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  • 1. 
    A-, an-, for example, anorexia: ___.
    • A. 

      Without

    • B. 

      Down from

    • C. 

      Away from

    • D. 

      Decreasing

  • 2. 
    Ad-, for example, additive:  ___.
    • A. 

      Toward, to , at

    • B. 

      From

    • C. 

      Away

    • D. 

      Decreasing

  • 3. 
    Ambi-, for example, ambilateral:  ____
    • A. 

      Additional

    • B. 

      Reducing

    • C. 

      Confusing

    • D. 

      Both

  • 4. 
    Angio-, for example, angiofibrosis:  ____.
    • A. 

      Relating to

    • B. 

      To a vessel

    • C. 

      Against

    • D. 

      Differentiated from

  • 5. 
    Antero-, for example, anteromedian:  ____.
    • A. 

      In front of

    • B. 

      Away from

    • C. 

      Down from

    • D. 

      Relating to

  • 6. 
    Apo-, for example, apocleisis:  ____.
    • A. 

      Relating to

    • B. 

      Many

    • C. 

      Up, toward

    • D. 

      Away from, off

  • 7. 
    Arthro-, for example, arthropathy: ___.
    • A. 

      Relation to the legs

    • B. 

      Relation to the joints

    • C. 

      Relation to the neck

    • D. 

      Relation to an arthritic condidtion

  • 8. 
    Bi-, for example, bilateral:  ____.
    • A. 

      Together

    • B. 

      Pertaining to

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Two

  • 9. 
    Brady-, for example, bradycardia:  ___.
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Slow

    • C. 

      On the side of

    • D. 

      Head

  • 10. 
    Carcino-, for example carcinogen:  ____.
    • A. 

      Pertaining to additives

    • B. 

      Pertaining to poisons

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a reduction

    • D. 

      Pertaining to cancer

  • 11. 
    Cata-, for example, catabolism:  ____.
    • A. 

      Toward

    • B. 

      Downward, against

    • C. 

      Deriving from

    • D. 

      Within, inner

  • 12. 
    Cephalo-, for example, cephalogram:  ____.
    • A. 

      Neck

    • B. 

      Shoulder

    • C. 

      Trunk of body

    • D. 

      Head

  • 13. 
    Chiro- for example, chiroplasty:  ____.
    • A. 

      Pertaining to the hand

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the neck

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the body

    • D. 

      Pertaining to the head

  • 14. 
    Circum-, for example, circumcorneal:  ____.
    • A. 

      Under

    • B. 

      Beneath

    • C. 

      Above

    • D. 

      Around

  • 15. 
    Contra-, for example, contraindicated:  ____.
    • A. 

      Without

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      Above

    • D. 

      Against, opposite

  • 16. 
    Crano-, for example, craniotomy:  ____.
    • A. 

      Pertaining to the neck

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the spinal cord

    • C. 

      Pertaining to the head

    • D. 

      Pertaining to the lower back

  • 17. 
    Cyto-, for example, cytolysis:  ____.
    • A. 

      Relation to a cell

    • B. 

      Relation to life

    • C. 

      Relation to a limb

    • D. 

      A cleansing

  • 18. 
    Derm-, for example, dermatitis
    • A. 

      Pertaining to the skin

    • B. 

      Pertaining to the lower intestine

    • C. 

      Relating to germs

    • D. 

      Pertaining to the skull

  • 19. 
    Di-, for example, diarthric:  ____.
    • A. 

      Through

    • B. 

      A cutting of

    • C. 

      Within

    • D. 

      Double, twice

  • 20. 
    Dys-, for example, dysphasia:  ____.
    • A. 

      Away from

    • B. 

      Down from

    • C. 

      Within

    • D. 

      Painful, difficult

  • 21. 
    Em-, en-, for example, embolic:  ____.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Outside of

    • C. 

      Around

    • D. 

      Through

  • 22. 
    Endo-, for example, endocarditis:  ____.
    • A. 

      Within, inner

    • B. 

      Exterior to

    • C. 

      Pertaining to

    • D. 

      Above

  • 23. 
    Epi-, for example, epidermatitis:  ____.
    • A. 

      Above, upon, over

    • B. 

      Below

    • C. 

      Through

    • D. 

      Surrounding

  • 24. 
    Firbro-, for example, fibrocarcinoma: ____.
    • A. 

      Pertaining to a large mass

    • B. 

      Pertaining to a fiber

    • C. 

      Pertaining to a softening

    • D. 

      Pertaining to diluting

  • 25. 
    Glyco-, for example, glycosuria:  ____.
    • A. 

      Relation to sweetness

    • B. 

      Relation to the head

    • C. 

      A diminution or decrease

    • D. 

      Relation to the stomach

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