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specialist who straightens teeth?
orthodontist
nerve pain
neuralgia
medical specialty dealing with bones and teeth
orthopedics
medical specialty dealing with emotional disturbances and mental illness
psychiatry
inflammation if the nerves
neuritis
internus
inside
internal
insides
gyne
woman
logos
science
gynecology
science of a women
obstetrix
midwife
-ician
suffix for expert
paidos
child
pedis
foot
iatreia
medical healing
pediatrics
healing of a child
ped
foot(no relation to pediatrics)
pedagogy
leading of children-principles of teaching
pedagogue
teacher who is narrow minded or dogmatic
agogos
leader
demos
people
demagogue
one who attempts to mislead people
derma
skin
hypos
under
hypodermic
needles that goes under the skin
epidermis
outermost layer of skin
pachyderm
animal with thick skin
dermatitis
skin inflammation
opthamos
eye
logos
science or study
oculus
eye
oculist
early type of ophthalmologist
ocular
adjective that refers to the eye
monocle
lens for one eye
binoculars
field glasses for two eyes
inoculate
hole(eye)in your skin to inject serum
optometrist
eye specialist who is not a physician
optician
eye specialist who fills prescriptions for glasses
opsis, optikos
sight or vision
metron
measurement
-ician
expert
orthos
sight or correct
paidos
child
orthopedist
straightens children(and others)
odontos
tooth
kardia
heart
cardiac
refers to heart malfunction
cardiogram
electrically produced record of heart beat
cardiograph
equipment that takes cardiogram
neuron
nerve
neuralgia
acute pain along nerves
algos
pain
neuritis
inflammation of nerves
-osis
suffix meaning abnormal or diseased
-itis
suffix meaning inflammation
neurotic(also a noun)
person suffering from neurosis
neurosis
illness where a patient uses excessive energy for unproductive purposes
psychosis
full-blown mental disorder
psyche
spirit,soul,mind
psychotic(also noun)
lost contact with reality as most perceive it
iatreia
medical healing
geriatrics
specialty dealing with medical needs of the elderly
geras
old age