Cusis Medical Term Medical terminology is composed of a prefix, root word, and suffix. It is used to precisely describe the human body components, processes, illnesses, medical procedures, and pharmacology. Medical terminology is used in the field of medicine, and clinical settings. This section deals with all med terms beginning with the letter G, and features a med term root list along with prefixes and suffixes.

galact/o  milk
ganglion/o  ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies
gastr/o  stomach
gel/o  to freeze, congeal
gemell/o  twins
-gen  substance that produces
-genesis  producing; forming
-genic  produced by or in
geni/o  chin
genit/o  reproduction
ge/o  earth, soil
ger/o  old age
geront/o  old age
gest/o  pregnancy
gester/o  pregnancy
gigant/o  huge
gingiv/o  gum
glauc/o  gray
gli/o  glial cells; neuroglial cells
-globin  protein
-globulin  protein
glomerul/o  glomerulus
gloss/o  tongue
gluc/o  glucose; sugar
glyc/o  glucose; sugar
glycogen/o  glycogen; animal starch
glycos/o  glucose; sugar
gnath/o  jaw
gnos/o  knowledge
gon/o  seed
gonad/o  sex glands
goni/o  angle
-grade  to go
-gram  record
granul/o  granule(s)
-graph  instrument for recording
graph/o  writing
-graphy  process of recording
gravid/o  pregnancy
-gravida  pregnant woman
gynec/o  woman; female
gyr/o  circle, spiral

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