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  1. a-, an
    without, away from, not
  2. ab-, abs
    from;  away from
  3. abdomin; abdomino
    abdomen
  4. abort; aborto
    to
  5. acous, acoust, acousto
    hearing
  6. acro
    extremity
  7. ad
    toward; in the direction of
  8. ad-
    toward, increase
  9. aden; adeno
    gland
  10. adip-; adipo
    fat
  11. adrenal-; adrenalo
    adrenal glands
  12. -aemia
    blood
  13. aer, aero
    air or gas
  14. algesia, algia
    suffering; pain
  15. algi
    pain
  16. andro
    man; male
  17. aniso
    unequal
  18. ant, anti
    against
  19. ante
    before
  20. antero
    anterior, front, before
  21. arteri, aterio
    artery
  22. arthr, arthro
    joint
  23. asis, esis, iasis, isis, sis
    condition; pathological state
  24. astro
    star; star shaped
  25. ather, arthero
    fatty plaque
  26. aut, auto
    self
  27. bacteri, bacterio
    bacteria, bacterium
  28. bar, baro
    weight
  29. bi, bis
    double, twice
  30. bili
    bile
  31. bio
    life
  32. blast
    germ; bud
  33. brachio
    arm
  34. brachy
    short
  35. brady
    slow
  36. bronch, bronchi, broncho
    airway
  37. calc, calco
    calcium
  38. calcan, calcaneo
    calcaneum(heel bone)
  39. carcin, carcino
    cancer
  40. cardi, cardio
    heart
  41. cephal, cephalo
    • hundre
    • head
  42. cerbell, cerbello
    cerebellum
  43. cervic, cervico
    neck
  44. chil, chilo
    lip. lips
  45. chlor, chloro
    green
  46. chol, chole
    bile, gall
  47. cholangi, cholangio
    bile vessel
  48. cholecyst, cholecysto
    gallbladder
  49. chondr, chondro
    cartilage
  50. chrom, chromo
    color
  51. cide
    causing death
  52. circum
    around
  53. clavicul, claviculo
    clavicle
  54. co, com, con
    together
  55. contra
    against, opposite
  56. cost, costo
    rib
  57. crani, cranio
    skull, cranium
  58. cry, cryo
    cold
  59. cusia, cusis
    hearing
  60. cyan, cyano
    blue
  61. cycl, cyclo
    circular, cyclic
  62. cyst, cysto, cyst
    urinary bladder
  63. dacry
    tears
  64. dactyl, dactylo
    finger, toe
  65. dec, deca
    ten
  66. deci
    one tenth
  67. demi
    one half
  68. dent, denti, dento
    teeth
  69. dextro
    right
  70. di
    double, twice
  71. dipla, diplo
    double, twin
  72. dips, dipso
    thirst
  73. dors, dorsi, dorso
    back
  74. duoden, duodeno
    duodenum
  75. dynia
    pain
  76. dys
    difficult, bad,  painful
  77. ec, ecto
    out, on the outside
  78. ectomy
    excision
  79. ef, es,ex, exo
    out
  80. electr, electro
    electricity
  81. embol, embolo
    plug
  82. emesis
    vomiting
  83. emia
    blood
  84. en
    into, in
  85. end, endo
    within
  86. ent, ento
    within, inside
  87. enter, entero
    intestine
  88. ep, epi
    upon, over, in addition to
  89. erythr, entero
    red
  90. escharo
    scab
  91. esophag, esphago
    esophagus
  92. esthesia
    sensation
  93. etio
    causation
  94. eu
    well, good, healthy, normal
  95. ex
    out, away from, completly
  96. exo
    out, outside of, without
  97. femor, femoro
    thigh
  98. ferri, ferro
    iron
  99. fibro
    fibers, fibrous tissues
  100. galact, galacto
    milk
  101. gam, gamo
    marriage, sexual union
  102. gaster, gastero, gastr, gastro
    stomach
  103. genito
    organs of reproduction
  104. gero
    old age
  105. gingiv, gingivo
    gums(mouth)
  106. glauc, glauco
    gray
  107. gloss, glosso
    tongue
  108. gluc, gluco, glyc, glyco
    sugar
  109. gram
    tracing, a mark
  110. graph
    instrument to draw/ graph
  111. gravida
