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a-
without, not
aphasia = without speech
ab-
away from, from
abduct = away from the midline
-ac
pertaining to, relating to
hemophiliac = one who has hemophilia
acr/o
extremity
acrocyanosis = blue condition of the extremities
ad-
toward
adduction= toward the midline
aden/o
gland
adenoid = of the glands
adip/o
fat
adipose
adren/o
adrenal glands
adrenaline = hormones of adrenal gland
af-
toward
afferent = move toward
-al
pertaining to, relating to
caudal = pertaining to the tail
-algia
pain
myalgia = muscle pain
allo-
other, differeing from normal
allomorphic = change in cell shape
ana-
against, up, back
anaphylactic shock = against protection, against infection
angi/o
vessel
angioplasty = surgical repair of a vessel
ankyl/o
stiffness, bent, crooked
ankylosis = condition of stiffness of a joint
ante-
before, in front of
antebrachium = before the arm (forearm)
anti-
against
antigen= against forming
-arche
beginning
arthr/o
joint
-ary
pertaining to, relating to
-asthenia
weakness, debility
astr/o
star
atel/o
incomplete, imperfect
ather/o
fatty plaque
atherosclerosis
bi-
two
bifurcate
bi/o
life
biology
blephar/o
eyelid
blepharitis
brachi/o
arm
brachial
brady-
slow
bradycardia
bronch/o
bronchus
bronchitis
bucc/o
cheek
buccal
carcin/o
cancer
carcinoma
cardi/o
heart
cardiac
-cardia
heart condition
tachycardia
caud/o
tail
caudal
bucc/o
cheek
buccal
carcin/o
cancer
carcinoma
cardi/o
heart
cardiac
-cardia
heart condition
tachycardia
caud/o
tail
caudal
cauter/o
heat, burn
caurterize
-cele
hernia, swelling
hepatocele
-centesis
surgical puncture
amniocenthesis
cephal.o
head
cephalic
cerebr/o
cerebrum
cerebral
cervic/o
neck
cervical
chol/e
bile, gall
cholelith
cholecyst
gallbladder
cholecystography
choledoch/o
bile duct
choledochcystitis
chondr/o
cartilage
chondrocyte
-cide
killing
bactericide
-cision
a cutting
incision
-clasia
surgical fracture
oseoclasia
-clasis
surgical fracture
osteoclasis
-clast
surgical fracture
osteoclast
clavicul/o
clavicle
acromioclavicular
col/o
colon
colonoscopy
condyl/o
condyle
supracondylar ridge
contra-
against, opposite
contraindication
cost/o
ribs
intercostal region
crani/o
cranium
craniotomy
-crine
secrete
endocrine
cruci/o
cross
cruciate ligament
cry/o
cold
cryogenic
crypt/o
hidden
cryptochidism
cutane/o
skin
subcutaneous
cyan/o
blue
cyanosis
cyst/o
bladder
cystocele
cyt/o
cell
cytology
-cyte
cell
lymphocyte
dactyl/o
fingers,toes
pterodactyl (=finger wing)
de-
cessation
decompression
dendr/o
tree
dendritic cell
derm/o
skin
dermatology
-derma
skin
scleroderma
-desis
fixation of a bone or joint
arthrodesis
di-
double
diplopia
dia-
through, across
diarrhea (=flow across)
dipl-
double
diplopia
-dynia
pain
otodynia
dys-
painful, bad, difficult
dyspnea
ec-
out, out from
eccentric
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
atelectasis
ecto-
outside, outward
ectomorph
-ectomy
excision, removal
appendectomy
-edema
swelling
lymphedema
-emesis
vomiting
hyperemesis (excessive vomitting)
-emia
blood condition
anemia
end-
in, within
endoscope
encephal/o
brain
encephalogram
enter/o
intestine
enterobacteria
epi-
above, upon
epicenter (above the center)
erythr/o
red
erythrocyte
-esis
condition
diuresis
eti/o
cause
etiology
eu-
good
euglycemia
exo-
outside, outward
exocrine
-ferent
to carry
afferent
gastr/o
stomach
gastritis
-gen
formning, producing, origin
antigen
-genesis
formning, producing, orign
carcionogenesis
-globin
protein
hemoglobin
gli/o
glue
neuroglial cells
-gnosis
knowing
prognosis
goni/o
angle
goniometer
hem/o
blood
hemoglobin
hemi-
1/2
hemisphere
hepat/o
liver
hepatitis
hidr/o
sweating
hyperhidrosis
hist/o
tissue
histology
homeo-
same, alike
homeostasis
hydr/o
water
hydrotherapy
hyper-
excessive, above normal
hypertension
hypo-
below, under, deficient
hypothermia
-iac
pertaining to, relating to
hemophiliac
-iasis
abnormal condition
choleolithiasis
ichthy/o
dry, scaly
ichthyosis
idi/o
unknown, peculiar
idiopathic
infra-
under, below
infrasinatus
inguin/o
groin
inguinal ligament
