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Medical/Dental terms

prefixes and suffixes

a, an without
ab away from
ad toward
ante before
anti against
aut self
bi both, two
brady slow
circum round
contra against
di two
diplo double
dys painful, difficult
ecto outside
endo, intra inside
epi upper, above
hemi half
hyper excessive, above, more than
hypo deficient, below, less than
inter between
later side
lipo fat
mal bad, difficult
mega/macro large
micro small
mono, uni one, single
neo new
ortho straight
peri around
poly many, much
post behind, after
pre before, in front of
pro forward
pseudo false
retro backward, behind
semi half
sub below
tachy fast
tele distant, far
trans across
ultra beyond, excess
-a, -ac, -al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ase enzyme
-centre puncture
-cide causing death
-cente puncture
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy surgical removal
-emesis vomit
-emia blood
-esthesia sensation
-genesis, -genic origin, source
-gram, -graph pictures, record
-ia disease
-iasis abnormal condition
-ism state of
-itis inflammation
-lysis destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enlarged
-oid like, similar
-ologist specialist
-ology study of
-oma tumor
-orrhagia hemorrhage
-orrhea flow
-osis condition of
-ostomy surgical opening
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia stroke, paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptosis drooping down
-sclerosis hardening
-scope picture, inspection
-stasis stoppage
-toxic poisonous
-trophy development, growth
-uria urine
Created by: adelich