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hist/o
tissue
(histology)
path/o
disease
(pathology)
-pathy
disease
(myopathy)
nucle/o
nucleus
(nucleoid)
medi/o
middle
(mediocarpal)
idi/o
unknown
(idiopathic)
hom/o ; home/o
same, alike
(homeostasis)
-metry
act of measuring
(pelvimetry)
-para
to bear forth-offspring
(multipara)
-oma
tumor
(hematoma)
ab-
away from
(abduction)
-scopy
visual examination
(endoscopy)
proxim/o
near, nearest
(proximal)
radi/o
radiation, x-ray; radius-lower arm bone on thumb side
(radiography)
poster/o
back (of body), behind, posterior
(posterior)
ventr/o
belly-side up
(ventral)
viscer/o
internal organs
(visceral)
ultra-
excess, beyond
(ultrasound)
aden/o
gland
(adenoid)
lip/o ; adip/o ; steat/o
fat
(lipocele);(adipose);(steatitis)
anter/o
anterior, front
(anterior)
cyt/o
cell
(cytogenesis)
-cyte
cell
(blastocyte)
ad-
toward
(adduction)
-icle
small, minute
(ventricle)
-ule
small, minute
(venule)
-ole
small, minute
(arteriole)
-trophy
nourishment, development
(dystrophy)
-gnosis
knowing
(prognosis)
kerat/o
horny tissue; hard, cornea
(keratosis)
-iatry
medicine, treatment
(podiatry)
xer/o
dry
(xerosis)
-graphy
process of recording
(angiography)
-graph
instrument for recording
(cardiograph)
-oid
appearance
(adenoid)
epi-
above, upon
(epidermis)
ichthy/o
dry, scaly
(ichthyosis)
-cele
hernia, swelling
(hepatocele)
-iasis
abnormal condition produced by something specific
(cholelithiasis)
-osis
abnormal condition; increase used primarily with RBC
(cyanosis)
-logy
study of
(hematology)
-desis
binding, fixation of a joint
(arthrodesis)
-lysis
separation; destruction; loosening
(thrombolysis)
sub-
under, below
(subnasal)
infra-
under, below
(infracostal)
hypo-
under, below, deficient
(hypodermic)
hyper-
excessive, above normal
(hypertension)
jaund/o; xanth/o; cirrh/o
yellow
(jaundice; xanthocyte; cirrhosis)
-therapy
treatment
(cryotherapy)
thel/o
nipple
(theleplasty)
leuk/o; leuc/o; albin/o
white
(leukemia; albinism)
myc/o
fungus
(dermatomycosis)
cyan/o
blue
(cyanotic)
anthrac/o
coal; coal dust
(anthracosis)
lact/o
milk
(lactic)
mamm/o; mast/o
breast
(mammogram; mastectomy)
-phobia
fear
(hemophobia)
onych/o; ungu/o
nail
(onychoma; ungual)
cutane/o; dermat/o, derm/o
skin
(subcutaneous; dermatoplasty; hypodermic)
crypt/o
hidden
(cryptitis)
-itis
inflammation
(gingivitis)
-logist
specialist in the study of
(dermatologist)
-meter
intrument for measuring
(pelvimeter)
erythr/o; erythem/o; erythemat/o; rubi/o
red
(erythrocyte)
-ectasis
dialation; expansion
(bronchiectasis)
-tomy
incision
(gastrotomy)
-gram
record, writing
(mammogram)
-clasis
to break; fracture
(osteoclasis)
-tripsy
crushing
(lithotripsy)
-algia; -dynia; -algesia
pain
(synalgia; otodynia; analgesia)
-plasia; -plasm
formation; growth
(dysplasia; neoplasm)
-plasty
formation; surgical repair
(rhinoplasty)
-rrhage; -rrhagia
bursting forth
(hemmorrhage; menorrhagia)
-rrhea
discharge, flow
(diarrhea)
-rrhexis
rupture
(anteriorrhexis)
-rrhaphy
suture
(myorrhaphy)
-scope
intrument for examining
(endoscope)
-gen; -genesis
forming, producing, origin
(carcinogen; carcinogenesis)
-stomy
forming an opening
(tracheostomy)
scler/o
hardening
(sclerosis)
-ectomy
surgical removal
(appendectomy)
-megaly
enlargement
(cardiomegaly)
-pexy
fixation of an organ
(mastopexy)
-emia
blood; blood condition
(anemia)
-malacia
softening
(chondromalacia)
-lith
stone, calculus
(cholelith)
-emesis
vomiting
(hyperemesis)
-tome
instrument to cut
(osteotome)
sudor/o; hidr/o
sweat
(sudoresis; hidradenitis)
-squamo
scale
(squamous)
pil/o; trich/o
hair
(pilonidal; trichopathy)
-centesis
surgical puncture
(arthrocentesis)
-toxic
poison
(hepatotoxic)
-poiesis
formation; production
(hemopoiesis)
-plegia
paralysis
(hemiplegia)
-ptosis
downward displacement
(blepharoptosis)
-spasm
involuntary contraction; twitch
(blepharspasm)
-stasis
standing still
(hemostasis)
-stenosis
narrowing; stricture
(arteriostenosis)
melan/o
black
(melanoma)
later/o
one side
(lateral)
-paresis
partial paralysis
(hemiparesis)
-penia
decrease, deficiency
(erythropenia)
-phagia
swallowing, eating
(dysphagia)
-phasia
speech
(aphasia)
-philia; -phil
attracted to
(neutrophil)
chlor/o
green
(chloropia)
-trans
across; through
(transabdominal)
peri-
around
(perinatal)
para-
near; beside
(paranasal)
-ac
pertaining to, related to
(cardiac)
-al
pertaining to, related to
(neural)
-ar
pertaining to, related to
(muscular)
-ary
pertaining to, related to
(pulmonary)
-eal
pertaining to, related to
(esophageal)
-ic
pertaining to, related to
(thoracic)
-ical
peraining to, related to
(pathological)
-ile
pertaining to, related to
(penile)
-ior
pertaining to, related to
(posterior)
-ous
pertaining to; composed of; producing
(cutaneous)
-tic
pertaining to, related to
(acoustic)
-esis
condition
(diuresis)
-ia
condition
(pneumonia)
-ism
condition
(hyperthyroidism)
-iatry
medicine; treatment
(podiatry)
-ician
specialist
(physician)
-ist
specialist
(hematologist)
-y
condition; process
(neuropathy)