MedTermW2

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MedTermW2
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2010-09-21 17:48:04
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  1. pre-
    before
  2. pro-
    before
  3. post-
    after
  4. hyper-
    above, increased
  5. iso-
    equal to, same
  6. a-
    without, not
  7. an-
    without, not
  8. homo-
    same
  9. homeo-
    same
  10. macro-
    large
  11. micro-
    small
  12. peri-
    around
  13. circum-
    around
  14. intra-
    in, within
  15. endo-
    in, within
  16. hypo-
    below, decreased
  17. dia-
    through, across
  18. trans-
    through, across
  19. retro-
    backward, behind
  20. super-
    upper, above
  21. bi-
    two
  22. di-
    two
  23. hemi-
    half
  24. mono-
    one
  25. nulli-
    none
  26. multi-
    many
  27. poly-
    many
  28. quad-
    four
  29. tri-
    three
  30. semi-
    partial, half
  31. uni-
    one
  32. dipl(o)-
    double
  33. primi-
    first
  34. anterior/ventral
    front of body
  35. posterior/dorsal
    back of body
  36. lateral
    away from the midline of the body
  37. medial
    toward the midline of the body
  38. proximal
    nearest point of attachment
  39. distal
    far from point of attachment
  40. cephalad
    toward the head
  41. caudad
    toward the tail
  42. abduction
    movement away from midline
  43. adduction
    movement toward midline
  44. unilateral
    one side affected
  45. bilateral
    both sides affected
  46. contralateral
    opposite side affected

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