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Word roots quiz VI

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Test your knowledge of the roots of words nurses use every day in our Word Roots Quiz VI.

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Word Roots Quiz VI
(10 questions total)

The prefix “entero-“ (e.g., enteric) means “inside”.



The prefix “erythema-“ (e.g., erythematosis) means “flushed (skin)”.



The suffix “-gen” (e.g., mutagen) means “to produce”.



The prefix “hem- or hemato-“ (e.g., hemopiesis) means “blood”.



The prefix “erythro-“ (e.g., erythrocyte) means “flushed”.



The suffix “-glossus” (e.g., hypoglossal) means “muscle”.



The prefix “hyper-“ (e.g., hypertension) means “below”.



The prefix “intra-“ (e.g., intracapuslar) means “within”.



The prefix “leuko-“ (e.g., leukocyte) means “white”.



The suffix “-kinin” (e.g., bradykinin) means “to stop”.





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