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ab-
away from
abduct
ad-
toward
adduct
-algia
pain
analgesic
amphi-
both sides
amphibian
-a-
without
asymptomatic
an-
without
ana
up
anabiotic-revive
angio-
blood vessels
angiogram
ante-
before
antebellum
antero-
before
apo-
away from
apocrine gland
arthr-
joint
arthritis
bi-
two
bicycle
blast-
germ; signifying growth
epiblast
brachy-
short
brady-
slow
bradyarthria- slowness of speech
capit-
head, toward head end
decapitate
-carpal
wrist
carpal tunnel
-cele
tumor
cephalo-
head, toward head end
hydrocephaly
-cle
implies something small
-cule
implies something small
molecule
com-
with or together with
con-
with or together with
contra-
opposite
contradiction
cor-
heart
coronary
circum
around
circumference
corp-
body
corpse
crus-
cross, leglike part
crusifix
crur-
cross, leglike part
-cyte
cell
leukocyte
de-
away from
detoxify
dextro-
right
ambidextrous
-dynia
pain
dys-
with difficulty
ec-
out of
ecto-
on outer side
-ectomy
excision
-emia
blood
endo-
toward the interior
ep-
upon or above something else
epi-
upon or above something else
etio-
cause or origin
ex-
out of, toward surface
extra-
outside
extero-
aimed outward or nearer to the surface
-gen
producing
-genic
producing
hemi-
half
hyper-
above
hypo-
below, decreased
idio-
peculiar
infra-
below
inter-
between
intero-
aimed inward
intra-
within
intro-
into
ipsi-
same

ipsilateral-same side
iso-
equal
-itis
inflammation

bursitis-inflammation of the bursa
latero-
side
lepto-
thick
leuco-
white
levo-
left
macro-
large
medio-
middle
megalo-
large
meso-
middle
meta-
after; mounted or built upon
micro-
small
mono-
single
morph-
form
my-
pertaining to muscle
myelo-
pertaining to spinal cord
myo-
pertaining to muscle
naso-
nose
neo-
new
neuro-
nerve
oculo-
eye
-oma
morbid condition of a part, often a tumor

glaucoma
oro-
mouth
ortho
straight
-osis
condition
osseo-
hardened or bony part

ossification
osteo-
bone
palato-
palate
para
beside
patho-
abnormal in some way

pathology
-pathy
disease

neuropathy-disease of nerves
-penia
poverty
ped-
child or foot
per
passing through
peri
around
-plasty
molding, forming
-poiesis
making
-phage
eating
-phagia
eating
-pher-
bearing or carrying
-plasia
growth

dysplasia-bad growth
-plasitc
capable of being molded
poly-
many
post-
after
postero-
behind
pachy-
thick
pre-
before
pro-
before
proto-
primitive form
quadra-
four
quadri-
four
-rrhea
discharge
-raphy
suturing or stitching
re-
curved back
retro-
backward
scirrho-
hard
scleo-
hard
-sclerosis
hardening
scolio-
curved

scoliosis
semi-
half
sinistro-
left
soma-
pertaining to the body
somato-
pertaining to the body
steno-
narrow
strepto-
swift
sub-
under
sup-
under; moderately
super-
above; excessively
supra-
above, upon
sym-
with or together

symphony-sounds together
syn-
with or together

synchronous
tachy-
swift
-tarsal
ankle
telo-
far from, toward extreme
tetra-
four
-tomy
cutting
trans-
beyond or on the other side
tri-
three
-trophy
growth, usually expanding
-trophic
related to nourishment
-tropy
implies seeking or heading for something
uni-
one