Set 11. Root Words – cont. morph, i, o – metamorphosis. shape, form. myo – myocardial infarction. Muscle.
Root Words – cont.
The heart is opened to reveal the left ventricular free wall on the right and the septum in the center. There has been a remote myocardial infarction that extensively involved the anterior left ventricular free wall and septum. The white appearance of the endocardial surface indicates the extensive scarring.
neur, -i, -o
The word comes from the Greek words ortho meaning straight and odons meaning tooth.
Normal Bone Tissue
Osteoporosis, resulting in brittle bones, is a "silent thief" -- it robs your bones of calcium.
Mycobacterium fortuitum Bacteria. This nontuberculous Mycobacterium is a pathogen for various human clinical syndromes.
A pathogen or infectious agent is a biological agent that causes disease or illness to its host. The term is most often used for agents that disrupt the normal physiology of a multicellular animal or plant.