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ab-
from, away, off
ad-
to, toward
ante
before, in front of
anti
opposite of, hostile to
be
make; against; to a great degree
dia
through; across
dis
opposite of; apart; away
en
cause to be; put in or on
syn
with; together
trans
across; beyond; through
ultra
beyond in space; excessive
-fication
action of, process of
-gram
written or drawn
-graph
writing, recording, or drawing
-ics
the science or art of
-phore
bearer or producer
AERO
air
AESTHET
perception
AMPHI
both ways
ANTHRO
man
ARCHAEO
primitive; ancient
AST
star
ATMO
vapor; steam
BARO
pressure
CYCLO
wheel
DECA
ten
DEMO
people
GAM
marriage
GYN
woman
GYRO
circle
HELIO
sun
HYPNO
sleep
IATRY
medical treatment
LOG
word
alt
high
ambi
both ways
amo/ami
love
ang
bend
anim
feeling
apt/ept
suitable
art
skill
aud/audit
hear
bene
good
brev
short
cap
head
cede/ceed
go
ceive/cept
seize
centi
100
cent
center
cide/cise
cut, kill
clar
clear
cline
lean
clud/clos/clus
shut
cogn
know
corp
body
counter/contra
against
cred
believe
curr
run
deci
one-tenth
don/donat
give
duct
lead
fac/fec
make, do
fic/fy
make, do
fer
carry
fict
pretend
fid
faithful
fract/frag
break
frater
brother
don/donat
give
fuga/fugi
flee
duct
lead
fac/fec
make, do
fic/fy
make, do
fer
carry
fict
pretend
fid
faithful
fract/frag
break
frater
brother
fuga/fugi
flee
grad/gress
by steps
grat
pleasing, thankful
plic/plex
interweave, fold
pop
people
pos/pon
place, put
prehend, prehens
seize
prim/princ
first
pugn
fight
put
think
quer/ques/quis
seek
rad/ray
spoke, ray, root
rect
straight
reg
king
rid
laugh
rupt
break
san
healthy
scend
climb
sect
cut
sens
feelings
sess/set
sit
sign
mark
sim
like
sist/stat
stand
sol
alone
solv/solu
loosen
spec/spic
see
spir
breathe
stell
star
stimu
whip
strict
tighten
sign
mark
sim
like
sist/stat
stand
sol
alone
solv/solu
loosen
spec/spic
see
spir
breathe
stell
star
stimu
whip
strict
tighten
sum/sup
superior
tact/tang
touch
temp
time
ten/tend
hold, stretch
term
end
terr
land
tex
weave
tort
twist
tract
pull, drag
trib
give
trud/trus
push
turb
confusion
vag
wander
var
different
ven/vent
come
vert
come
vict/vince
conquer
vis/vid
see
viv/vit
live
voc
voice
volv
roll
Brady-
slow
cor-
heart
dys-
painful, difficult, abnormal
intra-
within
tachy-
fast
-algia
pain
-ation
a process; being or having
-ia
condition; state; thing
-ion
action; condition
-ism
processs; disease from a specific cause
-itis
inflammation
-leptic
to seize; take hold of
-lysis
breakdown; separation; destruction
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-osis
condition; abnormal condition
-praxia
action
-tomy
process of cutting; incision
aden/o-
gland
arthr/o-
joint
bi/o-
life
cardi/o-
heart
cephal/o-
head
cis/o-
to cut
cyst/o-
urinary bladder; a sac or cyst
cyt/o-
cell
encephal/o-
brain
enter/o-
intestines
erythr/o-
red
gnos/o-
knowledge
hepat/o-
liver
iatr/o-
treatment
leuk/o-
white
onc/o-
tumor
oste/o-
bone
ren/o-
kidney
rhin/o-
nose
sarc/o-
flesh
thromb/o-
clot; clotting
vitr/o-
glass
xer/o-
dry
cholecyst/o-
gallbladder
choledoch/o-
common bile duct
col/o-
colon
cholelith/o-
gallstone
cafe au lait
pigmented spots seen on skin in neurofibromatosis
cerclage
encircling with a ring or loop, as in an incompetent cervix
curettage
removal of material from a wall or cavity
debridement
removal of foreign matter and unhealthy tissue, as from a wound
en bloc
in a limp
en face
head on
fourchette
posterior union of labia minora
gavage
forced feeding by a tube, superalimentation
grand mal
major seizure with aura, sudden loss of consciousness, and generalized convulsion
jamais vu
the illusion that a familiar situation is being experienced for the first time
lavage
washing out or irrigating, especially the stomach or bowel
mal de mer
seasickness
peau d'orange
dimpling of the skin, as seen in breast cancer
petit mal
minor seizure with only momentary loss of consciousness
torsade de pointes
ventricular tachycardia with waxing and waning QRS amplitudes. Produces an EKG pattern resembling a ballet setp. Translates as "twist on the toes."
blitz
bombardment, as with radioactive particles or a combination of medicines
dauernarkose
prolonged sleep
dauerschlaf
prolonged sleep
ersatz
synthetic or artificial
gegenhalten
involuntary resistance to passive movement, as in disorders of the cerebral cortex
grubelsucht
an obsessive/compulsive tendency to worry about trifles
leistungskern
functional part of a cell
mittelschmerz
pain between menstrual periods
schnauskrampf
a facial grimace resembling pouting
sitz (bath)
immersion of the hips and buttocks for relief of rectal, urethral, vaginal, or pelvic discomfort
steinstrasse
literally, "stone street" - residual stone fragments following extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
myx/o-
mucus
myc/o-
fungus
-physis
to grow
-penia
deficiency
eu-
normal or good