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suffix meaning science or study of
logy
prefix meaning above of excessive
hyper
suffix indicating an action or state
drome
prefixes indicating number or quantity
bi, quadri, primi, mono
suffix meaning disease
pathy
scope
instrument for viewing
prefix meaning deficient or low, below
hypo
prefix meaning below, under, or beneath
sub
suffixes meaning pertaining to
al, ic, ary
suffix meaning vomiting
emesis
suffix meaning abnormal reduction in number, deficiency
penia
suffix meaning discharge
rrhea
suffix meaning condition of pain
dynia
suffix meaning condition of
ia
suffix meaning formation, growth
plasia
prefix meaning both
ambi
prefix indicating location or timing
intra
prefix that is synonymous with intra
endo
prefix that is an antonym for hypo
hyper
prefix meaning with, together, or jointly
con
prefix post means
to come after
these suffixes mean some sort of surgical fixation, repair, crushing, or puncture
pexy, plasty, tripsy
suffix meaning surgical creation of an opening
stomy
purpose of a prefix is to
modify the meaning of a term
purpose of a suffix is to
modify the meaning of a term
suffix meaning the process of viewing
scopy
suffix philia means
love for
suffix meaning hernia
cele
suffix meaning swallowing
phagia
suffix meaning speaking
phasia
prefix meaning two
bi
prefix meaning false
pseudo
prefixes meaning within
intra, endo
prefix meaning away from
ab
suffix meaning tumor
oma
suffix meaning paralysis
plegia
suffix and meaning of word arthalgia
algia, pain
suffix -ia means
condition
what is cystitis
inflammation of the bladder
bisect means
to cut into two parts
what does pseudonym mean
false name
a posttest would be taken
after a course
prefix meta means
after or change
prefix meaning rapid or fast
tachy
nephroma is a _______ of the kidney
tumor
suffix of artherosclerosis means
hard
what suffix added to the word part rhino would mean nose bleed
rrhagia
suffix -logist means
one who studies
if a patient is scheduled for a nephrectomy, what procedure is being done?
removal of the kidney
if a train is transcontinental, how does it travel?
across the continent
when a person has a circumcision, where is the cut made?
around
if a patient has bradycardia, what is the problem?
a slower than normal heartbeat
what does the term paramedic mean in terms of how the person works with a physician?
alongside
if gastr means stomach, where is the epigastric region of the abdomen?
over the stomach
a colonoscopy is
a visual exam of the colon with an instrument
suffix meaning suturing
rrhaphy
suffix meaning in the term quadriplegia
paralysis
prefix meaning in the term quadriplegia
four
an angiogram is a ______ of the arteries
image or record
when are preoperative orders written by a physician for the patient?
before surgery
premature babies and old people have semitransparent skin. what kind of skin do they have?
partially transparent
a paralysis that is limited to one side of the body could be called
unilateral
a mixed infection with several different organisms involved would be a
multi-infection
if phobia is a fear, what does polyphobia mean
many fears
what is the prefix in the medical term bicuspid
bi
suffix in the term leukopenia
deficiency of white blood cells