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Medical Word Parts - Letter: r


TermDefinition
rachi/ospinal column
radi/ox-rays, radius
radicul/onerve root
re-again, back
rect/orectum
ren/okidney
retin/oretina
retro-backward
rhabdomy/ostriated muscle
rheumat/owatery flow
rhin/onose
rhiz/oroot
rhodo-red
rhythm/orhythm
rhytid/owrinkle
-rrhagebursting forth
-rrhaphysuture
-rrheadischarge, flow
-rrhexisrupture

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