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What is Cardiology?

The study of the heart.
Cardi/o-heart
-logy-study of

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Aden/o

Gland
Ex: adenopathy (gland disease)

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Carcin/o

Cancer
Ex: carcinoma (cancerous tumor)

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Cardi/o

Heart
Ex: cardiac (pertaining to the heart)

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Chem/o

Chemical
Ex: chemotherapy (treatment with chemicals)

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Cis/o

To cut
Ex: incision (process of cutting into)

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Dermat/o

Skin
Ex: dermatology (study of the skin)

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Enter/o

Small intestine
Ex: enteric (pertaining to the small intestine)

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Gastr/o

Stomach
Ex: gastric (pertaining to the stomach)

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Gynec/o

Female
Ex: gynecology (study of females)

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Hemat/o

Blood
Ex: hematic (pertaining to the blood)

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Hydr/o

Water

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Immun/o

Immunity
Ex: immunology (study of immunity)

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Laryng/o

Voice box
Ex: laryngeal (pertaining to the voice box)

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Nephr/o

Kidney
Ex: nephromegaly (enlarged kidney)

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Neur/o

Nerve
Ex: neural (pertaining to nerve)

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Ophthalm/o

Eye
Ex: ophthalmic (pertaining to the eye)

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Ot/o

Ear
Ex: otic (pertaining to the ear)

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Path/o

Disease
Ex: pathology (study of disease)

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Pulmon/o

Lung
Ex: pulmonary (pertaining to the lungs)

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Rhin/o

Nose
Ex: rhinoplasty (surgical repair of the nose)