Terminology

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Terminology
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Prefix root word and suffix and their meanings
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  1. a-
    without
  2. an-
    without
  3. ab-
    away from
  4. ad-
    toward
  5. ambi-
    both
  6. adipo
    fat
  7. arthr/o
    joint
  8. aur
    hear
  9. brachi
    arm
  10. cardi/o
    heart
  11. -ac
    relating to
  12. -acy
    state or quality
  13. -al
    relating to
  14. -algia
    pain
  15. -algesia
    pain
  16. ante-
    before
  17. auto-
    self
  18. bi-
    two
  19. circum-
    around
  20. co-
    with
  21. cephal/o
    head
  22. cerebr/o
    brain
  23. chrondr/o
    cartilage
  24. cyt/o
    cell
  25. dent/o
    teeth
  26. -ant
    performs an action
  27. -ase
    enzyme
  28. -ate
    do
  29. -cy
    state or quality
  30. -cyte
    cell
  31. de-
    to do the opposite
  32. di-
    two
  33. ecto-
    outside
  34. exo-
    outside
  35. en-
    in
  36. derm/o
    skin
  37. encephal/o
    brain
  38. entero
    intestine
  39. fer
    carry, bear
  40. gastr/o
    stomach
  41. -ectomy
    removal of
  42. -emia
    blood condition
  43. -ent
    performs an action
  44. -er
    thing that does something
  45. -form
    shaped like
  46. endo-
    within
  47. epi-
    upon, on
  48. extra-
    in addition to
  49. hemi-
    half
  50. hetero-
    different
  51. gram
    record
  52. hem/o
    blood
  53. hepat/o
    liver
  54. histo
    tissue
  55. mamm/o
    breast
  56. -gram
    a recorded image
  57. -graphy
    recording an image
  58. -ia
    related to
  59. -iatry
    art of healing
  60. -ic
    relating to
  61. homo-
    same
  62. hyper-
    above
  63. hypo-
    below
  64. in-
    on, in
  65. infra-
    below
  66. mast/o
    breast
  67. nas/o
    nose
  68. nephr/o
    kidney
  69. neur/o
    nerve
  70. ocul/o
    eye
  71. -ile
    small version
  72. -illa
    small version
  73. -illus
    small version
  74. -in
    substance
  75. -itis
    inflammation
  76. inter-
    between
  77. intra-
    within
  78. iso-
    equal
  79. later/o-
    side
  80. macro-
    large
  81. oophor/o
    ovary
  82. orchid/o
    testes
  83. oste/o
    bone
  84. oto
    ear
  85. path
    feel
  86. -ity
    quantity
  87. -logy
    study of
  88. -lysis
    destruction
  89. -oid
    resembling
  90. -ogen
    precursor
  91. medi-
    middle
  92. micro-
    small
  93. multi-
    many
  94. peri-
    through, complete
  95. poly-
    many
  96. ped
    foot
  97. pecto
    chest
  98. phlebo
    veins
  99. port
    carry
  100. procto
    rectum/anus
  101. -ologist
    one who studies
  102. -ology
    the study of
  103. -or
    thing that does something
  104. -ory
    serves for
  105. -osis
    full of
  106. post-
    behind
  107. pre-
    before
  108. pro-
    before
  109. quad-
    four
  110. semi-
    half
  111. pulm/o
    lung
  112. ren/o
    kidney
  113. rhin/o
    nose
  114. scope
    closely examine
  115. stomato
    mouth
  116. -pathy
    desease of
  117. -penia
    lack
  118. -plasty
    reshaping surgically
  119. -rrhage
    excessive, atypical flow
  120. -stasis
    to stop
  121. sub-
    below
  122. super-
    above
  123. trans-
    across
  124. tri-
    three
  125. test/o
    testes
  126. ur/o
    urine
  127. vas/o
    vessel
  128. ven/o
    veins
  129. -stenosis
    abnormally narrow
  130. -ule
    small version
  131. -ure
    condition of
  132. -y
    result of an activity

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