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inter

between

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hypo

under
below

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epi

above
upon

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retro

backward
behind

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sub

under
below

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quadri

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micro

small

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tri

3

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an

without
not

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intra

within
in

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supra

above
excessive
superior

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dia

through
across

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peri

around

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brady

slow

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tachy

rapid

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dys

bad
painful
difficult

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eu

good
normal

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hetero

different

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mal

bad

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pseudo

false

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pseudocyesis

false pregnancy

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dyspepsia

difficult digestion

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amastia

without breast

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eupnea

good or normal breathing

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Building medical words
rule #1

A word root links a suffix that begins with a vowel

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Building medical words
Rule #2

A combining form links a suffix that begins with a consonant

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Building medical words
Rule #3

A combining form links one root to another root to form a compound word

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centesis

surgical puncture

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clasis

surgical fracture

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desis

binding fixation