Chapter 1 and 2

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Chapter 1 and 2
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  1. infra-



    prefix
    beneath
  2. inter-



    prefix
    between
  3. epi-



    prefix
    upon, above, on top of
  4. endo-



    prefix
    within
  5. -osis



    suffix
    abnormal condition
  6. meta-


    prefix
    beyond; change; after
  7. -tomy



    suffix


    cut into or incision
  8. -ectomy


    suffix
    excision, or surgical removal, resection
  9. prognosis


    definition:
    prediction of outcome of disease
  10. chronic


    definition:
    occuring over a period of time
  11. acute



    definition
    severe; short term; sudden
  12. prone



    definition:
    lying on ventral surface of the body
  13. ante-



    prefix
    before; front; forward
  14. diagnosis


    definition:
    identifying a disease or problem
  15. aden/o



    combining form
    gland
  16. -tome



    suffix
    instrument used to cut
  17. -ad



    suffix
    toward
  18. -ia



    suffix
    condition; state of
  19. -graphy



    suffix
    procedure that records; process of recording; radiographic imaging
  20. -scope



    suffix
    instrument used for visual examination
  21. cyst/o, vesic/o



    cf
    bladder; cyst
  22. per-



    p
    through
  23. enter/o



    cf
    intestines; small intestine
  24. sagittal plane



    definition:
    divides the structure into left and right portions
  25. Frontal (Coronal) plane



    definition:
    divides structure into anterior and posterior portions
  26. -gram



    s
    a record of; an image of; a recording of
  27. dys-



    p
    painful; abnormal; difficult

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