MT03 Prefixes

Created by Shawn-Clavell 

Upgrade to
remove ads

43 terms

What word means double vision?

diplopia

What prefixes means around?

circum

The prefix dia- means

through, across

In the term epidermis, epi- means

above, upon

The prefix uni- has the same meaning as

mono

What word means fear of many things?

polyphobia

What word means rapid speech?

tachyphasia

The prefix pan- means

all

The medical term peritonsillar means

around the tonsils

The prefix para- means

near, beside, beyond

Antibacterial refers to an agent used

against bacteria

Adsternal means

toward the sternum

The medical term bradycardia means

slow heartbeat

The term that means without a breast is

amastia

What prefixe means rapid?

tachy

The prefix hypo- means

below

What prefixe means false?

pseudo

The medical term extracranial means

outside the cranium (skull)

Kidneys are retroperitoneal; this means that they are located

behind the peritoneum

What prefix means good, normal?

eu

What term means first pregnancy?

primigravida

What prefix means against?

contra

The suffix -cephaly refers to the head. What term means small head?

microcephaly

What word means different from the normal shape?

heteromorphous

The prefix intra- means

in, within

Quadriplegia refers to the paralysis of

four extremities

What words mean before birth?

prenatal

Postmortem means

after death

What term means pertaining to under the skin?

hypodermic

What term means pertaining to above the kidney?

suprarenal

Which prefix means in, within?

endo

The prefix homo- means

same

The prefix infra- means

below, under

Epigastric means behind the stomach

False

A medical word meaning outside the eyes is circumocular.

False

The term mononuclear does not have a prefix.

False

The term circumoral means pertaining to above the mouth.

False

The term abduction means movement toward the median line

False

Prefixes are word elements placed at the beginning of words to alter their meaning.

True

Infrapubic means below or under the pubis

True

An ectopic pregnancy is one that is in its correct position

False

All medical words contain prefixes.

False

Pseudocyesis means false pregnancy.

True

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

NEW! Voice Recording

Click the mic to start.

Create Set