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Terminology- Suffixes & Prefixes

-al pertaining to
-lysis separation; destruction; loosening
-algia pain
-megaly enlargement
-arche beginning
-oid resembling
-ary pertaining to
-oma tumour
-cele hernia, swelling
-osis abnormal condition
-centesis surgical puncture
-para to bear (offspring)
-ception conceiving
-pathy disease
-cide killing
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-cision a cutting
-plasty surgical repair
-cleisis closure
-poiesis formation, production
-continence to hold back
-potence power
-cyesis pregnancy
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-rrhagia bursting forth (of)
-ectomy excision, removal
-rrhage bursting forth (of)
-emia blood condition
-rrhaphy suture
-gen forming, producing, origin
-rrhea discharge, flow
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-rrhexis rupture
-grade to go
-salpinx tube (fallopian or eustachian)
-gram record, writing
-schisis a splitting
-gravida pregnant woman
-scope instrument for examining
-ia condition
-scopy visual examination
-iasis abnormal condition
-spadias slit, fissure
-ic pertaining to
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-ician specialist
-therapy treatment
-icterus jaundice
-tocia childbirth, labour
-ism condition
-tomy incision
-itis inflammation
-tripsy crushing
-ization process (of)
-uria urine
-lith stone
-version turning
-logist specialist in the study of
a- without, not
an- without, not
im- not
ante- before, in front of
in- in, not
brachy- short
multi- many, much
circum- around
neo- new
contra- against, opposite
nulli- none
dia- through, across
poly- many, much
dys- bad; painful; difficult
post- after, behind
ec- out, out from
pre- before, in front of
ecto- outside, outward
primi- first
endo- in, within
pseudo- false, fake
epi- above, upon
retro- backward, behind
hypo- under, below, deficient
tri- three
Created by: spencertasha