Vet Medical Terminology

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Vet Medical Terminology
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  1. ab
    away from
  2. ad
    towards
  3. anti
    against
  4. dys
    abnormal, bad, difficult, painful
  5. A, an
    no, not, without
  6. eu
    good, well
  7. endo
    within
  8. exo
    outside
  9. ex
    out
  10. Hyper
    above, excessive
  11. Inter
    between
  12. Intra
    within
  13. Poly
    many, much, excessive
  14. Olig, Oligo
    scanty
  15. Pre
    before
  16. Post
    after
  17. Sub
    under, below
  18. Super, Supra
    Above, Superior, Excess
  19. Peri
    Surrounding
  20. Infra
    Below
  21. Meta
    Change
  22. Per
    Through
  23. Trans
    Across
  24. Ultra
    Beyond
  25. algia
    Pain
  26. centesis
    surgical puncture to remove
  27. ectomy
    Removal
  28. gram
    a record
  29. graph
    an instrument and/or machine to record
  30. graphy
    process of recording
  31. itis
    inflammation
  32. lysis
    Separation, breakdown
  33. megaly
    enlargement
  34. osis
    abnormal condition
  35. pathy
    disease
  36. pexy, pexis
    fixation
  37. plasty
    surgical repair
  38. rrhage, rrhagia
    bursting forth
  39. rrhaphy
    suture
  40. rrhea
    flow discharge
  41. rrhexis
    rupture
  42. sclerosis
    hardening
  43. scope
    an instrument to visually or aurally examine
  44. scopy
    process of visual exam
  45. stomy
    a new opening
  46. therapy
    treatment
  47. um
    a structure
  48. ventral
    Belly or Underside
  49. Caudal
    towards the tail
  50. Cranial
    towards the head
  51. Dorsal
    refers to the back
  52. Anterior
    front of the body
  53. Posterior
    rear of the body
  54. Rostral
    nose end of the head
  55. Cephalic
    pertaining to the head
  56. Medial
    towards the midline
  57. Lateral
    away from the midline
  58. Superior
    Uppermost, above or Towards the head
  59. Inferior
    Lowermost, below or towards the tail
  60. Proximal
    Nearest the midline or to the beginning of a structure
  61. Distal
    Contact surface is the one furthest from the mideline of the dental arcade
  62. Superficial
    Near the Surface
  63. Deep
    Away fromthe Surface
  64. Palmar
    Caudal surface of the manus (front paw)
  65. Plantar
    Caudal surface of the pes (rear paw)
  66. Adduction
    movement toward the midline
  67. Abduction
    Movement away from the midline
  68. Flexion
    Closure of a joint angle or reduction of the angle between two bones
  69. Extension
    Straightening of a joint or an increase in the angle between two bones
  70. Midsaggital
    Plane that divides the body into equal right and left halves
  71. Sagittal
    Plane that divides the body into unequal right and left parts
  72. Dorsal
    Plane that divides the body into dorsal(back) and ventral(belly) parts
  73. Transverse
    Plane that divides the body into cranial and caudal parts (tail & head)
  74. Buccal
    Surface of the tooth that faces the cheek
  75. Labial
    Surface of the tooth that faces the lips
  76. Occlusal
    Surfaces fo the teeth that meets when you chew
  77. Lingual
    Surface of the tooth that faces the tongue
  78. Mesial
    Contact surface is the one closest to the midline of the dental arcade or arch
  79. Distal
    Farthest from the midline or farthest from the beginning of a structure
  80. Palatal
    The tooth surface of the maxilla that faces the tongue
  81. Recumbency
    laying down
  82. Dorsal Recumbency
    lying down on the back
  83. Ventral Recumbency
    lying down on the belly
  84. Left Lateral Recumbency
    lying down on the left side
  85. Right Lateral Recumbency
    lying down on the right side
  86. Hist/o
    tissue
  87. Aden/o
    gland
  88. Eti/o
    to cause
  89. Path/o
    disease
  90. Physi/o
    nature
  91. trophy
    development
  92. plasia
    formation
  93. oma
    mass, tumor
  94. logy
    study of
  95. Neo
    New
  96. 1
    L-uni G-mono
  97. 2
    L-duo, bi G-dyo
  98. 3
    tri
  99. 4
    L-quadri, quadro G-tetr, tetra
  100. 5
    L-quinqu, quint G-pent, penta
  101. 6
    L-sex G-hex, hexa
  102. 7
    L-sept, speti G-hept, hepta
  103. 8
    L-octo G-oct, octa, octo
  104. 9
    L-novem, nonus G-ennea
  105. 10
    L-deca, decem G-dek, deka

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