Med. Term for ADN

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Med. Term for ADN
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Prefixes, Sufixes and Root words
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  1. a, an:
    Absent
  2. Ab:
    Away
  3. Ad:
    to, toward
  4. Angio:
    blood vessel
  5. Ante:
    Before
  6. Arterio:
    Artery
  7. Aut, auto:
    Self
  8. Bi:
    Two
  9. Brady:
    Slow
  10. Cephalo:
    Head
  11. Chondro:
    Cartilage
  12. Circum:
    Around
  13. Cirrho:
    Yellow
  14. Co, con:
    With, together
  15. Costo:
    Rib
  16. Cyano:
    Blue
  17. Di:
    Two, twice
  18. Dis:
    Away from
  19. Dys:
    Difficult
  20. Ex:
    Away from
  21. Ect, ecto:
    Outer, outside
  22. Endo:
    Within, inside
  23. Epi:
    On, over
  24. Erythro:
    Red
  25. Eu:
    Normal, well
  26. Extra:
    Outside of
  27. Glyco:
    Sugar
  28. Hemato, hemo:
    Blood
  29. Hemi:
    Half
  30. Hydro:
    Water
  31. Hyper:
    Beyond, increased
  32. Hypo:
    Beneath, below
  33. Ileo:
    Ileum
  34. Intra:
    Within
  35. Leuko:
    White
  36. Lipo:
    Fat
  37. Macro:
    Large
  38. Mal:
    Bad
  39. Mega:
    Large
  40. Melano:
    Black
  41. Mono:
    One
  42. Multi:
    Many
  43. Myo:
    Muscle
  44. Osteo:
    Bone
  45. Pan:
    All, entire
  46. Para, par:
    Beside, near
  47. Peri:
    Around
  48. Phago:
    Eat
  49. Phlebo:
    Vein
  50. Poly:
    Many
  51. Post:
    After
  52. Pre:
    Before
  53. Pseudo:
    False
  54. Pyro:
    Fever
  55. Pyo:
    Pus
  56. Retro:
    Behind
  57. Semi:
    Half
  58. Spleno:
    Spleen
  59. Spondylo:
    Spinal cord
  60. Sub:
    Below
  61. Super, supra:
    Above
  62. Sym, syn:
    Together
  63. Tachy:
    Fast
  64. Tetra:
    Four
  65. Trans:
    Across
  66. Un:
    Against
  67. Infra:
    Below
  68. Inter:
    Between
  69. Vaso:
    Blood vessel
  70. Veno:
    Vein
  71. Algia:
    Pain
  72. Ate, ize:
    Use, subject to
  73. Cele:
    Tumor, protrusion
  74. Centesis:
    Puncture to remove fluid
  75. Cide:
    Killing, destructive
  76. Cle, cule:
    Small
  77. Cyte:
    Cell
  78. Desis:
    Surgical fixation
  79. Dynia:
    Pain
  80. Ectomy:
    Removal
  81. Emia:
    Blood
  82. Form, oid:
    Resembling
  83. Gram, graph:
    Written record
  84. Iasis:
    Presence of
  85. Itis:
    Inflammation
  86. Lysis:
    Disintegration
  87. Malacia:
    Softening
  88. Megaly:
    Enlargement
  89. Oma:
    Tumor
  90. Orraphy:
    Repair of
  91. osis:
    Abnormal condition
  92. ostomy:
    To incise
  93. Oxia:
    Oxygen
  94. Pathy:
    Disease
  95. Penia:
    Deficiency of
  96. Pexy, pexis:
    Fixation
  97. Phagia:
    Ingestion
  98. Phasia:
    Speaking ability
  99. Phillia:
    Affinity for
  100. Plasty:
    Surgical repair
  101. Plegia:
    Paralysis
  102. Pnea:
    Breathing
  103. Ptosis:
    Prolapse, downward
  104. Rrhage:
    Excessive flow
  105. Rrhaphy:
    Suturing in place
  106. Rrhea:
    Flow, discharge
  107. Scope:
    Instrument for visual exam
  108. Uria:
    Urine
  109. Adeno:
    Gland
  110. Arthro:
    Joint
  111. Carcino:
    Cancer
  112. Cardi:
    Heart
  113. Chole:
    Related to the bile/gall blader
  114. Col:
    Colon
  115. Colpo:
    Related to the vagina
  116. Cranio:
    Skull
  117. Cysto:
    Related to sac, cyst, bladder
  118. Derma:
    Skin
  119. Doch:
    Duct
  120. Duodeno:
    Duodenum
  121. Encephalo:
    Brain
  122. Entero:
    Intestine
  123. Gastro:
    Stomach
  124. Hema/hemato
    Blood
  125. Hepato:
    Liver
  126. Hystero:
    Uterus
  127. Jejuno:
    Jejunum
  128. Laryngo
    Larynx
  129. Lith:
    Stone
  130. Mast:
    Breast
  131. Myelo:
    Spine, marrow
  132. Nephro:
    Kidney
  133. Neuro:
    Nerve
  134. Oophor:
    Ovary
  135. Ophthalmo:
    Eye
  136. Orchi:
    Testis
  137. Os:
    Opening
  138. Oto:
    Ear
  139. Pneumo:
    Lung
  140. Procto:
    Rectum
  141. Pyelo:
    Renal pelvis
  142. Rhino:
    Nose
  143. Salping:
    Tubes
  144. Thoraco:
    Chest

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