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arthro

joint

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dermato

skin

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gastro

stomach

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nephro

kidney

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stomato

mouth

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cyte

cell

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itis

inflammation

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oma

tumor

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megaly

enlarged

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an

without

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intra

within

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poly

many, much

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osteo

bone

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entero

intestine

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spleno

spleen

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pre

before

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rrhapy

to suture

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malacia

softening

19

cele

hernia

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algia

pain

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uni/mono

one

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supra

above

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tachy

rapid

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brady

slow

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where is the prefix in a word?

at the beginning

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where is the suffix in the word?

at the end of the word

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when do you use a combining form?

is needed when the words that your are combining do not have a vowel

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what do prefixes do to a word?

changes its meaning and indicates size, quantity, position and location

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what do suffixes do to a word?

changes the meaning of a medical word; surgical, diagnostic, pathological, and related, grammatical, and diminutive, singular and plural

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jaundice

yellow