Brachycephalic. Atherosclerosis. Neurofibromatosis.
As you probably already know, the medical field is not home for simple terminology. But don’t let these tongue-twisting polysyllabic behemoths discourage you. Most medical terms follow a naming convention that makes even the completely unfamiliar terms decipherable. All you need to know is where to look.
To help you de-mystify these terms, we created a handy “cheat sheet” that breaks down common medical word roots, suffixes, prefixes and modifiers.
You’re now equipped with a useful shorthand guide to medical terminology. Bookmark this resource for easy access in the future and pass it along to anyone else you feel may benefit from it!
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