial
epitheli/o (tissue)
gastroenterology
gastr/o (stomach) enter/o (small intestine)
gluteal
glute/o
gynecology
gynec/o (woman)
hematic
hemat/o (blood)
hematology
hemat/o
histology
hist/o (tissue)
hypochondriac
hypo (under0 chondr/o (cartilage)
hypogastric
hypo (under) gastr/o (stomach)
immunology
immun/o (protection)
inferior
infer/o
logy
study of
ac, ic, al, ar, ary, iac, ior, ose, atic
pertaining to (suffixes)
nephrology
nephr/o
opthalmology
opthalm/o
otorhinoaryngology
ot/o (ear) rhin/o (nose) laryng/o (larynx)
peritoneal
peritone/o
pleural
pleur/o
proctology
proct/o (rectum)
pulmonology
pulmon/o
urology
ur/o (urine)
ventral
ventr/o
vertebral
vertabr/o
visceral
viscer/o