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a
prefix- not, without, lacking
anti- (ant-)
prefix- against, opposed to, preventing, relieving
di-
prefix- two, twice, double
dys-
prefix- difficult, painful, defective, abnormal
ec- (ex-)
prefix- out of, away from
ecto- (ect-)
prefix outside of
en- (em-)
prefix- in, into, within
endo- (ento, end, ent)
prefix within
epi- (ep)
prefix upon, over, above
exo-
prefix- outside, from the outside
hemi-
prefix half, partial
hyper-
prefix- over, above, excessive
hypo-
prefix under, deficient
mono-
prefix one, single
peri-
prefix around, surrounding
syn- (sym)
prefix: together, with, joined
-a
suffix: abstract noun: condition
-ac
suffix: adjectives: pertaining to, located in
-ia
suffix: abstract nouns: state, condition, process
-iac
suffix: nouns: person afflicted with
-iasis
suffix: abstract nouns: disease, abnormal condition, *when used with lith- formation or presence of calculi
-ic
suffix: adjectives: pertaining to, located in *often indicated drug or agent
-in
forms names of substances
-ist
suffix: nouns: a person interested in
-itic
suffix: adjectives: pertaining to, inflammation *often indicates drug or agent
-itis
suffix: nouns: indicates an inflamed condition
-itides
plural form for words ending in -itis
-ium
nouns: membrane, connective tissue *can name a region of the body
-ma
nouns: abnormal disease
-osis
abstract nouns: abnormal or diseased condition
-otic
adjectives from nouns ending in -osis: pertaining to
-sia
abstract nouns: state, condition
-sis
abstract nouns: state, condition
-tic
adjectives from nouns in -sis: pertaining to *often indicate a drug or agent
-y
abstract nouns: used with -ia
acanth-
thorn, spine
alg-
pain
alges-
sensitivity to pain
all-
other, different from
angi-
blood vessel or duct
arteri-
air passage artery
arthr-
joint
bi-
life
brady-
slow
cardi-
heart
cephal-
head
crani-
skull
encephal-
brain
erythr-
red, red blood cell
lept-
thin, fine, slight
leuk-
white, white blood cell
lith-
stone, calculus
log-
word, study
malac-
soft
mes-
middle, partial
-meter, metr-
measure, device
nephr-
kidney
neur-
nerve, nervous system
oste-
bone
prosop-
face
prot-
first, early
scler-
hard
sten-
narrow
stere-
solid, having 3 dimensions
tachy-
rapid