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Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
Understanding the terminology of cosmetology
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Understanding the terminology of cosmetology

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Help the cosmetology student understand the terminology used

Help the cosmetology student understand the terminology used

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  1. Understanding the Terminology of Cosmetology Prefix Root Suffix To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  2. Breakdown of the Word <ul><li>Prefix Root Suffix </li></ul><ul><li>Prefix = Before or prior </li></ul><ul><li>Root = noun, base word </li></ul><ul><li>Suffix = after or following </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  3. PRE-Fix <ul><li>The prefix is the first portion of the word, it comes before the root, therefore it is pre, meaning before. </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  4. PRE-Fix <ul><li>The prefix usually desribes a reference point of a body part, or an instance of definition regarding a type of disease or relation to that body part, i.e, epi - derm - is , epi- meaning upon, derm =skin, and –is =pertaining to, so the meaning of this word is pertaining to upon the skin. </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  5. PRE-Fix <ul><li>To determine the meaning of the prefix , you must familiarize yourself with the medical prefix definitions. </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarize Yourself with the Basics: </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  6. Anterior = Front Posterior = Back, Behind Superior = Above Inferior = Down Supra = Above Epi =Upon Hyper = Above or Fast Hypo = Below or Slow Infra = Inside Super = Above Para = Around Common Prefixes in Cosmetology Sub = Below To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  7. Root <ul><li>The root is the middle portion of the word, it comes after the prefix and before the suffix. It is the main word that the prefix or suffix describes. </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  8. <ul><li>To determine the meaning of the root , you must familiarize yourself with the medical root word definitions. </li></ul>Root To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  9. <ul><li>The roo t word usually is a noun and defines a part of the body, i.e., onyx = nail . </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarize Yourself with the Basics: </li></ul>Root To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  10. Common Root Words in Cosmetology Labia = Lips Mandible = Lower Jaw Bucca = Cheek Cutaneous = Fatty tissue Auricular = Ear Derm = Skin Maxillea = Upper Jaw Onyx = Nail Naso = Nose Orbit = Eyes Trich = Hair Oris = Mouth Cranium = Skull Frontal =Forehead Cosmo = Hair/Beauty To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  11. Suffix <ul><li>The suffix is the end portion of the word, it comes after the root. </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  12. Suffix <ul><li>To determine the meaning of the suffix , you must familiarize yourself with the medical suffix definitions. </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  13. Suffix <ul><li>The suffix usually is a verb and decribes the diagnostic part of the whole word, i.e., hyper - trich - osis, -osis means a condition of, so basically hypertrichosis is a condition of fast or much growth of hair. </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarize Yourself with the Basics: </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  14. Common Suffixes in Cosmetology -olysis = Condition of -ia = Pertaining to -opathy = Disease of -itis = Inflammation of -osis = Condition of -is = Pertaining to -ology = Study of To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  15. <ul><li>Here is the tricky part, because each prefix and suffix have a certain definition, it may not sound right when you put the 3 parts together. </li></ul>Putting Prefix , Root , & Suffix Together To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  16. Putting Prefix , Root , & Suffix Together <ul><li>Example: paraonychia: para- onych -ia= round- nail- pertaining to. It may not make sense literally, but if you understand the 3 parts you can get a jist of what it is trying to define. Definition= Pertaining to around the nail, usually an infection. </li></ul>To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com
  17. <ul><li>Example: sub ment al : sub- ment -al = below- jaw - pertaining to . Definition: This is a reference point of the body or where it may be on in relation to the body organs. Below the jaw or lower jaw. </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarize Yourself with the Basics: </li></ul><ul><li>Click > to see video </li></ul>Putting Prefix , Root , & Suffix Together To get free test and info go to www.stateboardcosmetologyhelp.com

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