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Quick & Easy MT ch 3

Quick & Easy MT Ch 3 Writing Terms with Prefixes, Suffixes and combining Forms

mono- one
uni- one
bi- two
di- two
tri- three
quad- four
quadri- four
tetra- four
centi- one hundred, one hundredth
milli- one-thousandth
diplo- double
hemi- half, partly
semi- partly
hyper- excessive, more than normal
hypo- beneath or below normal
multi- many
poly- many
nulli- none
pan- all
primi- first
super- excessive
ultra- excessive
ab- away from
ad- toward
ante- before in time or in place
pre- before in time or in place
circum- around
peri- around
dia- through
ecto- out, without, away from
ex- out, without, away from
exo- out, without, away from
extra- out, without, away from
en- inside
end- inside
endo- inside
epi- above, on
hypo- beneath or under
sub- beneath or under
infra- beneath or under
inter between
intra- within
meso- middle
mid- middle
para- near, beside, abnormal
per- through or by
post- after, behind
retro- behind, backward
super- above, beyond
supra- above, beyond
sym- joined, together
syn- joined, together
trans- across
ante- before
pre- before
post- after, behind
macro- large, great
mega- large, great
megalo- large, great
micro- small
a- no, not, without
an- no, not, without
in- not or inside
anti- against
contra- against
brady- slow
dys- bad, difficult
eu- good, normal
mal- bad
pro- favoring, supporting
tachy- fast
alb/o white
albin/o white
leuk/o white
chlor/o green
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
melan/o black
xanth/o yellow
cyt/o cell
-cyte cell
gen/o beginning
-genic produced by or in
-genesis producing or forming
gram/o to record
-gram a record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
kinesi/o movement
-kinesia movement, motion
-kinesis movement, motion
leps/o seizure
-lepsy seizure
lys/o destruction, dissolving
-lysin that which destroys
-lysis process of destroying
-lytic capable of or producing destruction
malac/o soft, softening
-malacia abnormal softening
megal/o large, enlarged
-megaly enlargement
metr/o measure, uterine tissue
-meter instrument used to measure
-metry process of measuring
path/o disease
-pathy disease
phag/o eat, ingest
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phagic eating, swallowing
-phagy eating, swallowing
phas/o speech
-phasia speech
pleg/o paralysis
-plegia paralysis
schis/o split, cleft
schiz/o split, cleft
schist/o split, cleft
-schisis split, cleft
scler/o hardening
-sclerosis hardening
scop/o to examine, to view
-scope instrument used for viewing
-scopy process of examining visually
troph/o nutrition
-trophic nutrition
-trophy nutrition
aer/o air
blast/o embryonic form
cancer/o cancer
carcin/o cancer
cephal/o head
cry/o cold
crypt/o hidden
dips/o thirst
electr/o electricity
fibr/o fiber
hist/o tissue
myc/o fungus
narc/o stupor
necr/o dead
optic/o vision
opt/o vision
pharmac/o drugs, medicine
phon/o voice
phot/o light
py/o pus
therm/o heat
top/o position, place
trache/o trachea
Created by: MrsSlagter