Word roots, prefixes and suffixes of anatomical terms :
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|labi-||Labiodental||Of or pertaining to the lip|
|laparo-||Laparotomy||Of or pertaining to the abdomen-wall, flank|
|laryng-||Larynx||Of or pertaining to the larynx|
|later-||Lateral pectoral nerve||Lateral, side|
|-lepsis, -lepsy||Epilepsy||Attack, seizure|
|leuco-, leuko-||Leukocyte||A white color|
|lingu-||Linguistics||Of or pertaining to the tongue|
|-logist||Oncologist||Someone who studies a certain field|
|-logy||Haematology||The study of|
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.