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Med Term- Ch. 3

Ch. 3 corresponds with Medical Terminology Complete! (3rd ed.) by Bruce Wingerd.

a- absence of, without
ab- away from
bi- two
endo- within
hyper- excessive, above, high
hypo- below, low, deficient
con- with, together, or jointly
intra- within
post- to follow after
pre- to come before
sub- under, beneath, below
anti- against
contra- counter or against
meta- after or change
ven/o vein
tens/o pressure
ambi- both
bifocal pertaining to two focal points
bicuspid having two points
bipara a women who has given birth for a second time
di- double
diplegia paralysis of double (2) limbs
dipl- double
diplopia a person with the condition perceives a single object as two images
-opia condition of vision
hemi- half
hemiplegia paralysis of half of the body, on one side of the body
mono- one
monoplegia paralysis of one limb or muscle/muscle group
multi- many, more than once, or numerous
multipara a women has given birth multiple times, or more than once
nulli- never
nulligravida never having been pregnant or no pregnancies
pan- all
poly- excessive, over, or many
polyphagia excessive eating
primi- first
quadri- four
semi- half or partial
tri- three
uni- one
ad- toward
adduction toward the midline of the body
ana- up, toward
tom to cut
-y process of
anatomy the process of cutting up
ante- to come before,
prenatal & antenatal before birth
dia- through
dialysis to loosen through
-lysis to loosen or dissolve
dis- apart or away
ec- & ecto- outside or out
ectopic pregnancy a fertilized egg implants somewhere outside the uterus
epi- & ep- upon, over; above, or on top
eso- inward
-tropia condition of turning
ex- & exo- outside or away from
infer- below
inter- between
intra- within
para- alongside or abnormal
peri- around
partum birth
postpartum to follow after birth
super- & supra- above
sym- & syn- together or joined
an- without or absence of
Brady- slow
kinesi/o motion
circum- around
dys- bad, abnormal, painful, or difficult
eu- normal or good
pnea breath
heter- & hetero- different
macro- large
cyt/o cell
mal- bad
mega- & megalo- large or great
micro- small
neo- new
nat/o birth
pseudo- false
tacky- fast, rapid
trans- through, across, or beyond
ultra- beyond normal
Created by: lestercd