Learn how to memorize the De, Medical Term Prefix meaning definition in today’s Medical Terminology Course video for Pre-Med and Nursing Students.
The prefix De means = Remove entirely
The key idea with being able to memorize med terms and vocabulary words is the create pictures for those words.
Just take both the picture for the word and the picture for the meaning or definition and visualize an interaction between the two as we did above.
de- = remove entirely
de- = letter “D”
remove entirely = take away a section, like a backwards “C”
Story: Removed the long part of the letter “D” and now it looks “C”
decapitation = removal of a head
[Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012]
That’s It! You now know how to memorize the De Medical Term Prefix meaning and definition! Just review a little bit and you will have these words fully memorized come test day.
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