List of medical roots, suffixes and prefixes

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This is a list of roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical terminology, their meanings, and their etymologies.wikipedia
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International scientific vocabulary

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Most of them are combining forms in New Latin and hence international scientific vocabulary.

Medical terminology

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This is a list of roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical terminology, their meanings, and their etymologies.

Etymology

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This is a list of roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical terminology, their meanings, and their etymologies.

Classical compound

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Most of them are combining forms in New Latin and hence international scientific vocabulary.

New Latin

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Most of them are combining forms in New Latin and hence international scientific vocabulary.

Prefix

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First, prefixes and suffixes, most of which are derived from ancient Greek or classical Latin, have a droppable -o-.

Suffix

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First, prefixes and suffixes, most of which are derived from ancient Greek or classical Latin, have a droppable -o-.

Ancient Greek

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First, prefixes and suffixes, most of which are derived from ancient Greek or classical Latin, have a droppable -o-.

Classical Latin

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First, prefixes and suffixes, most of which are derived from ancient Greek or classical Latin, have a droppable -o-.

-logy

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As a general rule, this -o- almost always acts as a joint-stem to connect two consonantal roots (e.g. + -o- + -logy = arthrology), but generally, the -o- is dropped when connecting to a vowel-stem (e.g. arthr- + -itis = arthritis, instead of ).

Arthrology

As a general rule, this -o- almost always acts as a joint-stem to connect two consonantal roots (e.g. + -o- + -logy = arthrology), but generally, the -o- is dropped when connecting to a vowel-stem (e.g. arthr- + -itis = arthritis, instead of ).

-itis

As a general rule, this -o- almost always acts as a joint-stem to connect two consonantal roots (e.g. + -o- + -logy = arthrology), but generally, the -o- is dropped when connecting to a vowel-stem (e.g. arthr- + -itis = arthritis, instead of ).

Arthritis

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As a general rule, this -o- almost always acts as a joint-stem to connect two consonantal roots (e.g. + -o- + -logy = arthrology), but generally, the -o- is dropped when connecting to a vowel-stem (e.g. arthr- + -itis = arthritis, instead of ).

Hyperacusis

hyperacusiaauditory oversensitivityhypersensitive hearing

Acromegaly

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