Medical terms

  1. Can anyone tell me what nat/o & rubr/o Means?
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  3. by   StephieRN_1216
    ummmm. is there a sentence around it, or what is it pertaining to?? never seen that, and i think it could mean a million things.........
  4. by   MsTn81
    ive never seen it either.
  5. by   nina4nursing
    I hope I am on the right track here. Hopefully someone else can confirm this.

    rubr/o = red

    Of or pertaining to the red nucleus of the brain
    Latin (ruber) red

    Last edit by nina4nursing on Jun 13, '09 : Reason: add on
  6. by   NamasteNurse
    nat/o birth as in neonatology
    rubr/o red
  7. by   Daytonite
    nat/o - "nat" means birth. "o" is the combining vowel.
    rubr/o - "rubr" means red. "o" is the combining vowel.