Med terms F- med term prefix list
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, and clinical settings. This section deals with all med terms beginning with a letter F, and features a med term prefix list along with roots and suffixes.
|-facient||to cause, make happen|
|fasci/o||fascia (membrane supporting muscles)|
|femor/o||femur (thigh bone)|
|fibros/o||fibrous connective tissue|
|-fication||process of making|
|fil/i, fil/o, filament/o||threat, threadlike|
|five||pent-, penta-, quinque-|
|follicul/o||follicle; small sac|
|fore-||before, in front|
|-form||resembling; in the shape of|
|fovea/o||small pit or depression|
|fung/i||fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll)|
|-fusion||to pour; to come together|
For a quick overview and tutorial on medical terminology, check out our Introduction to Medical Terminology.
Also, please check out our Word Building Reference for great examples of how root words, suffixes, and prefixes are used to create common medical terms.
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