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lytic
destruction
mania
a mental disorder or mania
megaly
enlargement / swelling
meter
instrument used to measure
metry
the process of measuring
oid
resembling
ole
smale or little
oma
tumor
opia
visual condition
opsia
visual condition
opsy
the process of viewing
ory
"pertaining to , characterized by"
osis
condition of
ous
pertaining to
pathy
disease
penia
"decrease in , deficiency"
pexy
surgical fixation
philia
attracted to
phobia
abnormal fear
plasia
formation or development
plasty
surgical repair
plegia
paralysis
pnea
breathing
ptosis
drooping or prolapse
rragha
excessive flow or discharge
rrhaphy
suturing
rrhea
"discharge, flow"
rrhexis
rupture
scope
instrument used to view
scopy
the process of viewing with a scope
stasis
stopping or controlling
stomy
surgical creation of a new opening
tic
pertaining to
tion
process of
tomy
incision into
tripsy
intentional crushing
ula
small or little
ule
small one
um
suffix for singualr nouns
uria
characteristic of the urine
us
suffix fo sinular nouns
y
noun ending
itis
inflamation
malacia
softening
opia
visual condition
osis
condition of
porosis
"porous, lessening in density"
uria
urine condition
acr
extremities
hypo
pertaining to under
endo
within
intra
pertaining to the interior
peri
around
an
absence of
dys
difficult or painful
poly
excessive amounts of
bi
two or double
hemi
half
milli
one thousandth
mono
one single
nulli
none
a
absence of
brady
slow
primi
first
quadri
four
semi
half
tetra
four
tri
three
uni
one
hyper
excessive
hyp
under below
hypo
"under below beneath, less than normal"
multi
many
poly
manym much
ab
from away from
ad
twoard increase
ambi
both
ante
"before , infront"
circum
around
de
down from
dia
through
ecto
outside
epi
"upon, over"
ex
out away from outside
extra
outside beyond
hypo
under bleow beneath lessthant normal
in
"in inside, within not"
infra
beneath
inter
between
infra
"beneath, below under"
juxta
"near, beside"
meso
middle
mesoderm
para
near beside beyond two like parts
paracervical
peri
around
pre
before
pro
in front before
prognosis = knowledge before
re
back again
reactivate ... to make active again
retro
"backward, behind"
sub
under below
supra
above over
trans
across through
MELAN/O
BLACK
CYAN/O
BLUE
glauc/o
grey/silver
purpr/o
purple
erythr/o
red
eosino
red
rube
erythro
rube
red
alb
white
albin/o
white
leuk/o
white
cirrh/o
yello
jaund/o
yellow
xanth/o
yellow
a
without
an
"whitout not,no"
ana
not without
anti
against
contra
against
dis
"free,of , to undo"
im
not
in
"in, inside whithin ,not "
non
not
noninvasive
a
"without, notn no "
ab
from away from
ad
toward increase
albino
white
ambi
both both sides
an
without not so
anti
against
auto
self
bi
"two , double"
bio
life
brady
slow
chloro
green
circum-
around
cirrho
"yellow, tawny"
con
together
contra
against
de
down from
dia
through
dys
bad difficult painful disordered
ecto
outside
endo
"within , inner"
eosino
red rosy
epi
upon over
erythro
red
eu
well easily good normal
ex
out away form outside
exo
"outide, outward"
extra
outside beyon
glauc/o
grey silver
hemi
half
hetero
different
homeo
likenes same
homo
same
hydro
water
hyp
"under, below beneath "
hyper
excessive
hypo
"under below beneath , less than normal"
idio
individual
im
not
in
in, inside whithin ,not
incompetent
intra
beneath, below under
intravenous (within a vein)
inter
between
intercostal
intera
within
intravenous )
within a vein
jaundo
yello
jaundice
juxta
near beside
juxtaarticular

pertaining to a location near a joint
leuko
white
leukocyte whilte blood cells
melano
black
melanoma
black cancerous growth
meso
middle
mesoderm
meta
beyond after
metacarpals... after the carpals
milli
one thousandth
milliliter
mono
one
monocyte... a white cell with a singular nucleus
multi
many
multipara..
to bear many children
non
not
noninvasive
pan
all
para
near beside beyond two like parts
per
through
peri
around
polio
grey
poly
many much excessive
polyarthritis
the inflamation of many joints
polyurea
the excretion of large amounts (much) urine
post
after behind
postcibal - after meals
pre
before, in front of
prefrontal cortex
precordial (the chestwall infront of the heart)
primi
first
primigravida
= first pregnancy
intra
pertaining to the interior
intrastate
pseudo
false
pseudoanorexia = false anorexia... individual eats secretly.. while claiming an inability to eat
pupuro
purple
purpura... collection of blood beneath the skin in the form of pinpoint hemorrahages.. appearing red/purple in color
quadri
four
quadripelegia... paralysis of all extremiites
retro
backward behind
retroceal ...
pertaining to the region behind the cecum
semi
half
semiconcious
sub
under
subcutaneous = under the skin
supra
above or over
suuprapubic... above the pubic area
sym
joined together
sympathetic = literally joined in disease.. displaying compassion for anothers grief
syn
joined together
syndrome.. a group of symptomms joined by a common cause.. running together
tachy
rapid
trans
across through
tri
three
trigeminal nerve
ultra
beyond excess
uni
one
xantho
yellow
ankylo
stiff
arthro
joint
corneo
cornea
carcino
cancer
cryo
cold
geronto
old age
glauco
grey silver
glyco
sugar
hyper
excessive
hypo
less than normal
kerato
"hard, horny, cornea of eye also"
myxo
relating to mucus
neuro
nerve
osteo
bone
ovario
ovary
presbyo
old elderly
prostato
prostate gland
pulmono
lung
pulmonary
retino
retina
sclero
hard
spondylo
spine vertebrae
spondylosis
tropho
development growth
urino
urine
urethro
urethera