Med terms G- med term root 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 G, and features a med term root list along with prefixes and suffixes.
|ganglion/o||ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies|
|gel/o||to freeze, congeal|
|-gen||substance that produces|
|-genic||produced by or in|
|gli/o||glial cells; neuroglial cells|
|glycogen/o||glycogen; animal starch v|
|glycos/o||glucose; sugar v|
|-graph||instrument for recording|
|-graphy||process of recording|
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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