Word Root Exercise: Tom, -Tome, -Tomy, -Stomy

Here is a word root worksheet on the Greek roots tom,-tome,-tomy,-stomy. They mean, oddly, to cut. There are a lot of commonly used words from educated discourse that grow from this productive root–think, for example, of surgeries like hysterectomy, thyroidectomy, and tonsillectomy.

This is another of those words students aspiring to careers in the healthcare professions ought to know.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.

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