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  1. a-
    an-
    ar-
    without, not, lack of
  2. im-
    in-
    not
  3. ab-
    from, away from
  4. ad-
    to, toward, near
  5. ambi-
    both, both sides
  6. ante-
    before, forward
  7. mono-
    uni-
    one
  8. bi-
    di-
    two
  9. diplo-
    double
  10. tri-
    three
  11. quad-
    four
  12. ante-
    before, in front of
  13. re-
    back, behind
  14. retro-
    after, backward, behind
  15. anti-
    against
  16. brady-
    slow
  17. tachy-
    rapid
  18. con-
    with, together
  19. dia-
    trans-
    through, across
  20. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
  21. ec-
    ex-
    out, out from, outside
  22. exo-
    extra-
    outside
  23. endo-
    intra-
    in, within
  24. epi-
    above, upon, over, in addition
  25. eu-
    good, easy
  26. hemi-
    semi-
    half, partial
  27. homo-
    same
  28. hyper-
    over, above, excessive, beyond
  29. hypo-
    infra-
    under, below, beneath, less, deficient
  30. in-
    in, into
  31. sub-
    under, below, beneath
  32. inter-
    between
  33. macro-
    large
  34. micro-
    small
  35. mal-
    ill, bad, poor
  36. meta-
    change, beyond
  37. mid-
    middle
  38. multi-
    poly-
    many, much
  39. pan-
    all
  40. neo-
    new
  41. para-
    near, beside, beyond, abnormal
  42. peri-
    around, surrounding
  43. polio-
    gray
  44. post-
    after, backward, behind
  45. pre-
    post-
    pros-
    before, in front of
  46. primi-
    first
  47. super-
    supra-
    above
  48. sym-
    syn-
    union, together
  49. ultra-
    beyond, excess
  50. Abdomin/o
    abdomen
  51. acromi/o
    acromion, projection of scapula
  52. aden/o
    gland
  53. adip/o
    fat
  54. alveo/o
    air sac, alveolus
  55. amni/o
    amnion (sac of fluid surrounding the embryo)
  56. andr/o
    male
  57. angi/o
    vessel (usually blood vessel)
  58. ankyl/o
    stiff joint, fusion, or growing together of parts
  59. anter/o
    before, in front of, anterior
  60. aort/o
    aorta
  61. aque/o
    water
  62. artheri/o
    artery
  63. arthr/o
    joint
  64. ather/o
    plaque
  65. audi/o
    hearing
  66. axill/o
    armpit (underarm)
  67. bi/o
    life
  68. brachi/o
    arm
  69. bronchi/o
    bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  70. bucc/o
    cheek
  71. carcin/o
    cancerous
  72. cardi/o
    heart
  73. carp/o
    carpals (wrist bones)
  74. celi/o
    belly, abdomen
  75. cephal/o
    head
  76. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  77. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  78. chem/o
    drug (or chemical)
  79. cholecyst/o
    gall bladder
  80. chondr/o
    cartilage
  81. chron/o
    time
  82. cirrh/o
    yellow
  83. col/o
    colon (large intestine or bowel)
  84. colon/o
    colon
  85. condyl/o
    condyle
  86. coron/o
    heart
  87. cost/o
    ribs
  88. crani/o
    skull
  89. cry/o
    cold
  90. crypt/o
    hidden
  91. cutane/o
    skin
  92. cyan/o
    blue
  93. cusis
    hearing
  94. cyst/o
    urinary bladder, sac of fluid or cyst
  95. cyt/o
    cell
  96. dactyl/o
    digit (finger or toe)
  97. derm/o
    dermat/o
    skin
  98. dors/o
    back
  99. duoden/o
    duodenum
  100. dur/o
    dura matter

