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other,differing from the usual
allo-
false
psuedo-
caud/o
tail
speech
-phasia
excess,beyond
ultra
bad,painful,difficult
dys-
epithelial tissue
protective covering both inner and outer
hernia,swelling
-cele
nucle/o
nucleus
different
hetero-
histology
study of tissues
blood condition
-emia
tissues
groups of cells that perform a specialized activity
same
homo-
system
composed of at least one organ and accessory structures that have similar or interrelated functions
binding,fixation (of bone or joint)
-desis
cells
strutural functioning unit of life
bad
mal-
hist/o
tissue
partial paralysis
-paresis
organism
comlete living entity capable of independent living
all
pan-
dist/o
far,farthest
disease
-pathy
chemical level
atoms, molecules
union,together,joined
syn-
nervous tissue
tissue capable of transmitting electrical responses
decrease, deficiency
-penia
proxim/o
near,nearest
good, normal
eu-
later/o
side, to one side
eating, swallowing
-phagia
muscle tissue
contractile tissue of the body
cell
cyt/o
levels of organization
chemical level, cells, tissues, organs, systems, organism
formation,growth
-plasia
organs
composed of at least two different tissue types that perform a specialized function
rapid
tachy-
ventr/o
belly,belly-side
fear
-phobia
infer/o
lower,below
without,not
a-
an-
connective tissue
supports and connects other tissues and organs
attraction to
-philia
anter/o
anterior,front
backward,behind
retro-
poster/o
back (of body), behind, posterior
paralysis, stroke
-plegia
dors/o
back (of body)
first
primi-
cytology
study of cells
instrument for recording
-graph
medi/o
middle
before,in front
ante-
pre-
pro-
knowing
-gnosis
vomiting
-emesis
two
bi-
stone,calculus
-lith
above,upon
epi-
puncture
-centesis
four
quadri-
separation,loosening
-lysis
after
post
tumor
-oma
singular
us
plural
i
instrument for measuring
-meter
three
tri-
incision, cut into
-tomy
around
circum-
peri-
abnormal condition (produced by something specified)
-iasis
excessive,above normal
hyper-
exicision,removal
-ectomy
singular
ma
plural
mata
crushing
-tripsy
middle
medi-
meso-
specialist in the study of
-logist
out,out from
ec-
ex-
record,a writing
-gram
small
micro-
inflammation
-itis
rupture
-rrhexis
instrument to cut
-tome
bursting forth
-rrhage
-rrhagia
enlargement
-megaly
noun suffix meaning specialist
-ist
forming an opening
-stomy
in, within
endo-
intra-
study of
-logy
from,away from
ab-
suture
-rrhaphy
noun suffix meaning condition
-ia
-ism
-y
act of measuring
-metry
singular
en
plural
ina
forming,producing, origin
-gen

-genesis
visual examination
-scopy
abnormal condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
-osis
half
hemi-
semi-
surgical repair
-plasty
diminutive suffix meaning small,minute,little
-icle -ule
-ole -ula
dilation,expansion
-ectasis
instrument to view or examine
-scope
pain
-algia


-dynia
singular
on
plural
a
to bear (offspring)
-para
many,much
multi-
poly-
suspension fixation(0f organ)
-pexy
narrowing,stricture
-stenosis
resembling
-oid
formation, production
-poiesis
softening
-malacia
near,beside,beyond
para-
break,fracture
-clasis
singular
y
plural
ies
process of recording
-graphy
singular
um
plural
a
prolapse,downward displacement
-ptosis
discharge flow
-rrhea
outside, outward
ecto-
exo-
extra-
after, behind
post-
double,twofold
diplo-
dipl-
singular
ax
plural
aces
singular
is
plural
es
poison
-toxic
under,below
hypo-
infra-
sub-
singular
a
plural
ae
toward
ad-
between
inter-
above,exccesive
super-
supra-
before
pre
around
peri
standing still
-stasis
adjectives meaning pertaining to or relating to
-ac -al -ar
-ary -eal -ic
-ical -ory -ous
-tic
noun suffix meaning treatment,medicine
-iatrics
-iatry
large
macro-
one
mono-
uni-
development,nourishment
-trophy
invlountary contraction, twitching
-spasm
in, not
im-
in-
through,across
dia-
trans-
singular
ix
ex
plural
ices
against
anti-
contra-
slow
brady-