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a-
an- (before a vowel or h)
L* in
without, absence of
ab
away from
ad-
to
ana-
backward, again, up
ante-
before
anti-
L* contra contro
against
auto-
self, oneself
cata-
down
de-
from, down from, away, loss of
dia-
L* per-
through
dis-
apart
dys
faulty, difficult, bad, with difficulty, badly
ec-
L* e, ex
out, out of, outside of
en-
L* in
in
(can also mean into)
ecto-
outside
endo--
ento-
within
epi-
upon, on, toward
eso-
eiso-
in, into
eu-
good, well, normal
hyper-
L*super-, supra
above, excessive, excess of
hypo-
L*sub
L*infra
below, under, less than normal, deficiency of
inter-
between
meta-
beyond, changed to, after
neo-
new
non-
not
para-
beside, beyond
peri-
L* circum
around
post-
after, behind
pre-
before
pro-
before
super-
supra-
above, beyond, superior
syn-
with, together with
trans-
across
cerebell/-
cerebellum
cerebr/-
cerebrum
dendr/o
dendrite
dur/-
dura mater
encephal/o
brain
gangli/o
ganglion/o
ganglion (mass of nerve tissue)
ganglia (plural)
gli/o
glia
ide/o
idea
mening/o
meninge/o
meningi/o
meninges
myel/o
L* medull/-
spinal cord, bone marrow
marrow (bone marrow, but also used of the inner portion of hair or organs)
neur/o
L*nerv/-
nerve
noemat/o
thoughts
oneir/o
dreams
onomat/o
a name, a word
phas/o
speech
phren/o
phrenic/o
mind, mental activity
plex/o
plexus (network of nerves, or blood or lymph tissue)
poli/o
the grey matter of the nervous system
pont/o
the pons
psych/o
L* ment/-
mind, mental activity
rhiz/o
L* radic/-
L* radicul/-
nerve root
thalam/o
thalamus
ventricul/-
ventricle (a small normal cavity in an organs such as the heart or brain)
mis/o
abnormal aversion to
narc/o
stupor
necr/o
death, dead tissue, dead cells, corpse (and, with the suffix
-osis, means process of death)
bi/o
L* vit/-
life
thanat/o
death
-kines/ia
-kinesis
movement
-kinet/ic
pertaining to movement
-malac/ia
softening
-om/a
tumour, om/ata = tumours
-onc/us
-tumour
-pleg/ia
paralysis
ablepharia
absence of eyelids
biokinetics
study of (growth changes and) movement of
(developing) life (forms)
cerebromeningitis
inflammation of the cerebrum and the meninges
encephalomalacia
softening of the brain
hyperkinesia
excessive movement
hypodermic
under the skin
misogyny
abnormal aversion to women
myeloma
tumour of the spinal cord
necrosis
process of death (or, abnormal condition characterized by
the presence of dead tissue)
psychoplegia
paralysis of mental activity
transocular
through the eye