    (outermost meningeal membrance surrounding the brain and spinal cord)
  101. electr/o
    electricity
  102. encephal/o
    brain
  103. enter/o
    intestines
  104. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  105. erythem/o
    erythr/o
    red
  106. esophag/o
    esophagus
  107. esthesi/o
    sensation
  108. femor/o
    femur
  109. fibul/o
    fibula
  110. gastr/o
    stomach
  111. gen/o
    to produce, to begin
  112. ger/o
    old age
  113. gli/o
    glue
  114. gloss/o
    tongue
  115. gluc/o
    glyc/o
    sugar
  116. gynec/o
    woman, female
  117. hem/o
    hemat/o
    blood
  118. hemangi/o
    blood vessel
  119. hepat/o
    liver
  120. heter/o
    different
  121. hidr/o
    sweat
  122. humer/o
    humerus
  123. hyster/o
    uterus
  124. ile/o
    ileum
  125. immune/o
    safe, protected
  126. inguin/o
    groin
  127. ischi/o
    ischium
  128. jejun/o
    jejunum
  129. kinesi/o
    movement
  130. labi/o
    lip
  131. lacrim/o
    tear
  132. lamin/o
    lamina
  133. laryng/o
    voice box, larynx
  134. later/o
    side
  135. lapar/o
    abdomen (abdominal wall)
  136. leuk/o
    white
  137. ligament/o
    ligament
  138. lymph/o
    lymph fluid
  139. melan/o
    black
  140. mamm/o
    breast

    (used with -ary, -graphy, -gram, and -plasty)
  141. mast/o
    breast

    (used with -ectomy, -itis)
  142. men/o
    mensus
  143. medull/o
    medulla oblongota
  144. mening/o
    meninges

