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pre/suf med.term 1

medical terminology prefix/suffix A-H

a,an without ex: anencephalic-w/o a brain
ab away ex: abduction-away from,rotate
ad towards ex:adduction-toward,rotate
algia pain ex:neuralgia-nerve pain
ante before,wall part ex:antipartum-before birth
anti against ex:antibacterial-against bacterial
bi two,double ex:bilateral-two sides
brady slow ex:bradycardia-slow heartbeat
circum around ex:circumrenal- around the kidney
co,con together ex:concentric-together center,same center
de down, away from ex:dehydrate-away from hydration
desis binding, fixation of ex:arthrodesis-surgical fixation of a joint
dia through ex:diaplacental-through the placenta
dys difficult, abnormal ex:dysemia-abnormal blood
ecto outside ex:ectocornea-outer layer of the cornea
ectomy excision ex:tonsilectomy-tonsil removal
endo within ex:endogastric-within the stomach
epi outer,on top of , over ex: epigastric- on top of stomach
exo away from ex:exophthalmus-eyes bulging away from
extra outside,beyond ex:extrasensory -beyond senses
Created by: 100004534633040