This section deals with med terms beginning with a letter ‘K’. It features a medical suffix, prefix for the terms, and a list of medical roots.

Letter K – Cusis Medical Term Medical Terminology – A to Z

kal/i  potassium
kary/o  nucleus
kel/o  tumor, fibrous growth
kerat/o  cornea; hard, horny tissue
keraun/o  lightning
kern-  nucleus (collection of nerve cells in the brain)
ket/o  ketones; acetones
keton/o  ketones; acetones
kines/o  movement
kinesi/o  movement
-kinesis  movement
klept/o  to steal
koil/o  hollow, concave, depressed
kraur/o  dry
kym/o  waves
kyph/o  humpback

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