Classical roots and medical terminology
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Orthodontist From Greek ortho-, straight + odon, tooth
The branch of dentistry that specializes in treatment of malformed teeth and oral problems.
Gynecology From Greek gyne, woman + logos, science
The medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive system.
From Greek Ophthalmos eye + logos, science
The medical specialty that studies and treats diseases of the eye.
From Greek Ous, ear + rhinos, nose + larynx, throat + logos, science
The medical practice dealing with the ear, nose, and throat.
Pediatrics From Greek pediatr ( ic ). child + -ics
The branch of medicine that specializes in the care of infants, children and adolescents.
Traumatology From Greek trauma, wound + logos, science
The science of wounds and their treatment.
Oncology From Greek
onkos, swelling, logos, science
The study of tumors.
Psychiatry From Greek psyche, soul + iatreia, treatment
The branch of medicine that is concerned with the study, treatment, and prevention of mental illness, using both medical and psychological therapies.
Cardiology From Greek
kardia, heart + logos, science
The study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Dermatology From Greek
derma, skin + logos, science
The branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.