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a- (an-)
Prefix : not, without,lacking,deficient
anti- (ant-)
Prefix : against,opposed to, preventing, relieving
di- (dis-)
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, toward the outside
hemi-
Prefix : half, partial, one side of the body
hyper-
Prefix : over, above, excessive, beyond normal
hypo- (hyp-)
Prefix : under, deficient, below normal
mono- (mon-)
Prefix : one, single
peri-
Prefix : around, surrounding
syn- (sym-)
Prefix : together, with, joined
-a
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : State, Condition, Process, Procedure, Quality
-ia
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : State, Condition, Process, Procedure, Quality
-iac
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : State, Condition, Process, Procedure, Quality
-iasis
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : disease, abnormal condition, abnormal presence of: often used with the name of a parasitic organism to indicate ifestation of the body by that organism : formation and/or presence of calculi in the body
-ic
Suffix : ADJ forming suffix : pertaining to, located in
Noun forming suffix : often indicated a drug or agent
: a person suffering from a certain disability or condition
-in (-ine)
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : form names of substance
-ist
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : a person interested in
-itic
Suffix : ADJ forming suffix : pertaining to; pertaining to inflammation
: Noun Forming suffix - often indication a drug or agent
-itis (-itides)
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : indicating an inflamed condition: inflammation
-ium (-eum)
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : membrane, connevtive tissue
: names a region of the body
-ma (-mat)
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : abnormal or diseased condition
-osis
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : abnormal or diseased condition
-otic
Suffix : ADJ forming suffix : pertaining to
-sia
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : State, Condition, Process, Procedure, Quality
-sis
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : State, Condition, Process, Procedure, Quality
-tic
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : Drugs or agent
: ADJ Forming suffix: pertaining to
* refer to a person suffering from a certain disability or condition
-y
Suffix : Noun forming suffix : State, Condition, Process, Procedure, Quality
Acanth-
Thorn, Spine
Alg-
pain
Alges-
sensitivity to pain
All-
other, divergence, difference from
Angi-
(blood)vessel, duct
Arteri-
Artery
Arthr-
Joint
Bi-
life
Brady-
slow
Cardi-
heart
Cephal-
head
Crani-
skull
Cyt-
cell
Ecephal-
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,secondary, partial, mesentery
-Meter, metr-
measure, measuring device, instrument
Nephr-
kidney
Neur-
nerve, nervous system
Oste-
bone
Prosop-
face
Prot-
first, primitive, early
Scler-
hard
Sten-
Narrow
Stere-
solid, having three dimensions
Tachy-
rapid
Tox(i)-
Poison
-logy
Suffix Forms: study,science of
-logist
Suffix Forms: one who specializes in a certain study or science
-malacia
the softening (of tissues) of
-sclerosis
the hardening (of tissues) of
-toxic
poisonous (to an organ)
-toxin
Suffix Forms: a substance poisonous to (a part of the body)