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a-
away from, no,not,without
ab-
away from
abdomin/o
abdomen
-able
capable of
abort/o
premature expulsion of a nonviable fetus
abrad/o or abras/o
scrape off
abrupt/o
broken away from
abs-
away from
absorpt/o
suck up or in
ac-
toward
-ac
pertaining to
acantho/o
spiny
acetabul/o
hip socket
-acious
characterized by
acne/o
point
acous/o or acoust/o
hearing
-acousia
hearing
acr/o
extremities or top
acromi/o
point of the shoulder blade
acu/o
sharp,severe,sudden,needle
acuit/o or acut/o
sharp
ad-
toward
-ad
toward,to, in the direction of
aden/o
gland
adhes/o
stickiness or clinginess
adip/o
fat
adnex/o
bound to
adren/o or adrenal
adrenal glands
aer/o
air or gas
aesthet/o
sensation or feeling
af-
toward
affect/o
exert influence on
ag-
toward
agglutin/o
clumping
aggress/o
attack or step forward
-ago
attack, diseased condition
-agra
excessive pain or seizure
-aise
ease or comfort
al-
similar
-al
pertaining to
alb/i, alb/o, or albin/o
white
albumin/o
albumin (one type of protein)
alg/e or alg/o
pain
algesi/o
pain or suffering
-algesia
pain or suffering
-algesic
painful
algi-
pain or suffering
-algia
pain or suffering
align/o
to bring in line or the correct position
aliment/o
to nourish
all-
other or different
all/o
other or different
alopec/o
baldness
alveol/o
small sac
amb-
both sides or double
amb/i
both sides or double
ambly/o
dim or dull
ambul/o or ambulat/o
to walk
ametr/o
out of proportion
-amine
nitrogen compound
amni/o
fetal membrane
amph-
around, on both sides, or doubly
cost/o
rib
amyl/o
starch
an-
no, not, without
an/o
anus or ring
an/o
upward
ana-
up,apart,backward,excessive
andr/o
male
angi-
vessel
angi/o
vessel
angin/o
strangling
anis/o
unequal
ankyl/o
bent or stiff
anomal/o
irregularity
ante-
before or forward
anter/o
front
anti-
against
anxi/o or anxiet/o
uneasy or distressed
aort/o
aorta or major artery in the body
amyl/o
starch
an-
no, not, without
an/o
anus or ring
an/o
upward
ana-
up,apart,backward,excessive
andr/o
male
angi-
vessel
angi/o
vessel
angin/o
strangling
anis/o
unequal
ankyl/o
bent or stiff
anomal/o
irregularity
ante-
before or forward
anter/o
front
anti-
against
anxi/o or anxiet/o
uneasy or distressed
aort/o
aorta or major artery in the body
ap-
toward
aphth/o
small ulcer or eruption
apic/o
apex or point
aplast/o
lack of or defevtive development
apo-
opposed or detached
aponeur/o
aponeurosis
aqu/i, aqu/o, aque/o
water
-ar
pertaining to
arachn/o
spider
arc/o
bow or arch
-arche
beginning
arrect/o
upright
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
articul/o
joint
-ary
pertaining to
as-
toward
-ase
enzyme
asphyxi/o
absence of a pulse
aspir/o or apirat/o
to breathe in
asthen-
weakness
-asthenia
weakness
asthmat/o
gasping
at-
toward
atel/o
incomplete
ather/o
plaque or fatty substance
athet/o
uncontrolled
-atonic
lack of tone or strength
atop/o
out of place
atres/i
without an opening
atri/o
atrium or chamber
attenuat/o
diluted or weakened
aud-
hear or hearing
audi/o, audit/o, aur/i, or aur/o
hear or hearing
auscult/o
listen
aut/o
self
ax/o
axis or main stem
axill/o
armpit
azot/o
urea or nitrogen
bacill/o
rod
bacteri/o
bacteria
bar/o
pressure or weight
bas/o
base(not acid)
bi-
twice, double or two
bi/o
life
bifid/o
split into two parts