This allows almost a universal understanding and administration of a prescriptions. The waitress calls to the cook, "That's two pizza!". s.) - To be taken as a drink. Evacuatio (Evac.) Febris Enterica - Enteric Fever. - Let them be put into a phial. Febris Scorbutica - Scorbutic Fever. E paulo aquae (E paul. 5.4. pil. Cibus - Food, victuals. Mollis, molle - Soft. Mittatur, mittantur (Mittr.) - Rolled in silver leaf. Jentaculum - Breakfast. Crastinus (Crast.) Quater die (QD) - Four times a day. Clarus - Bright, clear. dx.) Fiat pilula (Ft. Ustus - Burnt. v.) - Morning and evening. - Apt ounce and a half. The second says, "I'll have a pizzum as well." Recens - Fresh. Somnus - Sleep. Da, signa (DS) - Give and sign. The answer is "Ave". Dimidius - One half. Venaesectio brachii - Bleeding in the arm. Siccus - Dry. Ulna - The arm, elbow. - On the following day. Jusculum - Soup. Features medical term prefix list along with roots and suffixes. - Mix, and let a mixture be made. a/n- no; not; without, -ac pertaining to, acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket), acr/o extremeties; top; extreme point, acromi/o acromion (extension of shoulder bone), acu/o sharp; severe; sudden, agglutin/o clumping; sticking together, -agon to assemble; gather, -agra excessive pain, -al pertaining to, alges/o sensitivity to pain, -algesia sensitivity to pain, alveol/o alveolus; air sac; small sac, ambi- around, on both sides, about, amphi- around, on both sides, -amine nitrogen compound, amni/o amnion (ssac surrounding the embryo), -an pertaining to, ana- up; apart; backward; again; anew, aneurysm/o aneurysm (widening of blood vessel), ante- before; forward, anthr/o antrum of the stomach, anxi/o uneasy; anxious, aort/o aorta (largest artery), aponeur/o aponeurosis (type of tendon), -ar pertaining to, arteriol/o arteriole (small artery), -arthria articulate (speak distinctly), -artresia closure, occlusion, atreto- closed, lacking an opening, -ary pertaining to, -assay to examine, analyze, astr/o star, star-shaped, ather/o plaque (fatty substance), -ation process; condition, atri/o atrium (upper heart chamber), aux/o growth, acceleration, bacill/o bacilli (bacteria), bar/o pressure; weight, bary- weight, pressure, bas/o base; opposite of acid, -blast embryonic; immature cell, -blastoma immature tumor (cells), brom/o bromine-containing compound, odor, burs/o bursa (sac of fluid near joints), calcane/o calcaneus (heel bone), capillar/o capillary (tiniest blood vessel), capn/o carbon dioxide, -capnia carbon dioxide, carcin/o cancerous; cancer, cari/o caries, rottenness, carp/o wrist bones (carpals), cathar/o, cathart/o cleansing, purging, caud/o tail; lower part of body, caus/o burn; burning, cec/o cecum (first part of colon), celi/o belly; abdomen, -centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid, cerebell/o cerebellum (posterior part of the brain), cerebr/o cerebrum (largest part of the brain), cervic/o neck; cervix (neck of uterus), -chezia defacation; elimination of wastes, chori/o chorion (outermost membrane of the fetus), choroid/o choroid layer of eye, -chroia skin coloration, -cidal pertaining to killing, cirrh/o orange-yellow, claustr/o enclosed space, clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone), clin/o to slope, bend, -clysis irragation; washing, coagul/o coagulation (clotting), -coccus berry-shaped bacterium, coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone), cochle/o cochlea (inner part of ear), col/o colon (large intestine), colon/o colon (large intestine), con- together; with, conjunctiv/o conjuctiva (lines of eyelids), consci/o awareness, aware, constrict/o narrowing, binding, contra- against; opposite, cortic/o cortex, outer region, cras/o mixture; temperament, -crine to secrete; separate, -crit to separtate, critic/o crisis, dangerous, cubit/o elbow, forearm, cycl/o ciliary body of eye; cycle; circle, cyst/o urinary bladder; cyst; sac of fluid, -cytosis condition of cells; slight increase in numbers, dacryocyst/o tear sac; lacriman sac, de- lack of; down; less; removal of, -desis to bind; tie together, dia- complete; through, -dilation widening; stretching; expanding, dilat/o to enlarge, expand, dis- apart, to separate, dys- bad: painful: difficult: abnormal, -eal pertaining to, ec- out; outside, echo- reflected sound, -ectasia dilation; dilatation; widening, -ectasis dilation; dilatation; widening, ectro/o congenital absence, -ectomy removal; excision; resection, -emia blood condition, -emic pertaining to blood condition, enanti/o opposite, opposed, enter/o intestines (usually small intestine), eosin/o