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Word roots, prefixes and suffixes of anatomical terms :




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Prefix/suffixExampleMeaning
-iaHypermetropiaState, condition
-i-asisMydriasisCondition
iatr-IatrochemistryOf or pertaining to medicine
-iatryPodiatryA field in medicine
-icHepatic arteryPertaining to
-icleOvarian follicleSmall
-icsObstetricsOrganized knowledge, treatment
idio-IdiopathicSelf, one's own
ileo-Ileocecal valveIleum
im-, in-Incontinent In, inside, not
infra-Infrahyoid musclesBelow
inter-Interarticular ligamentBetween, among
intra-intramuralWithin
ipsi-Ipsilateral hemiparesisSame
irid-IridectomyIris
isch-IschemiaRestriction
ischi-Ischioanal fossaOf or pertaining to the ischium, the hip-joint
-ismDwarfismCondition, disease
-ismusHemiballismusSpasm, contraction
iso-IsotonicEqual
-istPathologistOne who specializes in
-iteHermaphroditeThe nature of, resembling
-itisTonsillitisInflammation
-iumPericardium Structure, tissue


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