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Ch 3 Cohen Med Term

Prefixes

QuestionAnswer
What does the prefix in cyanosis mean? blue
What does the prefix in erythema mean red
What does the prefix in leukocyte mean? white
What does the prefix in melanin mean? black, dark
What does the prefix in xanthoma mean? yellow
What does the prefix in antidote mean? not, without, lack of, absence
What does the prefix in aseptic mean? not, without, lack of, absence
What does the prefix in contraindicated mean? against, opposite
What does the prefix in detoxify mean? down, without, removal, loss
What does the prefix in dissect mean? absence, removal, separation
What does the prefix in incontinent mean? not
What does the prefix in noncontributory mean? not
What does the prefix in uncoordinated mean? not
What does the prefix in abduct mean? away from
What does the prefix in adduct mean? toward; near
What does the prefix in diarrhea mean? through
What does the prefix in percutaneous mean? through
What does the prefix in transfusion mean? through
What does the prefix in hypertension mean? over, excess, abnormally high, increased
What does the prefix in hypoglycemia mean? under, below, abnormally low, decreased
What does the prefix in oligospermia mean? few, scanty
What does the prefix in pandemic mean? all
What does the prefix in supersensitive mean? above, excess
What does the prefix in equilibrium mean? equal, same
What does the prefix in eupnea mean? true, good, easy, normal
What does the prefix in heterogeneous mean? other, different, unequal
What does the prefix in homograft mean? same, unchanging
What does the prefix in homeostasis mean? same, unchanging
What does the prefix in isocellular mean? equal, same
What does the prefix in macroscopic mean? large, abnormally large
What does the prefix in megacolon mean? large; abnormally large
What does the prefix in megalocyte mean? large; abnormally large
What does the prefix in microchip mean? small
What does the prefix in neonate mean? new
What does the prefix in normovolemia mean? normal
What does the prefix in orthodontics mean? straight, correct, upright
What does the prefix in poikiloderma mean? varied; irregular
What does the prefix in pseudoplegia mean? false
What does the prefix in reflux mean? again; back
What does the prefix in antedate mean? before
What does the prefix in prenatal mean? before, in front of
What does the prefix in prodrome mean? before, in front of
What does the prefix in postnasal mean? after, behind
What does the prefix in dextrogastria mean? right
What does the prefix in sinistrad mean? left (sinistr/o-)
What does the prefix in ectopic mean? out; outside
What does the prefix in excise mean? away from; outside
What does the prefix in endoderm mean? in; within
What does the prefix in mesencephalon mean? middle
What does the prefix in synapse mean? together
What does the prefix in telophase mean? end
What does the prefix in sympathetic mean? together
Created by: NurseAngela