Word roots, prefixes and suffixes of anatomical terms :
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|gastr-||Gastrointestinal||Of or pertaining to the stomach|
|-gen||Pathogen||Agent that produces or originates|
|-genic||Cardiogenic shock||Formative, pertaining to producing|
|genu-||Genu valgum||Of or pertaining to the knee|
|gingiv-||Gingivitis||Of or pertaining to the gums|
|glauc-||Glaucoma||Grey or bluish-grey colour|
|gloss-, glott-||Glossology||Of or pertaining to the tongue|
|gnath-||Gnathodynamometer||Of or pertaining to the jaw|
|gon-||Gonorrhea||Seed, semen, also reproductive|
|-gram, -gramme||Angiogram||Record or picture|
|-graph||Electrocardiograph||Instrument used to record data or picture|
|-graphy||Angiography||Process of recording|
In this section we've added a few alternative study aids to help you along.
- Articles - Here you'll find a range of short articles on basic anatomy and physiology topics, complete with a few 'test yourself' questions for each one.
- Images and pdf's - Just in case you get tired of looking at the screen we've provided images and pdf files that you can print out and use for 'off-line' practice.
- Word Roots - When you learn the word roots, prefixes and suffixes contained within anatomical and medical terms, you can often work out what they mean. This can be a useful skill as you progress in your studies, so we've provided a dictionary to help you!
- Games - Finally in the resources section, we've added some simple games to make anatomy and physiology practice a little bit more fun.