Word Elements from Chapter XIII

Identify the correct meaning for each word element, or vice versa. Then click "Proceed" to check your answer. Click "Proceed" again to move to the next entry. If you know an entry so well that you would like it removed from the stack for the remainder of your study session, perform a term-ectomy and proceed to the next one. All cards are returned to the stack and randomized upon each visit to this page.
forkedbifidus, bifida, bifidum
hollowcavus, cava, cavum
harddurus, dura, durum
widelatus, lata, latum
longlongus, longa, longum
big, great, largemagnus, magna, magnum
mucousmucosus, mucosa, mucosum
many, muchmultus, multa, multum
oblique, moving acrosstransversus, transversa, transversum
rightdexter, dextra, dextrum
leftsinister, sinistra, sinistrum
shortbrevis, breve
centralcentralis, centrale
shared, commoncommunis, commune
relating to the foreheadfrontalis, frontale
jugularjugularis, jugulare
related to tearslacrimalis, lacrimale
softmollis, molle
superficial, on the surfacesuperficialis, superficiale
of the vertebravertebralis, vertebrale
ante cibum ("before food")a.c.
post cibum ("after food")p.c.
ante meridiem ("before midday")a.m.
post meridiem ("after midday")p.m.
ante noctem ("before night")a.n.
bis die ("twice a day")b.d.
hora somni ("at the hour of sleep")h.s.
auris dextra ("right ear")a.d.
auris sinistra ("left ear")a.s.
oculus dexter ("right eye")o.d.
oculus sinister ("left eye")o.s.
per os ("orally, through the mouth")p.o.
per rectum ("rectally, through the rectum")p.r.
sub lingua ("under the tongue")s.l.
ad libitum ("as desired")ad lib.
si opus sit ("as needed, if there should be need")s.o.s.
statim ("immediately")stat.
ut dictum ("as directed, as stated")ut dict.
cum ("with")c/
sine ("without")s/
artium baccalaureus ("bachelor of arts")BA
scientiae baccalaureus ("bachelor of science")BS
magister artium ("master of arts")MA
medicinae doctor ("doctor of medicine")MD
philosophiae doctor ("doctor of philosophy")PhD