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a-, an-
without
ab-
away
ad-
to, toward
aniso-
different
anti-
against
bi-
two
di-
two
ex-
away from, out of
hyper-
excessive, above, over
hypo-
under, below
intra-
within
para-
beside, beyond, around
peri-
surrounding
retro-
backward
sub-
under, below
-ectomy
cutting out, excision
-ia
diseased or abnormal state
-itis
inflammation
-meter
measurer
-ologist
one who practices or studies
-ology
study of
-oma
tumor, swelling
-opia
vision condition
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease
-phobia
abnormal fear of or aversion to specific things
-scope
instrument used for examination
-al, -ic, -ous
pertaining to
blephar (root word)
eyelid
chrom (root word)
color
conjunctiv (root word)
conjunctiva
cor, core, pupil (root word)
pupil
corne, kerat (root word)
cornea
dipl (root word)
two, double
irid, iri (root word)
iris
ocul, ophthalm (root word)
eye
opt (root word)
vision
orth (root word)
straight
papill (root word)
optic nerve head
path (root word)
disease
phot (root word)
light
retin (root word)
retina
scler (root word)
sclera
ton (root word)
tension, pressure
anterior
located on or near the front of an organ
posterior
located on or near the back of an organ
superior
situated above, or directed upward
inferior
situated below, or directed downward
medial
pertaining to the middle or the midline
lateral
pertaining to the side or a position farther away from the midline
O.D.
latin abbreviation for "oculus dexter" which means RIGHT EYE
O.S.
latin abbreviation for "oculus sinister", which means LEFT EYE
O.U.
latin abbreviation for "oculus uniter", which means BOTH EYES