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wood root

the main body of a word

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combining vowel

a vowel inserted between root words to make the word easier to pronounce

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combining form

speed/o, gastr/o, cardi/o

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Latin roots

used to write words naming and describing structures of the body

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Greek roots

used to write words naming and describing diseases, conditions, diagnosis, and treatment

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prefix

placed before a word to modify its meaning

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suffix

attached to the end of a word or word root to modify its meaning

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word parts

word roots, combining forms, prefixes, and suffixes

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When is a combining vowel used?

before suffixes that begin with a consonant and before another wood root

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eponyms

names for diseases, organs, procedures, or body functions that are derived from the name of a person

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pharmacology

the study of the preparation, properties, uses, and actions of drugs

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is

es

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um

a

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us

i

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a

ae

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ix

ices

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ex

ices

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ax

aces

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ma

s or mata

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on

a

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nx

nges