Prefixes and Suffixes

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Prefixes and Suffixes
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  1. a- an-
    Without; away from;not
  2. ab- abs-
    from; away;absent
  3. acous- acoust- acousto-
    hearing
  4. ad-
    adherence; increase;toward
  5. adren- adreno-
    adrenal gland
  6. -aemia
    blood
  7. aer- aero-
    air or gas
  8. -al
    realating to
  9. -algesia -algia
    suffering;pain
  10. amb- ambi-
    both sides,around, about
  11. ante-
    before
  12. arthr- arthro-
    joint
  13. -ase
    enzyme
  14. aut- auto-
    self
  15. bili-
    bile
  16. brady-
    slow
  17. carcin- carcino-
    cancer
  18. cardi- cardio
    heart
  19. cephal- cephalo-
    head
  20. chlor- chloro-
    green
  21. clavicul- claviculo
    clavicle
  22. co- com- con-
    together
  23. contra-
    against,opposite
  24. cyst- cysto- -cyst
    urinary bladder
  25. cyt- cyto- -cyte
    cell
  26. dent- denti- dento-
    teeth
  27. -ectomy
    excision
  28. galct-galacto-
    milk
  29. gaster- gastero- gastro
    stomach
  30. gero-
    old age
  31. -globin
    protein
  32. gluc- gluco- glyc- glyco-
    sugar,glycerol
  33. -gravida
    pregnant
  34. hem- hemato- hemo-
    blood
  35. hepat- hepato-
    liver
  36. hetero-
    different
  37. hex- hexa-
    six
  38. hol- holo-
    complete, entire
  39. homeo-
    likeness,unchanging state
  40. hydra- hyrdo-
    water
  41. hyp- hypo- hyph-
    below, deficient, beneath
  42. hyper-
    above, excess, too much
  43. hyster- hysteron-
    uterus
  44. k(c)olp- k(c)lpo
    vagina
  45. lact-
    milk
  46. -lite, -lithe -litho
    stone, calculus
  47. mal-
    ill poor bad
  48. muc- muco- myxa-
    mucus
  49. musculo- my- myo-
    muscle
  50. myc- myco-
    fungus
  51. necr- necro-
    death necrosis
  52. ob-
    against
  53. oculo-
    eye
  54. -oma
    tumor
  55. onco-
    tumor; swelling
  56. onych- onycho-
    fingernails toenails
  57. oo- ovi- ovo-
    egg ovum
  58. oophor(o)(n)
    ovary
  59. -otomy
    cutting
  60. phlebo-
    vein
  61. photo-
    light
  62. -plegia
    paralysis, stroke
  63. plur- pluri-
    several; more
  64. pneo-
    breath breathing
  65. pneum(a)- pneumato
    respiration,gas
  66. presby-
    old age
  67. pro-
    before in behalf of
  68. py- pyo-
    pus
  69. pyro-
    heat fire
  70. rhage or rrhagia
    rupture,profuse fluid discharge
  71. sapro-
    putrid; rotten
  72. sclero-
    hard; relating to the sclera
  73. tachy-
    fast rapid
  74. xero-
    dry

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