2-5 Word Parts

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2-5 Word Parts
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  1. -er, -ist
    (Suffix)

    One who
  2. -iatrician
    (Suffix)

    Practitioner
  3. -logist
    (Suffix)

    One who studies; Specialist
  4. -ac, -al, -ic, -logic, -logical, -ary, -eal, -ive, -tic
    (Suffix)

    Pertaining to
  5. -iatrics, -iatry
    (Suffix)

    Medical profession or treatment
  6. -logy
    (Suffix)

    Study or science of
  7. Cardi(o)
    Heart
  8. Crin(o)
    To secrete
  9. Esthesi(o)
    Feeling or sensation
  10. Gastr(o)
    Stomach
  11. Enter(o)
    Intestines; Sometimes specifically the small intestine
  12. Ger(a), Ger(o), Geront(o)
    Elderly or aged
  13. Gynec(o)
    Female
  14. Immun(o)
    Immune
  15. Ne(o)
    New
  16. Nat(o)
    Birth
  17. Neur(o)
    Nerve
  18. Obstetr(o)
    Midwife
  19. Onc(o)
    Tumor
  20. Ophthalm(o)
    Eye
  21. Orth(o)
    Straight
  22. Ped(o)
    Child; Sometimes foot, ear, or larynx
  23. Ot(o)
    Ear
  24. Laryng(o)
    Larynx
  25. Psych(o)
    Mind
  26. Radi(o)
    Radiant energy; Radiation; Sometimes Radius
  27. Rheumat(o)
    Rheumatism
  28. Nas(o), Rhin(o)
    Nose
  29. Ur(o)
    Urinary tract; Sometimes Urine
  30. Bi(o)
    Life; living
  31. Dent(i), Dent(o), Odont(o)
    Tooth
  32. Opt(o), Optic(o)
    Vision
  33. Or(o)
    Mouth
  34. Pharmac(o), Pharmaceut(o)
    Drugs; Medicine
  35. Therapeut(o)
    Treatment
  36. A-, An-
    (Prefix)

    No; Not; Without
  37. -crine
    (Suffix)

    Secrete
  38. -algia, -dynia
    (Suffix)

    Pain
  39. -ectasia, -ectasis
    (Suffix)

    Dilatation; Stretching of a structure or part
  40. -edema
    (Suffix)

    Swelling
  41. -emesis
    (Suffix)

    To vomit; Vomitting
  42. -malacia
    (Suffix)

    Soft; Softening
  43. -megaly
    (Suffix)

    Enlargement
  44. -oid
    (Suffix)

    Resembling
  45. -penia
    (Suffix)

    Dificiency
  46. -rrhage, rrhagia
    (Suffix)

    Excessive bleeding; Hemorrhage
  47. -rrhea
    (Suffix)

    Flow; Discharge
  48. -rrhexis
    (Suffix)

    Rupture
  49. -spasm
    (Suffix)

    Twitching; Cramp
  50. -stasis
    (Suffix)

    Stopping; Controlling
  51. -gram
    (Suffix)

    A record
  52. -graph
    (Suffix)

    Instrument used to record
  53. -graphy
    (Suffix)

    Process of recording
  54. -meter
    (Suffix)

    Instrument used to measure
  55. -scope
    (Suffix)

    Instrument used for viewing
  56. -scopy
    (Sufix)

    Visual examination
  57. Ech(o), Son(o)
    Sound
  58. Electr(o)
    Electricity
  59. Fluor(o)
    Emitting or reflecting light
  60. Tom(o)
    To cut
  61. Algesi(o)
    Sensitivity to pain
  62. Chem(o)
    Chemical
  63. Cry(o)
    Cold
  64. Narc(o)
    Stupor
  65. Therm(o)
    Heat
  66. -therapy
    (Suffix)

    Treatment
  67. -centesis
    (Suffix)

    Surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
  68. -ectomy
    (Suffix)

    Excision (Surgical removal or cutting out)
  69. -pexy
    (Suffix)

    Surgical fixation (Fastening in a fixed position)
  70. -plasty
    (Suffix)

    Surgical repair
  71. -rrhaphy
    (Suffix)

    Suture (Uniting a wound by stitches)
  72. -stomy
    (Suffix)

