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Ab

Means away from

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Abduction

Means to take away from midline

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A- (ah)

Means without or no

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Atraumatic

Means without injury

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An- (ahn)

Means without or no

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Anuria

Means absence of urine

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Ad

Means toward

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Adduction

Means move towards midline

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Anti -

Means against

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Antiemetics

Work against or to 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 functioning thyroid gland

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endo

means within or inside

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endocrine

means to secrete internally

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ex - (ehcks) or exo - (ehcks- o)

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

is a parasite that lives within the body of the host

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ecto

means outside

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ectoparasite

means a parasite that lives on the outer surface 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 or urination

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oligo - (ohl-ih-go)

means scant or little

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oliguria

means scant amount or frequency of urination

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pre -

means before

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preanesthetic

means pertaining to or 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 or less than

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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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suprascapular

means above the shoulder blade

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pan

means all

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