inter-
between
international
intra-
in, within
intramuscular
isch/o
to hold back
ischemic (pertaining to condition of holding back blood)
-ism
condition
hyperthyroidism
iso-
same, equal
isometric
-itis
inflammation
bursitis
kinesi/o
movement
kinesiology
lapar/o
abdomen
laparoscopy
later/o
side, to one side
lateral
-lepsy
seizure
epilepsy (=seizure upon)
leuk/o
white
leukemia
lip/o
fat
liposuction
-lith
stone, calculus
cholelith
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
glycolysis (= separation of sugar)
macro-
large
macrophage
mal-
bad
malignant
-malacia
softening
osteomalacia
mast/o
breast
mastectomy
medi-
middle
medial
mega-
enlargment
cytomegalovirus (= virus of enlargement of cells)
-megaly
enlargement
cytomegaly
melan/o
black
melanoma (=black tumor)
mening/o
meninges
meningococcal (=round bacteria of meninges)
meso-
middle
mesoderm
meta-
change, beyond
metastasize
morph/o
shape
morphology
multi-
many, much
multifidus
my/o
muscle
myocardial tissue
myc/o
fungus
mycoprotein
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
myeologenic (=having origin of bone marrow)
necr/o
death
necrosis
neo-
new
neoplasia (=new growth)
nephr/o
kidney
nephritis
neur/o
nerve
neurology
ocul/o
eye
oculommycosis (=condition of fungus in the eye)
-oid
resembling
coronoid
-ole
small, minute
arteriole
olig/o
scanty
oligomenorrhea (=scanty mensturation)
-oma
tumor
carcinoma
-opsy
view of
biopsy
orth/o
straight
orthostatic
-osis
abnormal condition; increase (primarily used with blood cells)
cyanosis
oste/o
bone
osteochondritis
ot/o
dar
otitis
-oxia
oxygen
hypoxia
para-
near, beside, beyond
paramedic (=near medic)
path/o
disease
pathology
-penia
decrease, deficiency
cytopenia
peri-
around
perinatal (=around birth)
-pexy
fixation of an organ
mastopexy (=fixation of breast)
-phagia
swallowing, eating
dysphagia
-phasia
speech
aphasia
-phil
attraction for
hydrophilic
phleb/o
vein
phlebotomist
-phoresis
carrying, transmission
iontophoresis (=transmission of ions)
phren/o
diaphram, mind
phrenic nerve (=n. of diaphragm)
-plasia
formation, growth
neoplasia
-plasm
formation, growth
neoplasm
-plasty
surgical repair
rhinoplasty (=surgical repair of nose)
-plegia
paralysis
hemiplegia
-pnea
breathing
sleep apnea
pneum/o
air, lung
pneumonia (=condition of lung)
-poiesis
formation, production
hematopoiesis (=formation of blood)
poly-
many, much
polyuria (=much urine)
-poresis
porous
osteoporosis (=porous bone)
post-
after, behind
postnatal (=after birth)
-prandial
meal
postprandial
pre-
before, in front
prenuptial
pro-
before, in front
prognosis
py/o
pus
pyorrhea (=discharge of pus)
ren/o
kidney
renal
reticul/o
mesh, net
reticulum (=net like network)
retro-
backward, behind
retroperitoneal
rhin/o
nose
rhinoplasty
-rrhage
bursting forth
hemorrhage
-rrhaphy
suture
myorraphy (=muscle suture)
-rrhea
discharge, flow
diarrhea
-rrhexsis
rupture
arteriorrhexsis (=rupture of artery)
scolio
crooked, bent
scoliosis
-sis
state of, condition
scoliosis
somat/o
body
somatic (=of the body)
sphygm/o
pulse
sphygmomanometer
-sphyxia
pulse
asphyxia (=no pulse)
spin/o
spine
spinous
spir/o
breathe
spirometer
spondyl/o
vertebrae
spondylosis
-stasis
standing still
hemostasis
-stenosis
narrowing
arteriostenosis
steth/o
chest
stethocope
-stomy
forming an opening, mouth, NEW opening
colostomy
supra-
above, excessive
supraspinatus
sym-
union, together, joined
symbiosis (=condition of life together)
synov/o
synovial membrane, synovial fluid
synovectomy (=removal of synovial membrane)
tachy-
rapid
tachycardia
-taxia
order, condition
ataxiaphasia (=not order speech)
ten/o
tendon
tenodesis (=fixation of a tendon)
tend/o
tendon
tendinitis
thromb/o
blood clot
thrombosis (=state of blood clot)
-tomy
incision
cardiotomy (=incision of heart)
ton/o
tension
hypertonic
trans-
through, across
transdermal
-tripsy
crushing
lithotripsy (=crushing of stone)
-trophy
development, nourishment
atrophy
-uria
urine
polyuria
-version
turning
retroversion (=turning backward)
vesic/o
bladder
vesicocele (=swelling of bladder)