medical_terms - Example: tracheostomy = an opening in the...

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Example: Root word Definition tracheostomy = an opening in the trachea tracheo =trachea gastrotomy = incision into the stomach gastro =stomach Prefix Prefix Definition Root Word Root Definition a-, an-, ar- without or not Circulatory System ab- away from cardio heart ad- toward, to angio, vaso vessel adeno- glandular hem, hema, hemato vein aero- arteria artery ambi- around, on both sides lympho lymph ante- before, forward thrombo clot (of blood) anti- against, counteracting embolus moving clot bi-, bis- bio- life Digestive System brachi- arm bucca cheek brady- slow os, stomato mouth co- together gingival gum contra- against, opposite glossa tongue costo- ribs pharyngo pharynx demi- half esophago esophagus eryth- red gastro stomach ex- out, out of, away from hepato liver ferro- iron cholecyst gallbladder fore- before, in front of entero intestines glyco- sugar duodeno uodenum holo- whole, entire jeuno jejunum hyper- too much, too high ileo ileum hypo- under, decreased caeco cecum inter-
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This note was uploaded on 12/23/2009 for the course BIO 205 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '09 term at Miramar College.

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