Med Terms Ch. 6

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Med Terms Ch. 6
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2012-02-05 20:50:55
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  1. ana-
    • up, again
    • example: anabiosis
  2. re-
    • back, again
    • example: revival
  3. cata-
    • down, very
    • example: catatropic
  4. de-
    • down, away, very
    • example: deferent
  5. ante-
    • before, in front
    • example: antecubital
  6. pre-
    • before
    • example: preganglionic
  7. meta-
    • after, changed
    • example: metatarsal
  8. post-
    • after, behind
    • example: posthepatic
  9. dia-
    • through, across
    • example: diagnosis
  10. trans-
    • across
    • example: transseptal
  11. cephal-
    • head
    • example: cephalocentesis
  12. encephal-
    • brain
    • example: encephalsclerosis
  13. cerebell-
    • cerebellum
    • example: cerebellospinal
  14. cerebr-
    • cerebrum
    • example: decerebrate
  15. neur-
    • nerve
    • example: polyneuritis
  16. gangli-
    ganglion-
    • ganglion
    • example: ganglioneuroma, ganglionitis
  17. astr-
    • star, star-shaped
    • example: astrocyte
  18. stell(i)-
    • star, star-shaped
    • example: stelliform
  19. myel-
    • spinal cord
    • example: myelopathy
  20. mening-
    • meninges
    • example: meningitis
  21. mer-
    • part
    • example: monomerous
  22. gli-
    • glue, glue-like
    • example: neuroglioma
  23. sthen-
    • strength
    • example: myasthenia
  24. erg-
    • work, action
    • example: synergy
  25. poli-
    • gray (matter)
    • example: polioencephalitis
  26. micr-
    • small
    • example: micrognathia
  27. macr-
    • large
    • example: macrocyte
  28. dolich-
    • long
    • example: doliochopelvic
  29. brach(y)-
    • short
    • example: brachydactylia
  30. -tripsy
    • surgical crushing
    • example: lithotripsy

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