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prefix means bad or poor

mal

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suffix meaning appetite

orexia

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prefix means branching or dividing

furco

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combining form for bloody

sanguino

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giving treatment or medication

administration

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lack of appetite or desire to eat

anorexia

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oppositional or blocking

antagonistic

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before a fever

anterfebrile

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bending forward

anteflexion

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before death

antemortem

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before birth

antenatal

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before delivery

antepartum

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in front of

anteposition

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before a fever

antepyretic

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turning toward

anteversion

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without symptoms

asymptomatic

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made of two cells

bicellular

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a two-bellied muscle

biceps

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lens having two focus strenghts

bifocal

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branch into two

bifurcation

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having two nuclei

binuclear

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having two poles

bipolar

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attracted to two sexes

bisexual

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condition of purging after eating

bulimia

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wasting away of the body

cachexia

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born with

congenital

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with blood relationship

consanguinity

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to break apart

disassociate

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to rid of infectious agents

disinfect

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to give out for use

dispense

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to cut apart

dissect

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to take out

excise

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to breathe out

exhale

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breathing out

expiration

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reproductive system structures

genitals

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anesthesia involving half the body

hemianesthesia

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half a heart

hemicardia

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excision of half the stomach

hemigastrectomy

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paralysis of one side of the body

hemiplegia

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to cut into

incise

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unable to be understood

incoherent

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not compatible, does not associate well with

incompatible

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not able to function properly

incompetency

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inability to control urination or defecation

incontinence

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original growth of an organism

incubation

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organisms living within or on another organism

infested

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penetration of a solution into tissues

infiltration

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act of being red, swollen, painful and warm

inflamed

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condition with such symptoms as a red, swollen and warm area

inflammation

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introducing a substance into a vein through a needle

infusion

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to breathe in

inhale

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procedure of introducing a substance into the body through a needle

injection

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not sane

insane

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process of introducing semen into the uterus or tubes

insemination

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unable to fall asleep

insomnia

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breathing in

inspiration

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applying drops

instillation

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between the cells

intercellular

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within the abdomen

intra-dominal

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within the aorta

intra-aortic

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within the artery

intra-arterial

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within the cranium

intracranial

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within the urinary bladder

intracystic

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within the dermal layer

intradermal

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within the duodenum

intraduodenal

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within the thorax

intrathoracic

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within the vein

intravenous

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generally poor feeling, not feeling well

malaise

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infestation of malaria parasite plasmodium

malaria

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poor formation

malformation

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poor nutrition, missing essential nutrients

malnutrition

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smelling bad

malodorous

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having one nucleus

mononuclear

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related to illness

morbidity

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related to death

mortality

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after meals

postcibal

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after intercourse

postcoital

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in back of the esophagus

postesophageal

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after a fever

postfebrile

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after glucose is administered

postglucose

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after mastectomy surgery

postmastectomy

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after menopause is complete

postmenopausal

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after surgery

postoperative

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after meals

postprandial

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before anesthesia

preanesthetic

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condition that may lead to cancer

precancerous

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in front of frontal bone

prefrontal

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write an order for before it can be done

prescribe

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bloody

sanguineous

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half of a circle

semicircle

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partially in a coma

semicomatose

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partially conscious

semiconscious

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situation in which a room is shared

semiprivate

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the layer below the dermis of the skin

subcutaneous

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a three-deaded muscle

triceps

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branch into three

trifurcation

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of one cell

unicellular

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one sided

unilateral

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having one nucleus

uninuclear