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vet. terminology

locational prefixes

AB- (abduct) away from >to draw away
AD- (adduct) toward, near >to draw toward
ANTE- (antemortem) before, forward >performed or occuring before death
DIA- (diarrhea) through >rapid discharge of fecal matter through intestines
DIS- (dissect) apart, away from >cut apart
EC-, ECTO- (ectopic) outside >located away from the normal position
ENDO- (endocrine) within, in, inner >secreting internally
EPI- (epidermous) above, upon >out most layer of skin
EX- (excision) out >removal by cutting out
EXTRA- (extrapulminary) outside of >not connected with the lungs
IN- (incisions) in, into >cutting into
INFRA- (infraclavical) below, beneath >below the clavicle
INTER- (interosseous) between >between two bones
INTRA- (intravenous) within >within a vein
META- (metacarpal) beyond, change >bones beyond the wrist
PARA- (parametrial) near, alongside >near the uterous
PERI- (perilaryngitis) surrounding >inflammation of the tissues around the larynx
POST- (postvaccinal) after, behind >occuring after a vaccination
PRE- (prenatal) before >before birth
PRO-, PROS- (prognosis) before, forward >forecast of likely course of disease
RE- (relapse) back, again >return of disease symptoms
RETRO- (retromandibular) behind, backward >behind the lower jaw
SUB- (subcutaneous) beneath, less than >under the skin
SUPRA- (suprapelvic) above, upper >above the pelvis
TRANS- (transverse) across, through >extending through a structure from side to side
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