Medical Terminology Common prefixes 2

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Medical Terminology Common prefixes 2
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NURS 226 Quiz 2
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  1. ex-
    • out from
    • exhale
  2. exo-
    • out
    • exophthalmia (eye bulge outward)
  3. hetero-
    • different
    • heterograft (a graft from another person)
  4. homo-
    • same
    • (homozygous-having two identical genes)
  5. hydro-
    water
  6. hyper-
    • over, above
    • hypertrophy (over-development)
  7. hypo-
    • under, below
    • (hypoglossal--under the tongue)
  8. im-
    • not
    • (impotent-not able to achieve erection)
  9. in-
    • not, into
    • (incompetent- not able)
  10. infra-
    • under, below
    • infraorbital (below eye socket)
  11. inter-
    • among, between
    • (intervertebral--between the vertebrae)
  12. intra-
    • within, inside
    • (intravenous)
  13. latero-
    • side
    • (lateral- to the side)
  14. mal-
    • bad, ill
    • (malpractice--bad/harmful practice)
  15. medi-
    • middle
    • (medial--towards the middle)
  16. meso-
    middle
  17. meta-
    • change, beyond
    • (metamorphosis)
  18. mid-
    middle
  19. neo-
    • new
    • (neonate--newborn)
  20. pachy-
    • thick
    • (pachyderma--thick skin)
  21. pan-
    • all
    • (pancarditis--inflammation of entire heart)
  22. para-
    • beside, beyond, near
    • (paranasal--near/alongside nose)
  23. per-
    • through
    • (percutaneous--through the skin)
  24. peri-
    • around
    • (pericardial)

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