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A-
away from, negative, and without
AB-
away from
AD-
toward or in the direction of
DYS-
difficult, painful or bad
EU-
well, easy, or good
HYPER-
over, above, or increased
HYPO-
below, under, or decreased
INTER-
between or among
INTRA-
within or inside
POLY-
many
SUB-
under, less, or below
OLIG/O
few, scant, or little
SUPER- / SUPRA-
above, excessive, or beyond
CYAN/O
blue
ERYTHR/O
red
LEUK/O
white
MELAN/O
black
POLI/O
gray
-ALGIA
pain
-DYNIA
pain
-ITIS
inflammation
-MALACIA
abnormal softening
-MEGALY
large, enlargement
-NECROSIS
death of tissue
-OSIS
disease or abnormal condition
-SCLEROSIS
abnormal hardening
-STENOSIS
abnormal tightening or narrowing
-UM
structure or tissue
-CENTESIS
surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes, or to remove excess fluid
-ECTOMY
surgical removal
-GRAPHY
the process of recording a picture or record
-GRAM / -GRAPH
used to describe the resulting record or picture (produced by -GRAPHY)
-OLOGY
the study of
-OSTOMY
to surgically create an artificial mouth or opening
-OTOMY
cutting into or a surgical incision
-PLASTY
surgical repair
-SCOPY
to see or a visual examination
-RRHAGIA / -RRHAGE
bursting forth, abnormal, or excessive flow
-RRHAPHY
suture or stitch
-RRHEA
flow or discharge
-RRHEXIS
rupture