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Flashcards in Medical Homonyms Deck (12)
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1

Ab-

Ad-

Moving away from (abduction)

Drawing toward (adduction)

2

Anterior-

Posterior-

Front

Back

3

Bio-

Necro-

Life

Death

4

Brady-

Tachy-

Slow

Fast

5

Cephalo-

Caudo-

Head (upward)

Tail (downward)

6

Endo-

Exo-

Within, Inside

Outside

7

Eu-

Dys-

Normal, well

Difficult, unwell

8

Hyper-

Hypo-

Above or excessive

Below or deficient

9

Leuko-

Melano-

White

Black

10

Pre-

Post-

Before or in front of

After or behind

11

Proximal-

Distal-

Near (think proximity)

Away from (think distance)

12

Superior-

Inferior-

Above

Below