To Pierce, Medically Speaking

In this tutorial on the suffix -centesis, learn the formal and informal terms for medical procedures that pierce body cavities/spaces.

Six Medical Terms Named After Sports

Medical terms have been named after famous people, specfic occupations, geographic regions, and even foods. This video highlights medical conditions named after certain sports.

Half In A Word

This medical prefix literally means half, but is sometimes used to indicate one (not necessarily equal) side.

Joint conditioms

In this tutorial we explore the use of the medical prefix arthr-/arthro-.

 

On Top Of Things

The prefix “epi-“, commonly used in medical terms, indicates position – relative to other structures¬†or factors.

 

Fast or Slow

In today’s video tutorial, we look at another pair of medical prefixes with opposite meanings: brady- and tachy-.

Something’s Missing Medically

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.

‘Deficiency’ In Medical Terms

Learn what the medical suffix -plasty means. Watch this video explainer for words that end in –plasty.

What’s In A Cyst?

New video tutorial on the meaning and usage of the term “cyst”.

In The Womb

Meaning and usage of the word fetus.