Basic word structure Created by A 5 K
Combining form, Suffixes, and Prefixes <ul><li>Electrocardiogram = Electr/o/cardio/gram </li></ul><ul><li>Electr = Electri...
Combining form, Suffixes, and Prefixes <ul><li>Gastritis = Gastr/itis </li></ul><ul><li>Gastr = Stomach </li></ul><ul><li>...
Combining form Aden/o = gland Arthr/o = joint Bi/o = life Carcin/o = cancer Cardi/o = heart Cephal/o = head Cerebro = cere...
Combining form Neur/o = nerve Onc/o = tumor Ophthalm/o = eye Oste/o = bone Path/o = disease Ped/o = child Psych/o = mind R...
Suffixes -ac = pertaining to -al = pertaining to -algia = pain -cyte = cell -ectomy = excision, removal -emia = blood cond...
Prefixes A-, An- = no, not Auto- = self Dia = through, complete Endo- = within Epi- = above, upon Ex- = out Exo- = out Hyp...
Practice <ul><li>Hematologist </li></ul><ul><li>Ophthalmologist </li></ul><ul><li>Urologist </li></ul><ul><li>Dermatitis <...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Basic word structure

1,344 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,344
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
22
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Basic word structure

  1. 1. Basic word structure Created by A 5 K
  2. 2. Combining form, Suffixes, and Prefixes <ul><li>Electrocardiogram = Electr/o/cardio/gram </li></ul><ul><li>Electr = Electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Cardi = Heart </li></ul><ul><li>Gram = Record </li></ul><ul><li>Electrocardiogram = Record of the electricity in the heart </li></ul>
  3. 3. Combining form, Suffixes, and Prefixes <ul><li>Gastritis = Gastr/itis </li></ul><ul><li>Gastr = Stomach </li></ul><ul><li>itis = Inflammation </li></ul><ul><li>Gastritis = Inflammation of the stomach </li></ul>
  4. 4. Combining form Aden/o = gland Arthr/o = joint Bi/o = life Carcin/o = cancer Cardi/o = heart Cephal/o = head Cerebro = cerebrum Cis/o = to cut Crin/o = secrete Cyst/o = urinary bladder Cyt/o = cell Derm/o, Dermat/o = skin Electr/o = electricity Encephal/o = brain Enter/o = intestine Erythr/o = red Gastr/o = stomach Gnos/o = knowledge Gynec/o = woman Hemat/o, Hem/o = blood Hepat/o = liver Iatr/o = treatment Leuk/o = white Nephr/o = kidney
  5. 5. Combining form Neur/o = nerve Onc/o = tumor Ophthalm/o = eye Oste/o = bone Path/o = disease Ped/o = child Psych/o = mind Radi/o = x-ray Ren/o = kidney Rhin/o = nose Sarc/o = flesh Sect/o = to cut Thromb/o = clot Ur/o = urinary tract
  6. 6. Suffixes -ac = pertaining to -al = pertaining to -algia = pain -cyte = cell -ectomy = excision, removal -emia = blood condition -genic = pertaining to -gram = record -ic, ical = pertaining to -ion = process -ist = specialist -itis = inflammation -logy = study of -oma = tumor, mass -opsy = process of viewing -osis = abnormal condition -pathy = disease condition -scope = instrument to visually examine -scopy = process of visually examine -sis = state of -tomy = process of cutting -y = process, condition
  7. 7. Prefixes A-, An- = no, not Auto- = self Dia = through, complete Endo- = within Epi- = above, upon Ex- = out Exo- = out Hyper- = excessive, above Hypo- = deficient, below In- = into, in Peri- = surrounding, around Pro- = before, forward Re- = back, backward Retro- = behind Sub- = below, under Trans- = across through
  8. 8. Practice <ul><li>Hematologist </li></ul><ul><li>Ophthalmologist </li></ul><ul><li>Urologist </li></ul><ul><li>Dermatitis </li></ul><ul><li>Electrocardiogram </li></ul>6. Cytology 7. Hypothyroidism 8. Hepatoma 9. Cystitis 10. Hypercholesterolemia

×