    Formation of an opening
  73. -tome
    (Suffix)

    Instrument used for cutting
  74. -tomy
    (Suffix)

    Incision (cutting into tissue)
  75. -tripsy
    (Suffix)

    Surgical crushing
  76. Aden(o)
    Gland
  77. Angi(o)
    Vessel
  78. Append(o), Appendic(o)
    Appendix
  79. Blephar(o)
    Eyelid
  80. Cerebr(o)
    Brain; Sometimes Cerebrum
  81. Encephal(o)
    Brain
  82. Chir(o)
    Hand
  83. Col(o), Colon(o)
    Colon (Large intestine)
  84. Cutane(o), Derm(a), Dermat(o)
    Skin
  85. Mamm(o), Mast(o)
    Breast
  86. Nephr(o), Ren(o)
    Kidney
  87. Oste(o)
    Bone
  88. Steth(o)
    Thorax (Chest)
  89. Tonsill(o)
    Tonsil
  90. Trache(o)
    Trachea (Windpipe)
  91. Vas(o)
    Vessel; Ductus Deferens (Excretory duct of the testicle)
  92. Cancer(o)
    Cancer
  93. Lith(o)
    Stone or calculus
  94. -cele
    (Suffix)

    Hernia
  95. -emia
    (Suffix)

    Condition of the blood
  96. -ia-
    (Suffix)

    Condition
  97. -itis
    (Suffix)

    Inflammation
  98. -lith
    (Suffix)

    Stone or Calculus
  99. -mania
    (Suffix)

    Excessive preoccupation
  100. -maniac
    (Suffix)

    One who shows excessive preoccupation
  101. -oma
    (Suffix)

    Tumor
  102. -osis
    (Suffix)

    Condition (Often abnormal condition, sometimes an increase)
  103. -pathy
    (Suffix)

    Disease
  104. -phobia
    (Suffix)

    Abnormal fear
  105. -ptosis
    (Suffix)

    Prolapse (Sagging)
  106. -able, -ible
    (Suffix)

    Capable of; Able to
  107. -ase
    (suffix)

    Enzyme
  108. -eum, -ium
    (suffix)

    Membrane
  109. -ia, -ism
    (Suffix)

    Condition; Theory
  110. -iac
    (Suffix)

    One who suffers
  111. -opia
    (Suffix)

    Vision
  112. -ose
    (Suffix)

    Sugar
  113. -ous
    (Suffix)

    Pertaining to; Characterized by
  114. -y
    (Suffix)

    State; Condition
  115. Cyt(o)
    Cell
  116. Gen(o)
    Beginning; Origin
  117. Kinesi(o)
    Movement
  118. Leps(o)
    Seizure
  119. Log(o)
    Knowledge; Words
  120. Lys(o)
    Destruction; Dissolving
  121. Megal(o)
    Large; Enlarged
  122. Metr(o)
    Measure; Uterine Tissue
  123. Path(o), Nos(o)
    Disease
  124. Phag(o)
    Eat; Ingest
  125. Phas(o)
    Speech
  126. Plas(o)
    Formation; Development
  127. Plast(o)
    Repair
  128. Pleg(o)
    Paralysis
  129. Schis(o), Schist(o), Schiz(o)
    Split; Cleft
  130. Scop(o)
    View; Examine
  131. Troph(o)
    Nutrition
  132. -cyte
    (Suffix)

    Cell
  133. -gen
    (Suffix)

    That which generates
  134. -genic
    (Suffix)

    Produced by or in
  135. -genesis
    (Suffix)

    Producing or forming
  136. -kinesia, -kinesis
    (Suffix)

    Movement; Motion
  137. -lepsy
    (Suffix)

    Seizure
  138. -logy
    (Suffix)

    Study or science of
  139. -logist
    (Suffix)

    One who studies
  140. -lysin
    (Suffix)

    That which destroys
  141. -lysis
    (Suffix)

    Process of destroying
  142. -metry
    (Suffix)

    Process of measuring
  143. -phagia, -phagic, -phagy
    (Suffix)

    Eat; Ingest
  144. -phasia
    (Suffix)

    Speech
  145. -plasia
    (Suffix)

    Formation; Development
  146. -plasma
    (Suffix)

