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Ana-

Apart

1

Ante-

Before

2

Dis-

Part

3

Homeo-

Sameness

4

Inter-

Between

5

Intra-

Within

6

-logy

Study of

7

-meter

Measure

8

Pariet-

Wall

9

Physio-

Nature or function of

10

Post-

After

11

Sagitta-

Arrow

12

-section

Act of cutting

13

-stasis

Standing still

14

-tomy

Process of cutting

15

viscero-

Body organs

16

Local disease

One part or a limited area of the body

17

Systemic disease

Affects the entire body or several parts

18

Epidemiology

Studies why, when, and where diseases occur and how they are transmitted

19

Geriatrics

Study of medical problems and care of the elderly

20

Pathology

Deals with the nature, causes, and development of abnormal conditions and the structural and functional changes

21

Pharmacology

Deals with the effects and use of drugs in disease treatment