    pregant
  112. gyn, gyne, gyneco, gyno
    woman, female
  113. gyro
    circle, spiral, ring
  114. hem, hema, hemato, hemo
    blood
  115. hemi
    half
  116. hepat, hepato
    liver
  117. heter, hetero
    different, other
  118. hex, hexa
    six
  119. histo
    tissue
  120. hol, holo
    complete, entire, homogenous
  121. homeo
    likeness, resemblance, constant state
  122. homo
    same, likeness
  123. hydr, hydra, hydro
    water
  124. hyp, hyph, hypo
    below or under, beneath
  125. hyper
    above, excessive, beyond
  126. hypno
    sleep, hypnosis
  127. hyster, hystero
    uterus
  128. ia
    condition, especially an abnormal state
  129. iactric
    medicine, medical professional, physician
  130. ic
    pertaining to, relating to
  131. idio
    distinct, individual
  132. immun, immuno
    immune, immunity
  133. in
    inside, within
  134. infra
    below, under, inferior to
  135. inter
    between, in the midst
  136. intra, intro
    within, in, into
  137. ipsi
    same, self
  138. irid, irido
    iris
  139. ism
    condition, theory
  140. iso
    equal
  141. itis
    inflammation
  142. ize
    to treat by special method
  143. jejuno
    jejunum
  144. juxta
    close proximity
  145. ket, keto
    ketone bodies
  146. kilo
    thousnad
  147. kinesi, kino, kinesis
    movement
  148. klepto
    to steal
  149. kypho
    humped
  150. lab, labi
    lip
  151. lact
    milk
  152. laparo
    flank, abdominal wall
  153. laryng, laryngo
    larynx
  154. latero
    side
  155. lepsy
    seizure
  156. leuk, leuko, leuc
    white, wbc
  157. linguo
    tongue
  158. lip, lipo
    fat
  159. lite, lith, litho
    stone, calculus
  160. logia, logy
    science of, study of
  161. lord, lordo
    curve, swayback
  162. lysis
    loosen, dissolve
  163. macr, macro
    large, long
  164. mal
    poor, bad
  165. mamm, mammo, mast, masto
    breast
  166. mania
    frenzy, madness
  167. meat, meato
    opening, meatus
  168. med, medi, medio
    middle
  169. mega, megal,megalo
    large, of great size
  170. megalia, megaly
    enlargement of body part
  171. melan, melano
    black
  172. mening, meningio
    meninges
  173. metacarp, metacarpo
    metacarpus(bones of hand)
  174. micr, micro
    small
  175. mon, mono
    single, one
  176. muc, muci, muco, myxa, myxo
    mucus
  177. multi
    many, much
  178. musculo, my, myo
    muslce
  179. myc, myco
    fungus
  180. myel, myelo
    spial cord, bone marrow
  181. myring, myringo
    tympanic membrane, eardrum
  182. naso
    nose
  183. necr, necro
    death, necrosis
  184. neo
    new, recent
  185. nephr, nephra, nephro
    kidney
  186. neur, neuri, neuro
    nerve, nervous system
  187. non
    no
  188. normo
    normal
  189. noso
    disease
  190. necleo
    nucleus
  191. occipit, occipito
    occiput
  192. oculo
    eye
  193. odont, odonto
    tooth, teeth
  194. olig, olgio
    few, small
  195. ology
    science of, study of
  196. oma
    tumor
  197. onco
    tumor, swelling, mass
  198. onych, onycho
    fingernails, toenails
  199. oo, ovi, ovo
    egg, ovum
  200. oophor, oophoro, oophoron
    ovary
  201. opthalm, opthalmo
    eye
  202. opia
    vision
  203. opsy
    view of
  204. optico, opto
    eye, vision
  205. orchi, orchid, orchido
    testicle
  206. orexia
    appetite
  207. oro
    mouth
  208. orth, ortho
    straight, correct; normal; in proper order
  209. os
    mouth, bone
  210. osis
    condition, status, process
  211. oste, osteo
    bone
  212. ostomosis, ostomy, stomosis, stomy
    a created mouth or opening
  213. ot, oto
    ear
  214. otomy
