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Flashcards in Examples of Negative Prefixes Deck (10):
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Define antibiotic

drug used to kill harmful bacteria

2

Define aseptic

free from infectious material

3

Define anemia

lack of red blood cells (RBCs); lack of hemoglobin (Hgb)

4

Define contralateral

pertaining to the opposite side

5

Define indigestible

not capable of being digested

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What is the medical term for drug used to kill harmful bacteria?

antibiotic

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What is the medical term for free from infectious material?

aseptic

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What is the medical term for lack of red blood cells (RBCs); lack of hemoglobin (Hgb)?

anemia

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What is the medical term for pertaining to the opposite side?

contralateral

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What is the medical term for not being able to be digested?

indigestible

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