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Prefix: a-

without

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Prefix: anti-

against

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Prefix: cac-

bad

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Prefix: dia-

through

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Prefix: mal-

bad

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Prefix: milli-

one-thousandth

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Prefix: neo-

new

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Prefix: pro-

before

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Prefix: dis-

apart

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Prefix: ex-

out

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Prefix: ab-

away from

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Prefix: auto-

self

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Prefix: centi-

one hundred, one hundredth

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Prefix: hetero-

different

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Prefix: micro-

small

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Prefix: multi-

many, much

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Prefix: para-

beside, alongside, abnormal

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Prefix: syn-

together, with

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Prefix: epi-

upon

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Prefix: in-

in, into

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Suffix: -al

pertaining to

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Suffix: -centesis

surgical puncture

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Suffix: -form

shape

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Suffix: -genic

formation, produce

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Suffix: -grade

a step

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Suffix: -graphy

recording

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Suffix: - ic

pertaining to

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Suffix: -ism

condition

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Suffix: -liter

liter

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Suffix: -meter

instrument to measure

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Suffix: -ous

pertaining to

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Suffix: -phoresis

to carry

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Suffix: -sepsis

decay

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Suffix: -ar

pertaining to

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Suffix: -ary

pertaining to

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Suffix: -drome

that which runs together

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Suffix: -fuge

to flee

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Suffix: -gnosis

knowledge

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Suffix: -gram

a weight

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Suffix: -hexia

condition

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Suffix: -ion

process

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Suffix: -ive

nature of, quality of

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Suffix: -logy

study of

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Suffix: -osis

condition

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Suffix: -pathy

disease

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Suffix: -scope

instrument for examining

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Suffix: -therapy

treatment

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Suffix: -y

condition

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Root: adhes

stuck to

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Root: centr/i

center

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Root: format

a shaping

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Root: kil/o

a thousand

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Root: necr

death

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Root: norm

rule

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Root: organ

organ

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Root: pyr/o

heat, fire

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Root: axill

armpit

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Root: chem/o

chemical

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Root: gene

formation, produce

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Root: macr/o

large

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Root: nom

law

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Root: onc/o

tumor

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Root: pyret

fever

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Root: radi/o

ray, x-ray

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Root: scop

to examine

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Root: therm/o

hot, heat

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Root: tuss

cough

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Root: dem

people

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Root: cis

to cut

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Root: maxim

greatest

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Root: palm

palm

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Root: sept

putrefaction

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Root: top/o

place

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Root: infect

to infect

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Root: eti/o

cause

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Root: malign

bad kind, growing

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Root: minim

least

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Root: prophylact

guarding

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Prcoess of being stuck together

Adhesion

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Without decay

Asepsis

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Pertaining to the armpit

Axillary

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Use of chemical agents in the treatment of disease

Chemotherapy

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Pertaining to a different formation

Heterogeneous

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Process of being badly shaped, deformed

Malformation

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Scientific instrument designed to view small objects

Microscope

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Occurring in or having many shapes

Multiform

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New disease

Neopathy

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Study of tumors

Oncology

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AB

abnormal

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ABMS

American Board of Medical Specialties

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ac

acute

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Amb

ambulatory

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ax

axillary

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BP

blood pressure

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Bx

biopsy

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C

Centigrade, Celsius

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CC

Chief complaint

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cm

centimeter

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CV

cardiovascular

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Derm

dermatology

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DOB

date of birth

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Dx

diagnosis

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EHR

Electronic health record

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ENT

ear, nose, throat

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FACP

Fellow of the American College of Physicians

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FACS

Fellow of the American College of Sergeons

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FP

Family Practice

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g

gram

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GI

gastrointestinal

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GYN

gynecology

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HHS

Health and Human Services

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HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

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Ht

height

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Hx

history

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kg

kilogram

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L

liter

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mcg

microgram

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mg

milligram

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mL

milliliter

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Neuro

neurology

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OB

obstetrics

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Orth

orthopedics

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P

pulse

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Path

pathology

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PE

physical examination

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Peds

pediatrics

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PHI

protected health information

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Psych

psychiatry, psychology

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R

respiration

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SOAP

subjective objective assessment plan

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SS

social security

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Sx

symptom

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T

temperature

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TRP

temperature, pulse, respiration

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Wt

weight

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y/o

year(s) old