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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

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lymph/o

lymph

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mening/o

meninges

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myc/o

fungus

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myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

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my/o

muscle

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bronchi/o

bronch/o bronchus

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nas/o

nose

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calc/o

calicum

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nephr/o

kidneys

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carcin/o

cancer

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neur/o

nerve

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cardi/o

heart

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noct/o

night

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cephal/o

head

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odont/o

teeth

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cerebr/o

brain, cerebrum

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olig/o

scanty, little

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chondr/o

cartilage

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ophthalm/o, ocul/o, opt/o

eye

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col/o, colon/o

colon

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or/o, stomat/o

-mouth

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cost/o

-ribs

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orth/o

straight

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crani/o

cranium, skull

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oste/o

bone

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cutane/o

skin

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ot/o

ear

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pelv/o,-

pelv/i pelvis

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cyst/o -

bladder

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phalang/o

fingers and toes

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cyt/o

cell

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pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

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dent/o

teeth

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phleb/o

vein

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derm/o

skin

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pleur/o

pleura

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dipl/o

double

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pneum/o

lung

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dist/o

far, farthest

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poster/o

back (of body), behind, posterior

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encephal/o

brain

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proxim/o

near, nearest

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enter/o

intestine

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py/o

pus

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radi/o

x-rays, radiation

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esophag/o

esophagus

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rhin/o

nose

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scler/o

hardening, white of eye

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gingiv/o

gum

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therm/o

heat

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gluc/o, glyc/o

sugar, glucose

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thorac/o

chest

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hema, hemat/o, hem/o -

blood

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toxic/o, tox/o

poison

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hepat/o

liver

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trache/o

trachea (windpipe)

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ur/o

urine

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hidr/o

sweat

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hist/o

tissue

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vascul/o

blood vessel

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vertebr/o

vertebra (backbone

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hydr/o

water

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lapar/o

abdominal

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laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

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latr/o

side

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Nat

birth