Medical Termonology: Prefix and Suffix

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Medical Termonology: Prefix and Suffix
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  1. a-, an-
    absence of, without
  2. ante-, pre-
    before
  3. bi-, bin-
    two
  4. brady-
    slow
  5. dia-
    through, complete
  6. dys-
    dificult, painful, labored, abnormal
  7. endo-
    within
  8. epi-
    on, upon, over
  9. eu-
    normal, good
  10. intra-
    within
  11. hemi-
    half
  12. hyper-
    above, excessive
  13. inter-
    between
  14. hypo-
    below, deficient, incompetent
  15. meta-
    after, beyond, change
  16. micro-
    small
  17. multi-
    many
  18. neo-
    new
  19. nulli-
    none
  20. pan-
    all, total
  21. para-
    beside, beyond, around, abnormal
  22. per-
    through
  23. peri-
    surrounding, outer
  24. poly-
    many
  25. post-
    after
  26. pro-
    before
  27. sub-
    under, below
  28. syn-
    together, joined
  29. sym-
    together, joined
  30. tachy-
    fast, rapid
  31. trans-
    through, across, beyond
  32. uni-
    one
  33. -ad
    toward
  34. -amnios
    amnion, anmiotic fluid
  35. -apheresis
    remval
  36. -atresia
    absence of normal body opening, occlusion, closure
  37. -cele
    hernia or protrusion
  38. -coccus
    berry-shaped (form of bacterium)
  39. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  40. -cyte
    cell
  41. -drome
    run, running
  42. -ectasis
    stretching out, expansion, dilatation
  43. -emia
    blood condition
  44. -gen
    substance or agent that produces or causese
  45. -genic
    producing, originating, causing
  46. -graph
    insturment used to record
  47. -ia
    diseased or abnormal state, condition of
  48. -iasis, -esis
    condition
  49. -iastrist
    speicalist, physician
  50. -iatry
    treatment, specialty
  51. -ictal
    seizure, attack
  52. -ism
    state of
  53. -itis
    inflammation
  54. -logy
    study of
  55. -logist
    one who studies and treats
  56. -lysis
    loosening, dissolution, seperating
  57. -malacia
    softening
  58. -megaly
    enlargment
  59. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  60. -metry
    measurement
  61. -oid
    resembling
  62. -oma
    tumor
  63. -opia
    vision
  64. -opsy
    view of, viewing
  65. -osis
    abnormal condition (means increase when used wtih blood cell word roots)
  66. -paresis
    slight paralysis
  67. -partum
    childbirth, labor
  68. -pathy
    disease
  69. -penia
    abnormal reduction in number
  70. -pepsia
    digestion
  71. -phagia
    eating or swallowing
  72. -phobia
    abnormal fear of or aversion to specific things
  73. -plasia
    condition of formation, development, growth
  74. -plasm
    growth, substance, formation
  75. -plagia
    paralysis
  76. -poiesis
    formation
  77. -ptosis
    drooping, sagging, prolapse
  78. -rrhagia
    rapid flow of blood
  79. -rrhaphy
    suturing, repairing
  80. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  81. -rrhexis
    rupture
  82. -salpinx
    uterine tube, fallopian tube
  83. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  84. -sis
    state of
  85. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  86. -stasis
    control, stop, standing
  87. -sclerosis
    hardening
  88. -stenosis
    constriction or narrowing
  89. -tocia
    birth, labor
  90. -thorax
    chest
  91. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  92. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  93. -uria
    urine, urination
  94. -a
    no meaning
  95. -e
    no meaning
  96. -is
    no meaning
  97. -um
    no meaning
  98. -us
    no meaning
  99. -ac
    pertaining to
  100. -al
    pertaining to
  101. -ar
    pertaining to
  102. -ary
    pertaining to
  103. -eal
    pertaining to
  104. -ic
    pertaining to
  105. -ior
    pertaining to
  106. -ous
    pertaining to
  107. -gram
    record, graphic image
  108. -graph
    instrument used to record
  109. -graphy
    process of recording
  110. -scope
    intrument used for visual examination
  111. -scopic
    pertaining to visual examination
  112. -scopy
    visual examination
  113. -centesis
    surgical puncture with sterile needle to aspirate fluid
  114. -ectomy
    excision, surgical removal
  115. -opsy
    view of, viewing
  116. -pexy
    surgical fixation, suspension
  117. -plasty
    surgical repair
  118. -stomy
    creation of an artificial opening
  119. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  120. -tomy
    cut into or incision

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