    Substance of cells
  147. -plasty
    (Suffix)

    Surgical Repair
  148. -plegia
    (Suffix)

    Paralysis
  149. -schisis
    (Suffix)

    Split; Cleft
  150. -sclerosis
    (Suffix)

    Hardening
  151. -trophic, -trophy
    (Suffix)

    Nutrition
  152. Alb(o), Albin(o), Leuk(o), Leuc(o)
    White
  153. Chlor(o)
    Green
  154. Cyan(o)
    Blue
  155. Erythr(o)
    Red
  156. Melan(o)
    Black
  157. Xanth(o)
    Yellow
  158. Cephal(o)
    Head
  159. Hist(o)
    Tissue
  160. Lact(o)
    Milk
  161. Muscul(o), My(o)
    Muscle
  162. pod(o)
    Foot
  163. Pyr(o)
    Fire
  164. Tox(o), Toxic(o)
    Poison
  165. Iatr(o)
    Physician; Treatment
  166. Idi(o)
    Individual
  167. Seps(o), Seps(i), *Sept(o)*
    Infection

    *Sept(o) can also mean Septum*
  168. Bacter(i), Bacteri(o)
    Bacteria
  169. Fung(i), Myc(o)
    Fungus
  170. Staphyl(o)
    Grapelike cluster; Uvula
  171. Strept(o)
    Twisted
  172. Vir(o), Virus(o)
    Virus
  173. Mono-, Uni-
    (Prefix)

    One
  174. Bi-, Di-
    (Prefix)

    Two
  175. Tri-
    (Prefix)

    Three
  176. Quad-, Quadri-, Tetra-
    (Prefix)

    Four
  177. Centi-
    (Prefix)

    One hundred (100); One hundredth (1/100)
  178. Ana-
    (Prefix)

    Excessive; Upward; Again
  179. Diplo-
    (Prefix)

    Double
  180. Hemi-. Semi-
    (Prefix)

    Half; Partly
  181. Hyper-
    (Prefix)

    Excessive; More than normal
  182. Hypo-
    (Prefix)

    Beneath; Below normal
  183. Multi-, Poly-
    (Prefix)

    Many
  184. Nulli-
    (Prefix)

    None
  185. Pan-
    (Prefix)

    All
  186. Primi-
    (Prefix)

    First
  187. Super-, Ultra-
    (Prefix)

    Excessive
  188. Ab-
    (Prefix)

    Away from
  189. Ad-
    (Prefix)

    Toward
  190. Ante-, Pre-, Pro-
    (Suffix)

    Back in time or in place
  191. Circum-, Peri-
    (Prefix)

    Around
  192. Dia-
    (Prefix)

    Through
  193. Ecto-, Ex-, Extra-
    (Prefix)

    Out; Without; Away from
  194. En-, End-, Endo-
    (Prefix)

    Inside
  195. Epi-
    (Prefix)

    Above; On
  196. Infra-, Sub-
    (Prefix)

    Beneath; Under
  197. Inter-
    (Prefix)

    Between
  198. Intra-
    (Prefix)

    Within
  199. Ipsi-
    (Prefix)

    Same
  200. Meso-, Mid-, Medio-
    (Prefix)

    Middle
  201. Para-
    (Prefix)

    Near; Beside; Abnormal
  202. Per-
    (Prefix)

    Through; By
  203. Post-
    (Prefix)

    After; Behind
  204. Retro-
    (Prefix)

    Behind; Backward
  205. Super-, Supra-
    (Prefix)

    Above; Beyond
  206. Sym-, Syn-
    (Prefix)

    Joined; Together
  207. Trans-
    (Prefix)

    Across
  208. In-
    (Prefix)

    Not; Inside
  209. Macro-, Mega-, Megalo-
    (Prefix)

    Large; Great
  210. Micro-
    (Prefix)

    Small
  211. Anti-, Contra-
    (Prefix)

    Against
  212. Brady-
    (Prefix)

    Slow
  213. Dys-
    (Prefix)

    Bad; Difficult
  214. Eu-
    (Prefix)

    Good; Normal
  215. Mal-
    (Prefix)

    Bad
  216. Pro-
    (Prefix)

    Favoring; Supporting
  217. Tachy-
    (Prefix)

    Fast

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