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Chapter 4

Infer/o Below or in a downward direction
anter/o In front of or before, the front side of the body
poster/o Toward the back, back side of the body
cephal/o Pertaining to the head, superior in postion
CC Chief complaint
ax Axillary
Biopsy Bx
Weight Wt
Neuro Neurology
Ear, nose, throat Otorhinolaryngology ENT
Determinology Derm
Gram G
Gyn Gynecology
Orth Orthopedics
Pertaining to the tail, inferior in position
Medi/o Nearedt the midline or middle
Later/o To the side, away from the middle
Proxim/o Nearest the point of attachment or near the poont of origin
Dist/o Away from the point of attachment or far away from the point of origin
GI Gastrointestional
LLQ LEft Lower Quadrant
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
OTC Over the counter (drugs)
RLQ Right Lower Quadrant
RUQ Right Upper Quadrant
Created by: Pickett12
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