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ab-
away from
ad-
toward
dys-
difficult, painful, or bad
eu-
good, easy, or normal
a- or an-
without or no
anti-
against
endo
within or inside
ex- or exo-
without , out of, outside, away from
hyper-
elevated, more than normal
hypo-
depressed, less than normal
inter-
between
intra-
within
poly-
many
oligo-
scant, little
peri-
around
sub-
below, under, less
super- or supra-
above, beyond, excessive
epi-
upper
extra-
outside
infra-
below or beneath
meta-
beyond
per-
throughout
trans-
across
ultra-
above, increased, or more than normal
eponym
word formed from a person's name
pan-
all
leuk/o
white
-penia
deficiency or reduction in number
-tomy
cutting into or incision
-stomy
surgically created opening
-ectomy
surgical removal or excision
-pexy
suture to stabilize
-plasty
surgical repair
-centesis
sugical puncture to remove fluid or gas
-gram
record of
-graph
instrument that records
-lysis
separation or breakdown
-scope
instrument used to visually examine
-scopy
procedure to visually examine
-therapy
treatment
-rrhagia or -rrhage
bursting forth
-rrhaphy
to suture
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-algia or -dynia
pain
-itis
inflammation
-malacia
abnormal softening
-megaly
enlargement
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease
-sclerosis
abnormal hardening
-um
structure
ren/o
kidney
hepat/o
kidney
prefix
found at beginning of word usu. indicates number, location, time, or status
root
word part that gives the essential meaning of the word
combining vowel
single vowel ended to end of root word to make it easier to pronounce
combining form
combination of the root and combining vowel
suffix
found at end of word. indicates procedure, condition, disease, or disorder
-ac, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ine, -ous, -tic
pertaining to