In this tutorial on the suffix -centesis, learn the formal and informal terms for medical procedures that pierce body cavities/spaces.
Medical terms have been named after famous people, specfic occupations, geographic regions, and even foods. This video highlights medical conditions named after certain sports.
This medical prefix literally means half, but is sometimes used to indicate one (not necessarily equal) side.
In this tutorial we explore the use of the medical prefix arthr-/arthro-.
The prefix “epi-“, commonly used in medical terms, indicates position – relative to other structures or factors.
In today’s video tutorial, we look at another pair of medical prefixes with opposite meanings: brady- and tachy-.
Do you know which medical prefix indicates deficiency or absence? Watch this video to learn how the prefix a- or an- is used in medical terminology.
Learn what the medical suffix -plasty means. Watch this video explainer for words that end in –plasty.
Learn what prefixes are used when your body makes too much or too little of something.