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Quiz #2
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2011-09-06 23:45:17
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Common Suffixes Prefixes
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Medical Terminology
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  1. -cyte
    cell
  2. -edema
    excessive fluid in intracellular tissues
  3. -emesis
    vomiting
  4. -globin
    the protein of hemoglobing
  5. -iasis
    a suffix used to convert a verb to a noun indicating a condition
  6. -ism
    a noun- forming suffix indicating a condition, practice, or doctrine
  7. -lith
    a stone, calculus, calcification
  8. -lysis
    disintegration
  9. -mania
    a morbid impulse toward a specific object or thought
  10. -opsy
    visual examination
  11. -pathy
    disease
  12. -phobia
    a word meaning fear, often appearing as a suffix
  13. -sclerosis
    word meaning "hard"
  14. -sis
    condition
  15. -stasis
    level; unchanging
  16. -stenosis
    narrowed, blocked
  17. -stomy
    permanent opening
  18. -tome
    instrument for cutting
  19. ante-, pre-
    before
  20. brady-
    abnormally slow rate of speed
  21. neo-
    new
  22. post-
    after
  23. tachy-
    rapid, abnormally high rate of speed
  24. ab-
    away from, outside of, beyond
  25. ad-
    toward, near to
  26. con-, sym-, syn-
    with
  27. contra-
    against
  28. dia-
    across, through
  29. ec-
    outside
  30. ecto-
    outside
  31. en-
    inside
  32. endo-
    within
  33. epi-
    upon, subsequent to
  34. ex-
    outside
  35. exo-
    outside
  36. extra-
    beyond
  37. hyper-
    above, beyond normal
  38. hypo-
    below, below normal
  39. infra-
    inside or below
  40. inter-
    between
  41. intra-
    inside
  42. meso-
    middle
  43. meta-
    beyond
  44. pan-
    all or everywhere
  45. para-
    alongside, like
  46. retro-
    backward, behind
  47. bi-
    two
  48. hemi-
    half
  49. macro-
    big
  50. micro-
    small
  51. mono-
    one
  52. olig-, oligo-
    a few
  53. pan-
    all or everywhere
  54. quadri-
    four
  55. tri-
    three
  56. uni-
    one

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