Chapter 9 Prefixes & Suffixes

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  1. trans-
    through
  2. tri-
    three
  3. semi-
    half
  4. bi-
    two
  5. sub-
    under
  6. intra-
    within
  7. inter-
    between
  8. a-
    • no
    • not
    • without
  9. con-
    together
  10. e-
    out
  11. infra-
    under
  12. oxy-
    oxygen
  13. para-
    near
  14. post-
    behind
  15. pre-
    before
  16. retro-
    back
  17. supra-
    above
  18. brady-
    slow
  19. dys-
    difficult
  20. tachy-
    rapid
  21. levo-
    left
  22. tetra-
    four
  23. hyper-
    • excessive
    • above
  24. pro-
    forward
  25. ec-
    out of
  26. mono-
    one
  27. syn-
    together
  28. hypo-
    • below
    • deficient
  29. re-
    again
  30. end-
    within
  31. -al
    pertaining to
  32. -id
    pertaining to
  33. -ar
    pertaining to
  34. -ary
    pertaining to
  35. -gram
    recording
  36. -ic
    pertaining to
  37. -an
    pertaining to
  38. -eal
    pertaining to
  39. -cyte
    cell
  40. -ia
    condition
  41. -ion
    process of
  42. -um
    structure
  43. -cardia
    heart condition
  44. -ac
    pertaining to
  45. -algia
    pain
  46. -osis
    abnormal condition
  47. -pnea
    breathing
  48. emesis
    to vomit
  49. -logy
    study of
  50. -tension
    pressure
  51. -is
    structure
  52. -sclerosis
    abnormal condition of hardening
  53. -emia
    blood condition
  54. cor
    heart
  55. stenosis
    narrowing
  56. -megaly
    enlargement
  57. -pathy
    disease
  58. -itis
    inflammation
  59. -lapse
    fall
  60. -rrhage
    bursting forth
  61. -plegia
    paralysis
  62. arachnoid
    middle layer of meninges
  63. -drome
    to run
  64. -ose
    pertaining to
  65. -ectasis
    • expansion
    • dilation
  66. -edema
    swelling
  67. -oma
    • tumor
    • mass
  68. -sarcoma
    connective tissue cancer
  69. -graphy
    recording
  70. -plasty
    • dilation
    • repair
    • replacement
    • supplement
    • surgically forming
  71. -tripsy
    • occlusion
    • crushing
  72. -ization
    process
  73. -version
    turning
  74. -centesis
    • drainage
    • surgical puncture
  75. -lysis
    • releasing
    • destroying
    • breaking down
  76. -rrhaphy
    • repair
    • suturing
  77. -ectomy
    • excision
    • resection
    • cutting out
  78. -tomy
    • drainage¬†
    • cutting
  79. -pexy
    • repair
    • reposition
    • suspension

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