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The prefix tri- means _______

three

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The prefix uni- means _______

one

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The prefix uria- means _______

urine

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The prefix uro- means _______

urine

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The prefix vaso- means _______

vessel

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The prefix viscero- means _______

organ

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The suffix -algia means _______

pain

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The suffix -ase means _______

enzyme

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The suffix -ectomy means _______

surgical removal

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The suffix -emia means _______

blood condition

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The suffix -eum means _______

membrane

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The suffix -genic means _______

produce, create

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The suffix -iatric means _______

specialty

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The suffix -ism means _______

condition

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The suffix -itis means _______

inflammation

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The suffix -sis means _______

process

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The suffix -trophy means _______

growth

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An explanation formulated in an attempt to explain observations in the natural world.

Theory

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A theory that seems to explain a group of phenomena and can be subjected to tests, experimentation, or statistical analysis to prove or disprove.

Hypothesis

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A careful, diligent search of relationships between cause and effect, conducted in a scholarly fashion that will hold up to peer review.

Research

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A body of knowledge in a specific discipline or area.

Science

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The study and collection of data pertaining to a particular body of knowledge through the use of hypothesizing, analysis, theory, models, law and research.

Scientific method

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An understanding without the conscious use of reasoning or logic.

Intuition

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The creation of something beautiful, or the skill to do so.

Art

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A change in function.

Physiological effect

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The belief system that what affects one also affects the other.

Body/mind effect

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A scientific term for the power of suggestion.

Placebo effect

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A collective term for effects on the cells of the physical body (as opposed to the mind of the spirit).

Somatic effects

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The theory that while you may not consciously remember some past injury or trauma, the body does.

Cellular memory

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The body's short-term and long-term reactions to stress.

General adaption syndrome