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What does this medical root mean?

-i-asis

condition

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What does this medical root mean?

iatr(o)-

Of or pertaining to medicine, or a physician [uncommon as a prefix; common as as suffix, see -iatry]

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What does this medical root mean?

-iatry

Denotes a field in medicine of a certain body component

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What does this medical root mean?

-ic

pertaining to

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What does this medical root mean?

-icle

small

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What does this medical root mean?

-ics

organized knowledge, treatment

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What does this medical root mean?

idio-

self, one's own

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What does this medical root mean?

ileo-

ileum

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What does this medical root mean?

infra-

below

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What does this medical root mean?

inter-

between, among

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What does this medical root mean?

intra-

within

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What does this medical root mean?

ipsi-

same

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What does this medical root mean?

irid(o)-

iris

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What does this medical root mean?

isch-

restriction

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What does this medical root mean?

ischio-

Of or pertaining to the ischium, the hip-joint

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What does this medical root mean?

-ism

condition, disease

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What does this medical root mean?

-ismus

spasm, contraction

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What does this medical root mean?

iso-

Denoting something as being 'equal'

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What does this medical root mean?

-ist

one who specializes in

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What does this medical root mean?

-ite

the nature of, resembling

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What does this medical root mean?

-itis

inflammation

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What does this medical root mean?

-ium

structure, tissue

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What does this medical root mean?

kal/i

potassium

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What does this medical root mean?

karyo-

nucleus

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What does this medical root mean?

kerat(o)-

cornea (eye or skin)

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What does this medical root mean?

kin(e)-, kin(o), kinesi(o)-

movement

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What does this medical root mean?

koil(o)-

hollow

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What does this medical root mean?

kyph(o)-

humped

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What does this medical root mean?

labi(o)-

Of or pertaining to the lip

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What does this medical root mean?

lacrim(o)-

tear