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Prefix/suffixExampleMeaning
radio-Radiowave Radiation
re-Relapse Again, backward
rect- rectum
ren-Renal Of or pertaining to the kidney
reticul-Reticulocyte Net
retro-Retroversion Backward, behind
rhabd-Rhabdomyolysi Rod shaped, striated
rhachi-Rachialgia Spine
rhin-Rhinoplasty Of or pertaining to the nose
rhod-Rhodophyte Denoting a rose-red color
-rrhageHemorrhageBurst forth
-rrhagiaMenorrhagia Rapid flow of blood
-rrhaphy Surgical suturing
-rrhea DiarrheaFlowing, discharge
-rrhexisKaryorrhexisRupture
rubr-RubrospinalOf or pertaining to the red nucleus of the brain
-ruptEruptBreak, or burst




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