Medical Terminology Common Prefixes 3

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Medical Terminology Common Prefixes 3
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2010-08-26 19:32:05
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NURS 226 Quiz 3
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  1. post-
    • after
    • (postpartum)
  2. postero-
    • after, behind
    • (posterior)
  3. pre-
    • before, in front of
    • (prefrontal--in front of the frontal bone)
  4. pro-
    • before, in front
    • (prodrome--very first symptoms)
  5. pseudo-
    • false
    • (pseudocyesis--false pregnancy)
  6. re-
    • again, back
    • (recurrent)
  7. retro-
    • backward, behind
    • (retrograde--move in backward direction)
  8. sinistro-
    • left
    • (sinistrotorsion--twisted to the left)
  9. sub-
    • below, under
    • (subcutaneous)
  10. super-
    • above, excess
    • (supernumerary--above normal number)
  11. supra-
    • above
    • (suprapubic--above the pubic bone)
  12. sym-
    • together
    • (symphysis--to grow together)
  13. syn-
    • together
    • (syndactyly--born with fingers fused)
  14. tachy-
    • rapid, fast
    • (tachycardia--rapid heart beat)
  15. trans-
    • through, across
    • (transurethral--through the urethra)
  16. ultra-
    • beyond, excess
    • (ultrasound--high frequency sound waves)

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