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Presentation 11

  1. 1. SUFFIXES<br />-prandial & -dipsia<br />MARIA A GOMEZ<br />
  2. 2. -prandial<br />RELATING TO A MEAL<br />
  3. 3. -prandial / meal<br />pertaining to a meal. The term is used in relation to timing, such as postprandial or preprandial<br />
  4. 4. MEDICALEXAMPLE….<br />THE DOCTOR ORDERED A 2 HOUR POSTPRANDIAL GLUCOSE TEST.<br />
  5. 5. POSTPRANDIAL<br />POSTPRANDIAL GLUCOSE TEST EVALUATES SUGAR IN THE BLOOD FOLLOWING A MEAL.<br />IN THE POSTPRANDIAL STAGE, FOOD IS ALREADY DIGESTED. IT IS CHARACTERIZED BY THE INCREASED ACTIVITY OF THE PARASYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM. <br />
  6. 6. -dipsia<br />THIRST<br />
  7. 7. -dipsia / thirst<br />a sensation, often referred to the mouth and throat, associated with a craving for drink; ordinarily interpreted as a desire for water<br />
  8. 8. MEDICALEXAMPLE…..<br />PATIENT SEEMS TO BE EXPERIENCING POLYDIPSIA.<br />
  9. 9. POLYDIPSIA<br />THIS SYMPTOM IS USUALLY AN INTIAL SYMPTOM FOUND IN DIABETICS OR WHEN ANTI-DIABETIC MEDICATION OR DOSAGES HAVE BECOME INSUFFICIENT. <br />

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