Sub- Medical Term Prefix

Medical Term Free Premed Student Guide

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

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The prefix Sub means = Beneath

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.

sub- = beneath

sub- = subway (train)
beneath = underneath

Story: The subway could only run underneath on the city tracks

Term Use
subungual = beneath a fingernail or toenail.
[Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 9th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.]

That’s It! You now know how to memorize the Sub 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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