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Med Prefix P-T

Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
para- means beside, beyond, around, or abnormal. For example, _____ glands are small glands next to, or beside, the thyroid
poly- means many, or more than usual. For example, _____ means excessive thirst, where dipsa is a Greek root word meaning thirst
post- means after or behind. For example, _____ means after death
pre- means before. For example, means before an operation
pro- means before. For example, _____ means a prediction of the course of a disease, based on medical knowledge, before it happens
re- means again or backward. For example, _____ refers to a recurrence of a past condition
schiz(o)- means split. _____) is the combining form. For example, _____ refers to a mental disorder in which mental functions become split and confused
sub- means below or under. For example, _____ refers to something below the skin.
supra- means above or excessive. For example, _____ refers to the area above the patella or kneecap.
tachy- Tachy- means fast. For example, _____ is a fast heartbeat
trans- means moving through or across. For example, _____ is a transfer of blood from one person to another
Created by: rleroux