Med Term Unit 12

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Medical Terminology Unit 12 Prefixes of location and medication administration
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  1. expiration
    breathing out
  2. inspiration
    breathing in
  3. verb meaning breath in
    inspire
  4. verb meaning breath out
    expire
  5. in-
    in, into, withing, not
  6. incompatible drugs
    drugs that do no mix well with each other
  7. incompetence
    not able to perform
  8. continence
    ability to control defecation and urination
  9. lack of bowel control
    incontinence
  10. not sane
    insane
  11. unable to sleep
    insomnia
  12. not coherent
    incoherent
  13. incise
    to cut into
  14. noun for incise
    incision
  15. past tenses verb for incise
    incised
  16. to cut out
    excise
  17. inflammation
    redness swelling pain and heat
  18. inject
    introduce a substance into the body usually through a needle
  19. injector
    one who injeccts
  20. injection
    procedure of injecting
  21. infiltration
    permeation or penetration of a dissolved substance into a tissue
  22. instillation
    putting medicated drops into an eye or body cavity
  23. to put in medication in droplet form is to ______ a medication
    instill
  24. semin/o
    semen
  25. semen
    fluid substance that contains sperm
  26. insemination
    process of placing semen inot the opening of the cervix
  27. to breath out
    expire
  28. cutting out
    excision
  29. breathing in
    inspire
  30. to cut into
    incise
  31. not competent
    incompetent
  32. not compatible
    incompatible
  33. not able to be understood
    incoherent
  34. solution introduced into a vein
    infusion
  35. medication administration by drops
    instillation
  36. red, swollen, painful, warm
    inflammed
  37. mal-
    bad or poor
  38. malodorous
    having a bad odor
  39. malaise
    general feeling of illness or feeling poorly
  40. malformation
    poorly formed or poor formation
  41. malnutrition
    poor nutrition
  42. malabsorption
    poor absorption of nutrients
  43. feeling bad
    malaise
  44. bad nutrition
    malnutrition
  45. bad absorption
    malabsorbtion
  46. bad formation
    malformation
  47. -orexia
    appetite
  48. a person who is obsessed with being thin and severely limits his or her food intake may have
    anorexia nervosa
  49. anorexia
    loss of appetite
  50. cachexia
    unhealthy loss of weight because of chronic illness
  51. wasting away due to illness or anorexia
    cachexia
  52. a person who may overeat and then take laxatives or force himself or herself to vomit to purge the stomach of the food may be suffering from
    bulimia
  53. malari/o
    malaria
  54. triceps
    muscle has three heads
  55. tricuspid valve
    has three cusps
  56. trigeminal nerve
    has three branches
  57. three headed muscle in the posterior upper arm
    triceps
  58. quintuplets
    five infants born at the same time
  59. giving birth to three infants during the same pregnancy
    triplets
  60. three branched cranial nerve
    trigeminal nerve
  61. furco-
    branching or dividing
  62. bifurcate
    divide into two branches
  63. biceps brachii
    muscle with two heads or muscle bundles
  64. bicuspid
    tooth with two cusps
  65. bifocal glasses
    have two foci in one lens
  66. bifurcation
    two branches
  67. a tooth with two cusps
    bicuspid
  68. lenses with two areas of focus
    bifocal glasses
  69. one who is sexually attracted to both males and females
    bisexual
  70. part of a structure that divides into two branches
    bifurcation
  71. a muscle with two heads
    biceps
  72. uniovular
    twins who develop from one ovum
  73. universal
    combined into one whole
  74. lateral
    pertaining to the side
  75. pertaining to one side
    unilateral
  76. pertaining to two sides
    bilateral
  77. pertaining to three sides
    trilateral
  78. multicellular
    made of many cells
  79. made of two cells
    bicellular
  80. made of one cell only
    • unicellular
    • monocellular
  81. multinuclear
    having one nucleus
  82. having two nuclei
    binuclear
  83. a person with physical characteristics of both males and females is
    hermaphrodite
  84. bipolar
    severe mood swings from a manic to depressive state
  85. sexually attracted to both sexes
    bisexual
  86. having two poles
    bipolar
  87. semi-
    half
  88. hemi-
    half
  89. half circle
    semicircle
  90. half conscious
    semiconscious
  91. half private
    semiprivate
  92. presence of only half a heart
    hemicardia
  93. removal of half the stomach
    hemigastrectomy
  94. paralysis of half the body
    • hemiplegia
    • hemiparalysis
  95. paraplegia
    paralysis of the lower half of the body
  96. hemiplegia
    paralysis of one side of the body
  97. half comatose
    semicomatose
  98. half of a sphere
    hemisphere
  99. anesthesia of half the body
    hemianesthesia
  100. genit/o
    beginning or formation
  101. genitals
    reproductive system structures
  102. con-
    with
