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medical term10

flash cards for medical terminology

Para- near, beside (sometimes abnormal)
Meso- Mid- Medio- middle
Inter- between
hypo- infra- sub- beneath or below normal
en- end- endo- inside
ecto- ex- exo- extra- out, without, away from
dia- through
peri- around
ante- pre- pro- before
super- ultra- excessive
primi- first
pan- all
nulli- none
multi- poly- many
mon-uni- one
hypo- beneath or below normal
hyper- excessive, more than normal
hemi- semi- half or partly
diplo- double
quad- quadri four
tri- three
bi- di- two
RUQ right upper quadrent
intra- within
bid twice a day
qod four times a day
Hx history
h hour
A&O alert and oriented
ROM range of motion
po orally
BP blood pressure
WNL with in normal limits
prn as needed
CC chief complaint
q every
DOB date of birth
tid three times a day
Dx diagnosis
EEG eletronecephlogrem
LLQ left lower quadrant
LUQ left upper quadrant
RLQ right lower quadrant
pro- for
dys- bad or difficult
eu- normal or good
mal- bad
tachy- fast
brady- slow
anti- contra- against
micro- small
macro- mega- megalo- large or enlarged
in- not or inside
a- an- not or without, no
trans- across
super- supra- above, behind
post- after, behind
antero anterior (front)
postero posterior (back)
ventro ventral (belly)
dorso dorsal (back)
medio medial, median (middle)
latero lateral (side)
supero superior
infero inferior
proximo proximal
disto,tele tail
cephalo head
abdomino abdomen
acro extremities
cranio cranium (skull)
dactylo fingers or toes
encephalo brain
hernio hernia
omphalo, umbilico umbilicus
pelvi pelvis
soma,somato body
spino spine
thoraco thorax
Created by: jessica tobias