Medical Terminology 1

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Medical Terminology 1
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  1. a-
    an-
    no, not
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. ad-
    toward
  4. ana-
    up, apart
  5. ante-
    before, foward
  6. anti-
    against
  7. aut-
    self
  8. bi-
    two
  9. brady-
    slow
  10. con-
    with, together
  11. dia-
    complete, thorough
  12. dys-
    abnormal, bad, painful, difficult
  13. ec-
    ecto-
    out, outside
  14. en-
    endo-
    in, inner, within
  15. epi-
    above, upon
  16. ex-
    exo-
    out, outside
  17. extra-
    out, outside
  18. hyper-
    above, excessive, more than normal
  19. hypo-
    below, deficient, less than normal
  20. in-
    in, into
  21. infra-
    below
  22. inter-
    between
  23. intra-
    within
  24. mal-
    bad
  25. meta-
    beyond change
  26. neo-
    new
  27. para-
    along the side of, beside, near
  28. per-
    through
  29. peri-
    surrounding
  30. poly-
    many, much
  31. post-
    after, behind
  32. pre-
    before
  33. pro-
    pros-
    before, forward
  34. re-
    retro-
    behind, back
  35. sub-
    below, under
  36. supra-
    above
  37. sym-
    with, together

    (use before b, p, & m)
  38. syn-
    with, together
  39. tachy-
    fast
  40. trans-
    across, through
  41. tri-
    three
  42. ultra-
    beyond
  43. uni-
    one
  44. -ac
    pertaining to
  45. -al
    pertaining to
  46. -algia
    pain
  47. -an
    pertaining to
  48. -ar
    pertaining to
  49. -ary
    pertaining to
  50. -ation
    process, condition
  51. -cele
    hernia
  52. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  53. -cision
    process of cuttin
  54. -coccus
    bacterium
  55. -coniosis
    abnormal condition of dust
  56. -crine
    secretion
  57. -crit
    seperation
  58. -cyte
    cell
  59. -dipsia
    thirst
  60. -dynia
    pain
  61. -eal
    pertianing to
  62. -ectasia
    -ectasis
    dilation, stretching, widening
  63. -ectomy
    excision, process of cutting out
  64. -emesis
    vomiting
  65. -emia
    blood condition
  66. -gen
    production, formation
  67. -genesis
    producing, forming
  68. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by
  69. -globin
    protein
  70. -gram
    record
  71. -graph
    instrument to record
  72. -graphy
    process of recording, to record
  73. -ia
    condition
  74. -ian
    practitioner
  75. -ic
    pertaining to
  76. -ical
    pertaining to
  77. -ine
    pertaining to
  78. -ism
    condition, process
  79. -ist
    specialist
  80. -itis
    inflammation
  81. -lapse
    slide
  82. -listhesis
    sliding
  83. -lith
    stone
  84. -logist
    one who specializes in the study of
  85. -logy
    process of study, study of
  86. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction, seperation
  87. -malacia
    softening
  88. -megaly
    enlargement
  89. -meter
    measure
  90. -metry
    measurement
  91. -mortem
    death
  92. -motor
    movement
  93. -oid
    pertaining to, resembling
  94. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  95. -opsy
    process of viewing
  96. -osis
    abnormal condition
  97. -ous
    pertaining to
  98. -partum
    birth
  99. -pathy
    disease condition
  100. -penia
    deficiency
  101. -pexy
    fixation (surgical)
  102. -phasia
    speech
  103. -philia
    attraction to
  104. -plasm
    development, formation, growth
  105. -plasia
    formation, growth
  106. -plasty
    surgical repair
  107. -plegia
    paralysis
  108. -pnea
    breathing
  109. -poiesis
    formation
  110. -ptosis
    prolapse, sagging
  111. -ptysis
    spitting
  112. -rrhage
    -rrhagia
    excess flow of blood
  113. -rrhaphy
    suture
  114. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  115. -salpinx
    fallopian tube
  116. -sclerosis
    hardening
  117. -scope
    instrument to view or visually examine
  118. -scopy
    process of visual examination
  119. -section
    process of cutting into
  120. -sis
    condition
  121. -somatic
    pertaining to the body
  122. -spasm
    constriction
  123. -stasis
    control, stop, place, to stand
  124. -stat
    stop control
  125. -stenosis
    narrowing
  126. -stomy
    opening
  127. -tension
    pressure
  128. -therapy
    treatment
  129. -thesis
    put, place
  130. -tic
    pertaining to
  131. -tomy
    incision, process of cutting into
  132. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  133. -um
    structure
  134. -uria
    urine condition
  135. -y
    condition, process

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