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Arthr/o
Gastr/o
Nephr/o
Path/o
Thromb/0
Joint
Stomach
Kidney
Disease
Clot
Arthropathy


Arthroscopy
Arthr/o = Joint
pathy= disease or emotion


Arth/o= Joint
Scope= instrument for viewing
Combining Vowel



Combining Form


Root
Usually an "o" which links the root to the suffix or to another root.


Combination of the root and combining vowel

Foundation of the word.
1)Dys
2)Hyper
3)inter
4)intra
5)mal
6)poly
1)bad painful, difficult,abnormal
2)Excessive,above
3)between
4)into with in
5)bad
6)many,much
Suffix
Word ending- and the beginning of the dissection process with word analysis.

Start at the end of the word (suffix) and move to the front (prefix) and the read across.
ectomy=excision
tomy=process of cutting,incision
Colors
1) red
2) white
3)black
4)blue
5)gray matter
1.Erythro/o
2.Leuko/o
3.melen/o
4.Cyan/o
5.Poli/o
1.Aden/o
2.Bi/o
3.Carcin/o
4.Cephal/o
5.Derm/o
6.Gnos/o
1.Gland
2.life
3.cancer
4.head
5.skin
6.knowledge
COMBINING FORMS:
1.pach/y
2.kerat/o
3.hydr/o
4.histi/o
5.lip/o
6.trich/o
1.thick/heavy
2.Horney,hard,cornea
3.water
4.tissue
5.fat;lipid
6.hair
COMBINING FORMS

1.onych/o

2.Adip/o
1.nail of fingers and toes

2.fat
Suffixes:
1.osis
2.pathy
3.plasty
4.tomy
5.rrhaphy
1.conditoin, usually abnormal
2.disease;emotion
3.surgical repair
4.process of cutting
5.suture
PREFIX:

1.A,an
2.auto
3.Dia
4.Endo
5.Ex,exo
1.no,not,without
2.self,own
3.complete;through
4.within
5.out,away from
PEFIX CONT:
1.Hyper
2.Hypo
3.Peri
4.Pro
5.retro
6.sub
7.Trans
1.above,excessive
2.below,deficient,under,<normal
3.around
4.before,forward
5.behind;back,backward
6.under,below
7.across;through
PREFIXES:
1.Intra
2.inter
3.Anti
4.Ante
1.within;into
2.between
3.against
4.brfore;foward
ABBREVIATIONS:
1.BX
2.HX
3.FX
4.TX
5.C
6.S
7.p
1.Biopsy
2.History
3.fracture
4.treatment
5.with
6.without
7.after
ABBREVIATIONS:
1. >
2. <
3.Arrow pointing up
4.Arrow pointing down
5.CA (upper case)
6.ca (lower case)
7s/s
1.greater than
2.less than
3.increase
4.decrease
5.Cancer
6.calcium
7.signs and symptoms
ABBREVIATIONS:
1.2º
2.Dx
3.Rx
4.S/E
5.S/p
1.Secondary
2.diagnoisis
3.perscription/treatment
4.side effects
5.Status post/end of operation
1.Ca††
2.Imp
3.Etio
4.Prog
5.F/U
1.Calcium loss
2.impression
3.Etiology
4.Prognosis
5.Follow up