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Unformatted text preview: With a prefix, it is a part of a word that connects to the beginning of the root word, giving a precise meaning to the root. Prefixes are usually used in the medical field in order to understand the meaning of a bigger word. Some of the familiar root words used in a range of pharmacy settings in the list: arterio artery, intra within, and brady slow. With a suffix it is a part of a word that connects to the end of the root word, giving a precise, new meaning to the root word. Some of the familiar root words used in a choice of pharmacy settings in the list: emia blood condition, sclerosis hardening, and oma tumor, lump, swelling....
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