Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Elliott D and D

Elliott Direction and Descriptive Terms

end/o within
endoabdominal within the abdomen
medi/o middle
medialis close to the midline or middle of the body
poster/o back
posterioanterior flow or movement from front to back
anter/o front
anterolateral located to the front and side
circum- around
circumoral around the mouth
dist- far
distal pertaining to the point farthest away from the trunk
ab- away from
abduct to draw away from a position on the body
ad- toward
adduct to draw toward a position on the body
ante- before
antemortem before death
melan/o black,dark
melanoderma abnormal skin darkening
quadra/a/i four
quadriplegia paralysis of all four limbs
tach/y fast
tachycardia fast heartbeat
lob/o/e- lobe
lobectomy surgical removal of a lobe of an organ or gland
-malacia- abnormal softening
osteomalacia gradual abnormal softening of a bone
-megaly enlargement
cephalomegaly abnormal enlargement of the head
cry/o- cold
cryocautery destruction of tissue by freezing
erythr/o red
erythroclasis fragmentation of red blood cells
eu- good,normal
euphonia normal clear voice
ankyl/o- bent,crooked
ankylosis immobility of a joint
brachy- short
brachydactylia abnormal shortness of the fingers and toes
chrom/o/a- color
chromogenesis producing color or pigment
Created by: wgelliott