Common medical terminology. Suffix, prefix, and root words.

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Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ F ]

Prefix: A prefix is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning. Pre means "before." Prefixes may also indicate a location, number, or time. 
: central part of a word.     
:  The ending part of a word that modifies the meaning of the word. Example: homeless. Root = 'home' and the suffix is 'less'. It can also refer to a condition, disease, disorder, or procedure.    

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arrow   Meaning
faci/o arrow   face
-facient arrow   to cause, make happen 
fasci/o arrow   fascia (membrane supporting muscles) 
febr/i arrow   fever 
femor/o arrow   femur (thigh bone) 
-ferent arrow   to carry 
ferr/i, ferr/o arrow   iron
fet/o arrow   fetus
fibr/o arrow   fiber
fibros/o arrow   fibrous connective tissue 
fibul/o arrow   fibula
-fication arrow   process of making 
-fida arrow   split
fil/i, fil/o, filament/o arrow   threat, threadlike 
five arrow   pent-, penta-, quinque- 
flav/o arrow   yellow 
flex/o arrow   to bend 
fluor/o arrow   luminous
follicul/o arrow   follicle; small sac 
fore- arrow   before, in front 
-form arrow   resembling; in the shape of 
four arrow   quadri, tetra- 
fovea/o arrow   small pit or depression
frig/o, frigid/o arrow   cold 
funct/o arrow   performance 
fung/i arrow   fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll) 
furc/o arrow   forking; branching 
fusc/o arrow   dark brown 
-fusion arrow   to pour; to come together
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