Medical Terminology

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  1. a- / an-
    without, not
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    toward, near
  4. ante-
    before
  5. anti- / contra-
    against
  6. auto-
    self
  7. bi-
    two, double
  8. brady-
    slow
  9. con-
    together
  10. de-
    down, without
  11. dia-
    through
  12. dis-
    absence, removal, separation
  13. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  14. ec- / ecto-
    out, outside
  15. em- / en- / end(o)-
    in, within
  16. epi-
    above, upon
  17. ex/o-
    away from, outside
  18. extra-
    outside, beyond, in addition
  19. eu-
    good, normal
  20. hemi-
    half, partly
  21. hetero-
    other, different, unequal
  22. homo- / homeo-
    same, unchanging
  23. hyper-
    above, excessive
  24. hypo-
    below, under
  25. im- / in-
    not (in or into)
  26. infra-
    below, underneath
  27. inter-
    between
  28. intra-
    within
  29. intro-
    inward, during
  30. mega(lo)- / macro- / magno-
    large, very large
  31. medi- / mes(o)-
    middle
  32. meta-
    beyond, between
  33. micro-
    small
  34. mon(o)- / uni-
    one
  35. neo-
    new
  36. normo-
    normal
  37. pan-
    all
  38. para-
    near, beside, around
  39. peri-
    around
  40. poly-
    many, much
  41. post-
    after, behind
  42. pre- / pro-
    before, in front of
  43. pros- / prox-
    besides
  44. primi-
    first
  45. pseudo-
    false, fake
  46. quadri-
    four
  47. re- / red-
    back, again
  48. semi-
    half, partial
  49. sub-
    • "

      under, below

    •  

      "
  50. super- / supra-
    above / excessive
  51. syn- / sym- / sys-
    together, with
  52. tachy-
    rapid
  53. tel(e)- / tel(o)-
    end
  54. trans- / per-
    through, across, beyond
  55. tri-
    three
  56. -al / -ar / -ary
    pertaining to
  57. -algia
    pain
  58. -cele
    swelling, hernia
  59. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  60. -cyte
    cell
  61. -dipsia
    thirst
  62. -dynia
    pain
  63. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  64. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  65. -edema
    swelling
  66. -emesis
    vomiting
  67. -emia
    blood
  68. -gen(esis)
    producing, forming
  69. -glia
    glue
  70. -gram
    record
  71. -graph
    instrument for recording
  72. -graphy
    process of recording
  73. -gravida
    pregnant
  74. -ia
    condition
  75. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  76. -ic
    pertaining to
  77. -is
    noun ending
  78. -ism
    condition
  79. -ist
    specialist
  80. -itis
    inflammation
  81. -lith
    stone
  82. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  83. -logy
    study of
  84. -lysis
    separation, destruction, loosening
  85. -malacia
    soft, softening
  86. -megaly
    enlargement
  87. -oid
    resembling
  88. -ole
    small
  89. -oma
    tumor
  90. -opia
    vision
  91. -osis
    abnormal condition
  92. -ous
    pertaining to
  93. -pathy
    disease
  94. -penia
    decrease
  95. -pepsia
    digestion
  96. -pexy
    fixation
  97. -phagia
    swallow, eat
  98. -phasia
    speech
  99. -phobia
    fear
  100. -plasia / -plasm
    formation, growth
  101. -plasty
    surgial repair
  102. -plegia
    paralysis
  103. -pnea
    breathing
  104. -ptosis
    falling, drooping
  105. -rrhage / -rrhagia
    bursting forth
  106. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  107. -rrhexis
    rupture
  108. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  109. -stomy
    forming a new opening or mouth
  110. -tomy
    incision, cut into
  111. -tripsy
    crushing
  112. -ule
    small
  113. -uria
    urine, urination
  114. acro
    extremeties
  115. adeno
    gland
  116. adipo
    fat
  117. aero
    air
  118. amelo
    dental enamel
  119. angio
    vessel (blood or lymph)
  120. antero
    front, anterior
  121. artero
    artery
  122. arthro
    joint
  123. auto
    self
  124. blepharo
    eyelid
  125. brachi
    arm
  126. bucc
    cheek (inside)
  127. carcino
    cancer
  128. cardio
    heart
  129. carpo
    wrist
  130. cephalo
    head
  131. cerebro
    brain (cerebrum)
  132. cervico
    neck
  133. circum
    around
  134. chole
    bile, gall
  135. chondro
    cartilage
  136. colo, colono
    colon
  137. costo
    rib
  138. cranio
    skull (cranium)
  139. cutaneo
    skin
  140. cyano
    blue
  141. cysto
    bladder
  142. cyto
    cell
  143. dentino
    dentine
  144. dento
    teeth
  145. dermato, dermo
    skin
  146. diplo
    double
  147. disto
    far, farthest
  148. entero
    intestine
  149. erythero
    red
  150. facial
    of teh face, buccal/labial surface of tooth
  151. fossa
    pit, cavity
  152. gastro
    stomach
  153. gingivo
    gums
  154. gluco
    sugar (glucose)
  155. glyco
    sugar
  156. gyneco
    female
  157. hemangio
    blood vessel
  158. hemato, hemo
    blood
  159. hepato
    liver
  160. histo
    tissue
  161. hydro
    water
  162. hystero
    uterus
  163. iatric
    healing
  164. idio
    self
  165. kerato
    skin surface, cornea
  166. labio
    lip
  167. latero
    side
  168. laryngo
    larynx
  169. leuco / leuko
    • "

