Directions

  1. Endo
    • within, inside of 
    • ex. endoscopy- to inspect the inside of an organ or space with a lighted instrument
  2. Peri
    • around
    • ex. perianal- around the anus
  3. Circum
    • Around
    • ex. circumcise- cut around
  4. Retro
    • behind
    • ex. retrosternal- behind the breastbone
  5. Epi
    • Upon, on top
    • ex. epidermis- the outermost layer of skin
  6. Trans
    • through
    • ex. transurethral- through the urinary exit duct
  7. Intra
    • within
    • ex. intravenous- within the veins
  8. Sub
    • Below
    • ex. subclavian- below the collar bone
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Directions
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