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Prefixes and Suffixe

"-aemia" "blood condition (i.e anemia)"
"-ase" "enzyme (i.e. Lipase)"
"aur-" "relating to ear (i.e. auricle)"
"bronch-" "bronchus (i.e. bronchitis)"
"cholecyst-" "relating to gallbladder (i.e. cholecystectomy)"
"cyst-" "relating to urinary bladder (i.e. cystitis)"
"dys-" "difficult (i.e. dysuria)"
"-ectomy" "removal of body part (i.e. cholecystectomy)"
"ceph-" "relating to head (i.e. cephalgia)"
"epi-" "on, upon (i.e. epigastric)"
"ex-/exo-/extra-" "out of, outside (i.e. exophthalmus)"
"heme-" "relating to blood (i.e. hematemesis)"
"hepato-" "relating to liver (i.e. hepatomegaly)"
"hyper-" "elevated (i.e. hypertension)"
"hyst-" "relating to uterus (i.e. hysterectomy)"
"lingua-" "relating to tongue (i.e. lingual)"
"mast-" "relating to breast (i.e. mastectomy)"
"musculo-/myo-" "muscle (i.e. myalgia)"
"neuro-" "relating to nervous system (i.e. neurological symptoms)"
"ophth-,optic-" "relating to eyes (i.e. ophthalmus)"
"-paresis" "slight paralysis (i.e. hemiparesis)"
"ped-" "relating to foot (i.e pedal edema)"
"-pepsia" "digestion (i.e. dyspepsia)"
"-phage" "eating (i.e. dysphagia)"
"-plegia" "paralysis (i.e. hemiplegia)"
"post-" "behind, after (i.e. postictal)"
"pulmo-" "relating to lungs (i.e. pulmonary)"
"rhino-" "relating to nose (i.e. rhinorrhea)"
"-rrhagia" "rapid blood flow (i.e. hemorrhagia)"
"supra-" "above (i.e. supraclavicular)"
"thorac-" "relating to chest (i.e. thoracic)"
"abd-" "relating to abdomen (i.e. abdominal)"
"-algia" "pain (i.e. cephalgia)"
"angio-/vasculo-" "blood vessel (i.e. angioplasty)"
"arthro-" "relating to joints (i.e. arthrocentesis)"
"bi-" "both (i.e. bilateral)"
"brady-" "slow (i.e. bradycardia)"
"cardio-" "relating to heart (i.e. cardioversion)"
"cyano-" "blue color (i.e. cyanosis)"
"endo-" "inside, within (i.e. endoscopy)"
"hemi-" "one-half (i.e. hemiplegia)"
"hydro-" "water (i.e. hydronephrosis)"
"hypo-" "below normal (i.e. hypotension)"
"intra-" "within (i.e. intracranial)"
"itis-" "inflammation (i.e. cholecystitis)"
"-megaly" "enlargement (i.e. organomegaly)"
"nephro/reno-" "relating to kidney (i.e. nephrolithiasis)"
"oophor-" "relating to ovary (i.e oophorectomy)"
"osteo-" "bone (i.e. osteoporisos)"
"peri-" "around, surrounding (i.e. periumbilical)"
"pneumo-" "lungs (i.e. pneumothorax)"
"-rrhea" "discharge (i.e. rhinorrhea)"
"spleno-" "spleen (i.e. splenomegaly)"
"tachy-" "fast (i.e. tachycardia)"
"poly-" "multiple (i.e. polyuria)"
"gastro-" "relating to the stomach (i.e. epigastric)"
"-lith" "stone (i.e. nephrolithiasis)"
Created by: matteyoo