What does enter mean in medical terms?

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, enter- (en'tĕr-ō, en'tĕr), The intestine. [G. enteron, intestine]

What is the combining form for liver? hepato- a combining form meaning “liver,” used in the formation of compound words:-hepatotoxin.

What suffix means hormone? Word: prostaglandin. Meaning: hormone in many tissues but is isolated by the_prostate gland. Suffix: -in. Meaning: substance.

What is the root in medical terminology? Word Roots. The root or stem of a medical term usually has been derived from a Greek or Latin noun or verb. This root expresses the basic meaning of the term. However, often that meaning will be modified by the addition of a prefix (at the beginning of the word) or the addition of a suffix (at the end of the-word).

What do suffixes in medical terminology often indicate? SUFFIXES. A suffix is always added at the end of a word to complete that term. In medical terminology, suffixes usually, but not always, indicate a procedure, condition, disorder, or disease. A combining vowel is used when the suffix begins with a_consonant.