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1

What are the three parts a word can be broken down into?

Prefix, root, suffix

2

What are the two parts of the word "subluxation?"

Sub - Prefix (means less than)
luxation - root word (means dislocation)

3

What are the three parts of the word "Costochondritis?"

Costo - Prefix (rib)
Chondr - Root word (cartilage)
itis - suffix (inflammation)

4

What does the prefix "a-" mean?

without or opposite (ie atypical)

5

What does the prefix "ab-" mean?

away from (ie ABduction)

6

What does the prefix "adip-" mean?

fat (ie adipose tissue)

7

What does the prefix "ad-" mean?

toward (ie ADduction)

8

What does the prefix "angio-" mean?

blood vessel (ie angiography)

9

What does the prefix "ankylo-" mean?

fusion (ie ankylosed)

10

What does the prefix "ante/antero" mean?

before/front (ie anterior)

11

What does the prefix "arthro" mean?

joint (ie arthritis)

12

What does the prefix "bi" mean?

two or double (ie bilateral)

13

What does the prefix "brachi" mean?

arm

14

What does the prefix "cauda" mean?

tail

15

What does the prefix "cephalo" mean?

haed

16

What does the prefix "cervico" mean?

neck

17

What does the prefix "chondro" mean?

cartilage

18

What does the prefix "dermato" mean?

skin

19

What does the prefix "dorsi" mean?

refers to the back

20

What does the prefix "dys" mean?

bad or painful

21

What does the prefix "hemi" mean?

half

22

What does the prefix "hyper" mean?

too much, excess

23

What does the prefix "hypo" mean?

not enough

24

What does the prefix "inter" mean?

between

25

What does the prefix "intra" mean?

within

26

What does the prefix "kinesio" mean?

movement

27

What does the prefix "latero" mean?

side

28

What does the prefix "lipo" mean?

fat

29

What does the prefix "macro" mean?

large

30

What does the prefix "medial" mean?

middle