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a, an
without, not, absence of
prefixes
ad-
near, toward
prefixes
ante-
before, forward
prefixes
anti-
against
prefixes
brady-
slow
prefixes
dia -
through, complete
prefixes
dys-
painful, difficult, laboured abnormal
prefixes
ecto-
outside
prefixes
endo-
within, inner
prefixes
epi-
on, over, upon
prefixes
eu-
normal, good
prefixes
exo-
from, out from
prefixes
hyper-
above, excessive
prefixes
hypo-
below, incomplete, deficient
prefixes
hemi-
half
prefixes
inter-
between
prefixes
intra-
within
prefixes
infra-
below
prefixes
macro-
large
prefixes
mal-
bad
prefixes
meta-
after, beyond, change
prefixes
micro-
small
prefixes
multi-
many
prefixes
neo-
new
prefixes
nulli-
none
prefixes
pan-
all, total
prefixes
para-
beside, beyond, around
prefixes
per-
through
prefixes
peri-
around
prefixes
poly-
many, much
prefixes
post-
after
prefixes
pre-
before
prefixes
pro-
before
prefixes
sub-
under or below
prefixes
supra-
above
prefixes
syn- , sym-
together, united, joined
prefixes
trachy-
fast
prefixes
trans-
across
prefixes
aden/o
gland
Roots/Combining Forms General
ankyl/o
crooked, stiff, bent
Roots/Combining Forms General
atel/o
imperfect, incomplete used in atelectasis
Roots/Combining Forms General
ather/o
yellowish, fatty plaque
Roots/Combining Forms General
aut/o
self
Roots/Combining Forms General
bi/o
life
Roots/Combining Forms General
cancer/o
cancer
Roots/Combining Forms General
carcin/o
cancer
Roots/Combining Forms General
crypt/o
hidden
Roots/Combining Forms General
cyr/o
cold
Roots/Combining Forms General
dips/o
thirst
Roots/Combining Forms General
ech/o
sound
Roots/Combining Forms General
electric/o
electricity, electrical activity
Roots/Combining Forms General
esthesi/o
sensation, sensitivity, feeling
Roots/Combining Forms General
eti/o
cause of disease
Roots/Combining Forms General
gno/o
knowledge
Roots/Combining Forms General
heter/o
other, different
Roots/Combining Forms General
hom/o
same
Roots/Combining Forms General
iatr/o
medicine, physician, treatment
Roots/Combining Forms General
isch/o
deficiency, blockage
Roots/Combining Forms General
kines/o
movement, motion
Roots/Combining Forms General
myc/o
fungus
Roots/Combining Forms General
necr/o
death or dead
Roots/Combining Forms General
noct/i
night
Roots/Combining Forms General
olig/o
scanty, few
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onc/o
tumor
Roots/Combining Forms General
path/o
disease
Roots/Combining Forms General
phas/o
speech
Roots/Combining Forms General
phot/o
light
Roots/Combining Forms General
prim/i
first
Roots/Combining Forms General
pseudo/o
FALSE
Roots/Combining Forms General
py/o
pus
Roots/Combining Forms General
pyr/o
fire, high temp also fever
Roots/Combining Forms General
psych/o
mind
Roots/Combining Forms General
somn/o
sleep
Roots/Combining Forms General
son/o
sound
Roots/Combining Forms General
spir/o
breathe, breathing
Roots/Combining Forms General
therm/o
heat
Roots/Combining Forms General
tom/o
cut, section
Roots/Combining Forms General
ton/o
tension, pressure
Roots/Combining Forms General
anter/o
before, front
Directional/Positional Terms
anteri/o
before, front
Directional/Positional Terms
caud/o
tail, down
Directional/Positional Terms
cephal/o
head, up
Directional/Positional Terms
dextr/o
right
Directional/Positional Terms
dors/o
away, furthest
Directional/Positional Terms
eversion
turning outside in
Directional/Positional Terms
extension
straighten
Directional/Positional Terms
flexion
bend
Directional/Positional Terms
infer/o
below
Directional/Positional Terms
later/o
side
Directional/Positional Terms
medi/o
middle
Directional/Positional Terms
poster/o
back, behind
Directional/Positional Terms
prone
face, palm down
Directional/Positional Terms
proxim/o
near (the point of attachment)
Directional/Positional Terms
rotation
turning
Directional/Positional Terms
sinestr/o
left
Directional/Positional Terms
