List of med term roots beginning with D
Med term roots beginning with the letter D
Medical terminology is composed of a prefix, root word, and suffix. It is used to precisely describe the human body components, processes, illnesses, medical procedures, and pharmacology. Medical terminology is used in the field of medicine, medical school classes, and clinical settings. This section deals with all med term roots beginning with the letter D.
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|dacryocyst/o||tear sac; lacriman sac|
|de-||lack of; down; less; removal of|
|-desis||to bind; tie together|
|-dilation||widening; stretching; expanding|
|dilat/o||to enlarge, expand|
|dis-||apart, to separate|
|dors/o||back (of body)|
|duct/o||to lead; carry|
|dys-||bad: painful: difficult: abnormal|
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