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Medical Term HLC160


a-,an- without
anti-,contra- against or opposed to
de- from, down, or not
ab- away from
ad- to, toward, near
circum-,peri- around
dia-, trans- across or through
e-, ec-, ex- out or away
ecto-, exo-, extra-, outside
en-, endo-, intra- within
epi- upon
inter- between
meso- middle
meta- beyond, after, or change
para- alongside of or abnormal
retro- backward or behind
sub-, infra- below or under
bi- two or both
hemi-, semi- half
hyper- above or excessive
hypo- below or deficient
macro- large or long
micro- small
mono-,uni- one
oligo- few or deficient
pan- all
poly-, multi- many
quadr- four
super-, supra- above excessive
tri- three
ultra- beyond or excessive
ante-, pre-, pro- before
brady- slow
tachy- fast
post- after or behind
re- again or back
con-, syn-, sym- together or with
dys- painful, difficult, or faulty
eu- good or normal
neo- new
abdomin/o, lapar/o abdomen
acr/o extremity or topmost
aden/o gland
aer/o air or gas
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o vessel
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cyan/o blue
cyt/o cell
derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o skin
dextr/o right or on the right side
erythr/o red
fibr/o fiber
gastr/o stomach
gen/o origin or production
-algia, -dynia pain
-genesis origin or production
-lysis breaking down or dissolution
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-penia abnormal reduction
-rrhea discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction
-cele pouching or hernia
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-emia blood condition
-iasis formation or presence of
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-oma tumor
-osis condition or increase
-phil, -philia attraction
-ptosis falling or downward displacement
-rrhage, -rrhagia to burst forth( usually blood)
-rrhexis rupture
-centesis puncture for aspiration
-desis binding
-ectomy excison or removal
-pexy suspension or fixation
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-rrhaphy suture
-tomy incision
-stomy creation of an opening
-tripsy crushing
-e noun marker
-ia, -ism condition of
-ium structure or tissue
-ation, -y condition or process of
-ac cardiac
-al pedal
-ar glandular
-ary pulmonary
-eal esophageal
-ic toxic
-ous fibrous
-tic cyanotic
-icle ventricle
-ole bronchiole
-ula macula
-ule postule
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iatrics, -iatry treatment
-logy study
-logist one who specializes in the study or treatment of
-ist one who specializes in
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process of measuring
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument for examination
-scopy examination
-stasis stop or stand
Created by: aguayoa