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ab-
away from
ad-
toward
ante-
before
circum-

peri-
around
endo-
within
epi-
upon, above
hyper-
above
hypo-
below, deficient
infra-
below
inter-
between
intra-
within
para-
beside
retro-
backward
sub-
below, under
supra-
above, beyond
ambi-
both
bi-
two, double
centi-
one hundredth; 1/100th
deca-
ten
dipl-
double
di (s)
two
milli-
one-thousandth
multi-
many, much
nulli-
none
poly-
many
primi-
first
quadri-
four
semi-

hemi-
half
a-. an-
without, not
anti- contra-
against
auto-
self
brady-
slow
dia-
through
dys-
bad, difficult
eu-
good, normal
hydro-
water
mega-
large, great
micro-
small
oligo-
scanty. little
pan-
all
pseudo-
false
sym, syn-
together
-ac
-al
-ar
-ary
pertaining to, relating to
-eal
-ic
-ical
-ile
pertaining to, relating to
-ior
-ous
-tic
pertaining to, relating to
-esis
-ia
-iasis
-ism
condition of
-osis
-y
condition of
-iatry
medicine, treatment
-ist
specialist
-y
process
-algia

-dynia
pain
-cele
hernia, swelling
-emesis
vomiting
-itis
infammation
-lith
stone
-llysis
destruction, separation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor
-pathy
disease
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
fear
-plegia
paralysis, stroke
-ptosis
drooping
-rrhage

-rrhagia
bursting forth of
-rrhea
flow or discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-centesis
surgical puncture
-desis
binding
-ectomy
surgical excision
-gram
weight, mark, record
-graph
to write, record
-meter
measure
-opsy
to view
-pexy
surgical fixation
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhaphy
suture
-scope
instrument
-scopy
to view
-stasis
control, stopping
-stomy
new opening
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
-blast
immature cell
-cyte
cell
-duct
to lead
-ist
one who specializes
-logy
study of
-phagia
to eat
-phasia
to speak
-phraxis
to obstruct
-physis
growth
-plasia
formation, production
-pnea
breathing
--poiesis
formation
-therapy
treatment
-trophy
nourishment, development
-uria
urine
-icle
-ole
-ula
-ule
small
abduct
to draw away from the body or its parts
adduct
to draw toward the body or a limb
circumduct
around the body or limb
endoscope
instrument to examine inside
endoscopy
procedure to examine inside
hyperemesis
excessive vomiting
hyperpnea
excessive breathing
hypertrophy
excessive nourishment or development
hypotrophy
deficient nourishment or development
centimenter
1/100th of a meter
decameter
ten meters
decagram
ten grams
milligram
one-thousandth of a gram
millimeter
1/1000th of a meter
polyuria
excessive secretion/discharge of urine
polyphagia
eating abnormally large amounts of food
polycystosis
condition characterized by many cysts
quadriplegia
paralysis of all four extremities
hemiplegia
paralysis of half (the body)
aphasia
absence of speech
aplasia
without formation or production
atrophy
without nourishment or development
auria
without urine (no urine production)
aphea
not breathing
aphagia
without swallowing, eating (can't swallow)
bradypnea
slow breathing
autophilia
self-love
autophobia
fear of self (being alone)
diarrhea
flow or discharge through body
dysuria
difficult urination
dysplasia
bad formation
dysphasia
difficulty speaking
dysphagia
difficulty swallowing or eating
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
dystrophy
bad nutrition or development
eupnea
normal breathing
homeostasis
constant state of control
hydrophobia
fear of water
hydrotherapy
treatment with water
microgram
small weight (one millionth of a gram)
oliguria
scanty, little urine
pan/ cyto/ penia
deficiency in all cellular elements of blood
pseudodynia
false pain
symphysis
growth together
microtome
small instrument to cut