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Word roots, prefixes and suffixes of anatomical terms :
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|ren-||Renal||Of or pertaining to the kidney|
|rhabd-||Rhabdomyolysi||Rod shaped, striated|
|rhin-||Rhinoplasty||Of or pertaining to the nose|
|rhod-||Rhodophyte||Denoting a rose-red color|
|-rrhagia||Menorrhagia||Rapid flow of blood|
|rubr-||Rubrospinal||Of or pertaining to the red nucleus of the brain|
|-rupt||Erupt||Break, or burst|
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- 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.
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- 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!
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