MLS Etymology Affixes

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MLS Etymology Affixes
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common affixes used in the medical lab
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  1. a, an
    absent, deficient
  2. ab
    away from
  3. ad
    toward
  4. ambi
    both
  5. aniso
    unequal
  6. ante
    before
  7. ant(i)
    against
  8. auto
    self
  9. baso
    blue
  10. bi
    two
  11. bio
    life
  12. brady
    slow
  13. circum
    around
  14. co, com, con
    with, together
  15. contra
    against
  16. de
    down, from
  17. di
    two
  18. dia
    through
  19. dipl
    double
  20. dis
    apart, away from
  21. dys
    bad, difficult, improper
  22. e, ecto, ex
    out from
  23. end(o)
    inside, within
  24. enter(o)
    intestine
  25. epi
    upon, after
  26. equi
    equal
  27. glyco
    sweet
  28. hemi
    half
  29. hyper
    above, excessive
  30. hypo
    under, deficient
  31. infra
    beneath
  32. inter
    amoung, between
  33. intra
    within
  34. iso
    equal
  35. kilo
    one thousand
  36. macr
    large
  37. mal
    bad, abnormal
  38. medi
    middle
  39. mega
    huge, great
  40. melan
    black
  41. meta
    after, next
  42. micro
    small, one-millionth
  43. milli
    one thousandth
  44. mon(o)
    one, single
  45. morph
    shape
  46. necro
    dead
  47. neo
    new
  48. neutro
    neutral, neither
  49. olig
    few
  50. orth
    straight, normal
  51. pan
    all
  52. para
    beside, accessory to
  53. per
    through
  54. peri
    around
  55. phago
    to eat
  56. poly
    many
  57. post
    after
  58. pre, pro
    before
  59. pseudo
    false
  60. psycho(o)
    mind
  61. py(o)
    pus
  62. quad(r)
    four
  63. retro
    backward
  64. semi
    half
  65. steno
    narrow
  66. sub
    under
  67. super, supra
    above
  68. syn
    together
  69. tachy
    swift
  70. therm
    heat
  71. trans
    through
  72. tri
    three
  73. uni
    one
  74. adeno
    gland
  75. alg
    pain
  76. arter
    artery
  77. arthr
    joint
  78. audio
    hearing
  79. brachi
    arm
  80. bronchi(i)
    air tube in lungs
  81. cardi
    heart
  82. calc
    stone
  83. carcin
    cancer
  84. caud
    tail
  85. ceph(al)
    head
  86. chol
    bile, gall bladder
  87. chondr
    cartilage
  88. chrom
    color
  89. cran
    skull
  90. cut
    skin
  91. cyan
    blue
  92. cyst
    bladder, bag
  93. cyt(o)
    cell
  94. dactyl
    finger
  95. dent, dont
    teeth
  96. derm
    skin
  97. edema
    swelling
  98. erythro
    red
  99. febr
    fever
  100. gastro(o)
    stomach
  101. genito
    reproductive
  102. gloss
    tongue
  103. hem(a), haem
    blood
  104. hepat(o)
    liver
  105. histo
    tissue
  106. hystero
    uterus
  107. iatro
    physician
  108. lip
    fat
  109. lith
    stone
  110. mening
    membrane covering brain
  111. morph
    shape, form
  112. myel
    marrow
  113. myo
    muscle
  114. nephro
    kidney
  115. neur
    nerve
  116. onc
    tumor
  117. ophthal
    eye
  118. os
    mouth
  119. os, osteo
    bone
  120. oto
    ear
  121. path
    disease
  122. phleb
    vein
  123. phob
    fear
  124. phot
    light
  125. pneum
    air
  126. pod
    foot
  127. pulm
    lung
  128. ren
    kidney
  129. rhin
    nose
  130. scler
    hard
  131. sep
    poison
  132. soma(t)
    body
  133. sperm
    seed
  134. stoma
    mouth, opening
  135. thorac
    chest
  136. tome
    knife
  137. tox(ic)
    poison
  138. ur(o), uria
    urine
  139. vas
    vessel
  140. ven
    vein
  141. algia
    pain
  142. blast
    primitive, germ
  143. centesis
    puncture, aspiration
  144. cide
    death, killer
  145. ectomy
    excision, cut out
  146. emesis
    vomiting
  147. emia
    in the or of the blood
  148. genic
    origin, producing
  149. ia
    state, condition
  150. iasis
    process, condition
  151. iole
    small
  152. itis
    inflammation
  153. lysis
    free, breaking down
  154. oid
    resembling, similar to
  155. (o)logy
    study of
  156. oma
    tumor
  157. osis
    state, condition, increase
  158. ostomy
    create an opening
  159. otomy
    cut into
  160. opathy, pathia
    disease
  161. penia
    lack of
  162. phil
    affinity for, liking
  163. phyte
    plant
  164. plastic, plasia
    to form or mold
  165. poiesis
    to make
  166. rrhage
    excessive flow
  167. rrhea
    flow
  168. scope, scopy
    vieww
  169. stasis
    same, standing still
  170. troph(y)
    nourishment

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