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

Medical TERMINOLOGY   -   A thru Z

Prefixes, roots, suffixes  [ Z ]

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
zeo- arrow   boil
zinco- arrow   Pertaining to or containing the element zinc
zo/o arrow   animal life 
zon- arrow   girdle, belt 
zyg/o arrow   union, junction, pair, yoke, tied together
zym/o arrow   enzyme, ferment 
-zyme arrow   enzyme
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