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Med. Terms (Wk. 2)

supra above; upper
sub under
ab away from
ad toward
inter between
intra within, into
necrosis death of tissue
sclerosis hardening
stenosis abnormal narrowing
centesis surgical puncture to release fluid
scopy visual exam
graphy process of recording
gram record
rrhage bursting forth (excessive blood)
rrhapy suturel; sew up
rrhexis rupture
rrhea flow; discharge
dynia pain
ic pertaining to
osis abnormal condition; disease
pathy disease
ostomy opening in body for discharge of waste
otomy cutting, incision
ectomy surgical removal
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
ather/o fatty plaque
cephal/o towards head
caud/o tail; lower part of body
coron/o crown; towards head
dist/o far; distant
anter/o front
midsagitt/o median, middle
poster/o back; behind
proxim/o near
trans across
medi/o middle
later/o side
ventr/o belly side of body
dors/o back
infer/o lower, below
Created by: corinthiamorris



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