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Medical Terminology Prefixes #8

Learn how to memorize the Per, Platy, Post, Pre, and Pseudo’s Medical Term Prefix meaning definition in today’s Medical Terminology Course video for Pre-Med and Nursing Students.

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Medical Terms Prefixes Memorized

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 definition and visualize an interaction between the two like we did above.

Per Medical Term Prefix with Mnemonic

per- means: completely

Per- Medical Term Mnemonic = parrot
Per- Prefix Meaning Mnemonic: completely = (honey)comb + plate

Per Medical Term Mnemonic Story: Parrot completely ate the honeycomb off its plate

Per Medical Terminology Example to Use in a Sentence

perfuse = To force or instill (fluids) into an organ or a vessel.
[Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners]

Platy Medical Term Prefix with Mnemonic

platy- means: flatness

Platy- Medical Term Mnemonic = platypus
Platy- Prefix Meaning Mnemonic: flatness = wide and thin

Platy Medical Term Mnemonic Story: The platypus was wide and flat while swimming

Platy Medical Terminology Example to Use in a Sentence

platymeric = having a broad femur
[Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012]

Post Medical Term Prefix with Mnemonic

post- means: behind

Post- Medical Term Mnemonic = postage stamp
Post- Prefix Meaning Mnemonic: behind = on the other side

Post Medical Term Mnemonic Story: I accidently put the postage stamp on the other side of the envelope

Post Medical Terminology Example to Use in a Sentence

postcardial = Behind the heart.
[Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners]

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Pre Medical Term Prefix with Mnemonic

pre- means: anterior

Pre- Medical Term Mnemonic = preach
Pre- Prefix Meaning Mnemonic: anterior = anteater

Pre Medical Term Mnemonic Story: Anteater preaching

Pre Medical Terminology Example to Use in a Sentence

predormitum = The stage of decreasing consciousness that represents a transition stage between wakefulness and sleep.
[Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012]

Pseudo Medical Term Prefix with Mnemonic

pseudo- means: false

Pseudo- Medical Term Mnemonic = sewing dough
Pseudo- Prefix Meaning Mnemonic: false = flask

Pseudo Medical Term Mnemonic Story: The sewing dough was sewing together a flask but it looked fake

Pseudo Medical Terminology Example to Use in a Sentence

pseudocyst = A cyst the wall of which is formed by a host cell and not by a parasite.
[Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012]

That’s It! You now know how to memorize Per, Platy, Post, Pre, and Pseudo’s Medical Term Prefixes! Just review a little bit and you will have these words fully memorized come test day.

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