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Med Voc Ch 5

mono-, uni- one
bi-, di- two
tri- three
quad-, quadri-, tetra- four
centi- one hundred or one-hundredth
milli- one-thousandth (1/1000)
diplo- double
hemi-, semi- half, partly
hyper- excessive, more than normal
hypo- beneath or below normal
multi-, poly- many
null- none
pan- all
primi- first
super, ultra- excessive
diplopia double vision
hyperactive excessively active
ab- away from
ad- toward
ante-, pre- before in time or in place
circum-, peri- around
dia- through
ecto-, ex-, exo-, extra- out, without, away from
en-, end-, endo- inside
epi- above, on
hypo-, intra-, sub- beneath, under
inter- between
intra- within
ipsi- same
meso-, mid-, medio- middle
para- near, beside, or abnormal
per- through or by
post- after, behind
retro- behind, backwards
super-, supra- above, beyond
sym-, syn- joined together
trans- across
abduct to carry away by force or draw away from a given position
postnasal lying or occuring behind the nose
transdermal a drug is one that can absorbed through unbroken skin
enclose to close up inside something
suprarenal glands are located above the kidneys
subcutaneous beneath the skin
intramuscular within a muscle
intradermal with the dermis, the layer of skin that contains the blood vessels
intravenous within a vein
a-, an- no, not, without
in- not or inside (in)
hydrous containing water
anhydrous absence of water
atraumatic not inflicting or causing damage or injury
marco-, mega-,megalo- large or great
micro- small
ante-, pre-, pro- before
post- after or behind
anti-, contra- against
brady- slow
dys- bad, diffcult
eu- good, normal
mal- bad
pro- favoring, supporting
tachy- fast
postanesthetic the time after anesthetic is administered
macroscopic structures are large enough to be seen by the naked eye
microscopic structures are so small they can only be seen with a microscope
microtia usually small size of the external ear
bradyphasia abnoramally slow manner of speech
tachyphasia rapid speech, as may be present in the manic phase of biopolar disorder.
dyslexia diffcutly in reading, often reversing letter or distinguishing letter sequences
euphoria feeling or state of well-being
dysphoria charcterized by depression and anguish
microtia usually small size of the external ear
a.c before meals
ad lib. freely as needed, at pleasure
Aq. water
b.i.d twice a day
b.i.n twice a night
Noct. night
NPO nothing by mouth
PO by mouth
p.r.n as the occasion arises, as needed
q.i.d four times a day
stat. immediately
t.i.d these three times a day
anotia congenital absence of one or both ears
asymptomatic showing or causing no symptoms
centigrade consisting of or having steps or degrees
celsius a temperatrue scale in which 0 degrees is the freezing point of water and 100 degrees is the boiling point of water a sea level
contralteral associated with a particular part on an opposite side
pandemic a widespread epidemic of a disease
precancerous used to describe an abnormal growth that is likely to become cancerous
Created by: LSerreia