Main words or parts; Common parts; Fundamental unit of each medical word. Prefix and/or suffix may be added.
A syllable or word placed at the beginning of a word; Common beginnings; A short word part added before a root to modify its meaning. Usually, but does not always, indicate location, time, or number.
Can be defined as a syllable or word placed at the end of the word; Common endings; A short word part added at the end of a root to modify its meaning. Usually, but does not always indicate procedures, conditions, disorders, or disease
Suffixes that mean condition of
-ia -ism -osis -y
Adjective suffixes (adjectives modify nouns)
-ac -al -ar -oid
Suffixes pertaining to specialties and specialists