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Describe how you were able to identify the meaning of medical terms, based on what you’ve learned about word parts.

Describe how you were able to identify the meaning of medical terms, based on what you’ve learned about word parts.

The heart and lungs work hand-in-hand to supply the body with blood and oxygen for breathing. In many cases, a disease of one can affect the other. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a division of the National Institute of Health (NIH) is an organization that provides research information on conditions of the heart and lungs, plus blood diseases, and training and education programs for prevention. Take a moment to review the website. Scroll down the page and find the header “HEALTH TOPICS.” Click “SEE ALL HEALTH TOPICS.” Take a moment to review the website. What are your thoughts on the diseases listed? Describe how you were able to identify the meaning of medical terms, based on what you’ve learned about word parts.