Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. a; an
    • no, not, without
    • Ex: lack of proper amount of cells.
    • Ex: Anemia
  2. ana
    • up
    • Ex: anabolism
    • Ex: in this process, proteins are built up.
  3. aut; auto
    • self, own
    • Ex: autoimmune disease
    • Ex: autoimmune means producing antibodies against one's own normal cells.
  4. cata
    • down
    • Ex: catabolism
    • Ex: the cellular process of breaking down foods to release energy.
  5. dia
    • through, complete
    • Ex: diagnosis
    • Ex: the state of complete knowledge.
  6. end; endo
    • within
    • Ex: endocrine
    • Ex: gland within
  7. ex
    • out, outside, outward
    • Ex: excision
  8. exo
    • outward
    • Ex: exocrine glands
  9. hyper
    • above or excessive
    • Ex: hypertension
  10. hypo
    • deficient or below
    • Ex: hypoglycemic
  11. in
    • into
    • Ex: incision into the body
  12. inter
    • in between
    • Ex: interstate; between states
  13. intra
    • within
    • Ex: intranet
  14. meta
    • change
    • Ex: metabolism
    • Ex:the chemical changes that occur in a cell.
  15. peri
    • surrounding or around
    • Ex: pericardium
  16. pro
    • before, forward
    • Ex: prostate
  17. re
    • back again and around
    • Ex: resection
  18. retro
    • behind
    • Ex: retrocardiac
  19. sub
    • below or under
    • Ex: subzero
  20. trans
    • across and through
    • Ex: transverse

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