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  1. Erythr/o-
    Red
  2. Xanth/o-
    Yellow
  3. Chlor/o-
    Green
  4. Purpur/a-
    Purple
  5. Prim/i-
    First
  6. Tri-
    Three
  7. Quad-
    Four
  8. Semi-
    Partial
  9. Multi-
    Many, much
  10. Nulli-
    None
  11. Mega(lo)-
    Large
  12. Normo-
    Normal
  13. Aniso-
    Unequal, dissimilar
  14. Homo-
    Man
  15. Homeo-
    Similar
  16. Hetero-
    Different, unequal
  17. Poikilo-
    Irregular, variable
  18. Ambi-
    Both (sides)
  19. Sym(n)-
    Together
  20. Mid-
    Middle
  21. Super-
    Above
  22. Im(n)-
    Not
  23. -ile
    Pertaining to
  24. -ine
    Pertaining to
  25. -ory
    Pertaining to
  26. -form
    Resembling
  27. -age
    Related to
  28. -(o)logy
    Study of
  29. -(iatr)ist
    One who specializes in
  30. -(ic)ian
    One who specializes in
  31. -iatr(y/ics)
    Medical specialty
  32. -ole
    Small, minute
  33. -icle
    Small, minute
  34. -ula
    Small, minute
  35. -emesis
    Vomiting
  36. -asthenia
    Weakness
  37. -cide
    To kill
  38. -clysis
    Injection
  39. -crit
    To seperate
  40. -ectasis(y)
    Dilation, distention
  41. -gnosis
    To know
  42. -genesis
    Formation
  43. -glia
    Glue
  44. -globin
    Protein
  45. -kinesis
    Motion
  46. -mnesia
    Memory
  47. -phasia
    To speak
  48. -tone
    Tension
  49. Brachi/o
    Arm
  50. Vas/o
    Vessel
  51. Sphygm/o
    Pulse
  52. Varic/o
    Twisted, swollen vein
  53. Laryng/o
    Larynx
  54. Andr/o
    Male
  55. Osche/o
    Scrotum
  56. Gyn/o
    Woman
  57. Clitor(id)/o
    Clitoris
  58. Scirrh/o
    Hard
  59. Tox(ic)/o
    Toxic
  60. Icter/o
    Jaundice (yellow)
  61. Infarct/o
    Choke
  62. Strept/o
    Twisted chain (bacteria)
  63. Staphyl/o
    Grapelike cluster (bacteria)
  64. Cocc(I)/o
    Round bacteria
  65. a-
    no, not, without
  66. ab-
    away from
  67. acu-
    sharp
  68. ad-
    towards
  69. amphi
    both
  70. an-
    without; not
  71. ana-
    up; apart
  72. ante-
    before; in front of
  73. anti-
    against
  74. apo-
    separate; away
  75. auto-
    self; own
  76. bi-
    two
  77. brady-
    slow
  78. cata-
    down
  79. circum-
    around
  80. contra-
    opposite; against
  81. de-
    lack of; removal
  82. di-
    through; complete; two
  83. dia-
    through; complete
  84. dis-
    apart from
  85. dys-
    bad; painful; abnormal; difficult
  86. e-
    out
  87. ec-
    out; outside; out of
  88. echo-
    sound
  89. ecto-
    outer
  90. en-
    in
  91. end-
    within
  92. endo-
    inner; within
  93. epi-
    above; on top of
  94. eso-
    inward
  95. eu-
    good; well
  96. ex-
    outside; out
  97. exo-
    outside; outward
  98. extra-
    outside; beyond, in addition to
  99. hemi-
    half; partial
  100. homo-
    same
  101. hyper-
    excessive; above
  102. hypo-
    deficient; below; under
  103. in-
    in; not
  104. infra-
    below
  105. inter-
    between
  106. intra-
    within
  107. ipsi-
    same
  108. levo-
    left; left side
  109. macro-
    large
  110. mal-
    bad; poor
  111. meso-
    middle
  112. meta-
    change; beyond
  113. micro-
    small; tiny
  114. mono-
    single; one
  115. neo-
    new
  116. non-
    not
  117. oxy-
    rapid
  118. pan-
    all
  119. par-
    near; beside
  120. para-
    abnormal; near; beside
  121. per-
    through
  122. peri-
    around; surrounding
  123. poly-
    excessive; profuse; many
  124. post-
    after; behind
  125. pre-
    before
  126. pro-
    before; in front of; forward
  127. quadri-
    four
  128. re-
    back; again
  129. retro-
    backward
  130. sub-
    under; below
  131. supra-
    above
  132. syn-
    together; with
  133. tachy-
    rapid
  134. tetra-
    four
  135. trans-
    across; through
  136. ultra-
    beyond; excessive
  137. uni-
    one
  138. -abrasion
    scraping
  139. -ac
    pertaining to
  140. -al
    pertaining to
  141. -algia
    pain
  142. -amnios
    amnion
  143. -an
    pertaining to
  144. -ar
    pertaining to
  145. -ary
    pertaining to
  146. -ase
    enzyme
  147. -ation
    condition; process
  148. -blast
    embryonic
  149. -cardia
    heart condition
  150. -cele
    herniation; protrusion
  151. -centesis
    removal of fluid
  152. -chalasia
    relaxation; slackening
  153. -chezia
    elimination of waste; defecation
  154. -clasis
    intentional fracture; to break up
  155. -clast
    breaking down; to break
  156. -cordial
    pertaining to the heart
  157. -crine
    to secrete
  158. -cusis
    hearing
  159. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  160. -cyte
    cell
  161. -cytosis
    abnormal increase of cells
