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The fundamental base from which meaningful terms grow ir are formed is called
root
A meaningful word or unit placed in front of a root or word is a
prefix
A syllable or word part joined to the end of a root or word and changes its meaning is a
suffix
When a vowel is added to a word root, the word part resulting is called the
combining form
When two or more word roots combine to form a meaningful word, that word is called a
compound word
Study of, or pertaing to, causes (of disease)
Etiology
A specialist in the field of skin diseases
Dermatoglist
A condition of blueness of the extrememties
Acrocyanosis
Enlargement of the heart
Megalocardia
A surgical procedure forming a new opening in the duodenum
Duodenostomy
Display, evidence of disease
Manifestation
One who specializes in the study of structural and functional changes in the body
Pathologist
Pain in the stomach
Gastralgia
Inflammation of the stomach
Gastritis
Recordings of electrical waves of the heart
Electrocardiography
Acromegaly
An abnormal condition of enlarged extremities
Dermatome
A surgical instrument for cutting skin
Gastroduodenostomy
A surgical operation to make a new opening between the stomach and duodenum
Cardiology
The study of disease of the heart
Leukemia
An abnormal condition of too many white blood cells
Disease
Impaired bodily health
Cyanoderma
Bluish discoloration of the skin
Leukocyte
White cell
Megalogastria
Oversized or enlarged stomach
Manifestation
Evidence of disease
Etiology
The study of causes of an illness
Gastrectomy
Excision or removal of the stomach
Duodenal
Pertaining to the duodenum
Cyanosis
Generalized condition of blueness
Cardialgia
Heart pain
Carditis
Inflammation of the heart
Leukoderma
An abnormal condition of white skin
Acrodematitis
Inflammation of the skin of the extremities
Cytology
Study of cell(s)
Dermatosis
An abnormal condition of the skin