    (membranes around the brain and spinal cord)
  145. mes/o
    middle
  146. my/o
    myso/o
    muscul/o
    muscle
  147. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  148. nas/o
    nose
  149. necr/o
    death (of cells)
  150. nephr/o
    kidney
  151. neur/o
    nerve
  152. nos/o
    disease
  153. ocul/o
    eye
  154. onc/o
    tumor
  155. oophor/o
    ovary
  156. opthalm/o
    opt/o
    eye
  157. or/o
    mouth
  158. orth/o
    straight
  159. oste/o
    bone
  160. ot/o
    ear
  161. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  162. path/o
    disease
  163. pector/o
    chest
  164. ped/o
    child
  165. pelv/o
    pelvic bone
  166. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  167. phag/o
    swallow, eat
  168. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  169. phelb/o
    vein
  170. phren/o
    diaphragm
  171. pneumon/o
    lung
  172. poster/o
    after, backward, back, behind, posterior
  173. proct/o
    anus and rectum
  174. prostat/o
    prostate gland
  175. psych/o
    mind
  176. pulmon/o
    lung
  177. purpur/o
    purple
  178. rach/o
    rachi/o
    vertebrae, spinal column
  179. radi/o
    x-rays
  180. ren/o
    kidney
  181. retin/o
    retina
  182. rhabdomy/o
    striated (skeletal muscle)
  183. rhin/o
    nose
  184. salping/o
    fallopian tubes
  185. sacro/o
    flesh
  186. scapul/o
    scapula
  187. septic/o
    pertaining to infection
  188. scler/o
    sclera, hard
  189. sial/o
    saliva, salivary gland
  190. splen/o
    spleen
  191. spri/o
    breathe
  192. spondyl/o
    vertebra
  193. stomat/o
    mouth
  194. ten/o
    tendin/o
    tendon
  195. therm/o
    heat
  196. thorac/o
    chest, thorax
  197. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  198. thromb/o
    clot
  199. trache/o
    windpipe, trachea
  200. ur/o
    urine, urea
  201. urethr/o
    uretha
  202. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  203. ven/o
    vein
  204. vertebr/o
    vertebra
  205. vesic/o
    bladder
  206. viscer/o
    organ
  207. xer/o
    dry
  208. -ac
    -al
    -ar
    -ary
    -eal
    -ic
    -ical
    -ine
    -ory
    -ous
    -tic
    pertaining to
  209. -algesia
    -algia
    -dynia
    pain
  210. -arche
    beginning
  211. -asthenia
    without strength
  212. -blast
    germ cell, embryonic, primitive
  213. -capnia
    carbon dioxide, CO2
  214. -cele
    hernia, swelling
  215. -centesis
    surgical procedure to remove fluid
  216. -chrome
    color
  217. -clasis
    a breaking of, refracture
  218. -clast
    to break
  219. -crine
    to secrete
  220. -cusis
    hearing
  221. -desis
    binding, stabilization, fusion, surgical
  222. -dipsia
    thirst
  223. -ectasis
    dialtion, expansion
  224. -emesis
    vomit
  225. -emia
    blood, condition of
  226. -er
    one who
  227. -esthesia
    feeling, sensation
  228. -gen
    to produce
  229. -genesis
    origin, beginning process
  230. -globin
    protein
  231. -gram
    record
  232. -graphy
    instrument used for recording
  233. -gravida
    pregnancy
  234. -ia
    condition of, process
  235. -iasis
    abnormal condition, formation of, presence of
  236. -osis
    abnormal condition, increase
  237. -icle
    -ole
    small, little, minute
  238. -listhesis
    to break away, slippage
  239. -ism
    condition, state of being
  240. -ist
    one who specializes
  241. -itis
    inflammation
  242. -kinesia
    movement
  243. -lapse
    to fall, slide
  244. -lepsy
    seizure
  245. -lith
    stone, calculus
  246. -logy
    study of
  247. -lysis
    separate, destroy, breakdown
  248. -malacia
    softening
  249. -manometer
    instrument to measure pressure
  250. -megaly
    enlargement
  251. -meter
    measure, instrument for measuring
  252. -metry
    act of measuring, to measure
  253. -mycosis
    fungal infection
  254. -oid
    resemble
  255. -oma
    tumor
  256. -opia
    -opsia
    vision
  257. -osmia
    smell
  258. -para
    to bear
  259. -paresis
    partial or incomplete paralysis, weakness
  260. -plegia
    paralysis, stroke
  261. -pathy
    disease
  262. -penia
    decrease, deficiency, lack of
  263. -pexy
    fixation, suspension
  264. -phagia
    eating, ingesting, swallowing
  265. -phasia
    speech
  266. -phil
    to love, attraction for
  267. -philia
    attraction for, to love
  268. -phobia
    fear
  269. -phonia
    voice
  270. -phoresis
    borne, carried
  271. -phylaxis
    protection
  272. -physis
    growth, to grow
  273. -phasia
    -plasm
    formation, development, growth
  274. -pnea
    breathing
  275. -poiesis
    formation, production
  276. -plasty
    formation, plastic repair, surgical repair
  277. -porosis
    pores, cavities
  278. -prandial
    pertaining to a meal
  279. -ptosis
    prolapse, falling, dropping
  280. -ptysis
    spitting
  281. -pyorrhea
    discharge of pus, purulent discharge
  282. -rrhage
    -rrhagia
    burst forth (of)
  283. -rrhaphy
    suture
  284. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  285. -sclerosis
    abnormal condition on hardening
  286. -scope
    instrument to view or examine
  287. -scopy
    visual examination
  288. -section
    to cut
  289. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  290. -stasis
    standing still, control, stop
  291. -stenosis
    constriction, narrowing
  292. -stomy
    mouth, forming a new opening
  293. -taxia
    muscular coordination
  294. -tension
    pressure
  295. -therapy
    treatment
  296. -thesis
    to put, place
  297. -thorax
    chest
  298. -tome
    instrument to cut
  299. -tomy
    incision, to cut
  300. -ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  301. -toxic
    poison
  302. -tropin
    stimulate
  303. -um
    structure
  304. -uria
    condition of urine
  305. -y
    condition, process

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