Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide

Now filled with new illustrations and extra clinically suitable than ever sooner than, this absolutely up to date 8th version of Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide helps readers strengthen a basic wisdom of the clinical terminology precious for a occupation in any well-being care setting.
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Including the prefix contra-, that means “against or opposite,” kinds contralateral, which refers to an contrary part. The time period equilateral ability “having equivalent facets. ” Prefixes during this e-book may be by way of a hyphen to teach that different elements could be extra to the prefix to shape a be aware. This bankruptcy introduces many of the prefixes utilized in clinical terminology. even though the record is lengthy, just about all of the prefixes it is very important paintings via this publication are awarded right here. there's only one brief extra chart of prefixes regarding place in bankruptcy five on physiology. The meanings of lots of those prefixes may be generic to you from phrases which are already on your vocabulary. The phrases within the charts are given as examples of utilization. just about all of them will reappear in later chapters. should you fail to remember a prefix as you're employed, you could consult with this bankruptcy or to the alphabetical lists of note elements and meanings within the word list. universal Prefixes desk 3-1 Prefixes for Numbers* PREFIX prim/i- which means first mon/o one uni- one hemi- part; one facet semi- part; partial bi- , two times di- , two times dipl/o double tri- 3 quadr/i- 4 tetra- 4 multi- many poly- many, a lot instance primitive PRIM-i-tiv monocular mon-OK-u–-lar unicellular u–-ni-SEL-u–-lar hemisphere HEM-i-sfe–r semisolid sem-e–-SOL-id bicuspid – bi -KUS-pid dimorphous – d i -MOR-fus diploid DIP-loyd triplet TRIP-let quadrant KWOD-rant tetrahedron – tet-ra-HE -dron a number of MUL-ti-pl polysaccharide – pol-e–-SAK-a-ri d *Prefixes referring to the metric process are within the appendix. DEFINITION OF instance happening first in time touching on one eye composed of 1 mobile (Fig. 3-1) one half a rounded constitution partly stable a enamel with issues (cusps) having kinds (morph/o) having units of chromosomes considered one of 3 offspring produced in one beginning one-fourth of a space a determine with 4 surfaces together with many components substance composed of many sugars 1267-03 CH03 07/07/03 14:30 web page 30 30 half 1 • creation TO scientific TERMINOLOGY determine 3-1. An amoeba, a unicellular organism. workout 3-1 Fill within the blanks: _ _ 1. Monoclonal (mon-o-KLON-al) refers to a colony (clone) derived from ___________________________________ cell(s). 2. The quadriceps (KWAD-ri-seps) muscle has ___________________________________ part(s). _ _ three. To unify (U-ni-fi ) skill to make or extra components into ___________________________________ part(s). _ _ four. The time period semilunar (sem-e-LU-nar) capability ___________________________________ moon(s). _ _ _ five. A dichotomy (di -KOT-o-me) has ___________________________________ part(s). 6. A multicellular organism has ___________________________________ cell(s). _ _ 7. A tetralogy (te-TRAL-o-je ) consists of ___________________________________ parts or elements. _ eight. A triangle (TRI -an-gl) has ___________________________________ angle(s). _ _ nine. Bipolar (bi -PO-lar) ability having ___________________________________ pole(s). provide a prefix that's comparable in aspiring to all the following: 10.

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