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Cardiology - what is root

Cardi is root, it studys disorders of the heart and circulatory system

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Pericardium - root and meaning

Cardi is root, it is double-walled sac containing the heart and the roots of the great vessels

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Cardiac Arrest - root and meaning

Cardi is root, sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to effectively pump

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Cardiologist - root and meaning

Cardi is root, a doctor with special training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

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Gastroscopy - root and meaning

Gastr is root, it is an examination of the oesophagus (gullet or food pipe), stomach and duodenum (upper part of the small bowel)

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Gastroenterology- root and meaning

Gastr is root, it is a branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders

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Gastritis - root and meaning

Gastr is root, a general term for a group of conditions with one thing in common: inflammation of the lining of the stomach.

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Cyan/o

Blue

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Erythr/o

Red

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Leuk/o

white

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Melan/o

Black

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Poli/o

Gray

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leukocytopenia - root, suffix and meaning

Root words - Leuk and cyto Suffix -penia(decrease) decrease white cells

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Electrocardiogram- root, suffix and meaning

Root words - electr, cardi Suffix- Gram
Display of persons heartbeat

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abdomin/o

abdominal

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acr/o

extremities

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aden/o

gland

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adip/o

fat

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lingu/o

tongue

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lip/o

fat

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lith/o

-stone

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adren/o

adrenal glands

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aer/o

air

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angi/o

vessel

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anter/o

front, anterior

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aort/o

aorta

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arteri/o

artery

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arthr/o

joint

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audi/o

sound

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lumb/o

lower back