      white

    •  

      "
  170. linguo
    tongue
  171. lipo
    fat
  172. litho
    stone
  173. lymphangio
    lymph vessel
  174. lympho
    lymph
  175. mal(i)
    • "

      abnormal, bad

    •  

      "
  176. malar
    cheek (outside)
  177. manu
    hand
  178. mammo, masto
    breast
  179. maxillo
    jaw
  180. melano
    black
  181. ment
    chin
  182. mesio
    middle, near the middle
  183. morb
    sick
  184. muco
    mucus
  185. myc(o)
    fungus
  186. myelo
    bone marrow
  187. myo
    muscle
  188. naso
    nose
  189. nato
    birth
  190. necro
    death
  191. nephro
    kidney
  192. neuro
    nerve
  193. nocto
    night
  194. odon / odonto
    teeth
  195. oligo
    few, little
  196. onco
    tumor, mass
  197. ophthalmo
    eye
  198. oro
    mouth
  199. ortho
    straight
  200. os
    bone, mouth
  201. ost(eo)
    bone
  202. oto
    ear
  203. partial
    wall
  204. patho
    disease, misery
  205. phage
    eat
  206. phlebo
    vein
  207. phos / phot
    light
  208. plasm / plast
    molded
  209. pneumo, pneumono
    lung, air, breath
  210. postero
    back, behind, posterior
  211. procto
    anus, rectum
  212. proximo
    near, nearest
  213. pulmo
    lung
  214. pyelo
    renal pelvis
  215. pyo
    pus
  216. radio
    radiation (x-rays)
  217. recto
    rectum
  218. reno
    kidney
  219. retino
    retina
  220. rhino
    nose
  221. sang(ui)
    blood
  222. sarc(o)
    flesh
  223. sclero
    hard
  224. seps / sept
    make rotten
  225. sial(o)
    salivary gland, saliva
  226. sinus
    hollow, pocket
  227. soma / somy
    body
  228. stoma / stomy
    mouth
  229. spondylo
    vertebra
  230. stomato
    mouth
  231. tachy
    fast, swift
  232. thoraco
    chest
  233. thrombo
    blood clot
  234. thymo
    thymus gland
  235. thyro
    thyroid gland
  236. toxo, toxico
    poison
  237. tricho
    hair
  238. uro
    urine
  239. vasculo
    blood vessel
  240. vasa
    vessel
  241. veno
    vein
  242. vesico
    bladder, vesicle
  243. xantho
    yellow
  244. xero
    dry
  245. karyo
    nucleus

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