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Word roots, prefixes and suffixes of anatomical terms :
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|tachy-||Tachycardia||Fast, irregularly fast|
|thel-||Theleplasty||Of or pertaining to a nipple|
|thely-||Thelygenous||relating to a woman, feminine|
|thorac-, thorac-, thoracico-||Thorax||Of or pertaining to the upper chest|
|thromb-||Thrombocytopenia||Of or relating to a blood clot, or lump|
|-tomy||Gastrotomy||Act of cutting, incision|
|tono-||Tone, tension, pressure|
|top-||Topical anesthetic||Place, topical|
|tox-, tox-, toxic-||Toxoplasmosis||Toxin, poison|
|trachel-||tracheloplasty||Of or pertaining to the neck|
|trans-||Transfusion||Across, or through|
|trich-, trichia, trich-||Trichocyst||Of or pertaining to hair|
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.