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a-
an-
not, without, lacking, deficient
anti-
ant-
against, opposed to, preventing, relieving
di-
dis-
two, twice, double
dys-
difficult, painful, defective, abnormal
ec-
ex-
out of, away from
ecto-
ect-
outside of
en-
em-
in, into, within
endo-
ento-
end-
ent-
within
epi-
ep-
upon, over, above
exo-
outside, from the outside, toward the outside
hemi-
half, partial; (often) one side of the body
hyper-
over, above, excessive, beyound normal
hypo-
hyp-
under, deficient, below
mono-
mon-
one, single
peri-
around
syn-
sym-
together, with, joined
-a
state, condition
-ac
pertaining to, located in
-ia
state or condition
-iac
person afflicted with
-iasis
disease, abnormal condition, abnormal presence of; oftern used with the name of a parsitic organism to indicate infestation of the body by that organism.
-ic
pertaining to, located in; often indicating a drug or agent
-in
-ine
form names of substances
-ist
person interested in
-itic
pertaining to, pertaining to inflamation
-itis
an inflamed condition, inflamation
-itides
plural form of -itis; pertaining to multiple inflamations
-ium
-eum
membrane, connective tisue
-ma
abnormal or diseased condition
-osis
abnormal or diseased condition
-otic
pertaining to
-sia
state, condition
-sis
state, condition
-tic
pertaining to
-y
state, condition
-logy
study, science, the study or science of
-logist
one who specializes in certain study or science
-malacia
the softening (of tissues) of
-sclerosis
the hardening (of tissues) of
-stenosis
the narrowing (of a part of the body)
-toxic
poisonous (to an organ)
-toxin
a substance poisonous to (a part of the body)
amphi-
ampho-
on both sides, around, both
ana-
up, back, against
apo-
away from
cata-
cat-
downward, disordered
dia-
di-
through, across, apart
eso-
within, inner, inward
eu-
good, normal, healthy
heter-
hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
homo-
homeo-
same, likeness
meta-
met-
change, transformation
para-
par-
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
before
pros-
prosth-
in place of
-al
pertaining to
-ase
forms the names of enzymes
-asia
-asis
state, condition
-ema
-emat-
state, condition
-esis
state,condition, procedure
-etic
-esis
petaining to
-ics
-tics
indicating a particular science or study; science or study of
-ism
state, condition, quality
-ismus
state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid
-ode
-id
indicating a particular shaped, form, or resemblance; like, resembling
-oma
usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
form names of chemical substances; full of, resembling
-ous
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
condition, person
-ize
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ectasia
-ectasis
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
surgical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-gen
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
formation, origin
-genic
causing, producing, caused
-genous
by, produced by or in
-gram
a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
the record of the activity of an organ; a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintigration
-pathy
disease
-ptosis
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
bursting (of tissues), rupture
-scope
an instrument for examining
-scopy
examination
-tome
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
surgical incision
ab-
away from
ad-
to, toward
ambi-
both
ante-
before, forward
bi-
bin-
bis-
two, twice, double, both
circum-
around
con
together, with, thoroughly, very
contra-
against, opposite
de-
down, away from, absent
dis-
apart, away
ex-
out of, away from
extra-
extro-
on the outside, beyound
in-
in, into, not, very, thoroughly
infra-
beneath, below
inter-
between
intra-
within
non-
not
mult-
many, much, affecting many parts
ob-
against, toward, very, thoroughly
per-
through, very, thoroughly
post-
after, following, behind
pre-
before, infront of
pro-
forward, in front
re-
back, against
retro-
backward, in back, behind
se-
apart, away from
semi-
half
sub-
under
super-
over, above, excessive
trans-
across, through
ultra-
beyond, excess
-al
petaining to
-an
pertaining to, located in
-ar
pertaining to, located in
-arium
denotes a place for something
-ary
denotes a place for something; pertaining to
-ate
having the form of, possessing
-ia
forms abstract nouns
-ian
indicates an expert in a certain field
-ic
pertaining to
-id
pertaining to
-ile
pertaining to, capable of
-ine
pertaining to, located in
-ive
pertaining to
-lent
full of
-ose
full of
-ous
full of
-ty
forms abstract nouns
-y
abstract nouns
-able
capable of (being), able to; capability to do a task
-ation
indicating an action or process; the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is
-ce
-cy
the act of (being), the state of (being)
-ible
capable of (being), capability to do a task
-id
in a state or condition of
-ile
capable of (being), *like
-ion
the act of
-ive
pertaining to
-ment
agent or instrument
-or
agent or instrument
-orium
place for something
-ory
pertaining to
-ure
-ura
result of an action