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PMI PHL Prefixes

highlighted terms from page 107

a-, an-, ar- without/away from ex: arrhythmia
aniso- unequal ex: anisocytosis
anti- against ex: antiseptic
brady- slow ex: bradycardia
cyan- blue ex: cyanotic
dys- difficult/painful ex: dyspnea
endo- in, within ex: endothelium
epi- on, over, upon ex: epidermis
extra- outside ex:extravascular
homeo- same ex: homeostasis
hyper- above normal, high ex: hypertension
hypo- below normal, low ex: hypoglycemia
intra- within ex: intramuscular
iso- equal, same ex: isothermal
mal- poor/bad ex: malutrition
micro- small ex microcyte
per- through, by means of ex:percutaneous
pre- before ex: prenatal
supra- above ex: suprapubic
tachy- rapid, fast ex: tachycardia
Created by: amccaw17



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