red; rosy; dawn-colored, epi- above; upon; on, equi- equality, equal, -esis action; condition; state of, esthes/o nervous sensation, eu- good; normal, ex- out; away from, exo- out; away from, -facient to cause, make happen, fasci/o fascia (membrane supporting muscles), femor/o femur (thigh bone), fibros/o fibrous connective tissue, -fication process of making, fil/i, fil/o thread, threadlike, filament/o thread, threadlike, five pent-, penta-, quinque-, follicul/o follicle; small sac, fore- before, in front, -form resembling; in the shape of, four quadri, tetra-, fung/i fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll), furc/o forking; branching, -fusion to pour; to come together, ganglion/o ganglion; collection of nerve cell bodies, gel/o to freeze, congeal, -gen substance that produces, -genesis producing; forming, -genic produced by or in, ge/o earth, soil, gli/o glial cells; neuroglial cells, gluc/o glucose; sugar, glyc/o glucose; sugar, glycogen/o glycogen; animal starch, glycos/o glucose; sugar, -graph instrument for recording, -graphy process of recording, gyr/o circle, spiral, half demi, hemi, semi, hapl/o simple, single, holo- entire, complete, home/o sameness; unchanging; constant, hyper- above; excessive, hypo- deficient; below; under; less than normal, ia condition, -iac pertaining to, -iasis abnormal condition, iatr/o physician; treatment, -ic pertaining to, -ical pertaining to, ide/o idea, mental images, idi/o unknown; individual; distinct, immun/o immune; protection; safe, in- in; into; not, -in a substance, -ine a substance, -ine pertaining to, infra- below; inferior to; beneath, insulin/o insulin (pancreatic hormone), intra- within; into, ion/o ion; to wander, -ior pertaining to, ir/o iris (colored portion of eye), irid/o iris (colored portion of eye), is/o same; equal, isch/o to hold back; back, ischi/o ischium (part of hip bone), -ism process; condition, -ist specialist, ithy- erect, straight, -itis inflammation, -ium structure; tissue, kel/o tumor, fibrous growth, kerat/o cornea; hard, horny tissue, kern- nucleus (collection of nerve cells in the brain), ket/o ketones; acetones, keton/o ketones; acetones, koil/o hollow, concave, depressed, -labile unstable, perishable, lacrim/o tear; tear duct; lacrimal duct, lal/o, -lalia speech, babble, lapar/o abdominal wall; abdomen, -lapse to slide, fall, sag, laryng/o larynx (voice box), leiomy/o smooth (visceral) muscle, -lemma sheath; covering, lepid/o plakes, scales, lept/o thin, slender, -leptic to seize, take hold of, lex/o word; phrase, -lexia word; phrase, ligat/o binding, tying, lip/o fat; lipid, -listhesis condition of stones, lith/o stone, calculus, -lithotomy incision (for removal) of a stone, logad/o whites of the eyes, -logy study (process of), lord/o curve; swayback, lox/o oblique, slanting, lumb/o lower back; loin, ly/o to dissolve, loosen, -lysis breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening, -lytic to reduce, destroy, separate; breakdown, mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw bone), -mania obsessive preoccupation, -masesis mastication, chewing, mastoid/o mastoid process (behind the ear), maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone), meat/o meatus (opening), medic/o to heal, healing, medull/o medulla (inner section); middle; soft, marrow, men/o menses; menstruation, mening/o meninges (membranes covering the spinal cord & brain), meta- change; beyond, metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones), metatars/o metatarsals (foot bones), method/o procedure, technique, metr/o uterus (womb); measure, -metry process of measuring, mi/o smaller; less, -mimesis imitation, simulation, mucos/o mucous membrane (mucosa), mut/a genetic change, mutagen/o causing genetic change, myel/o spinal cord; bone marrow, myocardi/o myocardium (heart muscle), myring/o tympanic membrane (eardrum), narc/o numbness; stupor; sleep, nect/o to bind, tie, connect, neutr/o neither; neutral; neutrophil, noci- to cause harm, injury or pain, obstetr/o pregnancy; birth, -oid resembling; derived from, -ole little; small, olecran/o olecranon (elbow), -oma tumor; mass; fluid collection, omphal/o umbilicus (navel), onych/o nail (of fingers or toes), -opia vision condition, opisth/o backward, behind, -opsia vision condition, opt/o eye; vision, -ose full of; pertaining to; sugar, -osis condition, usually abnormal, ossicul/o ossicle (small bone), -ostosis condition of bone, -otia ear condition, -ous pertaining to, oxy- swift; sharpp; acid, -pagus conjoined twins, palat/o palate (roof of mouth), pali- recurrence, repetition, palliat/o to soothe, relieve, palpit/o flutter, throbbing, papill/o