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-er, -ist
one who
-iatrician
practitioner
-logist
one who studies; specialist
-ac, -al, -ic, -logic, -logical
pertaining to
-iatrics, -iatry
medical profession or treatment
-logy
study or science of
Holistic Viewpoint
Recognizing that the person is a composite of physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs.
Medicine
a drug or remedy; the science of diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health; the nonsurgical treatment of disease
Internal Medicine
A branch of medicine that deals specifically with diagnosis and medical treatment of diseases and disorders of internal structures of the body.
The specialist is called an internist.
cardi(o)
heart
crin(o)
to secrete
dermat(o)
skin
esthesi(o)
feeling or sensation
gastr(o), enter(o)
stomach, intestines
ger(a), ger(o), geront(o)
elderly
gynec(o)
female
immun(o)
immune
ne(o), nat(o)
new, birth
neur(o)
nerve
obstetr(o)
midwife
onc(o)
tumor
ophthalm(o)
eye
orth(o), ped(o)
orth(o) means straight; ped(o) means child (sometimes, foot)
ot(o), laryng(o)
ear, larynx
path(o)
disease
ped(o)
child (sometimes, foot)
psych(o)
mind
radi(o)
radiant energy (sometimes, radius)
rheumat(o)
rheumatism
rhin(o)
nose
ur(o)
urinary tract (sometimes, urine)
cardiology
cardiologist
endocrinology
endocrinologist
dermatology
dermatologist
anesthesiology
anesthesiologist
gastroenterology
gastroenterologist
geriatrics
geriatrician
gynecology
gynecologist
immunology
immunologist
neonatology
neonatologist
neurology
neurologist
obstetrics
obstetrician
oncology
oncologist
ophthalmology
ophthalmologist
orthopedics
orthopedist (orthopedic surgeon)
otolaryngology
otolaryngologist
pathology
pathologist
pediatrics
pediatrician
psychiatry
psychiatrist
radiology
radiologist
rheumatology
rheumatologist
rhinology
rhinologist
urology
urologist