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A root is the main part or foundation of a word, In the words, arthritis, arthroma, & arthroscope, the root is?
A word root links a suffix that begins with a consonant
False - A word root links a suffix that begins with a vowel
To define a medical word, first define the prefix
False - To define a medical word, fist define the suffix or the end of the work. Second define the first part of th word. Third, define the middle of the word.
Rule 1 for building medical words
A word root links a suffix that begins with a vowel
hepat + itis =hepatitis
Rule 2 for building medical words
A combining form (root +o) links a suffix that begins with a consonant.
hepat/o + cyte = hepatocyte
Rule 3 for building medical words
A combining form links a root to another root to form a compound word.
oste/o + chondr + itis = osteochondritis
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