Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology by Mind Map: Medical Terminology

1. the main part of a word which contains the basic meaning

2. forming plurals

2.1. en : foramen = foramina

3. diagnostic suffixes

3.1. ALGIA : ARTHRALGIA

4. negative prefixes

4.1. anti : antidote

5. adjective suffixes

5.1. ac: cardiac

6. word parts attached to the beginning of a word that modifies the meaning

7. medical terminology is special vocabulary used by health care professionals for effective and accurate communication.

8. word parts

8.1. word root

8.2. prefix

8.3. suffix

8.3.1. word parts attached to the end of a word that modifies the meaning

9. kind of suffix and prefix

9.1. suffix

9.1.1. kind of suffix and prefix

9.1.1.1. cardiology : study of the heart

9.2. prefix

9.2.1. prefixes for directions

9.2.1.1. ab : abduct

9.2.2. prefixes for degree

9.2.2.1. hypo : hypoxia

9.2.3. prefixes for time

9.2.3.1. ante : antenatal