Describe the meaning of the following Latin prefix: cleido-
Describe the meaning of the following Latin prefix:
Medical terms are often made up of a prefix, a root word, and a suffix.
For example: Endocarditis
Prefix = endo- (meaning within, or inside)
Root Word = cardi- (meaning heart)
Suffix = -itis (meaning inflammation)
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