super/o
above
Directional/Positional Terms
supine
face, palm up
Directional/Positional Terms
ventr/o
belly
Directional/Positional Terms
dur/o
hard
size, shape, texture
eur/y
wide
size, shape, texture
kerat/o
horny tissue, hard
size, shape, texture
kyph/o
hump
size, shape, texture
mega, megal/o
large
size, shape, texture
lamin/o
thin flat plate or layer
size, shape, texture
lei/o
smooth
size, shape, texture
lord/o
bent forward (buttocks back, chest out)
size, shape, texture
orth/o
straight, correct, right
size, shape, texture
pachy/o
thick
size, shape, texture
rhabd/o
rod shaped, striated
size, shape, texture
ryytid/o
wrinkles
size, shape, texture
scoli/o
crooked, curved (laterally)
size, shape, texture
staphyl/o
grape-like cluster
size, shape, texture
sten/o
narrow
size, shape, texture
strept/o
curved, twisted chain
size, shape, texture
xer/o
dry
size, shape, texture
albumino/o
albumin (protien)
substances
calc/i
calcium
substances
fibr/o
fiber
substances
glyc/o , glycos/o
sugar
substances
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
substances
hidr/o
sweat
substances
hydr/o
water
substances
kal/i
potassium
substances
kerat/o, cerat/o
horny, tough
substances
lact/o
milk
substances
lip/o
fat
substances
lith/o
stone
substances
muc/o
mucous
substances
myc/o
fungus
substances
ox/i, ox/o
oxygen
substances
py/o
pus
substances
seb/o
oil
substances
sial/o
saliva
substances
thromb/o
clot
substances
urin/o , ur/o
urine, urinary tract
substances
leuk/o
white
colors
melan/o
black
colors
erythr/o
red
colors
chlor/o
green
colors
cyan/o
blue
colors
cirrh
orange yellow
colors
xantho
yellow
colors
mono/o, uni
one, single
Numbers
di, diplo, bi, bin
two, double (diplopia (double vision)
Numbers
tri
three
Numbers
tetr/a , quadr/i
four
Numbers
dec/i
ten, tenth
Numbers
centi
one hundredth, 0.01
Numbers
kilo
one thousand, 1000
Numbers
milli
one thousandth 0.001
Numbers
poly, multi
many
Numbers
prim/I
first
Numbers
hemi, semi
half (hemiplegia)
Numbers
cyt/o
cell
body structure
epitheli/o
epithelium as in skin
body structure
hist/o
tissue
body structure
kary/o
nucleus
body structure
organ/o
organ
body structure
polyp/o
polyp, small growth
body structure
sarc/o
flesh, connective tissue
body structure
sept/o
septum (dividing plate or wall)
body structure
somat/o
body
body structure
system/o
system
body structure
algesia
excessive sensitivity to pain
Diseases and Conditions
algia
painful, difficult, laboured abnormal
Diseases and Conditions
aminos
amniotic fluid
Diseases and Conditions
apheresis
removal
Diseases and Conditions
asthenia
weakness
Diseases and Conditions
atresia
absence of body opening
Diseases and Conditions
capnia
carbon dioxide
Diseases and Conditions
cele
hernia, protrusion
Diseases and Conditions
clasia
clast, break
Diseases and Conditions
clasis
break
Diseases and Conditions
coccus
berry shaped (a form of bacterium)
Diseases and Conditions
crit
to seperate
Diseases and Conditions
cyesis
pregnancy
Diseases and Conditions
cyte
cell
Diseases and Conditions
desis
fusion, surgical fixiation
Diseases and Conditions
drome
run, running
Diseases and Conditions
ectasis
stretching out, dilatation
Diseases and Conditions
ectopia/ic
malposition or displacement
Diseases and Conditions
emia
blood condition
Diseases and Conditions
esthesia
sensation, feeling
Diseases and Conditions
gen
substance or agent that produces or causes
Diseases and Conditions
genesis
formation, development
Diseases and Conditions
genic
producing, originating, causing
Diseases and Conditions
itis
inflammation/ infection of
Diseases and Conditions
kinesia
movement
Diseases and Conditions
lepsy
seizure
Diseases and Conditions
logist
one who studies and treats, a specialist, physician
Diseases and Conditions
lysis
loosening, dissolution, separating
Diseases and Conditions
malacia
softening
Diseases and Conditions
megaly
enlargment
Diseases and Conditions
odvnia
pain
Diseases and Conditions