  162. -desis
    binding
  163. -dipsia
    thirst
  164. -drome
    to run
  165. -dynia
    pain
  166. -eal
    pertaining to
  167. -ectasia
    dilation
  168. -ectasis
    dilation
  169. -ectomy
    removal; excision; resection
  170. -edema
    swelling
  171. -emia
    blood condition
  172. -esis
    state of
  173. -fida
    split
  174. -flux
    flow
  175. -fusion
    pouring; to pour
  176. -gen
    producing; produced by
  177. -geusia
    taste
  178. -grade
    to go
  179. -gram
    record; recording
  180. -graph
    instrument used to record
  181. -graphy
    process of recording
  182. -gravida
    pregnancy
  183. -ia
    condition
  184. -iac
    pertaining to
  185. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  186. -ic
    pertaining to
  187. -ion
    process
  188. -ism
    condition
  189. -ist
    one who specializes
  190. -itic
    pertaining to
  191. -itis
    inflammation
  192. -ium
    structure
  193. -ization
    process
  194. -kine
    movement
  195. -lalia
    condition of babbling
  196. -lapse
    to fall; to slide; to sag
  197. -lepsy
    seizure
  198. -listhesis
    slipping
  199. -lithotomy
    incision for removal of a stone
  200. -ology
    study of
  201. -lysis
    separation; breakdown; destruction
  202. -lytic
    pertaining to destruction; to destroy; to reduce
  203. -malacia
    softening
  204. -mania
    state of mental disorder
  205. -megaly
    enlargement
  206. -meter
    instrument to measure
  207. -metry
    process of measurement
  208. -mission
    sending
  209. -oid
    full of; resembling
  210. -oma
    tumor; mass; swelling
  211. -opia
    vision
  212. -opsia
    vision
  213. -opsy
    viewing
  214. -orexia
    appetite
  215. -ose
    carbohydrate
  216. -osis
    abnormal condition
  217. -ous
    pertaining to
  218. -para
    labor; delivery
  219. -paresis
    slight paralysis
  220. -pathy
    disease process
  221. -penia
    deficiency
  222. -pepsia
    digestion
  223. -pexy
    fixation; suspension
  224. -phagia
    condition of swallowing; eating
  225. -philia
    tendency; attraction
  226. -phobia
    fear
  227. -phylaxis
    protection
  228. -physis
    growth
  229. -plakia
    condition of plaque
  230. -plasia
    development; formation
  231. -plasm
    formation
  232. -plasty
    surgical repair
  233. -plegia
    paralysis
  234. -pnea
    breathing
  235. -poiesis
    formation
  236. -ptosis
    drooping; prolapse
  237. -ptysis
    spitting
  238. -rrhage
    bursting forth of blood
  239. -rrhagia
    bursting forth
  240. -rrhaphy
    suture
  241. -rrhea
    discharge; flow
  242. -rrheic
    pertaining to discharge
  243. -rrhexis
    rupture
  244. -salpinx
    fallopian tubes
  245. -sclerosis
    abnormal hardening
  246. -scope
    instrument used for visual examination
  247. -scopic
    pertaining to visual examination
  248. -scopy
    visual examination
  249. -sis
    state of
  250. -spadias
    to cut;; to tear
  251. -stalsis
    contraction
  252. -stasis
    stopping; controlling
  253. -stenosis
    narrowing; stricture
  254. -sthenia
    condition of strength
  255. -stomy
    new opening
  256. -tension
    pressure
  257. -therapy
    treatment
  258. -thorax
    pleural cavity; chest
  259. -thymia
    mind
  260. -tic
    pertaining to
  261. -tion
    process of
  262. -tocia
    labor; delivery
  263. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  264. -tomy
    incision; process of cutting
  265. -tresia
    opening
  266. -tripsy
    to crush
  267. -tripter
    instrument used to crush
  268. -trite
    instrument used to crush
  269. -trophy
    development
  270. -ule
    diminutive; small
  271. -um
    structure; thing; tissue
  272. -uria
    urination; urinary condition
  273. -us
    structure; thing
  274. -y
    condition; process
  275. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  276. acous/o
    hearing
  277. acr/o
    extremities; top; extreme point
  278. aden/o
    gland
  279. adenoid/o
    adenoid
  280. adip/o
    fat
  281. adren/o
    adrenal gland
  282. adrenal/o
    adrenal gland
  283. agglutin/o
    clumping
  284. alb/o
    white
  285. albin/o
    white
  286. albumin/o
    protien
  287. aliment/o
    nutrition
  288. all/o
    other
  289. alveol/o
    alveolus; small sac
  290. ambly/o
    dull; dim
  291. ambul/o
    walking
  292. amni/o
    amnion
  293. amyl/o
    starch
  294. an/o
    anus
  295. angi/o
    vessel
  296. ankylo
    rooked; stiff
  297. anter/o
    front
  298. anthrop/o
    man
  299. antr/o
    antrum
  300. aort/o
    aorta
  301. aphth/o
    ulceration

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