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  1. mono-, uni-
    one
  2. bi-, di-
    two
  3. tri-
    three
  4. quad-, quadri-, tetra-
    four
  5. centi-
    one-hundred or one-hundredth
  6. milli-
    one-thousandth
  7. diplo-
    double
  8. hemi-, semi-
    half
  9. hyper-
    excessive, more than normal
  10. hypo-
    below normal
  11. multi-, poly-
    many
  12. nulli-
    none
  13. pan
    all
  14. primi-
    first
  15. super-, supra-
    excessive
  16. diplopia
    double vision
  17. hyperglycemia
    above normal amount of sugar in the blood
  18. hypoglycemia
    below normal amount of sugar in the blood
  19. quadriplegic
    one who has paralysis of all four extremities
  20. ab-
    away from
  21. ad-
    toward
  22. ante-, pre-
    before in time or in place
  23. circum-, peri-
    around
  24. dia-
    through
  25. ecto-, ex-, exo-, extra-
    out, without, away from
  26. en-, endo-, end-
    inside
  27. epi
    above
  28. hypo-, infra-, sub-
    beneath, under
  29. inter-
    between
  30. infra-
    within
  31. meso-, mid-
    middle
  32. para-
    near, beside, or abnormal
  33. per-
    through or by
  34. post-
    after, behind
  35. retro-
    behind, backward
  36. super-, supra-
    above, beyond
  37. sym-, syn-
    joined together
  38. trans-
    across
  39. transdermal
    a drug that can be absorbed through unbroken skin
  40. suprarenal
    above each kidney
  41. postnasal
    lying or occurring behind the nose
  42. endotracheal
    within the trachea
  43. postpartum
    after childbirth
  44. macro-, mega-, megalo-
    large or great
  45. micro-
    small
  46. a-, an-
    no, not, or without
  47. in-
    not or inside
  48. anti-, contra-
    against
  49. brady-
    slow
  50. tachy-
    fast
  51. dys-
    bad or difficult
  52. eu-
    good, normal
  53. mal-
    bad
  54. pro-
    favoring, supporting
  55. tachycardia
    increased pulse rate
  56. bradycardia
    decreased pulse rate
  57. febrile
    fever
  58. anhydrous
    without or lacking water
  59. dysphasia
    difficulty or impairment in speech
  60. primigravida
    refers to a woman who is pregnant for the first time
  61. chlor/o
    green
  62. cyan/o
    blue
  63. erythr/o
    red
  64. melan/o
    black
  65. xanth/o
    yellow
  66. alb/o, albin/o, leuk/o
    white
  67. cyt/o
    cell
  68. -cyte
    cell
  69. gen/o
    beginning or origin
  70. -genic
    produced by or in
  71. gram/o
    to record
  72. -gram
    a record
  73. -gragh
    instrument for recording
  74. -graphy
    process of recording
  75. kinsi/o
    movement
  76. leps/o
    seizure
  77. -lepsy
    seizure
  78. lys/o
    destruction or dissolving
  79. malac/o
    soft or softening
  80. megal/o
    large or enlargement
  81. metr/o
    measure
  82. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  83. -metry
    process of measuring
  84. path/o
    disease
  85. -pathy
    disease
  86. phag/o
    eat or ingest
  87. pleg/o
    paralysis
  88. -plegia
    paralysis
  89. troph/o
    nutrition
  90. -trophic, -trophy
    nutrition
  91. scop/o
    to examine or view
  92. -scope
    instrument used for viewing
  93. -scopy
    process of examining visually
  94. scler/o
    hard
  95. -sclerosis
    hardening
  96. schis/o, schiz/o, schist/o
    split, cleft
  97. -schisis
    spilt, cleft
  98. -plegia
    paralysis
  99. hemolysis
    destruction of red blood cells
  100. cephalometry
    a measurement of the dimensions of the head
  101. ophthalmopathy
    any disease of the eye
  102. dystrophy
    any disorder caused by defective metabolism or nurtition
  103. phagocyte
    a cell that can ingest and destroy particulate substances such as bacteria
  104. electrocardiogram
    a record of the electrical impulses of the heart
  105. aer/o
    air
  106. blast/o
    embryonic form
  107. cancer/o, carcin/o
    cancer
  108. cephalo
    head
  109. cry/o
    cold
  110. crypt/o
    hidden
  111. dips/o
    thirst
  112. electr/o
    electricity
  113. fibr/o
    fiber
  114. hist/o
    tissue
  115. myc/o
    fungus
  116. narc/o
    stupor
  117. necr/o
    dead
  118. optic/o, opt/o
    vision
  119. pharmac/o
    drugs or medicine
  120. phon/o
    voice
  121. phot/o
    light
  122. py/o
    pus
  123. therm/o
    heat
  124. top/o
    position or place
  125. trache/o
    trachea
  126. endotracheal
    within or through the windpipe
  127. pyogenic
    pus-producing
  128. optical
    pertains to vision
  129. necrosis
    localized tissue death in response to disease or injury
  130. mycology
    a branch of botany that deals with fungi
  131. cephalic
    pertaining to the head
  132. polydipsia
    excessive thirst
  133. lithiasis
    a condition marked by the formation of stones

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