Medical Term A (prefix, root and suffixes)

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Medical Term A (prefix, root and suffixes)
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Medical Terminology A Prefixes, Roots and Suffixes
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  1. a
    without, or absence of
  2. ab
    away from
  3. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  4. -able
    capable
  5. -ac
    pertaining to
  6. acr/o
    extremity
  7. acou/o
    hearing
  8. ad
    toward, to
  9. aden/o
    gland
  10. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  11. adip/o
    fat
  12. adreno/o
    adrenal gland
  13. aer/o
    air
  14. af
    toward
  15. -al
    pertaining to
  16. alb
    white
  17. albumin/o
    albumin; simple protein
  18. -algia
    pain
  19. alges/i
    sense of pain
  20. aliment-
    food
  21. alveol/o
    alveolus; small hollow cavity
  22. amb/i
    both
  23. ambul
    to walk
  24. amni/o
    amnion; inner fetal membrane
  25. an
    without, absensce of
  26. ana
    up, back, apart
  27. andr/o
    male
  28. angi/o
    vessel
  29. ankyl/o
    stiff, crooked, bent
  30. an/o
    anus
  31. ante
    before
  32. anti
    against
  33. antr/o
    antrum; nearly closed cavity
  34. aort/o
    aorta; largest artery
  35. -apheresis
    removal
  36. aponeur/o
    aponeurosis; flat sheet of connective tissue
  37. append/o
    to hang from, appendix
  38. -ar
    pertaining to
  39. arche-
    first
  40. aria
    air
  41. arteri/o
    artery
  42. arthr/o
    joint
  43. articul/o
    joint
  44. -ary
    pertaining to
  45. -ase
    referring to an enzyme
  46. -asis, -asia
    state or condition of
  47. -asthenia
    weakness, lack of strength
  48. astr/o
    star shaped
  49. at
    to
  50. atel/o
    imperfect
  51. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  52. atresia
    absence of a normal opening; occlusion
  53. atri/o
    atrium; chamber
  54. audi/o
    hearing, sound
  55. aur/i
    ear
  56. aur/o
    gold
  57. aut/o
    self
  58. ax
    axis
  59. azot/o
    nitrogen; urea nitrogen waste

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