The Language of Medicine Ch3 Ann

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Chapter 3SUFFIXES : 

Chapter 3SUFFIXES ADDITIONS TO THE ENDS OF WORDS

COMBINING FORMS : 

COMBINING FORMS

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COMBINING FORMS

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COMBINING FORMS

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SUFFIXES

SUFFIXES : 

SUFFIXES --ptosis blepharoptosis --sclerosis arteriosclerosis --scope laparoscope = drooping = drooping of an upper eyelid = hardening = hardening of an artery = instrument for visual examination = instrument for visual examination of the abdomen

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SUFFIXES --stasis hemostasis --stomy tracheostomy --therapy chemotherapy = stopping, controlling = stopping blood flow = opening to form a “mouth” = surgical opening into the throat = treatment = using a chemical to treat disease

SUFFIXES : 

SUFFIXES -tomy laparotomy -trophy hypertrophy atrophy = incision, cut into = incision through abdominal wall = development, nourishment = excessive development = cells decrease in size

SHORT NOUN SUFFIXES : 

SHORT NOUN SUFFIXES -er radiographer -ia pneumonia leukemia = person who does = technologist who assists in making x-rays = condition = inflammation of the alveoli of the lungs = excessive number of white blood cells

SHORT NOUN SUFFIXES : 

SHORT NOUN SUFFIXES -ist nephrologist -ole, -ule arteriole venule -um, -ium pericardium -y nephropathy = specialist = kidney specialist = small = small artery = small vein = structure, tissue, thing = a membrane that surrounds the heart = condition, process = disease of the kidneys

ADJECTIVE SUFFIXESmeaning “pertaining to” : 

ADJECTIVE SUFFIXESmeaning “pertaining to”

ADJECTIVE SUFFIXESmeaning “pertaining to” : 

ADJECTIVE SUFFIXESmeaning “pertaining to” cardiac peritoneal tonsillar pulmonary laryngeal chronic adipose mucous necrotic heart peritoneum tonsils lungs larynx continuing for a long time fat mucus death

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