Medical terms

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Medical terms
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2014-05-15 00:12:08
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Meaning of prefix, suffix, root terms.
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  1. Cent-
    hundred
  2. Contra-
    against
  3. Dextr-
    right
  4. dia-
    through
  5. ecto-
    exo-
    extra-
    outside
  6. Eu-
    good
  7. infra-
    beneath
  8. inter-
    between
  9. intra-
    within
  10. macr-
    macro-
    large
  11. mal-
    bad
  12. mes-
    middle
  13. milli-
    one one-thousandth
  14. olig-
    scanty
  15. presby-
    old
  16. primi-
    first
  17. retr-
    retro-
    behind
  18. syn-
    sym-
    with, together
  19. uni-
    one
  20. acr-
    extremity, peak
  21. cheil-
    lip
  22. cheir
    chir
    hand
  23. chondr-
    cartilage
  24. chrom-
    color
  25. colp
    vagina
  26. cost
    rib
  27. crypt
    hidden
  28. dacry
    tear
  29. dactyl
    finger, toes
  30. dent
    odont
    tooth
  31. dips
    thirst
  32. dors
    back
  33. erythr
    red
  34. esthe
    fasci
    sensation fascia
  35. febr
    fever
  36. gnath
    jaw
  37. hidr
    perspiration
  38. latr
    physician
  39. irid
    iris
  40. kerat
    cornea
  41. kin
    kinesi
    move, movement
  42. men
    • monthly
    • mensus
  43. metr
    uterus
  44. myc
    fungus
  45. myel
    marrow, spinal cord
  46. myring
    eardrum
  47. noct
    nyct
    night
  48. null
    none
  49. omphal
    umbillicus
  50. onych
    nail
  51. orchid
    testes
  52. orexia
    appetite
  53. orth
    straight
  54. para
    to bear
  55. phas
    • speak
    • say
  56. phren
    diaphragm
  57. py
    pus
  58. pyel
    kidney pelvis
  59. sect
    cut
  60. sial
    saliva
  61. tax
    • order
    • arrange
  62. trache
    windpipe
  63. trachel
    neck
  64. trop
    turn
  65. visic
    bladder
  66. vita
    life
  67. -asthenia
    weakness
  68. -atresia
    without an opening
  69. -cele
    hernia
  70. -cide
    -cidal
    kill
  71. -desis
    fusion
  72. -dynia
    pain
  73. -ectasia
    • expansion
    • dilation
  74. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  75. -gnosis
    knowledge
  76. -ist
    one who
  77. -lepsy
    seizures
  78. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  79. -mania
    madness
  80. -oid
    resembling
  81. -otia
    ear
  82. -penia
    • deficiency
    • poor
  83. -pepsia
    digestion
  84. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  85. -philia
    • love
    • attraction
  86. -plasia
    formation
  87. -pnea
    breathe
  88. -ptosis
    • prolapse
    • drooping
  89. -rrhagia
    burst forth
  90. -rrhaphy
    • suture
    • sew
  91. -some
    -soma
    body
  92. -tome
    instrument to cut
  93. -tomy
    to cut
  94. -tripsy
    crushing
  95. -trophy
    development

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