Ch 5 - Prefixes - Building a Medical Vocabulary with Spanish Translations

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Ch 5 - Prefixes, suffixes, and CF's to build Medical Terms
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  1. mono-
    one
  2. uni
    one
  3. bi
    two
  4. di-
    two
  5. tri-
    three
  6. quad-
    four
  7. quadri-
    four
  8. tetra
    four
  9. centi-
    one hundred or one hundredth
  10. milli
    one thousandth
  11. ana-
    excessive
  12. diplo-
    double
  13. hemi-
    half, partly
  14. semi-
    half, partly
  15. hyper-
    excessive, more than normal
  16. hypo-
    beneath or below normal
  17. mutli-, poly-
    many
  18. nulli-
    none
  19. pan-
    all
  20. primi-
    first
  21. super-
    excessive
  22. ultra-
    excessive
  23. ab-
    away from
  24. ad-
    toward
  25. ante-, pre-
    before in time or place
  26. circum-
    around
  27. peri-
    around
  28. dia
    through
  29. ecto, ex-, exo-, extra-
    out, without, away from
  30. en-, end-, endo-
    inside
  31. epi-
    above, on
  32. hypo-, infra-, sub-
    beneath, under
  33. inter-
    between
  34. intra-
    within
  35. ipsi-
    same
  36. meso-, mid-, medio-
    middle
  37. para-
    near, beside, or abnormal
  38. per-
    through or by
  39. post-
    after, behind
  40. retro-
    behind, backward
  41. super-, supra-
    above, beyond
  42. sym-, syn-
    joined, together
  43. trans-
    across
  44. a-, an-
    no, not, without
  45. in-
    not for inside (in)
  46. macro-, mega-, megalo-
    large or great
  47. micro-
    small
  48. ante-, pre-, pro-
    before
  49. post-
    after or behind
  50. ana-
    upward or again
  51. anti-, contra-
    against
  52. brady-
    slow
  53. dys-
    bad, difficult
  54. eu-
    good, normal
  55. mal-
    bad
  56. pro-
    favoring, supporting
  57. tachy-
    fast
  58. Types of Injections

    Subcutaneous
    INjection places a small amount (.5 to 2mL) of Medication below the skin layer into the subcutaneous tissue. 45 degree angle
  59. Types of Injections

    Intramuscular
    An intramuscular injection deposits medication into a muscular layer. As much as 3 to 5 mL may be administered in one injection. 90 degree injection
  60. Types of Injections

    Intradermal
    places very small amounts (.1 to .3 mL) of a druginto outer layer of the skin with a very fine gauge short needle. 10 degree angle
  61. Types of Injections

    Intravenous
    injection is used to administer medication directly into the bloodstream for immediate effect or to withdraw blood for testing.
  62. What is the difference between?
    intracellular
    extracellular
    intercellular
    • Intracellular means within the cell
    • extracellular means situated outside a cell or the cells of the body
    • intercellular means located between cells
  63. Rules for adding a- and an-
    • usa a- before a consonant
    • use an- before a vowel or the letter h
  64. cm
    centimeter
  65. dL
    deciliter
  66. g
    gram
  67. kg
    kilogram
  68. L
    liter
  69. mcg
    microgram
  70. mg
    milligram
  71. mL
    milliliter
  72. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  73. h
    hour
  74. IV
    intravenous
  75. min
    minutes
  76. p.o.
    orally
  77. p.r.n.
    as needed
  78. q.
    every
  79. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  80. A&O
    Alert and oriented
  81. BP
    blood pressure
  82. CC
    chief complaint
  83. DOB
    date of birth
  84. Dx
    diagnosis
  85. HEENT
    head, eye, ear, nose, throat
  86. HPI
    history of the present illness
  87. Hx
    history
  88. L&W
    Living and well
  89. P
    pulse
  90. PE
    physical examenation
  91. R
    respirations
  92. ROM
    Range of motion
  93. ROS
    review of systems
  94. T
    temperature
  95. TFT
    thyroid function test
  96. WD, WN
    well developed, well nourished
  97. WNL
    within normal limits
  98. What does Primi- mean?

    above, beneath, excessive, first
    first
  99. what does tachy- mean?

    bad, good, fast, slow
    fast
  100. what does dys- mean?

    difficult, good, normal, slow
    difficult
  101. what does hypo- mean?
    above, after, before, beneath
  102. which term descirbes a structure that can only be seen with the naked eye?

    macroscopic, microscopic, ophthalmoscopic, ophthalmoscopy
    macroscopic
  103. what does the prefix in antibiotic mean?
    against
  104. what does the prefix in hemisphere mean?
    half
  105. what is the meaning of the prefix in bilateral?
    two
  106. which type of injection places a small amount of durginto the outer layers of skin?

    intradermal, intramuscular, intravenous, subcutaneous
    intradermal
  107. which term means a set of symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular disease or condition?
    syndrome
  108. abnormally slow speech
    brady
  109. behind the nose
    post nasal
  110. decreased size of the external ear
    microtia
  111. double vision
    diplopia
  112. occurring on the opposite side
    contralateral
  113. descriptive of extremely high sound frequences
    ultrasonic
  114. descriptive of light beyond the visible spectrum
    ultraviolet
  115. located between the cells
    intercellular
  116. permeable to selective substances
    semipermiable
  117. state of exhaustion
    fatigue
  118. centigrade
    a scale where the freezing temp is 0 degrees and boiling point is 100 degrees
  119. in- can mean two things..what are they?
    not and inside
  120. infra- and intra- are commonly confused, what do they mean?
    • infra- (under)
    • intra-(within)
  121. opposites:

    ab- vs ad-
    • ab- away from
    • ad- toward
  122. opposites:

    ante-, pre- vs. post-
    • ante-, pre- before
    • post- after
  123. opposites

    en-, end-, endo- vs. ecto-, exo-, extra-
    en-, end-, endo- inside

    ecto-, exo-, extra- outside
  124. opposites

    hyper- vs hypo-
    • hyper- more than normal
    • hypo- less than normal
  125. opposites

    macro- vs micro-
    • macro- large
    • micro- small
  126. opposites

    nulli- vs. pan-
    • nulli - none
    • pan- all
  127. opposites

    super-, supra- vs hypo-, infra-, sub-
    • super- supra- above
    • hypo-, infra-, sub- below
  128. which ones are mispelled?
    adiction
    antiperspirant
    ipselateral
    postanethetic
    suprarenal
    • adiction - addiction
    • ipselateral - ipsilateral
    • postanethetic - postanesthetic

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