Chapter 3 - Exploring Medical Terminology

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Chapter 3 - Exploring Medical Terminology
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  1. toward
    • -ad
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: cephal/ad
  2. pertaining to
    • -ior
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: infer/ior
  3. one
    • uni-
    • (prefix)
    • EXAMPLE: uni/later/al
  4. two
    • bi-
    • (suffix)
    • EXAMPLE: bi/later/al
  5. above
    • super/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: super/ior
  6. back, behind
    • poster/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: poster/ior
  7. side
    • later/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: later/al
  8. belly (front)
    • ventr/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: ventr/al
  9. near (the point of attachmet of a body part)
    • proxim/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: proxim/al
  10. midd
    • medi/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: medi/al
  11. below
    • infer/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: infer/ior
  12. lung, air (3 combining forms)
    • pnum/o, pneumat/o, pneumon/o
    • (combining forms)
    • EXAMPLE: penumon/ia
  13. back
    • dors/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: dors/al
  14. head (upward)
    • cephal/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: cephal/ic
  15. tail (downward)
    • caud/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: caud/al
  16. away (from the point of attachment of a body part)
    • dist/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: dist/al
  17. front
    • anter/o
    • (combining form)
    • EXAMPLE: anter/o/poster/ior

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