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  • Introduction to Basic Medical Science Terminology Root Words Prefix-Suffix Organ System Drug Nomenclature
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  • Greek and Latin Formula
    • Root Word -Base component which gives it a meaning
    • Prefix-modifying component located before
    • Suffix-modifying component located after
    • Combining Vowel – a connector
    Root Word Suffix Prefix Combining Vowel Medical Term
  • Root Words
    • Ambul/o walk
    • Arter/o artery
    • Arthr/o joint
    • Asthm sob
    • Audit/o hear
    • Bronch/o windpipe
    • Cerebr/o brain
    • Coagul/o clot
    • Cutane/derm/o skin
    • Gastr/o stomach
    • Hem/o blood
    • Hepat/o liver
    • Nephr/o kidney
    • Ocul/optic eye
    • Osteo/o bone
    • Pulm/o lung
  • Prefixes Suffixes
    • Ante before
    • Brady slow
    • Hyper excessive
    • Hypo deficient
    • Mal bad
    • Micro small
    • Poly many
    • Post after
    • Tachy rapid
    • -algia/algesia pain
    • -cide killer
    • -emesis vomiting
    • -itis inflammation
    • -sclerosis hardening
    • -stat stop, bacteriostat
  • Word Building
    • Sub-lingu
      • under-tongue
    • Gastr-titis
      • Stomach-inflammation
    • Tachy-cardia
      • Rapid-heart
    • Arthr-algia
      • Joint-pain
  • Drug Classification
    • Against Classes
      • Antianginals
      • Anticonvulsant
      • Antidepressants
      • Antidiarrheals
      • Antiemetics
      • Antihypertensives
    • Other Classes
      • An-alges-ics
      • Hypo-gluc-mics
      • Hyper-lipid-emia
      • Conta-cep-tives
      • Psych-o-tropics
      • Sperm-i-cide
  • Drug Nomenclature
    • -azepam benzodiazepine
    • -cillin penicillins
    • -conazole antifungal
    • -olol beta blocker
    • -olone steroid anti-inflammatory
    • -profen non-steroidal anti-inflam
    • -semide loop diuretic
    • -statin cholesterol lowering agent
    • -triptan migraine agent
    • -triptyline tricyclic antidepressant
  • Misnomer 101
    • You Knows
      • Condoms
    • AC/DC
      • Pepcid AC
    • Breathers
      • Inhalers
    • Entenmann’s
      • Enemas
    • Prickers
      • Lancets
    • Republican Lice
      • Public Lice