Learn how to memorize the Dys, Medical Term Prefix meaning definition in today’s Medical Terminology Course video for Pre-Med and Nursing Students.
The prefix Dys means = Bad
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.
dys- = bad
dys- = dis song
bad = bed
Story: He dissed him in his rap song because his bed was difficult to make
dyspnea = difficult, labored, or gasping breathing; inspiration, expiration, or both may be involved
[Mosby’s Dental Dictionary, 2nd edition. © 2008 Elsevier, Inc.]
That’s It! You now know how to memorize the Dys 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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