Prefix
Suffix
Combining Forms
Abbreviations
Medical Terms

100

This prefix means "painful, abnormal, difficult, labored."
dys-

100

-scopy means what?
visual examination

100

The combining form for nose is what?
rhin/o

100

What does LUQ stand for?
Left Upper Quadrant

100

What word means "dry skin?"
Xeroderma

200

The prefix intra- means what?
Within

200

The suffix -sarcoma means?
malignant tumor

200

The combining for erythr/o means?
Red

200

What does CTS stand for?
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

200

This term means "paralysis of four limbs."
Quadriplegia

300

the prefix neo- means what?
New

300

-al,ic,-ous all mean what?
pertaining to

300

This combining form means body
somat/o

300

What does AIDS stand for?
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

300

What does "cystoscopy" mean?
Visual examination of the bladder

400

This prefix means "above."
supra-

400

This suffix means "condition of formation, development, growth."
-plasia

400

what is the combining form for "medicine, physician, treatment?"
iatr/o

400

What does SARS stand for?
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

400

The term "onychectomy" means what?
Excision of a nail

500

What prefix means fast, rapid?
tachy-

500

The prefix -malacia means?
Softening

500

The suffix eti/o means what?
cause (of disease)

500

What does COPD stand for?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

500

This term means " inflammation of the nose and pharynx."
Nasopharyngitis