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med word parts

prefix, suffix, root, combing forms

norm (root) rule
ab- (prefix) away from
adhes (root) stuck to
-ion (suffix) process
-al (suffix) pertaining to
anti- (prefix) against
pyret (root) fever
-ic (suffix) pertaining to
sept (root) putrefaction
tuss (root) cough
-ive (suffix) nature of, quality of
a- (prefix) without
-sepsis (suffix) decay
auto- (prefix) self
nom (root) law
-y (suffix) condition
axill (root) armpit
-ary (suffix) pertaining to
bi(o) (combining form) life
-opsy (suffix) to view
cac- (prefix) bad
-hexia (suffix) condition
centi- (prefix) one hundred or one hundredth
-grade (suffix) a step
-meter (suffix) measure
centr/i (combing form) center
-fuge (suffix) to flee
chem/o (combining form) chemical
-therapy (suffix) treatment
dia- (prefix) through
-gnosis (suffix) knowledge
-phoresis (suffix) to carry
dis- (prefix) apart
infect (root) to infect
-ant (suffix) forming
epi- (prefix) upon
dem (root) people
eti/o (combining form) cause
-logy (suffix) study of
ex- (prefix) out
cis (root) to cut
hetero- (prefix) different
gene (root) formation, produce
-ous (suffix) pertaining to
in- (prefix) in, into
kil/o (combining form) a thousand
-gram (suffix) a weight
macr/o (combining form) large
scope (root) to examine
mal- (prefix) bad
format (root) a shaping
malign (root) bad kind
micro- (prefix) small
organ (root) organ
-ism (suffix) condition
milli- (prefix) one thousandth
-liter (suffix) liter
minim (root) least
multi- (prefix) many, much
-form (suffix) shape
necr (root) death
-osis (suffix) condition
neo- (prefix) new
-pathy (suffix) disease
onc/o (combining form) tumor
palm (root) palm
-ar (suffix) pertaining to
para- (prefix) beside
-centesis (suffix) surgical puncture
pro- (prefix) before
prophylact (root) guarding
pyr/o (combining form) heat, fire
-genic (suffix) formation, produce
radi/o (combining form) ray, x-ray
syn- (prefix) together with
-drome (suffix) that which runs together
therm/o (combining form) hot, heat
top/o (combining form) place
-graphy (suffix) recording
Created by: jamiesparks