For those who don't remember Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.
Types of Burns - There are three different kinds of burns. They are classified by how severely the skin is burned. The three types of burns are superficial burn, partial thickness burn, and full thickness burn.
shock syndromes systemic vascular resistance (SVR), the resistance the left ventricle must overcome to pump blood through the systemic circulation. As peripheral blood vessels constrict, the SVR increases.