oid
resembles, resembling
Diseases and Conditions
oma
tumor
Diseases and Conditions
opsy
view of, viewing
Diseases and Conditions
osis
abnormal condition of, means increase when used with blood
Diseases and Conditions
oxia
oxygen
Diseases and Conditions
paresis
slight paralysis
Diseases and Conditions
penia
abnormal reduction of
Diseases and Conditions
pepsia
digestion
Diseases and Conditions
philia/(ic)
love, affinity for
Diseases and Conditions
phobia
morbid fear
Diseases and Conditions
phonia
sound
Diseases and Conditions
physis
growth
Diseases and Conditions
plasia
condition of formation, growth, development
Diseases and Conditions
plasm
growth, substance, formation
Diseases and Conditions
plegia
paralysis
Diseases and Conditions
pnea
breathing
Diseases and Conditions
poiesis
development, formation
Diseases and Conditions
ptosis
dropping, sagging, prolapse
Diseases and Conditions
rexia
appetite
Diseases and Conditions
rrhagia
hemorrhage
Diseases and Conditions
rrhea
flow, excessive discharge
Diseases and Conditions
rrhexis
rupture
Diseases and Conditions
sclerosis
hardening
Diseases and Conditions
sepsis
infection
Diseases and Conditions
spasm
sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
Diseases and Conditions
stasis
control, stop, standing
Diseases and Conditions
stenosis
abnormal condition of constriction or narrowing
Diseases and Conditions
tripsy
surgical crushing
Diseases and Conditions
uria
condition of urine
Diseases and Conditions
blast
embryonic cell
Common Suffixes
clasis
breaking up, dissolution
Common Suffixes
drome
running
Common Suffixes
gnos(is)
knowledge
Common Suffixes
odynia
pain
Common Suffixes
opia
vision
Common Suffixes
phagia
eating, swallowing
Common Suffixes
trophy
development, nourishment
Common Suffixes
schisis
split, fissure
Common Suffixes
a
no meaning
suffixes and adjective endings
ac
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
al
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
ar
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
ary
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
eal
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
esis
condition
suffixes and adjective endings
ia
diseased or abnormal state, condition of
suffixes and adjective endings
ial
condition
suffixes and adjective endings
iasis
condition
suffixes and adjective endings
ic
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
ior
no meaning
suffixes and adjective endings
ism
state of
suffixes and adjective endings
is
no meaning
suffixes and adjective endings
ous
pertaining to
suffixes and adjective endings
sis
state of
suffixes and adjective endings
us
no meaning
suffixes and adjective endings
ectomy
excision, surgical removal
surgical proceedures
pexy
fixation, suspension
surgical proceedures
stomy
new permant opening
surgical proceedures
tomy
cutting into, making an incision
surgical proceedures
plasty
surgical repair
surgical proceedures
centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate fluiod
surgical proceedures
rrhaphy
suturing, repairing
surgical proceedures
scope
instrument used for looking into
surgical proceedures
scopy
proceedure for using a scope
medical instrument/ machine
graph
instrument that records
medical instrument/ machine
graphy
process of recording, x-ray imaging
medical instrument/ machine
gram
record, (picture or physical record) , an x-ray image
medical instrument/ machine
meter
instrument that measures or counts
medical instrument/ machine
metry
proceedure for meassuring, counting
medical instrument/ machine
tome
instrument used to cut
medical instrument/ machine
ad lib
as described
other
Amte meridiem
AM before noon
other
Post meridiem
PM after noon
other
In situ
in the original place
other
In vivo
alive in place/ within living body
other
in vitro
alive not in place or within a glass
other
non per os
NPO nothing by mouth
other
per os
PO by mouth
other