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Terminology & Abbre.

Locations and Directions / Terminology Sets

ant. Anterior
A&P Anterior & posterior
bilat Bilateral
BK Below the knee
L Left
Lat,L Lateral
LE Lower extremity
LLE Left lower extremity
LLL Left lower lobe (lung)
LLQ Left lower quadrant
LPO Left posterior oblique
LUE Left upper extremity
LUL Left lower lobe (lung)
LUQ Left upper quadrant
R Right
RLE Right lower extremity
RLL Right lower lobe (lung)
RLQ Right lower quadrant
RUE Right upper extremity
RUL Right upper lobe (lung)
RUQ Right upper quadrant
ab- Away from
ad- Toward, near
ambi- Around, on both sides
ante- Before, forward
anter/o Front
anti- Against
circum- Around
Contra- Against, opposite
En-,endo Inside, within
epi- Above, over, upon
Fore- Before, in front of
Hyper- Above, excessive, beyond
Hypo- Under, deficient, below
Inter- Between
Later/o Side
Medi/o Middle
Para- Alongside, near, beyond, abnormal
Peri- Around, surrounding
Post- After, behind
Poster/o Behind, towards the back
Pre- Before, in front of
Proxim/o Near
Sub- Under, beneath
Trans- Across
Created by: mary_2313