medical terminology

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medical terminology
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  1. a-
    without
  2. ab- , abs-
    away from
  3. ad-
    toward, to
  4. ambi-
    both, around
  5. ante-
    before
  6. anti-
    against
  7. dys-
    abnormal; difficult (oppisite of eu)
  8. end-
    within
  9. epi-
    over
  10. eu-
    well, good, normal (oppisite of dys)
  11. ex-
    out of, away from
  12. exo-
    external, on the outside
  13. hemi-
    half
  14. hyper-
    above normal; overly
  15. hypo-
    below normal
  16. inter-
    between
  17. intra-
    within
  18. iso-
    equal, same
  19. mal-
    bad; inadequate
  20. meg(a)- , megal(o)
    large
  21. mes-
    middle, median
  22. meta-
    after
  23. micr(o)-
    small, microscopic
  24. mon(o)-
    single
  25. multi-
    many
  26. pan-, pant(o)-
    all, entire
  27. per-
    through,intensely
  28. peri-
    around. about, near
  29. poly-
    many
  30. post-
    after, following
  31. pre-
    before
  32. pro-
    before,foward
  33. sub-
    less than, under, inferior
  34. super-
    more than, above, superior
  35. supra-
    above, over
  36. tachy-
    fast
  37. -ad
    toward
  38. -algia
    pain
  39. -crine
    secreting
  40. -cyte
    cell
  41. -cytosis
    condition of cells
  42. -derma
    condition of cells
  43. -dynia
    pain
  44. -ectasia
    expansion, dilation
  45. -ectomy
    removal of
  46. -edema
    swelling
  47. -ema
    condition
  48. -emesis
    vomiting
  49. -emia
    blood
  50. -emic
    relating to blood
  51. -gram
    a recording
  52. -graph
    recording instrument
  53. -graphy
    process of recording
  54. -ic
    pertaining to
  55. -itis (pl., -itides)
    inflamation
  56. -kinesis
    movement
  57. -logist
    one who practices
  58. - logy
    study, practice
  59. -megaly
    enlargement
  60. -meter
    measuring device
  61. -metry
    measurement
  62. -opsy
    view of
  63. -ostomy
    opening
  64. -pathy
    disease
  65. -pepsia
    digestion
  66. -pexy
    fixation, usually done surgically
  67. -phobia
    fear
  68. -plasty
    surgical repair
  69. -plegia
    paralysis
  70. -rrhage
    discharging heavily
  71. -rrhagia
    heavy discharge
  72. -rrhaphy
    surgical suturing
  73. -rrhea
    a flowing, a flux
  74. -rrhexis
    rupture
  75. -scope
    instrument_(especially one used for observing or measuring)
  76. -scopy
    use of an instrument for observing
  77. -stenosis
    narrowing
  78. -stomy
    opening
  79. -tomy
    cutting operation
  80. -al
    pertaining to
  81. -algia
    pain, suffering
  82. appendic/o
    appendix
  83. arteri/o
    artery
  84. arthr/o
    joint
  85. ather/o
    plaque or fatty substance
  86. cardi/o
    heart
  87. chondr/o
    cartilage
  88. col/o
    colon
  89. -dynia
    pain
  90. dys-
    difficult, painful or bad
  91. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  92. enter/o
    small intestine
  93. gastr/o
    stomach
  94. -graphy
    recording a picture
  95. hem/o
    relating to blood
  96. -ic
    pertaining to
  97. laryng/o
    larynx
  98. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  99. -megaly
    large or enlargement
  100. myc/o
    fungus
  101. myel/o
    spinal cord or bone marrow
  102. my/o
    muscle
  103. -necrosis
    the death of tissue
  104. nephr/o
    nerve
  105. -ologist
    specialist
  106. -osis
    a disease or abnormal condition
  107. oste/o
    bone
  108. ot/o
    ear
  109. -pathy
    disease
  110. peri-
    surrounding
  111. poly-
    many
  112. py/o
    pus
  113. rhin/o
    nose
  114. -sclerosis
    abnormal hardening
  115. -scopy
    visual examination
  116. -stenosis
    abnormal narrowing
  117. sub
    under, less or below
  118. DG,Dg,Diag,diag,DX,Dx
    diagnosis
  119. HE
    hemorrage
  120. inflam, inflamm
    inflammation
  121. IM
    intramuscular
  122. prog, prong, prx, px
    prognosis

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