Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. -ia
    condition of
  2. -ism
    condition of
  3. -sis
    condition of
  4. -y
    condition of
  5. -ian
    specialist in the field of
  6. -iatrics
    medical specialty
  7. -iatry
    medical specialty
  8. -ics
    medical specialty
  9. -ist
    specialist in a field of study
  10. -logy
    study of
  11. -ac
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  12. -al
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  13. -ar
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  14. -ary
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  15. -form
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  16. -ic
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  17. -ical
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  18. -ile
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  19. -oid
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  20. -ory
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  21. -ous
    • pertaining to
    • like
    • resembling
  22. word ending "a"
    plural ending "ae"
  23. word ending "en"
    plural ending "ina"
  24. word ending "ex, ix, yx"
    plural ending "ices"
  25. word ending "is"
    plural ending "es"
  26. word ending "ma"
    plural ending "manta"
  27. word ending "nx (anx,inx,ynx)"
    plural ending "nges"
  28. word ending "on"
    plural ending "a"
  29. word ending "um"
    plural ending "a"
  30. word ending "us"
    plural ending "i"
  31. prim/i-
    first
  32. mon/o
    one
  33. uni-
    one
  34. hemi-
    • half
    • one side
  35. semi-
    • half
    • partial
  36. bi-
    • two
    • twice
  37. di-
    • two
    • twice
  38. dipl/o-
    double
  39. tri-
    three
  40. quadr/i-
    four
  41. tetra-
    four
  42. multi-
    many
  43. poly-
    • many
    • much
  44. cyan/o-
    blue
  45. erythr/o-
    red
  46. leuk/o-
    • white
    • colorless
  47. melan/o-
    • black
    • dark
  48. xanth/o-
    yellow
  49. a-
    • not
    • without
    • lack of
    • absence
  50. an-
    • not
    • without
    • lack of
    • absence
  51. anti-
    against
  52. contra-
    • against
    • opposite
  53. de-
    • down
    • without
    • removal
    • loss
  54. dis-
    • absence
    • removal
    • separation
  55. in-
    • not
    • in
    • into
  56. im-
    not
  57. non-
    not
  58. un-
    not
  59. ab-
    away from
  60. ad-
    • toward
    • near
  61. dia-
    through
  62. per-
    through
  63. trans-
    through
  64. hyper-
    • over
    • excess
    • abnormally high
    • increased
  65. hypo-
    • under
    • below
    • abnormally
    • low
    • decreased
  66. olig/o-
    • few
    • scanty
  67. pan-
    all
  68. super-
    • above
    • excess
  69. equi-
    • same
    • equal
  70. eu-
    • true
    • good
    • easy
    • normal
  71. hetero-
    • other
    • different
    • unequal
  72. homo-
    • same
    • unchanging
  73. homeo-
    • same
    • unchanging
  74. iso-
    • equal
    • same
  75. macro-
    • large
    • abnormally large
  76. mega-
    • large
    • abnormally large
    • 1 million
  77. meglo-
    • large
    • abnormally large
  78. micro-
    • small
    • 1 millionth
  79. neo-
    new
  80. normo-
    normal
  81. ortho-
    • straight
    • correct
    • upright
  82. poikilo-
    • varied
    • irregular
  83. pseudo-
    false
  84. re-
    • again
    • back
  85. ante-
    before
  86. pre-
    • before
    • in front of
  87. pro-
    • before
    • in front of
  88. post-
    • after
    • behind
  89. dextr/o-
    right
  90. sinistr/o-
    left
  91. ec-
    • out
    • outside
  92. ecto-
    • out
    • outside
  93. ex/o-
    • away from
    • outside
  94. end/o-
    • in
    • within
  95. mes/o-
    middle
  96. syn-
    (used before b,m,p)
    together
  97. sym-
    (used before b,m,p)
    together
  98. tel/e-
    end
  99. tel/o-
    end
  100. morph/o-
    form
  101. cyt/o
    cell
  102. -cyte
    cell
  103. nucle/o
    nucleus
  104. kary/o
    nucleus
  105. hist/o
    tissue
  106. hisiti/o
    tissue
  107. fibr/o
    fiber
  108. reticul/o
    network
  109. aden/o
    gland
  110. papill/o
    nipple
  111. myx/o
    mucus
  112. muc/o
    • mucus
    • mucous membrane
  113. somat/o
    • body
    • small body
  114. -some
    • body
    • small body
  115. blast/o
    • immature cell
    • productive cell
    • embryonic cell
  116. -blast
    • immature cell
    • productive cell
    • embronic cell
  117. gen
    • origin
    • formation
  118. phag/o
    • eat
    • ingest
  119. phil
    • attract
    • absorb
  120. plas
    • formation
    • molding
    • development
  121. trop
    • act on
    • affect
  122. troph/o
    • feeding
    • growth
    • nourishment
  123. -ase
    enzyme
  124. -ose
    sugar
  125. hydr/o
    • water
    • fluid
  126. gluc/o
    glucose
  127. glyc/o
    • sugar
    • glucose
  128. sacchar/o
    sugar
  129. amyl/o
    starch
  130. lip/o
    • lipid
    • fat
  131. adip/o
    fat
  132. prote/o
    protein
  133. anterior (ventral)
    toward the front (belly) of the body
  134. posterior (dorsal)
    toward the back (dorsum) of the body
  135. medial
    toward the midline of the body
  136. lateral
    toward the side of the body
  137. proximal
    nearer to the point of attachment or to a given reference point
  138. distal
    farther from the point of attachment or from a given reference point
  139. superior
    • above
    • in a higher position
  140. inferior
    • below
    • in a lower position
  141. cranial (cephalad)
    toward the head
  142. caudal
    toward the lower end of the spine
  143. superficial (external)
    closer to the surface of the body
  144. deep (internal)
    closer to the centr of the body

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