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15 terms

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.