Set 11. Root Words – cont. morph, i, o – metamorphosis. shape, form. myo – myocardial infarction. Muscle.
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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.
The word comes from the Greek words ortho meaning straight and odons meaning tooth.
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.