    cutting
  215. ox
    oxygen
  216. pan
    all, entire
  217. papulo
    pimple, papule
  218. para
    bearing offpsring, live births
  219. para
    near, alongside of, departure from normal
  220. patell, patello
    patella, kneecap
  221. path, patho, path, pathic, pathy
    disease, suffering
  222. ped, pedi, pedo
    foot
  223. pedia
    child
  224. penia
    decrease from normal, deficiency
  225. pepsia
    digestion
  226. per
    throughout, through, utterly, intense
  227. peri
    around, about
  228. perineo
    perineum
  229. peritoneo
    peritoneum
  230. phag, phago
    eating, ingestion,
  231. phalang, phalango
    phalanges
  232. pharmaco
    drug, medicine
  233. pharyng, pharyngo
    pharynx
  234. phasia
    speech
  235. phil, philia, philic
    love for, craving for
  236. phlebo
    vein
  237. phobia
    abnormal fear
  238. phono
    sound, voice
  239. photo
    light
  240. phylaxis
    protection
  241. plegia
    paralysis; stroke
  242. pleur, pleuro
    pleura, side, rib
  243. pneo
    breath, breathing
  244. pneum, pneuma, pneumato
    air, gas, respiration
  245. pneumo, pneumono
    air, lung
  246. pod, podo
    foot
  247. poly
    many
  248. post
    after
  249. pre
    before
  250. presby
    old age
  251. procto
    anus, rectum
  252. prostat, prostato
    prostate gland
  253. pseud, pseudo
    false
  254. psych
    mind
  255. ptosis
    prolapsed, downard displacement
  256. pulmo
    lung
  257. py, pyo
    pus
  258. pyelo
    pelvis
  259. pyreto
    fever
  260. pyro
    heat; fire
  261. quadr
    4
  262. re
    back, again
  263. recto
    straight
  264. ren; reno
    kidney
  265. retro
    backward
  266. rheo, rrhea
    current, stream, to flow, to discharge
  267. rhino
    nose
  268. rrhage, rrhagia
    rupture; profuse fluid dicharge
  269. rrhaphy
    suturing or stiching
  270. salping; salpingo
    auditory tube; fluid discharge
  271. scalpulo
    shoulder
  272. schizo
    division
  273. sclero
    hard, relating to the sclera
  274. sclerosis
    dryness, hardness
  275. scopy
    examination
  276. semi
    half
  277. sero
    serum
  278. skeleto
    skeleton
  279. somat, somato
    body
  280. sperma, spermat, spermato
    sperm
  281. sphygmo
    pulse
  282. spir, spiro
    breathe
  283. spleno
    spleen
  284. spondyl, spondylo
    vertebrae
  285. steno
    narrow, short
  286. sterno
    sternum
  287. stetho
    chest
  288. stomata
    mouth
  289. sub
    under; beneath; in small quantity
  290. super, supra
    above; beyond; on top; superior
  291. tachy
    swift; rapid
  292. temporo
    temples of the head
  293. tendo, teno
    tendon
  294. thermo
    hot; heat
  295. thorac, thoraci, thoraco
    chest; chest wall
  296. thrombo
    blood clot, thrombus
  297. toco
    childbirth
  298. tomy
    cutting operation; excision
  299. tox; toxi; toxico; toxo; toxic
    toxin; poison
  300. tracheo
    trachea; windpipe
  301. trans
    across; over; beyond
  302. traumato
    trauma
  303. tri
    3
  304. tympan, tympano
    eardrum
  305. ultra
    beyond; excess
  306. uni
    one
  307. uretero
    ureter
  308. urethra
    urethra
  309. uria; urin, urino, uro
    urine
  310. uter, utero
    uterus
  311. vagin, vagino
    vagina
  312. varico
    dilated vein
  313. vaso
    vessel
  314. veno
    vein
  315. vesico
    bladder
  316. viscero
    viscera
  317. xeno
    strange, foreign
  318. xero
    dry

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Filename:
PREFIX/ SUFFIX
Updated:
2016-01-02 04:59:40
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