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a-
absent, deficient, lack of
ab-
off, away from
abdomin-
relating to the abdomen
-able
capable of
ac-
toward, to
acou-
hear
ad-
toward, to
af-
movement toward a central point
alb-
white
-algia
pain
ambi-
both
angi-
pertaining to vessels
ante-
before, in front of
anti-
against
aque-
water
arch-
beginning, origin
arthr-
joint
-asis
condition or state of
aud-
hearing, sound
auto-
self
bi-
two
bio-
life
blast-
generative or germ bud
brachi-
arm
brachy-
short
brady-
slow
bucc-
cheek
cac-
bad, ill
calc-
stone
capit-
head
carcin-
cancer
cardi-
heart
cata-
lower, under, against
caud-
tail
cephal-
head
cerebro-
brain
chol-
bile
chondr-
cartilage
chrom-
color
-cide
destroy
circum-
around
co-
together
coel-
hollow cavity
-coele
swelling, an enlarged space or cavity
con-
with, together
contra-
against, opposite
corn-
denoting hardness
corp-
body
crypt-
hidden
cyan-
blue
cyst-
sac or bladder
cyto-
cell
de-
down, from
derm-
skin
di-
two
dipl-
double
dis-
apart, away from
duct-
lead, conduct
dur-
hard
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
e-
out, from
ec-
outside, outer, external
-ectomy
surgical removal
ede-
swelling
-emia
pertaining to a condition of the blood
en-
within
enter-
intestine
epi-
upon, over
erythro-
red
ex-
out of
exo-
outside
extra-
outside of, beyond, in addition
fasci-
band
febr-
fever
-ferent
bear, carry
fiss-
split
for-
opening
-form
shape
gastro-
relating to the stomach
-gen
an agent that produces or orginiates
-genic
produced from, producing
gloss-
tongue
glyco-
sugar
-gram
a record, recording
gran-
grain, particle
-graph
instrument for recording
gravi-
heavy
gyn-
female sex
haplo-
simple or single
hem(at)
blood
hemi-
half
hepat-
liver
hetero-
other, different
histo-
web, tissue
holo-
whole, entire
homo-
same, alike
hydro-
water
hyper-
beyond, above, excessive
hypo-
under, below
-ia
abnormal state or condition
-iatrics
medical specialties
idio-
self, seperate
ilio-
ilium
infra-
beneath
inter-
among, between
intra-
inside, within
-ion
process
-ism
condition or state
iso-
equal, like
-itis
inflammation
labi-
lip
lacri-
tears
later-
side
leuk-
white
lip-
fat
-logy
science of
-lysis
solution, dissolve
macro-
large, great
mal-
bad, abnormal, disorder
medi-
middle
mega-
great, large
meso-
middle or moderate
meta-
after, beyond
micro-
small
mito-
thread
mono-
alone, one, single
morph-
form, shape
multi-
many, much
myo-
muscle
narc-
numness, stupor
necro-
corpse
neo-
new
nephr
kidney
neuro-
nerve
noto-
back
ob-
against, toward, in front of
oc-
against
-oid
resembling, likeness
oligo-
few, small
-oma
tumor
oo-
egg
or-
mouth
orchi-
testis
ortho-
straight, normal
-ory
pertaining to
-ose
full of
osteo-
bone
oto-
ear
ovo-
egg
par-
give birth to, bear
para-
near, beyond, beside
path-
disease, that which undergoes sickness
ped-
children
pen-
need, lack
-penia
deficiency
per-
through
peri-
near, around
phag-
to eat
-phil
have an affinity for
phleb-
vein
-phobia
abnormal fear, dread
-plasty
reconstruction of
platy-
flat, side
-plegia
stroke, paralysis
-pnea
to breath
-pneumo(n)-
lung
pod-
foot
-poiesis
formation of
poly-
many, much
post-
after, behind
pre-
before in time or place
pro-
before in time or place
proct-
anus
pseudo-
false
psycho-
mental
pyo-
pus
quad-
fourfold
re-
back, again
rect-
straight
ren-
kidney
rete-
network
retro-
backward, behind
rhin-
nose
-rrhagia
excessive flow
-rrhea
flow or discharge
sanguin-
blood
sarc-
flesh
-scope
instrument for examining a part
-sect
cut
semi-
half
-sis
process or action
steno-
narrow
-stomy
surgical opening
sub-
under, beneath, below
super-
above, beyond, upper
supra-
above, over
syn- (sym-)
together, joined, with
tachy-
swift, rapid
tele-
far
tens-
stretch
tetra-
four
therm-
heat
thorac-
chest
thrombo-
lump, clot
-tomy
cut
tox-
poison
tract-
draw, drag
trans-
across, over
tri-
three
trich-
hair
-trophy
a state relating to nutrition
ultra-
beyond, excess
uni-
one
-uria
urine
uro-
urine, urinary organs or tract
vas-
vessel
viscer-
organ
vit-
life
zoo-
animal
zygo-
union, join