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What is the prefix of diabetes?
Last Updated: 13th July, 2021
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Correspondingly, what is the root word of diabetes?
Medical Definition of Diabetes Diabetes: Usually refers to diabetes mellitus or, less often, to diabetes insipidus. The word "diabetes" is from the Greek word meaning "a siphon" because people with diabetes "passed water like a siphon." When "diabetes" is used alone, it refers to diabetes mellitus.
Beside above, what does the circled prefix mean? To encircle is to surround, or to make a circle around. Encircle adds the prefix en-, "make or put in" to circle, from its Latin root circus, or "ring."
One may also ask, what prefix means normal?
tachy- Prefix means hypo- Below. Prefix means good, normal.
What does the prefix peri mean?
a prefix meaning “about” or “around” (perimeter, periscope), “enclosing” or “surrounding” (pericardium), and “near” (perigee, perihelion), appearing in loanwords from Greek (peripeteia); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (perimorph).