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Lesson 6

Lesson 6 Prefix/Suffix

TermDefinition
a, an / anencephalic Without / Without brain, Prefix
ab / abduction Away from / Rotate away from, Prefix
ad / adduction Toward / Rotate toward, Prefix
algia / neuralgia Pain / Nerve pain, Prefix or Suffix
ante / antepartum Before / Before birth, Prefix or Suffix
anti / antibacterial Against / Against bacteria, Prefix
bi / biateral Two / Two sides, Prefix
brady / bradycardia Slow / Slow heartbeat, Prefix or Suffix
circum / circumrenal Around / Around the kidney, Prefix
co, con / concentric Together / Together center, Prefix or Suffix
de / dehydrate Down, away from / Away from hydration, Prefix or Suffix
desis / arthrodesis Binding / Surgical fixation of a join, Prefix or Suffix
dia / diaplacental Through / Through the placenta, Prefix or Suffix
dys / dysemia Abnormal / Abnormal blood, Prefix
ecto / ectocornea Outside / Outer layer of cornea, Prefix
ectomy / tonsillectomy Excision / Tonsil removal, Prefix or Suffix
endo / endogastric Within / Within the stomach, Prefix
epi / epigastric Outer, on top, over / Top stomach, Prefix
exo / exophthalmus Away from / Eyes bulging away from, Prefix
extra / extrasensory Outside, beyond / Beyond senses, Prefix or Suffix
ferro / ferrokinetics Iron / Study of iron metabolism, Prefix
fore / forehead Before / Before head, Prefix or Suffix
form / reniform Shape of / Kidney shaped, Prefix or Suffix
graphy / graphospasm Writing, recored / writers cramp, Prefix or Suffix
hemi / hemiparesis Half / Paralysis to one half of the body, Prefix
hydra, hydro / hydrophobia Water / Afraid of water, Prefix
hyper / hypertension Above / High tension, Prefix
hypo / hypothermic Below / Below temperature, Prefix
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