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Without a prefix, the root traumatic means?

pertaining to injury

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a (ah or long "a" sound) means?

without or no

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Atraumatic means?

without injury

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Without a prefix, the root uria means?

urination

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An (ahn) means?

without or no

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Anuria means?

absence of urine

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ab (ahb) means?

away from

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abduction means?

to take away from the midline

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ad - (ahd) means?

toward

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Adduction means?

move toward the midline

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Without a prefix, the root emetic means?

pertaining to vomiting

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Anti- means?

against

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Antiemetics means?

work against or prevent vomiting

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Dys ((dihs) means?

difficult, painful,or bad

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Dysphagia means?

difficulty eating or swallowing

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Eu- (yoo) means?

good, easy, or normal

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Euthyroid means?

having a normally functining thyroid gland

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Endo means?

without or inside

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Endocrine means?

to secrete internally

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Ex- (ehcks) or exo- means?

without, out of, outside, or away from

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Exocrine means?

to secrete externally (via a duct)

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Endoparasite means?

an organism that lives within the body of the host

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Hyper means?

elevated, higher, or more than normal

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Hyperglycemia means?

elevated amounts of blood glucose

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Hypo - means?

depressed, lower, or less than normal

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Inter- means?

between

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Intercostal means?

between the ribs

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Intra- means?

within

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Intramuscular means?

within the muscle

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Poly- means?

many or excessive

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Polyuria means?

excessive amount or frequency of urination

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Oligo- means?

scant or little

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Olguria means?

scant amount or frequency of urination

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Pre- means?

before

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Preanesthetic means?

pertaining to before anesthesia

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post- means?

after

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Postanesthetic means?

pertaining to after anesthesia

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Sub means?

below, under, or less

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Sublingual means?

under the tongue

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Super and supra means?

above, beyond, or excessive

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Supernumerary means?

more than the regular number

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Suprascaplar means?

above the shoulder blade

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Preoperative means?

before or preceding an operation

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Peri- means?

around

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Perioperative means?

pertaining to the period around an operation or the period before, during, and after an operation

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Postoperative means?

after an operation