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Word Parts (pg123)

Lists the word parts and abbreviations used to describe several body regions

Ab Away from
Ad Toward or near
Ambi On both sides
Anter/o Front
Anti against
bi or bilateral two, twice, double, both
circum around
endo inside, within
fore before, in front of
hyper above, excessive
hypo under, deficient, below
later/o side
med/i.io middle
LE Lower extremity
LLE Left lower extremity
LLL Left lower lobe
LLQ Left lower quadrant
LUE Left upper extremity
para near, beyond, alongside, abnormal
peri around
post after, behind
pre before, in front of
proxim/o near
sub under, beneath
trans accross
A & P anatomy and physiology, anterior/posterior
BK Below knee
L or Ⓛ Left
R or Ⓡ Right
LUQ Left Upper quadrant
RLE Right lower extremity
RLQ Right lower quadrant
RUQ Right upper quadrant
epi above, beyond, upon
poster/o behind, towards the back
Created by: rockylover1111