Med Term 5

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Med Term 5
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2012-05-01 00:48:32
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  1. post
    • after
    • postpartum

    after delivery
  2. Pre
    • before
    • prenatal, occuring before bith
  3. pro
    before

    prognosis
  4. proct(o)
    rectum

    proctoectomy, surgical removal of the rectum
  5. psuedo
    false

    psuedoangina, false angina
  6. psych(o)
    soul or mind

    psychiatry, treatment of the mental disorder
  7. py(o)
    pus

    pyorrhea, discard of pus
  8. pyel(o)
    pelvis

    pyelitis, inflammation of pelvis or kidney
  9. rachi(o)
    spine

    rachicentesis, puncture into vertabral canal
  10. ren(o)
    kidney

    adrenal, near the kidney
  11. retro
    backward

    retroversion, turned backward(in uterus)
  12. rhin(o)
    nose

    rhinitis, inflammation in the nose
  13. salping(o)
    tube

    salpingitis, inflammation of a tube
  14. semi
    half

    semilunar, half moon shaped valve
  15. septic
    poison

    septicemia, poisoned condition of blood
  16. somat(o)
    body

    psychosomatic, having bodily symptoms of mental origin
  17. sta
    make stand

    stasis, stoppage of flow of fluid
  18. sten(o)
    narrow

    stenosis, narrowing of duct
  19. sub
    under

    subdiaphragmatic, under diaphragm
  20. super
    above, excessive

    super acute, excessively acute
  21. supra
    above, on

    suprarenal, above or on kidney
  22. sym/syn
    • with or
    • together


    symphysis, a growing together
  23. tachy
    fast


    tachycardia
  24. tens
    stretch

    extensor
  25. therm(o)
    • heat
    • diathermy
  26. tox
    poison

    toxemia
  27. trache(o)
    trachea

    tracheitis
  28. trans
    across

    transplant

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