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Ankyl-
Crooked, bent
Kypho-
Crooked Bent
Steno-
Narrow
Brachy-
Short
Ortho-
Straight
Glauco-
grey white
Leuko-, leuko-
white
Red
Erythro-
Cyan-,cyano-
Blue
Black
Melano-
Melanin
Yellow
Cirrho-
yellow
Deci-
tenth
dent-
tooth
derma-
skin
diplo-
double
dors-
Back
Dys-
Painful
Abdominal
Ecto-
outside
Edem-
Swelling
Encephal-
Brain
Endo-
Inside

Within
entero-
intestine
Epi-
Above

Upper
Erytha-
Red
Faci-
Face
Fascia-
band (fibrous)
Gastro-
Stomach
Genu-
Knee
Gingiva-
gums
Pan-
All
Para-
Beside
Part-
Birth, Labour
Ped- Pod-
Foot
Paed-
Child
Peri-
Around
Pharyng-
Pharynx
Phleb-
Vein
Phrenic-
diaphragm
Pleur-
Pieura of lung
pneumo-
Lung
Poly-
Many
Post-
behind
Pre-
Before
Pro-
Forward
Procto
Rectum
Psuedo-
False
Psycho-
Mind, Soul
Pulm-
Lung
Pyelo-
Bowl of kidney
Pyo-
Pus
Ren-
Kidney
Retro-
Backward
Rhin-
Nose
Salpingo-
Tube
Sebum
Wax, suet
Semin-
Seed
Sial-
Saliva
Soma-
Body
Splen-
spleen
Spondyl-
Spine
Squam-
Scaly
Stoma-
Mouth
Stric-
Narrowing
Sub-
Below
Super- Supra-
Above
Tachy-
Rapid
Thel-
Nipple
Therm-
Heat
Thorac-
Thorax
Thrombo-
Clot
Trache-
Trachea
Trachel-
Neck
Trans-
Across
Vas-
Vessel
Vesic-
Bladder, Sac
Viscera-
Organ
-algia
Pain
-cele
hernia, swellling
-dynia
Pain, swelling
-ectasis
Dilation

Expansion

Enlargement
-(a)emia
Blood
ex. leuk aemia
-gen
Beginning

Producing
ex. carcinogen (cancer)
-iasis
Abnormal condition,
presence or formation of
ex. cholelithiasis (gallstone)
-itis
Inflammation
-malacia
Softening
ex:osteomalacia- softening bones
-megaly
Enlargement
ex: splenomegaly- spleen
-iod
resemble, similiar
ex: fibroid- resemble fiber
-oma
tumour
ex: adenoma- gland
-osis
abnormal condition
Ex: dermatosis- skin
-pathy
disease
Ex: nephropathy- kidney
-penia
decrease
deficiency
ex: erythropenia- red cell
-phagia
eating, swallowing
EX: dysphagia- difficult
-phasia
Speech
EX: aphasia- without speech
-plegia
paralysis,stroke
EX: hemiplegia- half paralysis
-phobia
Fear
EX: acrophobia- fear heights
-ptosis
Prolapse, falling,dropping
EX:blepharoptosis- eyelid dropping
-rrhage
burst forth
EX: haemorrhage- blood
-rrhea
discharge, flow of watery stools
EX: diarrhea
-rrhexis
Rupture
Ex: enterorrhexis-rupture intestine
-Sclerosis
hardening
EX: artheriosclerosis- joints
Suffixes meaning "pertaining to"
-ac cardiac
-al skeletal
-ary salivary
-ic pelic
-ical surgical
-ous venous
-tic paralytic
-ar muscular
Noun endings -iac
indicates person afficted with
certain disease or condition
EX: hemophil-iac
Noun ending -ia
an unhealthy state
EX: anesthesia
noun ending -is
form noun from root
EX: cutis- skin
Noun ending -ism
condition, state of being
EX: alcholism
Noun ending -ist
one who specializes
EX: radiologist
Noun ending -y
condition, process
Ex: neruropathy- nervous system disease
-Centesis
puncture
-crine
Secrete within
-dactyl
finger,toe
-Dema
Swelling(fluid)
-desis
surgical fixation
-duct
opening
-dynia
pain
-ectasis
enlargement
-ology
Study of
-ectomy
surgical removal
-olysis
breakdown
-genic
source, orgin
-ostomy
surgical opening
-gram,-graph
picture
-otomy
incision
-lysis
separation