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CARDI/O-

heart

cardiology (study and treatment of the heart and its diseases)

2

CHIR/O-

hand

chiropractic (disease treatment by manipulation of the vertebral column)

3

CRIN/O-

secrete

endocrinology (study of endocrine glands and hormones)

4

DEM/O-

people

epidemology (study of causes and control of epidemics)

5

DENT/O-

tooth

dentistry (care and treatment of disease of teeth, gums, and jaw)

6

DERMAT/O-

skin

dermatology (study of treatment of skin disorders)

7

EMBRY/O-

embryo

embryology (study of embryonic development)

8

ENTER/O-

intestine

gastroenterology (study and treatment of stomach and intestine disorders)

9

GASTR/O-

stomach

gastroenterology (study and treatment of stomach and intestine disorders)

10

GERONT/O-

old age

gerontology (study of aging process and problems of the aged)

11

GYNEC/O-

female

gynecology (study and treatment of disease of women and girls)

12

HEMAT/O-

blood

hematology (study of blood and blood diseases)

13

IMMUN/O-

protected

immunology (study of the body's defense system and related phenomena)

14

INTERN/O-

within, inner

internal medicine (diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases)

15

NAT/O-

birth

neonatology (study and treatment of newborns)

16

NEPHR/O-

kidney

nephrology (study and treatment of kidney diseases)

17

NEUR/O-

nerves

neurology (study and treatment of nervous system processes and diseases)

18

OBSTETR/O-

midwife

obstetrics (care of women during and immediately after pregnancy)

19

ONC/O-

tumor

oncology (study and treatment of tumors)

20

OPHTHALM/O-

eye

ophthalmology (study and treatment of eye disease and disorders)

21

OPT/O-

eye

optometry (testing of eyes in order to prescribe corrective lenses)

22

ORTH/O-

straight

orthopedics (study and treatment of bone, joint, and muscle disorders)

23

OSTE/O-

bone

osteopathy (treatment of disease by manipulation and massage of musculoskeletal system)

24

OT/O-

ear, nose, larynx, and throat

otorhinolaryngology (treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases and disorders)

25

RHIN/O-

ear, nose, larynx, and throat

otorhinolaryngology (treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases and disorders)

26

LARYNG/O-

ear, nose, larynx, and throat

otorhinolaryngology (treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases and disorders)

27

PATH/O-

disease
pathology (tissue analysis to confirm diagnosis, perform autopsies)

28

PED/O-. PEDI/A-

child

pediatrics (care and treatment of children)

29

PHARMAC/O-

drug, medicine

pharmacology (study and practice of drug chemistry, preparation, use and effect)

30

POD/O-, PED/I-

foot

podiatry (diagnosis, treatment, and correction of foot disorders)

31

PROCT/O-

anus, rectum

proctology (diagnosis and treatment of anal and rectal disorders)

32

PSYCH/O-

mind

psychiatry (diagnosis, management, and prevention of metal disorders)

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UR/O-

urine

urology (study and treatment of urinary disease)