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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