Common medical terminology.Medical Terminology Reference word building - root word prefix and suffix.  Medical terms dictionary

Medical Terminology Reference

Word building  [ Z ]

Use this reference to see how common medical terms are created using the various prefixes, suffixes, and root words.

Alphabetical Listing  (word building)

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I 
J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q
R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z
>Also check out the medical abbreviations section
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The first release of this reference included close to 1000 words.  We are still in the process of developing new content.  Medical terms have not been released yet for the following letters: J,W,Y, Z.


Prefix Definition:
1st Root Word:
1st Root Definition:
2nd Root Word:
2nd Root Word Definition:
Suffix Definition:
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