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ante-, pre-
before
brady-
abnormally slow rate of speed
neo-
new
post-
after
tachy-
rapid, abnormally high rate of speed
ab-
away from, outside of, beyond
ad-
toward, near to
con-, sym-, syn-
with
contra-
against
dia-
across, through
ec-
outside
ecto-
outside
en-
inside
endo-
upon, subsequent to
ex-
outside
exo-
within
extra-
beyond
hyper-
above, beyond normal
hypo-
below, below normal
infra-
inside or below
inter-
between
intra-
inside
meso-
middle
meta-
beyond
pan-
all or everywhere
para-
alongside, like
retro-
backwards, behind
bi-
two
hemi-, semi-
half
macro-
big
micro-
small
mono-
one
olig-, oligo-
a few
pan-
all or everywhere
quadri-
four
tri-
three
uni-
one
abdominopelvic
adjective meaning abdomen and pelvis; used to describe one of the body subcavities contained in the ventral cavity
angiography
x-ray of vessels
angioid
resembling of blood vessels
angioplasty
surgical repair effected by opening a clogged blood vessel by means of balloon dilation
anterior
toward the front of the body; noun or adjective
ventral
toward the front; adjective
cranial
cranium or skull; adjective
craniopathy
abnormal condition of any of the cranial bones
craniotomy
incision into the cranium
distal
away from the attachment point to the body; noun or adjective
dorsal
adjective meaning the back
inferior
below or in the direction away from the cranium; noun or adjective
integumentary
covering the body
lateral
away from the middle, toward the side of the body
medial
toward the midline of the body
myalgia
muscle pain
myocele
protrusion of muscle tissue through surrounding tissue
pneumatocele
protrusion of lung tissue through the chest wall
pneumonopexy
fixation of two layers of the lung
posterior
toward the back of the body
proximal
toward the point of fixation to the body
superior
above; toward the cranium
thoracic
adjective for the chest area
ventral
toward the front of the body
visceromegaly
abnormal enlargement of an organ