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Med terms 1
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  1. Negation
    a-, an-
    without
  2. Negation
    anti-, contra-
    against or opposed
  3. Negation
    de-
    from, down, or not
  4. Position/Direction
    ab-
    away from
  5. Position/Direction
    ad-
    to, toward, or near
  6. Position/Direction
    circum-, peri-
    around
  7. Position/Direction
    dia-, trans-
    across or through
  8. Position/Direction
    e-, ec-, ex-
    out or away
  9. ecto-, exo-, extra-
    outside
  10. en-, endo-, intra-
    within
  11. epi-
    upon
  12. inter-
    between
  13. meso-
    middle
  14. meta-
    beyond, after, or change
  15. para-
    alongside of or abnormal
  16. retro-
    backward or behind
  17. sub-, infra-
    below or under
  18. oligo-
    few or deficient
  19. pan-
    all
  20. poly-, multi-
    many
  21. quadri-
    four
  22. super-, supra-, ultra-
    above or excessive
  23. ante-, pre-, pro-
    before
  24. re-
    again or back
  25. con-, syn-, sym-
    together or with
  26. dys-
    painful, difficult, or faulty
  27. eu-
    good or normal
  28. abdomin/o
    lapar/o
    abdomen
  29. acr/o
    topmost or extremity
  30. aden/o
    gland
  31. aer/o
    air or gas
  32. angi/o
    vas/o
    vascul/o
    vessel
  33. carcin/o
    cancer
  34. cardi/o
    heart
  35. cephal/o
    head
  36. cyt/o
    cell
  37. derm/o
    dermat/o
    cutane/o
    skin
  38. gen/o
    origin or production
  39. gluc/o
    glucos/o
    glyc/o
    sugar
  40. hem/o
    hemat/o
    blood
  41. hepat/o
    liver
  42. hydr/o
    water
  43. leuk/o
    white
  44. lip/o
    fat
  45. lith/o
    stone
  46. melan/o
    black
  47. morph/o
    form
  48. nas/o
    rhin/o
    nose
  49. necr/o
    death
  50. or/o
    mouth
  51. orth/o
    straight, normal, or correct
  52. oste/o
    bone
  53. path/o
    disease
  54. ped/o
    child or foot
  55. phob/o
    exaggerated fear or sensitivity
  56. phon/o
    sound or voice
  57. plas/o
    formation
  58. pod/o
    foot
  59. psych/o
    mind
  60. py/o
    pus
  61. ren/o
    nephr/o
    kidney
  62. scler/o
    hard
  63. sinistr/o
    left
  64. son/o
    sound
  65. sten/o
    narrow
  66. therm/o
    heat
  67. tox/o
    toxic/o
    poison
  68. troph/o
    nourishment or development
  69. ur/o
    urin/o
    urine
  70. -algia
    -dynia
    pain
  71. -genesis
    origin or production
  72. -lysis
    breakdown or dissolution
  73. -megaly
    enlargement
  74. -oid
    resembling
  75. -penia
    abnormal reduction
  76. -rrhea
    discharge
  77. -spasm
    involuntary contraction
  78. -cele
    pouching or hernia
  79. -ectasis
    expansion or dilation
  80. -emia
    blood condition
  81. -iasis
    formation or presence of
  82. -itis
    inflammation
  83. -malacia
    softening
  84. -oma
    tumor
  85. -osis
    condition or increase
  86. -phil
    -philia
    attraction for
  87. -ptosis
    falling or downward displacement
  88. -rrhage
    -rrhagia
    burst forth (usually blood) ex. hemorrhage
  89. -rrhexis
    rupture
  90. -centesis
    puncture for aspiration
  91. -desis
    binding
  92. -ectomy
    excision or removal
  93. -pexy
    suspension or fixation
  94. -plasty
    surgical repair or reconstruction
  95. -rrhaphy
    suture
  96. -tomy
    incision
  97. -stomy
    creation of an opening
  98. -tripsy
    crushing
  99. -ia
    -ism
    condition of
  100. -ium
    structure or tissue
  101. -ation
    -y
    process or condition of
  102. pertaining to (8)
    • -ac
    • -al
    • -ar
    • -ary
    • -eal
    • -ic
    • -ous
    • -tic
  103. small (suffix)
    • -icle
    • -ole
    • -ula
    • -ule
  104. -gram
    record
  105. -graph
    instrument for recording
  106. -graphy
    process of recording
  107. -iatrics
    -iatry
    treatment
  108. -logy
    study of
  109. -logist
    one who specializes in the study or treatment of
  110. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  111. -metry
    process for measuring
  112. -poiesis
    formation
  113. -scope
    instrument for examination
  114. -scopy
    examination
  115. -stasis
    stop or stand

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