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60 Cards in this Set

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Word beginnings are called
prefix
word endings are called
suffix
The foundation of a word is known as
root
Cardi
heart
aden/o
gland
bi/o
life
cerebr/o
cerebrum
cephal/o
head
arthr/o
joint
carcin/o
cancer causing
cyst/o
urinary bladder
cyt/o
cell
derm/o
skin
encephal/o
brain
electr/o
electrical
al
pertaining to
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
scopy
to view
-ic
pertaining to
gram
record
opsy
to view
cerebral
pertaining to the cerebrum
biopsy
viewing of life
adenitis
inflammation of a gland
cephalic
pertaining to the head
carcinoma
cancerous tumor
cystoscopy
viewing the urinary bladder
electrocardiogram
electric record of the heart
cardiology
study of the heart
erythro
red
enter/o
intestines
gastro
stomach
gnos
knowledge
hemat/o
blood
cis/o
secrete
nephr/o
kidney
leuk/o
white
iatr/o
treatment
hepat/o
liver
neur/o
nerves
gynec/o
female
algia
pain
ion
process
emia
blood condition
gram
record
scope
instrument used to visually examine
osis
abnormal condition
ectomy
removal
genic
pertaining to; produced by
pathy
disease condition
tomy
cutting into
itis
inflammation
cyte
cycle
abdomin/o
abdomen
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
bol/o
to cast throw
cervic/o
neck
chondr/o
cartilage