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Cardiologist
One who specializes in the study of diseases and disorders of the heart; -logist (one who specializes) in a suffix; o is the combininb vowel.
Dermatologist
One who specializes in the study of diseases and disorders of the skin; -logist (one who specializes) is a sufix; o is the combining vowel
Cardiology
The study of the heart; -logy(the study of) is a suffix; o is the combining vowel
Dermatology
The study of the skin; -logy (the study of) is a suffix; o is the combining vowel
carditis
inflammation of the heart; itis (inflammation) is a suffix
Dermatitis
inflammation of the skin; -osis(condition) is a suffix
cardiac
pertaining to the heart;
-ac(pertaining to) is a suffix
dermatosis
any condition of the skin; osis (condition) is a suffix
acrodermatitis
inflammation of the skin of the extremities; itis (inflammation) is a suffix; acr(extremities)is a word root; o is the combining vowel
hypodermic
pertaining to under the skin; ic(pertaining to) is a suffix;hypo-(under) is a prefix
cardiomegaly
enlargement of the heart;o is the combining vowel, which is needed because the suffix begins wiht a consonant; megaly (enlargement) is a suffix
cardialgia
pain in the heart, heart pain; algia(pain)is a suffix. A combining vowel is not used as suffix begins with a vowel
cardiocentesis
surgical puncture of the heart; centesis (surgical puncture) is a suffix - combining vowel needed because the suffix begins with a consonant.
endocardium
within the heart, the inner linging of the heart; endo(within) is a prefix; um is a noun suffix
pericardial
pertaining to around the heart (pertaining to the pericardium, which is the sac surrounding the herat); peri (around) is the prefix al is an adjective suffix.
intracardiac
pertaining to within the herat, (pertaining to the interior of the heart chambers) intra (within) is a prefix; ac (pertaining to) is an adjective suffix
anuria
absence of urine; an(without or absence of) is a prefix; ia (condition) is a noun suffix.
dysuria
painful or difficult urination; dys (difficult or painful) is a prefix; ia (condition) is a noun suffix
polyuria
excessive amount of urine; poly (excessive or more than normal) is a prefix; ia (condition) is a noun suffix
bi
two, double

bicuspid - Having two cusps or points
hemi
half

hemiplegia - paralysis of one side (half) of the body
milli
one-thousandth

milliliter - one-thousandth of a liter
mono-
one, single
primi
first

primigravida - first pregnancy
semi
half

semiconscious - half conscious
tri
three

triceps - a muscle having three heads
uni
one

uninuclear - a cell having one nucleus