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Word roots quiz VIII

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Test your knowledge of the roots of words nurses use every day in our Word Roots Quiz VIII.

This is part 8 of 8.
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Word Roots Quiz VIII
(9 questions total)

The prefix “peri-“ (e.g., perineurium) means “underneath”.



The prefix “poly-“ (e.g., polysaccharide) means “few”.



The prefix “pedia-“ (e.g., pediatrician) means “child”.



The prefix “sub-“ (e.g., subcutaneous) means “above”.



The prefix “pulp-“ (e.g., pulpitis) means “flesh”.



The prefix “tachy-“ (e.g., tachycardia) means “swift”.



The prefix “trans-“ (e.g., transudate) means “around”.



The prefix “retro-“ (e.g., retroperitoneal) means “backward”.



The prefix “syn-“ (e.g., synthesis) means “together”.





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