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a (an- before a vowel or h)
Not, without, lacking
anti- (ant_ often before a vowel)
against, opposed to, preventing, reileving
di- (rarely dis)
two, twice, double
dys-
difficult, painful, abnormal
ec- (Ex- before a vowel)
out of, away from,
ecto (ect- often before a vowel)
outside of
en (em- before b, m, p)
in, into, within
endo-, ento-, (end-, ent-, before a vowel)
within
epi- (ep-beforea vowel or h)
upon, over, above
exo-
outside, from the outside, toward the outside
hemi-
half, partial, (often) one side of the body
hyper-
over, above, excessive, beyond normal
hypo- (hyp- before a vowel or h)
under, deficient, below, normal
mono- (mon- before a vowel or h)
one, single
peri
around, surrounding
syn- (sym- before b,p, and m)
together, joined,with
-a
noun forming- state, condition
-ac (rare)
Adjective forming- pertaining to, located in
–ia
noun forming- forms abstract nouns, state, condition
-iac (rare)
noun forming- person afflicted with
-iasis
abstract noun forming- disease, abnormal condition, abnormal presence of
-ic
adjective forming- pertaining to, located in,
-in (-ine)
noun forming- names of substances
-ist
noun forming- a person interested in
-itic
adjective forming- pertaining to, pertaining to inflammation
-itis
noun forming- indicating an inflammed condition, inflammation
-itides
noun forming- plural form for words ending in -itis
-ium (rarely -eum)
noun forming- membrane, connective tissue
in a few words -ium names a region of the body
-ma
noun forming- (often) abnormal or diseased condition
-osis
abstract noun forming- abnormal or diseased condition
-otic
adjective forming- pertaining to
-sia
abstract noun forming- state, condition
-sis
abstract noun forming- state, condition
-tic
adjective and noun forming- pertaining to
-y
abstract noun forming (-ia)
acanth-
thorn, spine
alg-
pain
alges-
sensitivity to pain
all-
other, divergence, difference from
angi-
(blood) vessel, duct
arteri-
artery
arthr-
joint
bi-
life
brady-
slow
cardi-
heart
cephal-
head
crani-
skull
cyt-
cell
encephal-
brain
erythr-
red, red blood cell
lept-
thin, fine, slight
leuk-
white, white blood cell
lith-
stone, calculus
malac-
soft
mes-
middle, secondary, partial, mesentery
-meter, metr-
measure, measuring device
nephr-
kidney
neur-
nerve, nervous system
oste-
bone
prosop-
face
prot-
first, primitive, early
scler-
hard
sten-
narrow
stere-
solid, having three demensions
tachy-
rapid
log-
word, study
tox(i)
poison
log-
-logy
-logist
study, science, the study or science of

one who specializes in a certain study or science
malac-
-malacia
the softening (of tissues)
scler-
-sclerosis
the hardening (of tissues)
sten-
-stenosis
the narrowing (of a part of the body)
tox-
-toxic
-toxin
poisonous (to an organ)

a substance poisonous to (a part of the body)