medical terminology

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medical terminology
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  1. -algia
    pain and suffering
  2. -dynia
    pain
  3. -itis
    inflammation
  4. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  5. -megaly
    enlargement
  6. -necrosis
    tissue death
  7. -orrhagia
    burst forth, hemorrhage
  8. -orrhea
    discharge, flowing
  9. -sclerosis
    abnormal hardening
  10. -stenosis
    abnormal narrowing
  11. -centesis
    surgically puncture to remove excess fluid
  12. -ectomy
    to surgically remove
  13. -graphy
    process of recording
  14. -gram
    picture or record
  15. -lysis
    to loosen, free, or destroy
  16. -orrhaphy
    to repair, close, suture
  17. -plasty
    to repair surgically
  18. -scopy
    to visually examine
  19. -stomy
    to form an opening
  20. sub-
    less; below
  21. inter-
    between; among
  22. intra
    within; inside
  23. hyper-
    over; above; excessive; increased
  24. hypo-
    below, decreased, or deficient
  25. dys-
    bad, painful, or difficult
  26. eu
    good; normal; easy
  27. ab-
    away from
  28. ad-
    toward; in the direction of
  29. primi-
    first
  30. tetra
    four
  31. hemi-
    half
  32. semi-
    half
  33. olig/o
    few; scant
  34. pan-
    all
  35. alb/o-
    white
  36. chlor/o-
    green
  37. cyan/o-
    blue
  38. erythr/o-
    red
  39. leuk/o-
    white
  40. melan/o-
    black
  41. purpur-
    purple
  42. rube-
    red
  43. xanth/o-
    yellow
  44. a-
    no, not, without
  45. an-
    no, not, without
  46. ante-
    before
  47. anti-
    against
  48. contra-
    against
  49. aut-
    self
  50. de-
    down, without
  51. dia
    complete, through
  52. per-
    complete, through
  53. trans-
    complete, through
  54. endo-
    within
  55. ec-
    out, outside
  56. ecto-
    out, outside
  57. exo
    outside, away from
  58. hetero-
    other, different
  59. homo-
    same, unchanging
  60. mes/o-
    middle
  61. macro-
    abnormally large
  62. mega-
    abnormally large
  63. micro
    small
  64. neo-
    new
  65. normo-
    normal
  66. peri-
    around
  67. pre-
    before
  68. pro-
    before
  69. poikilo-
    varied, irregular
  70. post-
    after, behind
  71. pseudo-
    false
  72. re-
    back, again
  73. retro-
    behind
  74. sub-
    under, below
  75. syn-
    together
  76. sym-
    together
  77. tel/e-
    end
  78. tel/o-
    end
  79. trans-
    across, through
  80. destr/o
    right
  81. sinister/o-
    left

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