A&P: Prefix/Suffix: Quiz 1

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  1. -ab
    from,away

    Example: abnormal: away from normal
  2. -ad
    to,near, toward

    Example: adrenal: adjoining the kidney
  3. -ante
    before

    Example: antepartum: before delivery
  4. -anti
    against

    Example: antispetic: against infection
  5. -brady
    slow

    Example: bradycardia: slow heart rate
  6. -circum
    around

    Example: circumocular: around the eye
  7. -co
    with, together
  8. Example: coordination: working together
  9. -con
    with, together

    Example: congential: with birth
  10. -contra
    against
  11. Example: contraindicated: not indicated
  12. -counter
    against

    Example: counterirritant: nonirritating
  13. -dis
    apart from

    Example: disarticulation: taking a joint apart
  14. -ect
    outside

    Example: ectonuclear: outside the nucleus of a cell
  15. -end
    within

    Example: endocardium: membrane lining the inside of the heart
  16. -epi
    upon

    Example: epidermis: upon the dermal layer of skin
  17. -ex
    out from

    Example: exhale: to breathe out
  18. -hyper
    above

    Example: hypertension: higher than normal blood pressure
  19. -hypo
    below,under

    Example: hypodermic: under the skin
  20. -im
    not

    Example: immature: not mature
  21. -in
    not

    Example: incurable: not curable
  22. -infra
    under

    Example: infrapatellar: under the kneecap
  23. -media
    middle

    Example: mediastinum: region of the chest cavity in between the lungs
  24. -peri
    around

    Exampel: pericardium: membrane around the heart
  25. -post
    after

    Example: postmortem: after death
  26. -pre
    before

    Example: prenatal: before birth
  27. -pro
    before

    Example: prognosis: a prediction
  28. -super
    above

    Example: superciliary: above the eyebrow
  29. -supera
    above

    Example: suprapubic: above the pubic bone
  30. -sym
    with, together

    Example: symphysis: a fusion
  31. -syn
    with, together

    Example: synanhrosis: a bony union
  32. -tachy
    rapid

    Example: tachycardia: rapid heart rate
  33. -trans
    through

    Exampel: transurethral: through the urethra

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