Chapter 17

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Chapter 17
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2014-10-28 22:46:13
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medical terminology
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Obstetrics and human development
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  1. ante-
    before
  2. intra-
    within
  3. micro-
    small
  4. multi-
    many
  5. neo-
    new
  6. poly-
    many
  7. post-
    after
  8. pre-
    before
  9. primi-
    first
  10. tri-
    three
  11. amni/o, amnion/o
    amnion, amniotic fluid
  12. cephal/o
    head
  13. chori/o
    membrane, chorion
  14. embry/o
    embryo
  15. episi/o
    vulva
  16. fet/o
    fetus
  17. ger/o, geront/o
    old age
  18. gravid/o, gravidar/o
    pregnancy
  19. hyster/o
    uterus
  20. lact/o
    milk
  21. nat/o
    birth
  22. obstetr/o
    midwife, prenatal development
  23. omphal/o
    umbilicus (navel)
  24. par/o, part/o
    parturition, or labor
  25. ped/o, pediatr/o
    child
  26. pelv/i, pelv/o
    pelvis, wash basin
  27. presby/o
    old age
  28. prim/i
    first
  29. pseud/o
    false
  30. puerper/i, pueper/o
    child birth
  31. salping/o
    tube (usually the Eustachian or fallopian tubes)
  32. toc/o
    birth, labor
  33. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate fluids
  34. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  35. -genic
    pertaining to producing, formation, causing
  36. -ician
    one who treats
  37. -lytic
    pertaining to loosen, dissolve
  38. -rrhexis
    rupture
  39. -tocia
    birth labor
  40. -um
    pertaining to
  41. -y
    process of

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