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Around

Circum-
Peri-

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Through, Across

Dia-
Trans-

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Out, Out From

Ec-

4

In, Within

Endo-
Intra-

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Outside

Extra-

6

Above

Super-

7

Against

Anti-
Contra-

8

Slow

Brady-

9

Bad, Painful Difficult

Dys-

10

Water

Hydr/o

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Ill, Bad, Poor

Mal-

12

Rapid

Tachy-

13

Chondr/o

Cartilage

14

Cost/o

Ribs

15

Cardiology

Study of heart
Cardiologist

16

Obstetrics

Pregnancy and delivery of fetus
Obstetrician

17

Gynecology

Study of female reproductive system
Gynecologist

18

Orthopedics

Study of musculoskeletal system
Orthopedic surgeon

19

Endocrinology

Study of hormone secretiom
Endocrinologist

20

Pathology

Study of disease
Pathologist

21

Radiology

Medical imaging
Radiologist

22

Oncology

Study of tumor/cancer
Oncologist

23

Surgery

Treatment of illness, injury and deformity
Surgeon

24

Urology

Study of urinary system
Urologist

25

Nephrology

Study of kidney
Nephrologist - doesnt operate, uses drugs and dialysis

26

Ophthalmology

Study of eye
Ophthamologist

27

Psychiatry

Treatment of mind
Psychiatrist

28

Pediatrics

Treatment of children
Pediatrician

29

Neurology

Study of nerves
Neurologist

30

Gastroenterology

Study of stomach and intestines
Gastroenterologist