Glossary of Basic Word Structure 2

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what are the five possible parts to a medical word?
prefix suffix combining vowel combining form root
describe prefix
comes before the root
describe suffix
comes after the root
combining vowel
combining vowels do what?
link the root to the suffix or
link the root to the root
What is the combining form?
two root words and two combining vowels in one word
pertaining to
pertaining to
pertaining to
surgical puncture to remove fluid
bind tie together
writing process of recording
breaking down setting free seperation destruction
abnormal softening
large great
disease abnormal condition
surgically creating a mouth or opening
incision cutting
disease suffering feeling emotion
surgical fixation to put in place

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