Medical Terminology Chapter 1

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Medical Terminology Chapter 1
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -ar
    pertaining to
  4. -ary
    pertaining to
  5. -ation
    a process; being or having
  6. -ectomy
    surgical excision
  7. -gram
    a record or picture
  8. -graphy
    process of recording
  9. -ia
    condition; state; thing
  10. -iatry
    medical treatment
  11. -ic
    pertaining to
  12. -ine
    pertaining to
  13. -ion
    action; condition
  14. -ism
    process; disease from a specific cause
  15. -ist
    one who specialized in
  16. -itis
    inflammation of; infection of
  17. -ive
    pertaining to
  18. -logy
    the study of
  19. -lysis
    process of breaking down or destroying
  20. -megaly
    enlargement
  21. -metry
    process of measuring
  22. -oma
    tumor; mass
  23. -osis
    condition; abnormal condition; process
  24. -ous
    pertaining to
  25. -pathy
    disease; suffering
  26. -scope
    instrument used to examine
  27. -scopy
    process of using and instrument to examine
  28. -stomy
    surgically created opening
  29. -therapy
    treatment
  30. -tomy
    process of cutting or making an incision
  31. a-
    away from; without
  32. an-
    without; not
  33. anti-
    against
  34. bi-
    two
  35. brady-
    slow
  36. de-
    reversal of; without
  37. dys-
    painful; difficult; abnormal
  38. endo-
    innermost; within
  39. epi-
    upon; above
  40. eu-
    normal; good
  41. hemi-
    one half
  42. hyper-
    above; more than normal
  43. hypo-
    below; deficient
  44. inter-
    between
  45. intra-
    within
  46. mal-
    bad; inadequate
  47. mono-
    one; single
  48. peri-
    around
  49. poly-
    many; much
  50. post-
    after; behind
  51. pre-
    before; in front of
  52. quadri-
    four
  53. re-
    again and again
  54. sub-
    below; underneath; less than
  55. tachy-
    fast
  56. trans-
    across; through
  57. tri-
    three

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