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par-
give birth to, bear (parturition)
para-
near, beyond, beside (paranasal)
path-
disease (pathology)
-pathy
abnormality, disease (neuropathy)
ped-
children (pediatrician)
pen-
need, lack (penicillin)
-penia
deficiency (thrombocytopenia)
per-
through (percutaneous)
peri-
near, around (pericardium)
phag-
to eat (phagocyte)
-phil
have an affinity for (neutrophil)
phleb-
vein (phlebitis)
-phobia
abnormal fear, dread (hydrophobia)
-plasty
reconstruction of (rhinoplasty
platy-
flat, side (platysma)
-plegia
stroke, paralysis (paraplegia)
-pnea
to breathe (apnea)
pneumo(n)-
lung (pneumonia)
pod-
foot (podiatry)
-poiesis
formation of (hemopoiesis)
poly-
many, much (polyploid)
post-
after, behind (postnatal)
pre-
before in time or place (prenatal)
pro-
before in time or place (prophase)
proct-
anus (proctology)
pseudo-
false (pseudostratified)
psycho-
mental (psychology)
pyo-
pus (pyorrhea)
quad-
fourfold (quadriceps femoris)
re-
back, again (repolarization)
rect-
straight (rectus abdominus)
ren-
kidney (renal)
rete-
network (rete testis)
retro-
backward, behind (retroperitoneal)
rhin-
nose (rhinitis)
-rrhagia
excessive flow (menorrhagia)
-rrhea
flow or discharge (diarrhea)
sanguin-
blood (sanguineous)
sarc-
flesh (sarcoma)
-scope
instrument (stethoscope)
-sect
cut (dissect)
semi-
half (semilunar)
-sis
process or action (dialysis)
steno-
arrow (stenosis)
-stomy
surgical opening (tracheostomy)
sub-
under, below (subcutaneous)
super-
above, upper (superficial)
supra-
above, over (suprarenal)
syn- (sym-)
together, joined, with (synapse)
tachy-
swift, rapid (tachycardia)
tele-
far (telencephalon)
tens-
stretch (tensor tympani)
tetra-
four (tetrad)
therm-
heat (thermogram)
thorac-
chest (thoracic cavity)
thrombo-
lump, clot (thrombocyte)
-tomy
cut (appendectomy)
tox-
poison (toxemia)
tract-
draw, drag (traction)
trans-
across, over (transfuse)
tri-
three (trigone)
trich-
hair (trichology)
-trophy
nutritional state (hypertrophy)
-tropic
turning to, changing (gonadotropic)
ultra-
beyond, excess (ultrasonic)
uni-
one (unicellular)
-uria
urine (polyuria)
uro-
urine, urinary organs/tract (uroscope)
vas-
vessel (vasoconstriction)
viscer-
organ (visceral)
vit-
life (vitamin)
zoo-
animal (zoology)
zygo-
union, join (zygote)