For those of you who don't remember your Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes.  Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.

For those of you who don't remember your Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.

Prefix and Suffixes are useful fro understanding the nature of the word without ever having had seen it before. You can know the area that needs treatment or the type of problem the patient may be facing.

Prefix and Suffixes are useful fro understanding the nature of the word without ever having had seen it before. You can know the area that needs treatment or the type of problem the patient may be facing.

A Facebook find! A visual of the skeletal system. Please see my facebook page for proper credit to the poster of this photo. https://www.facebook.com/pediatricPT/posts/1112488678784389

A Facebook find! A visual of the skeletal system. Please see my facebook page for proper credit to the poster of this photo. https://www.facebook.com/pediatricPT/posts/1112488678784389

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