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MT03 Prefixes

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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