Medical Prefixes and Suffixes

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Medical Prefixes and Suffixes
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  1. a, an
    Without or absence of
  2. ab
    Away from
  3. ad, af, ap, as, at
    Toward, in the direction of
  4. ana
    Excessive
  5. bi
    Two, life
  6. bin
    Two by two
  7. brady
    Slow
  8. dys
    Bad, difficult, painful
  9. endo
    Within
  10. epi
    Upon
  11. eti
    Cause
  12. eu
    Good, normal, well, easy
  13. ex,exo
    Outside, outward
  14. hemi
    half
  15. hyper
    excessive, increased
  16. hypo
    Deficient, decreased
  17. inter
    between, amoung
  18. intra
    within, inside
  19. meta
    change, after, beyond
  20. neo
    New
  21. ac, al, ar,ary
    Pertaining to
  22. algia
    Pain, suffering
  23. apheresis
    Removal
  24. atresis
    Absence of normal body opening
  25. cal
    Pertaining to
  26. capnia
    Carbon Dioxide
  27. cele
    Hernia, protrusion
  28. centesis
    Surgical puncture to removal fluid
  29. clasis, clast
    Break
  30. coccus
    Berry-shaped bacterium
  31. crine
    Secrete
  32. crit
    To separate
  33. cyte
    Cell
  34. desis
    Surgical fixation fusion
  35. drome
    Run, running
  36. eal
    Pertaining to
  37. ectasis
    Stretching out, dilation, expation
  38. ectomy
    Surgical removal
  39. emesis
    Vomiting
  40. nulli
    None
  41. pan
    All, total
  42. para
    Beyond, beyond, around
  43. peri
    surrounding
  44. poly
    many
  45. post
    after
  46. pre
    Before
  47. sub
    Under, less, below
  48. super, supra
    Above, excessive
  49. tachy
    Fast, rapid
  50. tetra
    Four
  51. tri
    Three
  52. gen
    Agent that causes or produduces
  53. genesis
    Origin, cause
  54. genic
    Producing, causing, originating
  55. gram
    An instrument for recording, picture, record
  56. ia
    Diseased, abnormal condition
  57. iasis, esis
    Condition
  58. iarty
    Physician, treatment
  59. ical, ial, ic, ior
    Pertaining to
  60. ictal
    Seizure, attack
  61. itis
    Inflammation
  62. lysis
    Loosening, dissolution, separation
  63. malacia
    Abnormal softening
  64. megaly
    Enlargement
  65. meter
    Instrument used to measure
  66. metry
    Measurement
  67. necrosis
    Tissue death
  68. odynea
    Pain
  69. oid
    Resembling
  70. ologist
    Specialist
  71. ology
    The study of
  72. oma
    Tumor
  73. opia
    Vision
  74. opsy
    To view
  75. ory, ose, ous
    Pertaining to
  76. osis
    abnormal condition
  77. ostomy
    Surgically created opening
  78. otomy
    Surgical incision
  79. oxia
    Oxygen
  80. paresis
    Slight paralysis
  81. pathy
    Disease
  82. penia
    Abnormal reduction in number
  83. pepsia
    Digestion
  84. pexy
    Surgical fixation, suspension
  85. phagia
    eating, swallowing
  86. phobia
    abnormal fear
  87. phonia
    Sound, voice
  88. plegia
    Paralysis
  89. pnea
    Breathing
  90. poiesis
    Formation
  91. ptosis
    Drooping, sagging, prolapse
  92. rrhage, rrhagia
    Bleeding, bursting forth
  93. rrhaphy
    Surgical suturing
  94. rrhea
    Flow, discharge
  95. rrhexis
    Rupture
  96. sarcoma

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