nipple-like; optic disc, par- other than; abnormal, para- near; beside; abnormal; apart from; along the side of, -para to bear, bring forth (live births), -parous to bear, bring forth, -pareunia sexual intercourse, -pathy disease; emotion, pelv/i pelvis; hip region, pelv/o pelvis; hip region, peri- surrounding, per/o deformed, maimed, perspir/o breathe through, petr/o stone, petrous region of temporal bone, -pexy fixation; to put in place, -phagia eating; swallowing, phalang/o phalanges (of fingers and toes), phaner/o visible, apparent, phil/o like; love; attraction to, -phil attraction for, -philia attraction for, -phoresis carrying; transmission, -phoria to bear, carry; feeling (mental state), phren/o diaphragm; mind, phyl/o race, species, type, physi/o nature; function, physic/o physical, natural, pituitar/o pituitary gland, plan/o flat, level, wandering, plant/o sole of the foot, plas/o development; formation, -plasia development; formation, -plasm formation; structure, -plastic pertaining to formation, -plasty surgical repair, -plegia paralysis; palsy, -plegic paralysis; palsy, plex/o plexus; network (of nerves), -poietin substance that forms, poikil/o varied; irregular, polio- gray matter (of brain or spinal cord), polyp/o polyp; small growth, pont/o pons ( a part of the brain), por/o, -pore opening, passageway, -porosis condition of pores (spaces), posit/o arrangement, place, post- after; behind, poster/o back (of body); behind, pre- before; in front of, pro- before; forward, proct/o anus and rectum, pros- before; forward, pros/o forward, anterior, psamm/o sand, sand-like material, -pterygium abnormality of the conjunctiva, -ptosis droop; sag; prolapse; protrude, pub/o pubis (anterior part of hip bone), -puncture to pierce a surface, pupill/o pupil (dark center of eye), pyl/e portal vein, pylor/o pylorus; pyloric sphincter, qual- quality, characteristic, quasi- to some degree, as if, quart- fourth, four, quer- to seek, search, rachi/o spinal column; vertebrae, radi/o x-rays; radioactivity; radius (lateral lower arm bone), re- back; again; backward, retro- behind; back; backward, rhabdomy/o striated (skeletal) muscle, rhe/o flow, current, stream, -rrhage bursting forth (of blood), -rrhagia bursting forth (of blood), -rrhea flow; discharge, salping/o fallopian tube; auditory (eustachian) tube, -salpinx fallopian tube; oviduct, sapr/o rotten, decay, sarc/o flesh (connective tissue), scapul/o scapula; shoulder blade, scler/o sclera (white of eye), scoli/o crooked; bent, -scope instrument for visual examination, -scopy visual examination, ser/o serum, serous, seven hepta-, sept-, septi-, -sis state of; condition, six hex-, hexa-, sex-, span/o scanty, scarce, -spasm sudden contraction of muscles, spectr/o image, spectrum, sperm/o spermatozoa; sperm cells, spermat/o spermatozoa; sperm cells, sphen/o wedge; sphenoid bone, spher/o globe-shaped; round, splanchn/o viscera (internal organs), spin/o spine (backbone), spondyl/o vertebra (backbone), staped/o stapes (middle ear bone), -stabile stable, fixed, -stasis to stop; control; place, -stat device/instrument for keeping something stationary, -static pertaining to stopping; controlling, sten/o narrowed, constricted, -stenosis tightening; stricture, ster/o solid structure; steroid, stere/o solid; three-dimensional, stern/o sternum (breastbone), -stitial to set; pertaining to standing or positioned, -stomia condition of the mouth, -stomy new opening (to form a mouth), strept/o twisted chains, -stroma supporting tissue of an organ, styl/o pole or stake, sub- under; below, submaxill/o mandible (lower jaw bone), super- above, beyond, sym- together; with, syn- together; with, synaps/o, synapt/o point of contact, to join, syncop/o to cut off, cut short; faint, synov/o synovia; synovial membrane; sheath around a tendon, tars/o tarsus; hindfoot or ankle, tauto- identical, same, tax/o order; coordination, temp/o, tempor/o period of time, the temples, tens/o stretched, strained, terat/o monster; malformed fetus, -thorax chest; pleural cavity, -thymia mind (condition of), -thymic pertaining to mind, thyr/o thyroid gland; sheild, tibi/o tibia (shin bone), -tic pertaining to, toc/o labor; birth, -tocia labor; birth (condition of), -tocin labor; birth (a substance for), -tome instrument to cut, -tomy process of cutting, top/o place; position; location, trache/o trachea (windpipe), trans- across; through, traumat/o trauma, injury, wound, trigon/o trigone (area within the bladder), tri/o to sort out, sorting, troph/o nourishment; development, -trophy nourishment; 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