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Flashcards in Chapter 3: Word Parts Deck (16):
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anter/o

Example: anter/o/poster/ior

Front

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caud/o

Example: caud/al

Tail (downward)

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cephal/o

Example: cephal/ic

Head (upward)

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dist/o

Example: dist/al

Away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

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dors/o

Example: dors/al

Back

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infer/o

Example: infer/ior

Below

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later/o

Example: later/al

Side

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medi/o

Example: medi/al

Middle

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poster/o

Example: poster/ior

Back, behind

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proxim/o

Example: proxim/al

Near (the point of attachment of a body part)

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ventr/o

Example: ventr/al

Belly (front)

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super/o

Example: super/ior

Above

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bi-

Example: bi/later/al

Two

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uni-

Example: uni/later/al

One

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-ad

Example: cephal/ad

Toward

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-ior

Example: poster/o/anter/ior

Pertaining to