1. Indicate what the prefix “an-” means and then use the table of anemias on page 130 of your textbook to differentiate among the various types of anemias.
2. Distinguish between the terms “benign” and “malignant” and specify the meanings of each of their prefixes.
3. What is a prefix? What is an example of a prefix? Give at least three examples of different medical terms that share that same prefix. Give an example of medical terms that share the same root but have different prefixes.
4. What is an ectopic pregnancy? Where does implantation of the fertilized egg usually occur? Where does the remainder of ectopic pregnancies occur? What are the treatment options for ectopic pregnancies?