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orthos
straight or correct
orthopedist
straightens children (and others)
odontos
tooth
kardia
heart
cardiac
refers to heart malfunction
cardiograph
equipment that takes cardiogram
neuron
nerve
neuralgia
acute pain along nerves
neuritis
inflammation of nerves
-itis
Suffix meaning inflammation
neurotic (also noun)
person suffering from neurosis
psychosis
full-blown mental disorder
psychotic (also noun)
lost contact with reality as most perceive it
geriatrics
speciality dealing with medical needs of th elderly.
paidos
child
orthodontist
specialist who straightens teeth
logos
science
algos
pain
-osis
suffix meaning abnormal or diseased
neurosis
illness where patient uses excessive energy for unproductive purposes.
psyche
spirit, soul, mind
iatreia
medical healing
geras
old age