Appendix B: Understanding Medical Terms

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Appendix B: Understanding Medical Terms
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  1. a-, an-
    not; without
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    toward
  4. ante-
    before
  5. bi-
    double; two
  6. brady-
    slow
  7. dys-
    abnormal; difficult
  8. hemi-
    half
  9. hyper-
    high; above
  10. hypo-
    low; below
  11. inter-
    between
  12. intra-
    within
  13. peri-
    around
  14. post-
    after; behind
  15. pre-
    before; in front
  16. semi-
    half
  17. sub-
    under; beneath; less
  18. super-
    above; better quality
  19. supra-
    above; on top of
  20. tachy-
    fast
  21. arthro
    joint
  22. angio
    blood vessel
  23. arterio
    artery
  24. cardio
    heart
  25. cranio
    skull
  26. colo
    colon
  27. dent, denti, dento
    teeth
  28. derma
    skin
  29. entero
    intestines
  30. febrile
    fever
  31. gastro
    stomach
  32. glyco
    sugar
  33. hem, hema, hemo, hemato
    blood
  34. myo
    muscle
  35. neuro
    nerve
  36. osteo
    bone
  37. pneumo
    lung, air
  38. psycho
    mind
  39. pulmo
    lung
  40. pyo
    pus
  41. veno
    vein
  42. -algia
    pain
  43. -asis
    condition
  44. -ectomy
    removal by surgery
  45. -emia
    in the blood
  46. -genic
    producing
  47. -ism
    a condition
  48. -itis
    inflammation
  49. -lysis
    destruction of
  50. -ology
    study of; science of
  51. -opathy
    disease
  52. -ostomy
    a created opening
  53. -penia
    lack of
  54. -phasia
    speaking
  55. -phobia
    fear
  56. -plegia
    paralysis
  57. -pnea
    breathing
  58. -ptosis
    sagging; dropping
  59. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    flowing excessively
  60. -rrhea
    flowing freely
  61. -urea
    urine

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