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

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Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ N ]

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
narc/o arrow   numbness; stupor; sleep
nas/o arrow   nose
nat/i arrow   birth
natr/o arrow   sodium
necr/o arrow   death
nect/o arrow   to bind, tie, connect 
neo- arrow   new
nephr/o arrow   kidney
neur/o arrow   nerve
neutr/o arrow   neither; neutral; neutrophil 
nid/o arrow   nest
nine arrow   noni-
noci- arrow   to cause harm, injury or pain
noct/o arrow   night
nod/o arrow   knot 
-noia arrow   mind, will 
nom/o arrow   custom, law 
nomen- arrow   name 
norm/o arrow   rule; order 
nos/o arrow   disease
nucle/o arrow   nucleus
nulli- arrow   none
nutri/o, nutrit/o arrow   to nourish
nyct/o arrow   night
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