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Veterinary Medical Terminology Chapter 1

Ab- Away From
A- Without or no
An- Without or no
Ad- Toward
Anti- Against
Eu- Good, Easy, Normal
Dys- Difficult, Painful, Bad
Endo- Within, Inside
Ex- Exo- Without, Out of, Outside, Away from
Hyper- Elevated, Higher, More than Normal
Hypo- Depressed, Lower, Less than Normal
Inter- Between
Intra- Within
Poly- Many, Excessive
Oligo- Scant, Little
Pre- Before
Post- After
Sub- Below, Under
Super- Supra- Above, Beyond, Excessive
Epi- Upper
Extra- Outside
Infra- Below, Beneath
Meta- Beyond
Per- Throughout
Trans- Across
Ultra- Above, Increased, More than Normal
Pan- All
Peri- Around
-ac -al -an -ar -ary -eal -ic -ine -ous -tic Pertaining To
-tomy Cutting into, Incision
-stomy Surgically created opening.
-ectomy Surgical removal.
-pexy Suture to stabilize.
-plasty Surgical repair.
-centesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid or gas.
-gram record of
-graph Instrument that records.
-graphy Procedure that records.
-lysis Separation, Cutting into
-scope Instrument to visually examine.
-scopy Procedure to visually examine.
-therapy Treatment
-rrhagia -rrhage Bursting Forth
-rrhaphy to Suture
-rrhea Flow, Discharge
-rrhexis Rupture
-algia -dynia Pain
-itis Inflammation
-malacia Abnormal softening.
-megaly Enlargement
-osis Abnormal condition.
-pathy Disease
-sclerosis Abnormal Hardening
-um Structure
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