  103. congenital
    bornĀ  with
  104. congenital anomaly
    born abnormally
  105. sanguin/o
    blood
  106. -ity
    quality
  107. with blood, in usage, blood relationship
    consanguinity
  108. consanguinity
    relationship by descent from a common ancestor
  109. having bloody drainage on a dressing
    • sanguineous
    • sanguinous
  110. dis-
    • free of
    • to separate
    • to undo
  111. disease
    free of ease
  112. dissect
    to cut a tissue or to undo it for purposes of study
  113. disinfect
    free of infective agents
  114. dys-
    difficult or painful
  115. post-
    • behind
    • after
  116. ante-
    • before
    • forward
  117. pre-
    • before
    • in front of
  118. postprandial
    means after meals
  119. postcibal
    after food
  120. postglucose
    after ingesting glucose
  121. postesophageal
    behind the esophagus
  122. postmenopausal
    after menopause
  123. preanesthetic
    before anesthesia
  124. prehyoid
    means in front of the hyoid bone
  125. antepyretic
    before the fever
  126. anteflexion
    forward bending
  127. natal
    birth
  128. postnatal
    after birth
  129. prenatal
    before birth
  130. antenatal
    before birth
  131. pertaining to after a fever
    postfebrile
  132. pertaining to before a fever
    antefebrile
  133. after an operation
    postoperative
  134. after coitus
    postcoital
  135. after delivery
    postpartum
  136. after delivery or birth
    postnatal
  137. before an operation
    preoperative
  138. before maturity
    premature
  139. write before you can take
    prescribe
  140. before cancer develops
    precancerous
  141. turning forward
    anteversion
  142. before delivery
    antepartum
  143. position in front
    anteposition
  144. mortem
    death
  145. postmortem
    after death
  146. antemortem
    before death
  147. mortality
    refers to the death rate
  148. morbidity
    refers to the rate of occurrence of disease
  149. inter-
    between
  150. intra-
    within
  151. intra-abdominal
    within the abdomen
  152. intracellular
    within a cell
  153. intrauterine
    withing the uterus
  154. within a vein
    intravenous
  155. within the spine
    intraspinal
  156. within the lumbar region
    intralumbar
  157. within an artery
    intra-arterial
  158. within the cranium
    intracranial
  159. withing the bladder
    intracystic
  160. within the aorta
    intra-aortic
  161. within the skin
    intradermal
  162. within the duodenum
    intraduodenal
  163. within the thoracic cavity
    intrathoracic
  164. ac
    before meals
  165. ad lib
    as described
  166. AID
    artificial insemination by donor
  167. AIH
    artificial insemination by husband
  168. bid
    twice a day
  169. caps
    capsules
  170. DAW
    dispense as written
  171. exc
    excision
  172. gt
    drops
  173. ID
    intradermal
  174. IM
    intramuscular
  175. inf
    infusion
  176. pc
    after meals
  177. PO
    by mouth
  178. sc
    subcutaneous
  179. tab
    tablets
  180. tid
    three times a day
  181. administration
    giving a treatment or medication
  182. antagonistic
    oppositional or blocking
  183. antefebrile
    before a fever
  184. anteflexion
    bending forward
  185. anteposition
    in front of
  186. antepyretic
    before a fever
  187. bulimia
    condition of purging after eating
  188. consanguinity
    with blood relationship
  189. disassociate
    to break apart
  190. dispense
    to give out for use
  191. hemianesthesia
    anesthesia involving half the body
  192. hemicardia
    half a heart
  193. incoherent
    unable to be understood
  194. incompatible
    • not compatible
    • does not associate well
  195. incontinencce
    inability to control urination or defecation
  196. incubation
    original growth of an organism
  197. infested
    organisms living within or on another organisms
  198. infiltration
    penetration of a solution into tissues
  199. infusion
    introducing a substance into a vein through a needle
  200. insomnia
    unable to fall asleep
  201. instillation
    applying drops
  202. intercellular
    between the cells
  203. intra-abdominal
    within the abdomin
  204. intra-aortic
    within the aorta
  205. intrathoracic
    within the thorax
  206. intravenous
    within the vein
  207. malaria
    infestation of malara parasite Plasmodium
  208. malformation
    poor formation
  209. malodorous
    bad smelling
  210. morbidity
    related to illness
  211. mortality
    related to death
  212. postcibal
    after meals
  213. postglucose
    after glucose is administered
  214. postmastectomy
    after mastectomy surgery
  215. postmenopausal
    after menopause is complete
  216. postmortem
    after death
  217. postnatal
    after birth
  218. postpartum
    after delivery
  219. postprandial
    after meals
  220. precancerous
    condition that may lead to cancer
  221. prescribe
    write an order for before it can be done
  222. sanguineous
    bloody
  223. trifurcation
    branch into three

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